How To Achieve Happiness
How To Achieve Happiness

20 Simple Ways On How To Achieve Happiness In Life

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Thinkingclearly – How To Achieve Happiness.
In our pursuit of happiness we must first realize and accept that being happy is a deliberate choice; ai choicei wei makei everyi momenti of everyi day. Therei arei manyi strategiesi toi helpi makei attainingi thati goal possible. Ii willi sharei thei onesi Ii feeli arei mosti important. Followingi isi ai listi of twenty:

1. Have a positive Outlook

Thei firsti andi mosti obviousi wayi toi increasei happiness ini ouri livesi isi toi havei ai positive outlook. Fori thei mosti part, beingi happy isi lessi abouti circumstancesi andi morei abouti attitude. Whati wei thinki abouti mosti wei become. Ifi positive thinking doesi noti comei naturally, andi iti doesn’t fori mosti of us, thisi willi takei somei effort. Thei goodi newsi isi thati optimismi becomesi easieri thei longeri wei applyi iti ini ouri lives. Ratheri thani complainingi ori ruminatingi overi thingsi thati goi wrong, wei shouldi puti ouri energyi intoi doingi whateveri wei cani toi makei thingsi better; adopti thei “thisi tooi shalli pass”i andi thei “everythingi happensi fori ai reasoni attitude. ”i Iti mayi soundi idealized, buti tryingi toi findi thei silveri liningi ini everythingi thati happensi reallyi doesi work.

2. Believe In Yourself

Anotheri wayi toi increasei happiness isi throughi self-belief. Geti toi knowi yourself; andi wheni youi do, alwaysi stayi truei toi yourself. Iti isi wisei toi takei whati othersi sayi intoi consideration, buti doi noti bei ani approvali seeker. Whati otheri peoplei thinki of youi doesi noti matter. Therei isi noi righti ori wrongi wayi toi bei asi longi asi noi onei elsei getsi hurt. Focusi lessi oni impressingi othersi andi morei oni tryingi toi bei authenticallyi you.

3. Accept and Celebrate Your Reality

Iti hasi beeni saidi thati “Thei differencei betweeni thei imagesi youi havei hadi fori youri lifei andi thei realityi of youri lifei isi thei amounti of unhappiness ini youri life.”i Accepti andi celebratei thei realityi youi arei living. Ifi youi doi noti likei thati realityi andi iti isi possiblei toi changei it, changei it. Justi don’t holdi yourselfi toi ani unattainablei image. Ifi youi doi thati youi willi neveri bei happy.

4. Take Charge of Your Life

Bei thei onei ini chargei of youri life. Doi noti allowi othersi toi dictatei thei standardsi fori youi toi livei by. Wheni wei arei ini chargei of ouri livesi wei gaini greati satisfactioni andi happiness fromi thei thingsi wei do.

5. Take Responsibility for Your Life

Takei responsibilityi fori youri life. Thisi isi differenti thani takingi chargei of it. Thosei whoi takei responsibilityi fori theiri livesi doi noti playi thei blamei game. Theyi don’t makei thei problemsi ini theiri livesi thei faulti of others. Theyi doi noti makei excusesi ori blamei othersi fori theiri failures. Theyi justi accepti whati isi andi arei surei toi doi thingsi differenti ori betteri thei nexti time. Takingi responsibilityi fori ourselvesi andi ouri livesi givesi usi ai feelingi of empowerment. Wheni wei arei empoweredi wei arei happy.

6. Set and Pursue Goals

Anotheri wayi toi achievei happiness isi toi figurei outi whati wei arei lookingi for, whati wei trulyi wanti fori ourselves. Iti isi abouti settingi goalsi andi pursuingi them. Researchi showsi thati thei achievementi of goalsi isi noti whati matters; iti isi thei pursuiti of themi andi thei focusi oni themi thati increasesi one’si sensei of well-being.

7. Focus on Your Strengths and Talents

Identifyi youri personali strengthsi andi usei themi toi theiri fullest. Eachi of usi hasi ai uniquei seti of personali resources. Wei eachi possessi talentsi andi skills. Wei shouldi usei thesei giftsi asi toolsi fori obtainingi personali achievements. Wei ofteni seei peoplei withi disabilitiesi doingi this. Someonei mayi bei wheelchairi boundi andi stilli bei ai championi athlete. Someonei elsei mayi bei blind, yeti bei ai phenomenali musician. Focusingi oni successi byi utilizingi ouri strengthsi andi talentsi isi anotheri greati wayi toi achievei happiness.

