We’ve all heard of the mantra “setting yourself up for success,” but nowhere is this more true than in the pursuit of happiness. Unfortunately, most people simply don’t know how to go about finding happiness and feel guilty, puzzled or angry when it doesn’t come their way.
Others quickly obtain happiness but find the feeling is short-lived, fading almost as quickly as it arrived. Life resembles a roller coaster with soaring highs and sinking lows. Needless to say, there is no reason why you should not be able to find happiness in your life, and it should come with ease!
Let’s continue by exploring exactly where true happiness can be found, and how you can make it a lasting reality in your life! You are going to learn some surprising facts about happiness, including an essential truth that will help you maintain lasting happiness, regardless of what happens to you.
People who go through life experiencing happiness share a number of common traits. These fall into seven categories:
-close, satisfying relationships
-a need to care for others
-participation in regular exercise
-awareness of one’s own unique strengths
-and an overall positive outlook.
As each of us is different, these categories are prioritized differently for each person, but incorporating these tools in your everyday life can lead to a vast improvement in your overall happiness. What is most important to remember is that happiness is a choice, not a feeling. If you can follow these seven tools and remember to choose to be happy, happiness should be within your grasp.