Monday, February 9, 2015

How To Be Happy In Today's Times?

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HAPPINESS as the positive range of emotions that we feel when we are content as full of joy. Happiness to us is anything that can bring a smile to someone's face. We are in the business of spreading smiles and opening happiness every day all across the world. We know we might not change the world over night, but if we can add just a few smiles to the world then we've done our job.

Great Philosophers, Religious Leaders, Writers and Thinkers throughout human history have asked themselves this basic question. Through their wisdom we can learn and may be take just one more step on our own happiness journey.

Sometimes you'll find that happiness finds you when you least expect it.

How To Be Happy? 15 Steps On How To Be HAPPY:

1. Do What You Love: If your passion is playing soccer, writing poems, or teaching children how to swim, make time to do it. You’ll find that when you’re doing what you love, you’re filled with joy.

2. Spend Time With Your Loved Ones: There’s no replacement for spending quality time with your loved ones. We’re social beings, even if you’re an introvert or a loner. People love spending time with their friends and family for good conversation, bonding, and some laughs. Life’s too short to live it completely alone.

3. Share With Others: When we share our thoughts, our time, and our abilities with others we feel better for it. A life lived without sharing can become lonely. When you share with others, they’ll feel great towards you and help you to feel more joy in your own life.

4. Dump Negative Thinking: You already know that negative thinking will bring you down. So how do you stop it? Become more aware of it and try replacing your negative thoughts with some positive ones. Spend less time with negative people and more time with positive people.

5. Live Life In The Present Moment: Helen Keller once wrote, "When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us." Don't regret or look longingly at the past and don't project your entire being into an unknown future. Choose to be happy this exact moment and remember: learns from the past, hope for the future, but live in the present.

6. Put Your Smile On: Numerous scientific studies suggest that smiling, even if you're just faking it, can help to determine if you feel happy or not. The very act of smiling releases endorphins into the body. Which increase your sense of well-being and over all happiness.

7. Choose To Be Optimistic: According to Forbes Magazine 40% of your happiness can be attributed directly to your outlook on day-t0-day life situations and challenges. So whether things are going good or bad, make a conscious choice to live an optimistic life of consequences and positivity.

8. Focus On Family And Friends: Studies have shown that men and women who have three or more supportive family relationships or friendships are less likely to suffer from metabolic, stress, blood pressure or cholesterol related diseases and ailments.

9. Money Doesn't Buy Happiness: More money might bring more possessions and comforts, but study after study has proven that more "things" never equate more happiness. Make enough money to meet your basic needs, anythings beyond this only serves to complicate life with extra stress and complexity.

10. Forgive And Forget: A University of Tennessee Study showed that those who regularly practiced forgiveness showed improved cardiovascular health, lower stress and more happiness.

11. Helps Others Be Happy: "Happiness is like a kiss." You must share it to enjoy it." -Bernard Meltzei. Spreading a little happiness is one of the most effective ways of bringing more happiness into your own life. The law of Reciprocity has been taught by spiritual teachers for millennia. If you give love, kindness and happiness unto the world then you can rest assured that more happiness is sure to flow back into your own life.

12. Don't Worry Be Happy: Human beings are not born into the world with a predisposition of fears, doubt and worry, worry has been one of the great detriments to humanity's physical, emotional and spiritual health since the dawn of time. So choose to live a life without worry. Worrying about an unknown future has never once brought a positive change to that future, so why bother worrying at all?

13. Laugh Out Loud: They say that laughter is the best medicine, and it's true University of California Researchers tested the effects of laughter on the body and found that laughter reduced stress significantly and also increased endorphin levels by over 27%.

14. Feed The Soul: Countless studies shown that those people who participate in Religious and Spiritual growth can handle stress better and are significantly happier. Perhaps it's the feeling of a greater purpose and calling, acceptance, or sense of community. Either way the benefits are clear that having a healthy spiritual life leads to a healthier and happy life.

15. Be Yourself: As Steve Jobs said, “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” Accept who you are, just be yourself, and you’ll feel a world of difference.

H a p p y P e o p l e

1. More Money does not mean more happiness! According to Forbes Magazine, happiness only changes with your level of wealth up to the average quality of life. Anything extra only complicates things and can make you less happy.

2. 10% of happiness is a result of your income 50% can be attributed to your genetics and developmental far-toss, and last 40% is simply your own dispositions and outlook on your day-to-day life situation's. After getting married: each partners happiness will have a tremendous spike, but over time will return to normal levels. In the same vein, people in committed relationships in general are happier than those who are single.

3. People who work: at jobs they are passionate about are happier than those who don't, regardless of the amount of money they are making.

4. Happy People: on average will live an extra nine years more than unhappy people.

5. Those who live: a genuine and honest life true to who they are as a person are happier than those who try to conform to social and peer pressures.

6. According to: the "USA TODAY" those people who document in a journal or simply talk about all the things in life they are thankful for are happier than those people who don't. So don't save all your gratitude's remarks for the thanks giving table live a life of gratitude every day.

7. Just the act of smiling: even if it's a fake one, will improve your happiness. A smile releases endorphin throughout the body, sending that happy and content feeling all over.

8. On average: happy people earn about $25,000 more per year than grumpy peopleHappy People: orient their life around 3 crore principles: family, friends and spirituality.

How To Be Happy In Life: An unassuming enough question, sure, yet, through its simplicity have spawned thousands of years of books, movies, music, spiritual teachings, classes, discussion and all manners of products under the sun.

You don't have to have all the answers to open up a little happiness for yourself or others. Take a look at our top 10 steps on how to be happy and see how you you can use these basic principles to take your life in that happiness directions!

We cannot simply rely on a 10-step guide. Don't think of these lessons as the "be all end all" to the road to true happiness, but think of them as a starting place. For true happiness is not a destination; but the journey of life itself!