11 May To be happy, do what happy people do!
Imitation, they say, is the highest form of flattery.
Copying, is a great way to learn.
So if you want to learn how to be happier, why not copy the happies people?!?!
In this great article via the Huffington Post, 23 tips from Gretchin Rubin are offered for your benefit…
1. When things get tough: Treat yourself like a toddler. A cranky toddler. A toddler who shouldn’t get too hungry, too cold, too hot, too sleepy or be dressed in uncomfortable clothes.
2. Most decisions don’t require extensive research.
3. One of the worst ways to spend your time is to do something well that need not be done at all. For instance, you spend time filing — but maybe you don’t need to hang onto those papers at all.
4. Everything looks better arranged on a tray. You can choose what you do, but you can’t choose what you like to do.
5. Pay very special attention to anything you try to hide. The desire to hide something, from family or co-workers — to keep them from seeing what’s on the computer screen or from knowing how much time or money is spent on a habit — shows that, in some way, your actions don’t reflect your values.
6. It’s easier to prevent pain than to squelch pain. Literally and figuratively.
7. Someplace, keep an empty shelf; someplace, keep a junk drawer…
…keep reading the full & original article HERE