10 simple Habits – How to Stop Worrying and Start Living a Happy Life
We live in a fast-paced world that so easily stops us from feeling happy. It causes us to worry all the time. We miss simpler and happier times. What can we do to worry less and feel more joy?
Below are 10 simple habits you can start undertaking to bring happiness back into your life:
Create a small journal or book to remind you how you really do have a happy life and a good lifestyle. In it, you are going to list cherished moments you have experienced with your loved ones, family, friends and in your social life.
Mention the tiny things that brought life back to your soul. This is a great initiative for you to take a fresh start for a wonderful life.
Concentrate your mind, and recall all of the things you have, and be thankful for them, instead of overdose thinking about the negative aspects of your life, those things which you wish you didn’t have to endure.
Before going to sleep each night, take out your book, and jot down many, or a few positive things that you came across that day. Remember, only the positive things!
Also add color to your book, decorating it with the pictures of friends, family, love ones and those from your social life, and the things that enhance your lifestyle. On the top or at the bottom of each picture, write a short narrative describing the picture, and then go to sleep remembering that you do have a happy life.
2. Focus your mind on imagining good outcomes
Focus your mind on imagining favorable outcomes, and make it a habit. Start every day by viewing things bending your way. Stay positive about these things. Then things will start to happen in the way you want them to happen, and sometimes things will indeed turn out in your favor.
See yourself in your mind getting your life into the shape you want it to be in. For a happy life and a positive lifestyle, start believing in yourself, and your good personality, and that you can build the strength that you wish to have.
Motivate yourself to do the things that you are eager to achieve by removing every negative fragment attached to it: for your love life, family, friends and social life. Believe in yourself and that you will achieve what you want to have. Be positive about your life.
3. When negative thoughts come, pave a way for another more powerful positive thought
These steps take a lot of time to master, but for a happy life and an enriching lifestyle keep yourself calm and practice with patience. Gradually do this exercise, and in the long run, you will be surprised with your achievements. When the clouds of suspicion and doubt start clouding your mind, counter them with the rays of love you receive from family, friends and your social circle, in order to remain positive.
If you are facing overwhelming problems at work, and your performance is starting to fall, Don’t open the gates of your mind to the floods of negative thoughts, but be hopeful that these days will eventually be over and soon you will have your turn to succeed. Always look at yourself favorably, reflected in a positive mirror.
4. Practice and Meditation
If you are in the gym and working out, and suddenly you feel pain somewhere in your body, you will take a short break from the exercise, and you will reflect over the problematic area. But what about your mind? Your mind works for every second of the day – when you are working, sleeping, watching or doing anything. It also needs rest.
Give yourself an opportunity to stop yourself from opening social media, or doing anything else distracting, and instead start meditating for a short time, because this is the fast track to a happy life and creating a positive and enriching lifestyle. Meditation is an excellent therapy that restores equilibrium and brings you clarity about what positive things are ahead for you in your life.
5. Look at the problem from a different perspective
Everyone in life faces many problems, including your friends, loved ones, and family. Start by breaking down a particular problem into smaller parts and then solve the smaller parts individually.
Make use of a journal or diary to write down the problem, then use the drop down technique to try to employ alternative positive perspectives to solve the problem. And when you have done it once, you will be keen to try to do this again, because of the more convenient outcomes and solutions you can find, combined with that this is such an easy task to do! In your social life.
Start making as many decisions as possible this way, to enhance your decision making power. Don’t over think the various kinds of outcomes, or what will be the after effects of those decisions. Take a decision, make it, and it will be the right one.
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