1. Live fully in the moment and appreciate the now. There’s always something good to be thankful for.
2. Notice the little things that make life easier, bring a smile to you face, or relieve your sense of stress.
3. Seek to simply your life – try cut down what you do, reduce your time commitments, and demands being made of you.
4. Instead of focusing on stuff, see the beauty in the world. Nature helps us to relax – and can restore a sense of peace.
5. Focus on the positives. Try and be the kind of person who looks for what is good, is hopeful, optimistic and sees the glass “half full”.
6. Accept what can’t be changed, and relinquish your desire to always have control – so that things turn out the way you’d planned.
7. Appreciate and value all the people in your life. Treasure and invest time in your key relationships.
1. Experiment to see what makes you happy.
2. Hang out with people who are happy and upbeat – as other people affect the way we feel.
3. Make a list of your blessings – don’t focus on “what’s wrong”.
4. Cultivate an attitude of thankfulness. Add to your list several times a day.
5. Focus on solutions instead of on your problems.
6. Make time to connect with the people you love.
7. Accept the way that you and others are. Growth and change don’t happen instantly.
8. Take time to enjoy the moment. Savour what you can from the small things in life – a sunrise, a rainbow, or a giggling child.
9. Remind yourself often that “this, too, will pass”. Hard times and trials are only temporary.
10. Follow your passions –as they reflect who you are – and are a natural source of fulfillment and joy.
11. Engage in random acts of kindness.
12. Try to smile and laugh and often as you can.
Always find time for the things that make you feel happy to be alive.
Self-worth is so vital to happiness. If you don’t feel good about you, it’s hard to feel good about anything else.
1. Everyone is struggling in one way or another, and it makes a huge difference when someone’s kind to us.
2. It improves your mood, and enhances self esteem. It is, therefore, good for your own mental health.
3. Kindness is innate – it’s at the heart of who we are. Thus, we’re being more authentic when we choose to be kind.
4. Kindness is contagious and will likely ripple out, so the others in your world will be inspired to be kind, too.
5. It builds connections with others so we feel much less alone, more cared for, more connected, more valued and more loved.
Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.