25 Tips to Be Happy Today

Tips to Be Happy - PotatoMany people think that being happy is something they have no control over; it either either happens or it doesn’t, but that’ not true! Being happy is a decision we make, and people can actually learn how to be happy. Even if you’re not feeling happy, acting as though you are will eventually make you happy – the old “fake it until you make it” strategy.

Here are some suggestions on how to practice being happy- try some today and see what happens!
– Smile and say “hello” to a stranger.
– Take a weekend afternoon nap.
– Be brave enough to say “I’m sorry” – even if you were right.
– Be loving enough to say “I forgive you” – even if part of you doesn’t.
– Don’t interrupt.
– Smile and wave at children as you pass by.
– Leave everything a little better than you found it.
– Really listen to your children.
– Eat chocolate and don’t count the calories.
– Keep your promises.
– Do nice things anonymously.
– Be a good loser and a gracious winner.
– Remember other people’s birthdays – and send them a card.
– Refuse to gossip.
– Be generous.
– Never give up; miracles happen every day.
– Say please and thank you – a lot
– Let someone else go ahead of you in the check-out line.
– Sing in the shower – loudly and off-key.
– Let the other car have “your” parking space; the exercise will do you good.
– Do more than is expected.
– Be there when you’re needed.
– Thank a veteran or service member.
– Be kinder than necessary.
– Make a difference in someone’s life.

I wish you happiness every day,
Amy Sue

Photo by Jude Doyland

One Comment

  1. Thanks, great tips to be happy. Being nice is being happy, isn’t it.
    Following your from V7N forums, like your blog:)

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