Saturday, March 3, 2012

Top 30 All-Time Happiness Posts (Part 3)

Happiness

21. 10 Effective Ways to Live a Peaceful, Simple, Happy and Healthy life

The best things in life are nearest:  Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of right just before you.  Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life's plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things in life.  ~Robert Louis Stevenson

Everyday life can be plain and without excitement, but it is the simplicity that you get to enjoy peace of mind and happiness in a healthy way of  life



22.  Be Active and Happy when You Retire

Retirement has been a discovery of beauty for me. I never had the time before to notice the beauty of my grandkids, my wife, the tree outside my very own front door. And, the beauty of time itself. ~Hartman Jule

Retirement is a time that you are able to do so much more than ever before. Time is by your side and it is up to you to live a full and active life and be happy. What can you do so that you can look forward to each new day eagerly and enthusiastically like a child? 




23. 10 Keys to Live a Balanced and Happy Life


Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. ~Thomas Merton 

A balanced life is an effective and productive way of life. You are able to strike a balance and take care of all the important things in life. These are the 10 keys to live a balanced life:




It is a state of mind to be free and happy. It means your mind is 100% on the task at hand at work or totally having fun at play. How do you feel free and enjoy peace of mind?  Here are the tips:



Getting things done means getting yourself organized for a day’s work by following the to-do list which you have prepared the day before. However, the execution of the tasks separates happy people from those who are less happy at work. Happy people do a better job than those who are not for the following reasons:


26. Be Happy Here and Now

You turn on the music and you decide to listen to some uplifting and happy songs.  Life operates the same way, you decide on the outset to be happy or gloomy. When your mind is focused on happiness you will find that you will react to all things positively. In other words you look at the bright side of things. How can you be happy here and now?  Here are some suggestions:


 27. Promote Happiness Every Day


Finding happiness is like finding yourself. You don't find happiness, you make happiness. You choose happiness. Self-actualization is a process of discovering who you are, who you want to be and paving the way to happiness by doing what brings YOU the most meaning and contentment to your life over the long run.
David Leonhardt, The Happy Guy 



Daily life can be happy and enjoyable   Happiness is the by-product of what you do every day and what you make out of it. Do the following to get more happiness out of your daily life:


28. Instant Happiness in 10 Things You Do Every Day

You can be happy every day. Your happiness is within your reach. Change your thinking and your attitude and you will be happy. Let’s take a look at the 10 things:


29. Be Joyful Be Simple

There is a glass panel in my office. It is facing a green field, a river and the blue sky. It is a feast for the eyes by just looking outside to relieve the tired eyes after gluing too long to the PC. It is also a joy to appreciate nature by looking at the passing boats in the river and the changing pattern of the clouds in the sky and not to mention the trees in the field. You can discover joy in your everyday life. The secret is in doing things that you find joyful and meaningful.


30. Don’t Worry Be Happy



Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which will never happen.  ~ James Russel Lowell

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.  ~ Swedish Proverb

Worrying in itself can only zap your energy and make you stressful and pessimistic. Here are the things you can do to stop worrying and be happy.   



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