8 Secrets For A Happier, Healthier Life

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2. Show Gratitude

People who are happy are grateful for what they have. Giving thanks for what you do have takes your mind off of what you don’t, and helps you realize, your situation is probably not as bad as you think it is. Truth be told, there are probably a million people throughout the world that would trade places with you at any given moment.

 

3. Understand the Difference between what you Do and Don’t Control

You don’t control the weather. You don’t control traffic suggestions, delayed flights, the economy, or other people’s emotions, for that matter. Happy people understand this, so they don’t stress about it. When you feel unhappy, focus on what you CAN do about the problem, and just accept what you cannot change. Focusing on what you can’t do instills feelings of powerlessness and sadness. Taking the opposite approach helps you retake the steering wheel of your life and begin to feel optimistic and empowered again.

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