Untold secrets to happiness
5 habits that will change your mindset
Happiness is not always there. There are tough periods in life where you feel constantly down and emotionally drained. Right after one of those times I started implementing new habits that really helped me changing my mindset, and going from a frown to a smile!
It may be hard when you start, but long-term benefits are priceless and your physical and mental health will drastically improve!
#1 habit – Don’t be too serious about things
Taking things easy and being able to laugh about everything is one of the best habits you can make yours.
At work, at home or when you hang out with friends, see if you can spend most of the time staying genuinely happy. Laughter is the best medicine and in fact it has many physical benefits, such as decreasing stress hormones and improving immune system. Furthermore it triggers the release of endorphins, which promote an overall sense of well-being.
Guys, take it easy, it’s the best!
#2 habit – be grateful
When you feel bad or frustrated about something, start asking yourself what you’re grateful for in life or in that day and it will relieve your mood immediately. It may be your family, your job, your cat purring at you and so on. It could be anything and even in the worst situation there’s always at least one answer!
Practising gratitude means also realising how many things that we take for granted are, in fact, a blessings in life.
#3 habit – embrace impermanence
Change is part of everyone’s life. Sometimes we choose it, to make our life better (moving abroad, getting married), sometimes we are completely helpless and it just happens (the loss of a loved one or a job).
This is what impermanence is.
And it’s a totally natural process, that we face everyday. Embracing the change and realising that it’s not only meant to mess up with our life is the best way to deal with it.
These are the main habits that have had the biggest and most positive impact on my life recently, which ones are yours?