Happiness is a choice. When you are happy you create Good Juju. Here are 7 steps that can help you become a healthier person.
1. Don’t worry. Choose happy – make the conscious choice to be happy – choose attitudes and behaviors that will lead to your happiness
2. Cultivate gratitude – perform a daily gratitude exercise – think about what makes you happy
3. Foster forgiveness – holding grudges can affect both your mental and physical health – learn to let go of negativity
4. Counteract negative thoughts and feelings – practice meditation, rhythmic breathing, yoga, or relaxation techniques to decrease anxiety and promote serenity.
5. Remember, money cannot buy happiness – regardless of what we achieve monetarily, happiness comes from elsewhere
6. Foster friendships – create friendships with people who care about you
7. Engage in meaningful activities – get involved in activities that challenge your abilities – to get more out of life, you need to put more into it
7 Steps to Becoming a Happier Person compliments of Tom Veleo, WebMD.