How to lead a happy life?

Jan 20th, 2021 | by  Sweta Jaiswal


Happiness is an essential element in our lives. But how often do you truly work towards being happy in life? Do you do all that is needed to be done to lead a joyful life? Check it out for yourself below.

Here are some of the important ways to lead a happy life.

1. Look out for positive things

You must always focus on the good and positive things in life and train your brain to focus less on the negative. Remind yourself that it is a beautiful day and that you are grateful for it. A positive mantra is all that you need to keep going.

2. Celebrate your little achievements

Of course, there will be ups and downs in life but that shouldn't stop you from enjoying and celebrating your small wins. So no matter what, take a moment to appreciate what you have won, no matter how small or big.

3. Know how to balance your work and life

In the race to achieve the best and perform the best at work, do not forget about your life. Your work is just a part of your life and not life itself. It is equally essential to give yourself some time for other activities in life. It could be meeting your friends, pursuing a hobby or any other interests that you may have. After all, all work and no play will make you dull like Jack.

4. Practicing mindfulness is important

You must be aware of and pay attention to the present moment. It is all about being present, aware and curious of the things happening around you without being judgemental. When you accept whatever is happening around you, you stress less and can find peace and affirmation in yourself.

5. Pursue what you love

A high paying job is of no good to you if you find it joyless and are not really happy doing it. On the other hand, if you do what you love, you will enjoy your work and feel happy about it even if the pay is not high. Pursue your passions and do not let money control it.

6. Spend your money wisely

How you spend your money affects your happiness. So ensure that you do it wisely. Spending money on materialistic things isn't as wise an option when compared to spending on travelling, eating out, vacation etc. This is because your experiences shared with others while travelling with them or going to a concert make you happier and become happy memories for life. While the happiness associated with material possessions will eventually fade over time.

7. Imbibe the value of generosity

Be generous to others. Learn to give back to society and your loved ones; be it time or money. When you give to people it automatically makes you feel good seeing them happy. One act of selflessness and care can do wonders. You will never forget the smile you brought on someone's face by your act of giving.

8. Build meaningful bonds

We have a need and tendency to interact, connect and be social with people around us. We naturally are attracted to people who are like us, the ones who will support, understand and be there for us through thick and thin. Without meaningful relationships, we would be lonely. Happiness, love and care are bonds we share with our near and dear ones so that we can be happy with them. Make sure to choose the right people and take an effort to make your bond grow and last long.



Sweta Jaiswal

Sweta Jaiswal


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