18 Mar The ultimate guide for a happier life
Some great reading from Inc.com
Here on Inc.com and across the internet, advice on how to be happier is all the rage. And there's no secret as to why–you can build a world-beating business, but if you're miserable, it won't count for much in the end. Plus, there's plenty of evidence that being happy isn't really a consequence of success, but rather a cause of it.
All of which explains the explosion in advice and tips on how to be happier (there are even tons of apps offering to help you boost your mood). But all this happiness advice–helpful and well meant as it is–can be a bit overwhelming. Meditation? More social connection? A gratitude practice? How can you keep all these sensible ideas straight and find out which ones are most applicable to you?
That's where a super helpful new list can help. Culled from the wisdom of popular blog Marc and Angel Hack Life, the list offers a whopping 30 wise ideas for changes you can make to your life to be happier. Succinct and actionable, all the tips are worth checking out, but here are a few of the freshest and most relevant.
It sounds simple, but when it comes to happiness, it's easy to forget that, generally, you don't get what you don't strive for. Therefore, Marc and Angel advise readers to make their own well-being a priority.
"If you don't value yourself, look out for yourself, and stick up for yourself, you're sabotaging yourself. Remember, it IS possible to take care of your own needs while simultaneously caring for those around you," they remind the super busy and chronically over-committed.
Learn to love your mistakes
No one likes being wrong or screwing up, but that doesn't mean mistakes are worthless or simply a reason to beat yourself up. "Mistakes are OK; they're the stepping stones of progress. If you're not failing from time to time, you're not trying hard enough and you're not learning. Take risks, stumble, fall, and then get up and try again," urges the post…
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