Being happy promotes a healthy lifestyle, It helps compat stress, boost your immune system, protect your heart and reduce pain.
The goal of happiness is to make the most of good times and effectively cope with the bad times, which we all experience.
The result of this is living the best life possible, regardless of the situation.
And to truly be happy, we must learn to jump back up on the horse after falling off and returning stronger than ever.
Although you may have a thought, as many people do, that happiness comes from being born rich, or beautiful, or living a stress-free life, the reality is that, people who have wealth, beauty or less stress are not happier on average than those who don't enjoy things.
And if you've been looking for happiness, the good news is that your choices, thoughts and actions can influence your level of happiness.
It's not as easy as flipping a switch, but you can turn up your happiness level.
And here is how to get started on the path to creating a happier you.
• Take care of yourself.
Self-care helps us sharpen our mental and physical health through better self-esteem, stress management, and overall well-being.
These behaviours help provide balance in an increasing overstimulating world.
• Do some exercise.
When we exercise, the body releases chemicals that boost your sence of well-being and suppress hormones that cause stress and anxiety.
• Express gratitude.
Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experience, improve their health, deal with adversity and build strong relationships.
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