We often get lost in the hustle and bustle of a busy life, but we all want to be happy. Everyone deserves more joy in their life. Are you happy? is indeed an easy question to answer but if you take time to process your answer it means you are out of balance. However, the best part is that being happy is only in our hands ; our level of happiness depends on the way we look at things, our perception is what matters the most.
So, if you are feeling a little down or depressed, try these ways to cheer up your mood:
• GO FOR A WALK
It is said that a 10 minute fleet footed walk can regulate your mood and reduce anxiety. It helps to maintain your blood pressure and lower hormones of stress. It is believed by experts that if you run for a minute it can raise your mood up for up to an hour.
• SPEND TIME WITH PETS
Anxiety and stress are a part of life, so why not handle these in a way that it improves our health. Spending time with a pet brings immediate joy by boosting happiness. In case you don’t have a pet, try to visit your friend or relative who has one and spend time with his or her pet. Many people will agree that spending time with animals can be so heartwarming and satisfying. It’s a known fact that animals can prevent you from feeling alone. So try to boost your happiness by spending time with animals.
• SPEND TIME WITH NATURE
Ever thought of spending time with nature to become a happier person. It is believed by researchers that people who tend to spend more time in a natural setting are happier and healthier. We are a generation spending more time indoors but a recent study shows that spending time with nature can brighten your mood and strengthen your mind. So, Why not go for a walk in the park? If you can’t do this, then just grab a chair and sit on your balcony and indulge in natural activities. You’ll surely feel energetic.
• GO THROUGH OLD PHOTOS
In this modern era, taking photos is just a click away but we seem to have lost the joy of turning down the pages of a photo album. Going through the old photographs brings back a lot of good memories combined with happiness. Whenever you open an old album, it’s like time travel. So, you can increase your happiness level by flicking through a photo album.
• BE KIND TO EVERYONE
The best kind of happiness comes by making others happy. Being kind to everyone is the key to happiness. “If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous. Be Happy Anyway”, Mother Teresa. Your friend circle or the people around you play a very crucial role in your level of happiness so, try to surround yourself with the people who inspire and motivate you and have an energetic and positive aura. Be thankful to god for all the good that has happened. Start to see a glass half filled with water rather than seeing it half empty. You can also start writing a journal and wrap up your day by mentioning all the things that happened.
A gentle reminder- It’s not so hard to be positive, and happiness comes to those who remain positive. Regardless, of all the bad and good circumstances in your life, try to make some time for yourself. Make yourself happy!!Our level of happiness depends on the way we think, we see, we learn. So see things in a way that they bring happiness to you and your life