100 Ways to Happiness

100 Ways to Happiness

Check out these great tips from my book "100 Ways to Happiness: a guide for busy people" (available HERE)

 

20 Ways to Happy Habits

1. Redefine happiness   

2. Don’t limit your potential    

3. Reduce the ‘shoulds’  

4. Have a ‘happy hour’    

5. Practise incremental change    

6. Alter bad habits 

7. Spring-clean your life – regularly 

8. Get it done today   

9. Look at your upbringing objectively   

10. Forgive others 

11. Be your own guru   

12. Recognise your strengths   

13. Find flow   

14. Transfer your skills   

15. Keep focussed   

16. Keep a positive events diary   

17. Practise gratitude exercises   

18. Make rest a priority   

19. Create a rewards system   

20. Remember to be happy!   

Section Two – 20 ways to a happy body   

21. Exercise now   

22. Exercise to boost our mood  

23. Practise mindful exercise

24. Take a ‘thank you’ walk

25. Practise controlled breathing

26. Practise progressive muscle relaxation

27. Practise visual imagery relaxation

28. Sort out your sleep routine

29. Keep your bedroom distraction-free

30. Switch off

31. Put down your burden

32. Keep an exercise log

33. Snack on something healthy

34. Re-hydrate yourself

35. Make activity vigorous

36. Increase incidental activity

37. Accept your body

38. Listen to your body

39. Stretch

40. Laugh!

Section Three – 20 ways to better relationships

41. Cut comparisons

42. Practise affirmation

43. Spend time with positive people

44. Be supportive

45. Focus on people’s strengths

46. Be an unconditional friend

47. Be purposeful in your relationships

48. Accentuate the positive

49. Outweigh the negatives with positives

50. Communicate effectively

51. Be affirmative in conversation

52. Choose your words

53. Foster your intimate relationship

54. Be a do-gooder

55. Pay a ‘celebration visit’

56. Give generously

57. Lean on others

58. Enlist a happiness buddy

59. Have a friend affirm you

60. Reflect on criticism positively

Section Four – 20 ways to a more positive mind

61. Aim to play above the line!

62. Clarify your values

63. Repel antagonistic values

64. There is nothing good or bad

65. Trump negativity

66. Practise ‘happiness kaizen’

67. Simplify your life

68. Do sweat the small stuff

69. Think like an optimist

70. Be aware of your internal voice

71. Challenge your thoughts

72. Get a spam filter

73. Test the helpfulness of thoughts

74. Overcome worry

75. Get into the game

76. Think again

77. Plant optimistic thoughts

78. Ask the question

79. Stop the sky from falling – rationalise

80. Apply Pareto’s Law

Section Five – 20 ways to plan and create a happy life

81. Set goals

82. Work and play using your strengths

83. Visualise a happy you

84. Direct your own life story

85. Create your ideal ‘happiness pie’

86. Make a substitution

87. Eulogise your ideal life

88. Maximise happiness productivity

89. Put yourself first

90. Plan mini-breaks

91. Prioritise tasks

92. Refine your workload

93. Stop waiting for happiness

94. Be curious about the world

95. Lighten up

96. Deal with adversity

97. Take action to maintain happiness

98. Be prepared for setbacks

99. Handle your problems

100. Live like a five-year-old

If you'd like to learn more then you can find the book "100 Ways to Happiness" HERE