4 years ago · lizzie · 0 comments
How To Be Happy
The answer to ‘How To Be Happy’ is to view the pursuit of happiness as part of your life. Just like you brush your teeth, eat lunch, get dressed and have a shower every day, it’s important to do one small things every day to ensure your happiness lasts. By looking after your body, mind and spirit on a continual basis and building your self-esteem, you life will improve beyond your dreams.
You may think you don’t have time to work on improving your happiness, but what are you living for if it’s not to feel your best? Isn’t that really the pursuit of all your goals? Everything you strive for has an underlying desire to please you.
For example, you search for the perfect partner to make you feel happy. You strive for a career you love so that you can feel excited every day going to work. You exercise so you can have more energy and feel healthier and happier.
How to be happy is an underlying goal whether you are conscious of it or not. Even things you do that are not good for you are undertaken in the pursuit of happiness. For instance, when you eat chocolate when you are feeling down, you are doing so to boost your mood and to feel happier. If you avoid doing exercise today, it’s because you believe you will feel better staying home. Further, if you drink too much at a party, you do so thinking you will have a better time drunk. These underlying goals are often subconscious, but nevertheless they are still very powerful.
By changing the way you think about how to be happy, you will ensure that it’s a part of your very core!
This diagram below ‘Never Sick Again’ highlights certain foods that can help manage some health issues you may be experiencing. Of course, it is always best to seek professional help if you suffer from physical or mental ailments. However, this diagram gives you an idea of some things you can take control of in your life to improve your overall health and wellbeing .
How To Be Happy – Taking Back Control
Learning how to be happy comes from within. Seeking happiness externally from you often leads to disappointment. Relying on others to make you happy means your moods are not in your control. By committing to living a happy life, eating healthier foods and making time for yourself every day, you take back control. There is a huge connection between food and mood too, so the way you eat has a huge impact on your happiness levels aswell. That’s why it’s important to pay attention to how you feel after you consume particular foods. We pay attention in children, but we often neglect to look at how foods are making us feel. So, committing to how to be happy also involves paying attention to what is impacting on your moods too.
Lizzie O’Halloran, Founder of Help For Mums and Author of Perfect Mum & Refresh Your Life
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