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Meaningful Kindness

Being meaningfully kind to others, using small gestures like helping someone get a chair, or asking about their health, releases oxytocin to both the kind person and the receiving person.

This, in turn, helps in job satisfaction and an overall sense of happiness.

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Most people are stuck in negativity out of sheer habit and think happiness is just available in small doses, occasionally. To get out of the negative thinking:

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Go to sleep early. Having a sense of discipline in our life patterns and routines provides us with a sense of happiness, even if it means depriving ourselves of certain pleasures in the short-term.

Being intentionally happy in your relationships, and in your family raises our happiness levels in untold ways.

One feels more connected, joyful, peaceful and blissful when exchanging love with family members and our circle of close friends.

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