How to be happier – 5 tips for today

How to be happier – 5 tips for today

Today I bring you a great article with 5 simple tips for more happiness. Too often too many people overcomplicate life and happiness but if we just do the right things, consistently, we can live well and…happily. 

So read on, learn and enjoy…

Happiness is a popular topic these days. I have even written an upcoming book about it (Growing Happy Kids), and just watched a new movie: The Happy Movie. Although, I didn't find this film to cover the deepest reasons for becoming happier no matter what I found it a strong documentary about how we can do things every day that make us happier. I am going to share some of the Top 5 Things we can do daily to become happier.

1.    Exercise. Seems pretty simple but the truth is that the more we exercise from taking daily walks to sweating at the gym—this movement actually releases feel-good endorphins from our brain making us happier. Even a short 5 minute break walking away from your desk, getting some fresh air and strolling around the block can boost your mood. So think about how you can add just a little more movement into your daily (or weekly) life especially if it includes something like a few morning yoga poses or evening walk.

2.    Get Immersed. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, the well-regarded psychologist and rock climber, found that the more you immersed into something you love (he termed it flow) the happier you are. This thing you love also requires skill and it is here where you meet that challenge. So do you give yourself permission to get immersed into something you love each day? It may be reading, playing the guitar, creating a website, writing a blog, or cooking a fabulous dinner. Whatever it is for you (it's writing for me) my suggestion is to do more of it.

3.    Laugh. One thing I do for sure every day is laugh…

…keep reading the full and original article from Psychology Today HERE

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