1. Treat Others How You Would Want To Be Treated
It’s often easy to be mean or rude however before doing so you should stop and think, would I be happy if somebody treated me like this. If the answer is no then stop and re-think what you were going to say. It has been proven that being kind produces a chemical reaction in the brain that makes us feel happier.
2. Be Kind
This leads on from our 1st point. Being kind has been proven to create a chemical reaction in the brain that makes us happier.
3. Don’t Judge A Book By It’s Cover
We have all done this one before, judging somebody by how they look, or judging something by how it looks. Although we all do it or have done it at some point in our lives if you stop doing this you will be happier, why? Making a judgement about a person or something such as a film is done on pure gut instant before you know the true facts. Just because a person might look a particular way in your eyes does not necessarily mean they will act that way. If you judge before you know for certain you will most definitely miss out on things that could make you happy.
4. Pick Your Friends Wisely
There’s a saying: “If you hang around with losers you will end up a loser”. This is true and a reason why you should pick your friends wisely. If you hang around with somebody who is depressing and negative about everything they will have an influence on you and there depression and negativity will rub off on you. Hang around with people who are optimistic about life and are happy and their positive influence will rub off on you.
5. Take Control Of Your Finances
Most stress in peoples lives comes from money therefore if you want to live a happy life take control of your finances and eliminate things that are unnecessary to your life. It will be extremely difficult for you to be stress free and happy if you have a big electricity bill or car payment sitting and waiting to be paid. Sit down and assess your financial situation and decide what you need and what you don’t need. Eliminating unnecessary expenses will help get rid of stress related to money.