Greek philosopher Aristotle says, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit”. Your capability to wrap new ideas is slower than the world’s changing rate, but the keys to success and happiness are timeless. Here are 9 good habits of happy people.
As a happy people, you should replace the word with challenge and you will have wealth of opportunities. For this shift, you need to apply your talent & skills, become a part of a solution instead of becoming an obstruction to the people around you and learn new things. Truly speaking, happy people don’t escape from the crisis of their life, instead of they face it.
Start practising visualization. Keep your eyes on the target to get motivated without thinking the hurdles that come your way. Set action-oriented goals and assume that you are attaining them. You will have the success.
Have sound sleep
Make a good habit of sleeping at night. Avoid the habit of waking late at night. Have a sound sleep of 6-8 hours at night to stay energized the whole day.
Make a habit of performing exercises
Truly speaking, happy people comprehend that exercise is not only good for their body and heart, but also for the mind. Regular workout pumps more oxygen to the brain, improves the state of mind and releases happy hormones. Daily workout whether it is a brisk walk in the park or exercises of high intensity at a gym improves your overall well being.
Know your strengths
Success and happier people know their strengths and weaknesses. In order to have faith in your abilities, do a SWOT (strengths, opportunities, weakness and threats). Have self-confidence and set up habits & routines that will take you to the road of success.
Be kind to yourself and others. Simple acts of kindness like opening the door for someone, greeting the person in your way or helping the needy will brighten your day and make you feel happy inside you.
The outfits that you put on your body affect you a lot. Always wear neat, clean, ironed and appropriate dress to get the right mindset. Your attire should be based on the plans for your day. Your good dressing leaves a good impression in work-related interactions.
Make reading your habit
You know reading nourishes your mind. Go through the newspaper in the morning and read a novel or play before bedtime to get perspective and sharpen your mind.
Stay away from grudges
Grudges can rob your energy, weigh you down and waste your valuable time. Make a habit to forgive someone every day. You should be able to focus on the things that really matter and to move forward in your life. Forgive yourself when you make mistakes.