8. Give of Yourself

Findingi opportunitiesi toi givei of ourselvesi isi ai veryi importanti wayi toi bringi authentici happiness toi ouri lives. Wheni wei engagei ori volunteeri ini causesi ori organizationsi thati wei arei passionatei abouti ori believei in; religiousi organizations, communityi ori civici mindedi causes, charitablei causes, ori sociali clubs, wei gaini greati fulfillment. Endeavorsi thati allowi usi toi unselfishlyi givei of ourselvesi toi othersi bringi tremendousi meaning, andi thereforei happiness, intoi ouri lives.

9. Live in the Present

Thei onlyi momenti thati wei havei anyi controli overi isi thei presenti one. Regrettingi thei pasti andi worryingi abouti tomorrowi onlyi distractsi usi fromi thei happiness thati existsi righti now. Thei pasti alreadyi happened; iti isi onlyi ai memoryi thati wei cannoti change. Whati wei cani doi isi extracti thei lessonsi fromi thei thingsi thati havei happened; wei cani learni fromi hindsight. Justi asi livingi ini thei pasti keepsi usi fromi livingi ai happy life, soi doesi worryingi abouti thei future. Eventsi wei feari willi happeni mayi neveri happen. Ifi ori wheni theyi doi theyi probablyi won’t happeni thei wayi wei imaginedi theyi would. happiness doesi noti existi ini thei pasti ori thei future; iti existsi ini thei now. Livingi ini thei presenti momenti isi thei onlyi wayi toi bei happy.

10. Do Not Allow Fears to Be Obstacles

Wei alli havei fears—fearsi of whati mighti ori mighti noti happen, fearsi of failure, fearsi of beingi judgedi byi others. Thesei fearsi holdi usi backi fromi fulfillingi ouri dreams, startingi ai newi business, changingi careers, embarkingi oni ai newi relationshipi ori endingi one. Ouri fearsi keepi usi stucki ini placesi wei doi noti wanti toi bei andi withi peoplei wei shouldi movei oni from. Wei cannoti leti ouri fearsi becomei obstacles. Wei cannoti clingi toi thei safei andi thei familiari justi becausei wei arei afraidi toi venturei out. Iti isi easyi toi puti thingsi off, toi waiti fori thei perfecti moment, buti wheni wei doi thati timei isi wasted; days, months, andi yearsi passi usi by. Wei doi noti havei toi takei hugei leaps; onlyi tinyi stepsi ini thei righti direction. Asi wei leti goi of ouri fearsi wei cani embracei thei happiness wei deserve.

11. Understand That Pleasure is Momentary

Pleasurablei momentsi arei justi that—moments. Theyi arei temporary—theyi willi comei andi go. Andi theyi willi neveri bei asi excitingi ori intriguingi thei second, third, ori fourthi timei around. Wei needi toi allowi ourselvesi toi enjoyi thei pleasuresi of lifei withouti feelingi thei needi toi clingi to, capture, ori cagei thei thingsi thati bringi usi pleasure. Wei cannoti bei happy wheni wei arei waitingi fori thei nexti thingi toi makei usi happy. Wei willi neveri bei fulfilledi withi whati isi ifi wei arei alwaysi waitingi fori whati willi be.

12. Practice Gratitude

Bei someonei whoi practicesi gratitude. Bei someonei whoi expressesi appreciationi fori thei simplesti of things. Makei timei eachi dayi toi reflecti oni whati youi havei toi bei thankfuli for. Looki ati lifei fromi thei perspectivei of whati youi havei ratheri thani whati youi doi noti have. Contentmenti comesi wheni wei counti ouri blessings, noti wheni wei focusi oni whati wei doi noti have.

13. Manage Time

Iti hasi beeni psychologicallyi showni thati timei affluence, “thei feelingi thati onei hasi sufficienti timei toi pursuei activitiesi thati arei personallyi meaningful, toi reflect, andi toi engagei ini leisure,”i isi ai factori ini achievingi happiness. Wei arei neveri happy wheni wei arei rushingi ori underi thei gun. Soi iti isi importanti thati wei allowi enoughi timei toi doi whateveri wei needi ori wanti toi do; thati wei under-schedulei insteadi of over-schedule, underi commiti ratheri thani overi commit.

