10 tips to become a happier person now

by - Monday, January 01, 2018


Life should be savored and enjoyed because truth is, even a hundred years of living is still a very short time so why would you want to spend it moping around.

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Become a happier person and influence your immediate environment with your love and positive energy.

Below are my 10 tips to help you instantly become happier.


1. Focus on the now


Too many times we think of the future. This is not a bad idea, to plan and prepare is such a smart idea for anyone but we sometimes get to overwhelmed with the future that hasn't even come.

Other times we are stuck in the past and not moving on. It is also time to let go of the past and move on. Focus on the now. Enjoy the ice cream, enjoy the presence of your lover, have fun answering your examination questions. Be happy now.

Let tomorrow take care of itself, that past already has.

2. Help someone


Try a little kindness and see how much it empowers you. You become a happier person instantly knowing that someone has been positively touched.

Assist someone in their assignment, render some financial assistance where you can, send someone to school.

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3. Let go of bitterness and hurt


Hurts and bitterness can drain your positive energy. They can rob you of the chance to be happier. Release yourself of the bitterness and hurt. Let things go so that you can focus on yourself.

4. Get away for a while


Have a retreat, a vacation. Get away from the noise for a while. Too much of workload and constant working can cause you to burn up.

Shake yourself up a little and go for a walk. Jog or do some form of exercise to take your mind off the volume of unending tasks.

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5. Do your favorite thing


What is that thing you love doing if you had the chance to? Get in and do it.

6. Slow down


If you want to be a happier person, you have to recognize that you can never finish things up in life, there will always be some chore to do so slow down. Do things gradually and with ease, stop the fuss and worrying.

7. Show some love


Go to the underprivileged homes and show them some love. Give out to someone who doesn't have. Call up someone you have not called in a while to say hello. Encourage a struggling brother or sister.

8. Visit like-minded friends


Have fun with friends. Hang out together. This helps you ease the tension you have within and become happier instantly.

9. Go to the movies


Well, that was a note to self. I love the movies a lot. The cinema is my favorite hangout.You can go to a restaurant if your budget allows you.

Go on a date with yourself. Give yourself a treat. Pamper yourself. Get a manicure and/or pedicure.

10. Play some games


Release yourself and open up your mind. Play some games and loosen up. It helps you laugh out loud.

What other tips have you employed to become a happier person?

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5 comments

  1. Great tips. I really need to slow down on some things.. I am usually caught up with so much to do and it always always culminate to worry and anxiety.. Will definitely slow down. I watch movies on my laptop, most especially my favorite series (newsroom). Watching it makes me happy...

    Thanks for sharing Esther

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    1. We are same on movies then. I think I should go find newsroom too.

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  2. I can totally relate to every single thing on this post! These things just bring joy, one way I stay happy too is by listening to music.

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    1. Music, especially the right one, takes you to happy places.

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  3. I can totally relate to every single thing on this post! These things just bring joy, one way I stay happy too is by listening to music.

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