How To Be Happy!

Uplift everybody and uplift yourself!Yogi Tea

us first?

We seek to maximize our personal happiness and security. And for that reason we can be selfish. Even though happiness lies inside us the path inward might begin out there!

them first

If we spend time thinking of others first, making them happy, giving others hope, pointing out the silver lining to others, then we feel better. A long string of studies including one 2000 person study (referenced in book below) found that ‘acts of altruism—giving to friends and strangers alike—decrease stress and strongly contribute to enhanced mental health’. So let’s make others happy first!

Daily Affirmation: Today I AM happy because I make others happy first!

Recommendation: The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor (TED Video)

The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at WorkKindle Paperwhite, 6