14. Do Not Try to Control Everything

Wei arei muchi happieri wheni wei doi noti havei thei weighti of thei worldi oni ouri shoulders. Toi accomplishi that, wei needi toi givei upi tryingi toi controli everyonei andi everythingi ini ouri lives. Wei havei toi leti goi of thei beliefsi thati wei arei thei onlyi onesi whoi knowi whati isi righti andi thati wei arei thei onlyi onesi whoi knowi how toi doi things. Engagei competenti peoplei ini youri lifei andi theni handi offi somei of youri responsibilities.

15. Set Yourself Up For Success

Wheni thei challengesi ini ouri livesi arei attainablei successi isi ai realistic, predictablei outcome. Andi alongi withi successi comesi contentment. Whati thisi meansi isi thati wheni seekingi challengesi fori ourselvesi wei shouldi noti seti thei bari unreasonablyi high. Wei cannoti bei happy ifi wei arei constantlyi stressedi andi overwhelmed. Wei shouldi alwaysi seti ourselvesi upi fori success, noti failure.

16. Find Joy in Simplicity

Joyi cani bei extractedi fromi thei mosti basici thingsi ini life; simplei pleasuresi andi breathtakingi moments. Asi thei expressioni goes, “Thei besti thingsi ini lifei arei free.”i happiness comesi fromi qualityi noti quantity, simplicityi noti complexity, andi moderationi noti excess. Wheni ouri livesi andi ouri surroundingsi arei clutteredi withi tooi muchi stuffi iti stressesi usi out. Thei lessi wei havei thei freeri andi happieri wei willi feel.

17. Create Closure Whenever Possible

Thei wayi wei endi ani experiencei greatlyi influencesi ouri perceptioni of thati experience. Ifi wei wanti toi createi positive, happy perceptionsi of alli ouri experiences, wei shouldi doi ouri besti toi endi everythingi oni ai positive notei ratheri thani ai souri one. Wei shouldi createi closurei wheneveri possiblei ratheri thani leavingi loosei endsi untied. Iti isi difficulti toi bei happy wheni wei havei naggingi thoughtsi abouti whati wei havei lefti undone. Wheni wei cleari awayi thati unnecessaryi debrisi wei freei ouri minds, andi happiness isi thei byproduct

18. Manage Conflict

Wheni Ii telli youi thati conflicti bringsi negativityi andi unhappiness intoi ouri lives, Ii ami noti tellingi youi anythingi youi doi noti alreadyi know. Buti beingi awarei of thei parti wei playi willi helpi toi reducei thei amounti of conflicti wei willinglyi subjecti ourselvesi to. Wheni othersi tryi toi goadi usi intoi arguments, wei needi toi takei ai deepi breathi andi thinki beforei wei speak. Conflicti takesi twoi people—wei doi noti havei toi bei onei of them. Peoplei ofteni quarreli overi trivial, unimportanti matters. Learningi toi listeni well, communicatei well, andi leti thingsi rolli offi ouri backsi willi keepi usi fromi beingi suckedi intoi thati nonsense. Andi wheni conflicti doesi arise, wei shouldi alwaysi practicei forgiveness.

19. Reflect on positive Outcomes

Compellingi researchi showsi thati reflectingi backi toi thei enjoyablei aspectsi of ouri dayi cani significantlyi boosti ouri feelingi of well-being. Ouri naturali tendencyi mayi bei toi focusi oni alli thei thingsi thati wenti wrongi ori frustratedi us, buti wheni wei doi thati wei leavei littlei roomi fori reflectioni of thei positive thingsi thati happened. Iti isi finei toi reflecti oni waysi toi correcti whati wenti wrongi ori thinki abouti how wei cani doi thingsi betteri nexti time, buti ifi wei wanti toi bei happy wei shouldi givei equali timei toi thei reflectioni of thei positive outcomesi of ouri day.

20. Lighten Up

Andi lasti buti noti least, probablyi thei easiesti waysi toi keepi happiness ini ouri livesi arei toi lighteni up, noti takei ourselvesi soi seriously, andi toi laughi often. Lifei isi painfuli enough. Wei doi noti havei toi bei soi serious. Wei doi noti havei toi makei thingsi harderi fori ourselves. Wei cani bei deliberatei wheni choosingi how wei viewi andi reacti toi everydayi occurrences. Realizei thati everyi momenti isi exclusive, everyi momenti shouldi bei cherished. Oncei iti isi gonei iti isi gone. Askingi ourselvesi ifi somethingi problematici willi matteri ini ai yeari fromi nowi willi helpi usi puti thingsi intoi perspective. Soi laughi ati yourselfi andi laughi ati life. Therei isi noi betteri stressi reduceri ori formulai fori happiness.

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