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It's hard to ignore how essential exercising is for you to feel happier.
The first 20 minutes of exercise provide most of the health benefits.
Rather than comparing yourself to others and finding the disadvantages you feel you're faced with, acknowledge your own path.
Consciously look for the advantages of where you are.
Spending time outside of your apartment can lift your mood.
If you are unable to get outside, add greenery to your space, for some plant therapy.
Taking time out to recharge your batteries improves your psychological well-being.
People who volunteer are likely to have higher self-esteem, psychological well-being, and happiness.
Help someone else out who really needs it.
Don't say things to yourself that you would not say to a loved one.
If you want to feel better about yourself, change how you think about yourself.
When your brain senses that you're using your muscles to smile, it's assuming that it must be happy about something.
Smile, even if you don't always feel like it.
Research suggests that writing regularly in your gratitude journal can increase your well-being and overall life satisfaction.
What you wear affects how you feel.
Wear the clothes in your closet that makes you feel pretty and confident.
Meditation allows more rational thinking to take the place of anxiety.
Start the day with meditation by simply letting go of your thoughts.
Play fetch with Fido or sneak in a few cuddles with your kitten.
Interacting with your pets can release oxytocin in the brain ― you know, the “warm and fuzzy” hormone ― resulting in that joyous feeling.
... for yourself every day.
Remind yourself on a daily basis to treat yourself with loving kindness. It motivates you to take better care of yourself and to go after your dreams.
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