Whatever situation you find yourself within in life; you can choose happiness over all the negativities. It works best by having the things that make you happy at your fingertips.
We are living in a self-centered modern world and almost everyone is busy trying to figure out how to achieve something bigger. It is not a joke finding yourself in the grips of emotional and psychological problems; It shrouds your happiness and plunges you into suffocation. Yeah, I know that obnoxious feeling, you need some air to breathe —and a sense of freedom from your fears, failures, sorrows, etc. What are the things that make you happy in life?. It Is time you revisit them.
♦. That old man rocking in his chair every single day has nothing to fight for again. All he can do to be happy is to think positively and bring into memories his old youthful days. Releasing his “happy hormones” gives him a constant supply of happiness.
♦. That kid putting up a beautiful smile every day has nothing serious to stress about. Because Mum and Dad are always there to sort things out.
♦. What about you?. The more you grow from childhood, the more you face more challenges.
Problems in life have always been inescapable. But the moment you find the right solution, you break-free from them. Irrespective of how long it will take. Every single problem out there has a solution.
I believe I have your attention now.
Today I want you to get stuck to the things that make you happy by transforming the energies you use in feeding the negativities going on in your life into happy moments.
I believe you have been enjoying your favorite hobbies for a very long time. They truly make you happy, but there is something else…
If you barely know what could practically make you happy; I will share a number of helpful strategies with you.
What Is Your Problem?
When there is crazy stuff clogging that pipeline that supplies you with constant happiness; nothing will interest you. It is time you cleanse them out. Look out for things that will always bring good feelings into our lives.
The challenges will keep on coming. Excuses wouldn’t end it, pretending they don’t exist wouldn’t end it. The best thing you can do to overcome any negative situation is by taking the right action. Interestingly, happiness doesn’t cost a dime.
Overthinking about painful situations will only put your life at risk. Calm yourself down. How can you even do that effectively? Let me tell you about it in the next paragraphs.
Simple Things That Make You Happy
There are common and practical things that can easily make you happy. Just look at the bright side of life when bad situations happen. After all, happiness is a choice so choose it today and forevermore; irrespective of your current situation.
1. Let Him Be Your Focal Point
You may certainly ask; who do I refer to as “Him?.” Well, I mean for you to calm down the turbulence or the chaos going on in your life; you need the intervention of God.
Let God be the central point of your goings and coming. This is the first thing you must seek, not money nor any other thing. Some would be getting into spiritual healing and intervention through meditation. Pray often for His divine favor and surely He will appease your troubled soul and mind.
2. Embrace The Act Of Giving
Even if you have got nothing to worry about; you must be generous. The more you give to people in need, the more you become happy. And if you are battling hurtful situations; don’t let it prevent you from giving. There is something powerful and rewarding behind that.
Scientific study has revealed that, practicing kindness releases endorphins in the brain. When you give to people, the neurochemical called oxytocin is released. This causes euphoria and forms a real positive connection with others.
The more you help others, the more they respond with blessings. Your own pains, sorrows, and all other challenges would start fading out. Don’t be surprised to hear that generosity is one of the things that can make you happy.
The Bible has even confirmed that by saying: there are more blessings in giving than receiving. So go ahead and show your love through giving. Be a cheerful giver from now onwards.
3. Let The Music Flow
In a stressful and boring moment when all hope and happiness are gone; get yourself busy with your favorite music. Music has a lot of benefits for your whole life. And more importantly, has the therapeutic power to heal you from your anxieties.
It will stimulate your brain to release more of “happy hormones.” So anytime you feel down or lonely for whatever reason; befriend your favorite music and it will make you happy.
4. Surround Yourself With Positive-minded People
You wouldn’t like to fall in the hands of negaholics when you are trying really hard to overcome your life challenges. What will negative people tell you? The usual discouragement. Never allow such folks to aggravate your emotional pains.
Make sure you stay within the circles of people who will inspire you to take action against anything that steals your happiness.
The more you immerse yourself in positive energies; the more you become positive, hopeful, productive, and happy in life. Befriend those who will bring out the best in you. Yes! There is something greater inside you, negative people kill it — while positive people awaken it.
Go out there and break some sweat. Don’t necessarily stress yourself with gym equipment. Simple walks, jogging, cycling, push-ups, etc, can help release new and positive energies into your body.
When you decide to maintain a healthy lifestyle; your brain becomes nourished with enough oxygen and positive vibes that will help you overcome your emotional and psychological challenges.
6. Find The Right Partner(Fall In Love)
It is obvious that having the best companion that you really flow with that chemistry makes you happy. Here, the brain releases dopamine which helps in stimulating happiness within yourself for simply having someone special in your life. It is also responsible for bonding. The thought of your ideal partner brings good feelings to you.
In view of that going out on a date happens to be one of the things people do to enjoy life. Never mind if you are single. Don’t get jealous and never feel dejected. Because the pains associated with someone betraying your love is more painful than anything.
Again, there are too many fake people out there who don’t deserve your attention nor your time or anything. You have to know who a fake friend is and who a true friend is. Friendship, in general, can also make you happy.
7. Do What Scares You
It is believed that doing the things that scare you could make you happy. It sounds more like playing with your happy feelings by taking yourself through something crazy.
You may try doing something like sky diving, paragliding, rollercoaster, mountain climbing, etc if you are dealing with emotional problems such as depression. There are a couple of thrilling activities that will make you scream out of fear and end everything with laughter.
8. Release That Stressful thought
Anytime you hide negative emotions within you, it suppresses your happiness. Whatever is worrying you in life shouldn’t eat deep into your mind. That nagging thought has to come out. So find someone you can confide in and share some of the innermost secrets that make you unhappy.
By sharing it, you would feel a sense of relief. Don’t be afraid to speak your mind about the things that make you uncomfortable.
9. Think Positive
Just like how the saying goes: “happiness begins with yourself.” Think about positive things every single day. This is one of the best things that make you happy. The more you choose to be hopeful, motivated, and positive; the more you become happy and resourceful.
That cognitive bias would have nothing to do in making you feel inferior, inadequate, or failure. Your thinking would have a tremendous effect on your life. Apparently, you become what you think of. So stay in touch with what brings out the best in you.
Thank you for reading. I hope you have learned something new today. You can choose to make yourself happy without anyone’s consent. You can live in any painful situation without getting yourself drown in the pains.
Just try your best by releasing all the negative energies hiding inside you and transform them into something helpful and productive. It works like making lemonade from Lemon.