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25 Habits of Successful and Extremely Happy People

Happy people invest in their relationships

  • They spend money on others. One reason is that it creates social connections.
  • They celebrate other people's success through "active and constructive" responding.
  • They treat everyone with respect and kindness. Kindness, like happiness, is contagious.
  • They're proactive about relationships. They work on maintaining their relationships.
  • They express gratitude. It improves mood and energy and decreases anxiety.
  • They engage in deep, meaningful conversations.

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25 Habits of Successful and Extremely Happy People

25 Habits of Successful and Extremely Happy People

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/297327

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Happy people are responsible

  • They don't hold on to grudges. Forgiving and forgetting is absolutely necessary.
  • They don't make excuses. They use failure as an opportunity to change for the better.

Happy people are well rounded people

  • They savor the moment. They "stop to smell the roses".
  • They're busy, but not rushed. A healthy work-life balance is key.
  •  They don't sweat the small stuff. They focus only of what is important and within their control.

The attitude of happy people

  • They're optimistic. Bad things happen to all of us. Happy people don't complain, whine or let pessimism become a self-fulling prophecy.
  • They view problems as challenges. They focus on solutions to the problem and reflect on what they're grateful for.

Personal activities of happy people

  • They meditate daily. It gives your mind a much-needed break and only takes a couple of minutes each day.
  • They get enough sleep.
  • They spend time in nature. We are physically and mentally more healthy when we are interacting with nature.
  • They reward themselves. 
  • They spend time alone to reflect on their dreams, desires, worries, anxieties and what to be grateful for.
  • They have a morning ritual. It sets the stage for how the day is going to play out. 
  • They take care of themselves.

Choosing the right company

Happiness is contagious. 

When you surround yourself with other people who are happy and supportive, you'll be able to build self-confidence, boost your creativity and just have more fun in general.

Happy people consider the future

  • They dream big and work hard to turn those dreams into achievable goals.
  • They have a growth mindset. They want to improve and are willing to overcome challenges.

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