8 Happiness Habits to Practice Every Day

8 Happiness Habits to Practice Every Day

Achieving happiness requires little more than practising a few simple disciplines each and every day. 

What are these happiness habits? 

Well, you can probably find a number of different lists but this one from TIME magazine is a pretty good place to start…

by Eric Barker

University of California professor Sonja Lyubomirsky details the things research shows the happiest people have in common.

Via The How of Happiness:

  1. They devote a great amount of time to their family and friends, nurturing and enjoying those relationships.

  2. They are comfortable expressing gratitude for all they have.

  3. They are often the first to offer helping hands to coworkers and passersby.

  4. They practice optimism when imagining their futures.

  5. They savor life’s pleasures and try to live in the present moment.

  6. They make physical exercise a weekly and even daily habit.

  7. They are deeply committed to lifelong goals and ambitions (e.g., fighting fraud, building cabinets, or teaching their children their deeply held values).

  8. Last but not least, the happiest people do have their share of stresses, crises, and even tragedies. They may become just as distressed and emotional in such circumstances as you or I, but their secret weapon is the poise and strength they show in coping in the face of challenge.

I guess the blog post could end here. You’ve got your answer. But did you just want trivia? Or do you actually want to get happier?

If you answered YES to this final question then keep reading the original article HERE