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Daily Happiness: 13 Simple Ways to Find it in Your Life

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

"Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

"Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

"Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give."

How to brighten your day

  1. Reflect on what you appreciate and love about your partner, friend, or family member.
  2. Express your appreciation to them.
  3. Take the time to see how you can help someone out.
  4. Slow down for 3 minutes. Let your thoughts and body also slow down while you pay attention to life around you.
  5. Smile towards the people you meet.
  6. Make someone else happy. Give him or her a gift of some kind.
  7. Take fewer things for granted, like your food, the weather, or small gestures. It will inspire and motivate you.
  8. Take action and create the day you wish to have.
  9. Say yes to something new.
  10. Say no to a should that isn't that important.
  11. Take a 2-minute laugh-break.
  12. Do what you deep down think is the right thing.
  13. Stand still for a minute, close your eyes and just enjoy the sun.

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"Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."

Marcus Aurelius

Where Happiness Comes From

Phenomena that happen outside of us don’t cause happiness. They might be correlated with happiness but it’s not a cause-and-effect relationship. 

The most important part is what happens in our brain between the external event (a good cup of coffee) and our state of happiness.

"We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have."

"We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have."

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10 Behaviors for Happiness

1. Let Go Of The Need For Specific Outcomes
2. Define Your Own Success And Happiness
3. Commit 100 Percent To The Things That Make You Happy
4. Be ...

Looking Friendly

  • Smile. It is even more important than you think. It's a great way to create trust. We judge people to be more pleasant when we are smiling.
  • Expand. Body movements th...

Being More Influential

The best body language for influence depends on your goal. Make sure your body language matches your words to make you more effective.

  • If you want to increase the attractiveness of an offer, think sales-y. Use animated movements. Lean forward. Move and speak quickly.
  • If you want to reduce resistance to what you're saying, think calm and authoritative. Specific gestures. Lean back. Move and speak slowly. 

Looking Like A Leader

It is important to balance the appearance of authority and warmth.

  • You show authority and power by your upright posture, your command of physical space, purposeful stride, a firm handshake, and palm-down gestures.
  • You communicate warmth nonverbally with open body postures, palm-up hand gestures, full-frontal body orientation, positive eye contact, synchronized movements, nods, head tilts, and smiles.

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