03 Nov 5 Simple Steps to make sure tomorrow (and every day) is a great day!
Happiness isn't always easy.
For many of us, it's something we need to work hard for; and then we need to keep working hard for it again, day after day.
But some happiness is possible each and every day; and as this article from PsychCentral shows, it might only take the implementation of 5 simple strategies…
by John D Moore
So you came here looking for more information on how to have a great day? Good on you! Let’s face it – in our 24/7 non-stop world of deadlines, accountability and stress, great days can be hard to come by! But what if you could change that?
I’ve written about the topic of choosing happiness in the past and the importance of embracing different parts of ourselves. A major message of this blog on Reaching Life Goals is to help you live your life to the fullest, using mindfulness as a conduit for change.
To build upon this theme, I am going to share with you 5 simple steps you can do each day to help make it great with the dual goal of building happiness into the dynamic.
Are you ready? Let’s jump right in!
1. Focus on gratitude early
Before you getting out of your bed, clear your mind the non-stop “to-do” list and spend 60 seconds focusing on what you are grateful for. Example: You woke up this morning, didn’t you? Guess what, not everyone else made it through the night! By focusing on basic things to be grateful for, you instantly help put yourself in a happy mood and repel negativity.
2. Choose happy foods
Part of having a great day is making healthy nutritional choices. One powerful approach is to choose your meals wisely and eat things that increase happiness. Did you know that foods like apples, berries and oranges have been found to have mood boosting powers that happen to jack up levels of happiness? It’s true. Why not reach for something healthy right now?
…keep reading the full & original article HERE