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50 Life Secrets and Tips. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events.

Read “Zen and the Art of Happiness” by Chris Prentiss.This book will give you the knowledge and instruction to be happy at all times regardless of the circumstances. 55 gentle ways to take care of yourself when you’re busy busy busy. Image source We all have times in our lives when we just have too much stuff going on. There are always deadlines, exams, due dates and just too many priorities to juggle. And when everything is going wrong, the world is screaming for your attention and you just don’t have time – the last thing you need to hear is to “just take a day off”. Here are 55 gentle ways to take care of yourself when you’re pressed for time and energy.

Enjoy! Say no to anything that is not important to you Laundry, phone calls with your mom, demanding girlfriends – this is not the time to be nice and “responsible”. Ask for help There’s nothing wrong with asking for help, and you’ll quickly learn that most people around you actually love to be asked! Get enough sleep An oldie, but a goodie. Drink tea Coffee will only get you that far, before it sends you down into tiredness again. Listen to your favourite music Calm music will help you calm down and upbeat music will help you up your game. Eat healthy and green food. 30 Challenges for 30 Days of Growth. Action for Happiness. Western neuroscience has now confirmed what Eastern wisdom has known for a long time: happiness is a skill we can learn. Research shows that happiness, compassion and kindness are the products of skills that can be learned and enhanced through training, thanks to the neuroplasticity of our brains.

Having a network of social connections or high levels of social support has been shown to increase our immunity to infection, lower our risk of heart disease and reduce mental decline as we get older. Not having close personal ties has been shown to pose significant risks for our health. When we give to others it activates the areas of the brain associated with pleasure, social connection and trust. Altruistic behaviour releases endorphins in the brain and boosts happiness for us as well as the people we help.

Research shows that people who are optimistic tend to be happier, healthier and cope better in tough times. "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Happiness doesn't just feel good. Science of Happiness - 7 Habits of Happy People. On the internet and in bookstores, a thousand gurus tout different remedies for human misery. How can we find out which remedies work? We need to consult one of our greatest gurus, the scientific method. Recently we have seen a dramatic upsurge in scientific studies on Positive Psychology and the science of happiness or to put it simply, discovering what makes happy people happy.

Fortunately, many of these studies point to specific ways of thinking and acting that can strongly impact our sense of happiness and peace of mind. Relationships Express your heart. Acts of Kindness Cultivate kindness. Exercise and Physical Wellbeing Keep moving and eat well. Flow Find your flow. Spiritual Engagement and Meaning Discovering Meaning. Strengths and Virtues Discover and use your strengths. Positive Mindset: Optimism, Mindfulness and Gratitude Treasure gratitude, mindfulness, and hope. Certificate Course on the "Psychology of Happiness: A Practical Guide. " What is Positive Psychology? Happiness. 30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself.

10 EPIC Quotes from “Conversations With God” “Conversations With God: An Uncommon Dialogue” by Neal Walsh is one of my favorite books of all time, hands down. It is written from the point of view of god (but it’s not religion, so don’t scoff quite yet) telling man how he should live his life. I like to think of it as god’s hypothetical edits to the incredibly skewed, modern interpretation of the ‘The Bible.’ These are my ten favorite quotes from the book that I read every morning: 1“Go ahead an do what you really love to do! Do nothing else! You have so little time. How can you think of wasting a moment doing something for a living you don’t like to do? 2“You are making a mockery of Me. 3“There is no coincidence, and nothing happens ‘by accident.’ 4“The purpose of a relationship is not to have another who might complete you; but to have another with whom you might share your completeness.” 5“The laws are very simple: 1. 6“Heaven–as you call it–is nowhere. 7“Know and understand that there will be challenges and difficult times.

10 Wise Choices to Skyrocket Your Happiness. “The amount of happiness that you have depends on the amount of freedom you have in your heart.” – Thich Nhat Hanh Who doesn’t want to be happy? Just take a look at any moment of your life, any choice you make. Isn’t your intention to be happy? By happiness, I don’t necessarily mean the pollyanna, silly-smile-on-your-face kind. What I mean is a deep sense of contentment, the capability of being peaceful and at ease no matter what, an inner knowing that things are just fine. Somehow true happiness eludes us, and here’s why.

Happiness is absolutely within your reach. 1. Don’t blame others, turn yourself into a victim, or wait for someone to come and save you. 2. Be willing, open, courageous, and humble. 3. Nothing kills happiness more quickly than old hurts, resentments, and grudges. 4. The cause of unhappiness is the playing out of conditioned habits that don’t serve you. 5. We unknowingly build our lives around distorted beliefs and expectations. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Are you happy?