3 Steps to a Happier You

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Rebecca Dolman

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We all have those days where we just can ‘t be bothered, or we feel down but don’t quite know why. It’s totally natural and we all go through it. Here are some tips to beat the down in the dumps slump, and get back to feeling happy and full of life!

Prioritize! A lot of the time we simply act on what we want rather than what we need. We act on impulse for short term gain, and sacrifice the things that really matter in the long term. Allow some time for you to sit down and really think about what you want from life. Do you want to find a new job? Do you need to save for a house? Do you want to run a marathon? Whatever it is, decide on it and write it down! Writing it down is almost like a commitment. It’s official once it’s on paper! If you really want to be focused, you could break down your goals into the steps that need to be taken. Keep track of your progress, and if you get tempted along the way, ask yourself is it worth sacrificing your goal.

Next up is mindfulness. Practising being mindful has a whole range of benefits. It can improve both your mental and physical health. Being mindful involves being aware of your thoughts and surroundings, noticing them but not judging. If you suffer from anxiety or panic attacks, practising this can be really helpful. A great way to do this is through meditation. There are loads of meditation videos on YouTube you can follow. Or there’s a brilliant app called Headspace which is available on Android and Apple. There’s a free 10 day trial which gives you 10 minute sessions every day to help you get started on your journey.

Finally love yourself! Taking time out of your day to do something you love will greatly help you to be more relaxed and happy. Go play your favourite sport, get your hair done or go for a long walk. Whatever it is make sure it’s something you really love. Take pride in your appearance and health. Looking good and feeling good can have a huge impact on your confidence and mood. So why not do it! Finally, try not to focus on the negative things. We can all be overly critical of ourselves, and tend to focus on the negative more than the positive. Try writing down three things you are grateful for everyday. This could be done first thing in the morning, or before bed. It’s a great way to reflect on life and appreciate what you have.

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    KissedbyaPrince 1 year ago

    Mindfulness changed my life! Especially writings by jon kabat-zinn! So often we are thinking about 10 different things in the future as opposed to living in this moment.

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    paytonelab30 1 year ago

    i’ve been using mindfulness to overcome nearly all my obstacles in life. This is a super awesome post i totally agree with you! Totally the truth

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    thePathFynder 1 year ago

    This post made me happy. Thank you.

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    domainworldtower 1 year ago

    When you open your eyes in the morning, say to yourself, “I choose happiness today. I choose success today. I choose right action today. I choose love and goodwill for all today. I choose peace today.” Pour life, love, and interest into this affirmation, and you have chosen
    – Joseph Murphy

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    rasoua 1 year ago

    This post helps me a lot, thank you!!

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    Kristina Steiner 1 year ago

    Focusing on things that matter and on the blessings in your life helps staying positive and happy.

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    The Headache Helper 1 year ago

    Thanks so much for this post. Prioritising is a great reminder that we should try to do the things that make us happy in the long term, rather than the quick fixes 🙂

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    Don Massenzio 1 year ago

    Reblogged this on Author Don Massenzio.

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    Candace N. Bisram 1 year ago

    Really great points. Mindfulness changed my life.

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