Have you ever stood in front of the mirror and started criticizing your appearance? Or there is that little voice in your head that keeps on putting you down? Well, learn to shut that voice and all that negative thoughts. All those thoughts are just pulling you down and stopping you from being happy. Happiness is a choice and you need to choose to be happy. So read our step by step guide on how to be happy.
Firstly, you need to be yourself.
Forget about trying to fulfil other people’s expectation. Don’t live your life for others. If you fulfilled their expectations, would you feel happier? The answer is NO. Start living life for yourself!
Secondly, you need to learn to accept yourself.
Take a piece of paper. Now write down all your flaws. Write down everything that you hate about yourself. After you looked at it, now tear it up! You need to learn to accept yourself. Now write down a list of the things that you love about yourself. Be kind to yourself. You will soon discover there are plenty of things to love about yourself.
Thirdly, take out the emotional trash.
Do you have friends who are always putting you down and making fun of you? Well you don’t need that kind of people. The only reason they are making fun of you is because they derive pleasure from putting you down. So cut them out of your life. You won’t lose out.
Fourthly, laugh everyday.
Hang out with your friends, watch a funny movie, have long chats with old friends and reminisce about the past. Make it a point to laugh everyday. Laughter will help you relax, boost your immune system and help you in general. So learn how to laugh!
Fifthly, try something new!
Try a new experience every single day. Life is too short to be spent in the same old routine every single day. So try something new! Be open to new stuff. You never know that you have some hidden talent and you will soon get to see yourself in a whole new light.
So what are you waiting for? Make the wise decision of being happy today. You have the choice and you might as well choose it now.