How to Live a Good Life

I love The Five Minute Journal because it gives you questions that only take 5 minutes a day to answer and realize all of the wonderful things in your life. Keep it by your bedside to use first thing in the morning or before you go to sleep. Or, bring it with agen sbobet88 terpercaya you to work and fill it out as a midday happiness boost.

Being Thankful is Sexy

A study done by the University of Minnesota found that couples who frequently show gratitude toward each other have greater satisfaction in their relationships because it creates a feedback loop of trust and intimacy.

Think about it: wouldn’t you feel more loved if your partner told you on a regular basis why they’re grateful to be with you? Plus, the more you reflect on the amazing qualities your partner has, the happier you are to be with them.

The hardest part about practicing gratitude is remembering to do it. This is why I use a helpful tool called a gratitude totem. This is something that triggers a moment of gratitude. It can be a person, a specific time, an object etc. and whenever you see it you take a moment to reflect on all the things you’re grateful for.

For example, there is an agen sbobet88 terpercaya absurdly long red light near my house that I somehow always hit. Whenever I’m stopped at this light-sometimes even multiple times a day-I take that time to think of all the things I’m grateful

Change Your Job

If your job is getting you down, then change it. The only thing preventing you finding something that you’ll enjoy more is you. If only people could put as much energy into finding a new job as they do into moaning about it, then they could make a major change to their lives. Your workplace is where you spend a large proportion of your time, so it’s important to try and be as happy there as you can be

Your home and affording it might be one of your greatest sources of worry, so a simple solution would be to remove that worry from the equation. Do you really need that spare bedroom when you could quite easily cope in a smaller house? Downsizing and moving to a smaller (and likely cheaper) property will make it a lot easier to manage, will remove one of your major worries, and may free up some funds for you to actually start enjoying yourself a bit!

Write out a short list of the simple things that give you pleasure.

Keep them in the front of your consciousness and make sure you engage with them at least a few times a week. As you do these things, stay present and mindful of the joy they bring you.

For example, I love eating a fresh juicy nectarine on a summer’s afternoon, and judi bola meditating in the morning after a fresh brewed cup of tea, and taking a walk with my husband and window-shopping. What are some of your simple things?

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