01 Sep 19 little changes that will create massive results
How’d you like massive improvements in your happiness and success?
What if you could enjoy these huge increases in happiness and success…simply by developing tiny habits?
Well you can!
At The Happiness Institute we’ve been saying for almost two decades now that … achieving happiness requires little more than doing a few, small things on a consistent basis; and this great article outlines which happiness habits will help you…
via Inc.com by Nicolas Cole
Success doesn’t happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.
If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how you can make that happen right now, or tomorrow. The question is: “What habits can I put into place that will allow that end goal to manifest itself?”
1. Do what you say you’re going to do.
Step 1 with anything: Less talk, more action.
2. Journal once per day.
Even if it’s just a paragraph, or three sentences, or jeez, one sentence, do a quick check-in to see where you’re at and write it down. Long term, this will keep you grounded and sane. It all starts with acknowledgement.
3. Never lie.
As my grandma used to say, “Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!”
4. Always make time for your closest friends.
A buddy of mine manages a few very, very successful music artists, and he told me once, “I’ve seen it: You could have all the money in the world, but if you traded your friends to get there, you won’t be happy.”
5. Practice your craft.
What may just be a hobby now could one day be something very special. If you love it, practice it. Don’t be that 40-year-old guy who says to every young person he or she meets, “I used to want to be a guitar player!” Well, why aren’t you still playing then?!
6. Go to the gym.
Or the yoga studio. Or run up and down the block. Whatever. Just be physically active. There’s nothing sexy about not being able to walk up a flight of stairs…
…keep reading the full & original article HERE