Last week we talked about wellness hacks for the holiday season. We hope you are putting some into practice! This week, we want to talk more about the simple joys — quick ways to smile without having to put too much effort into it.
Think of one thing you’ve already accomplished or handled well today or focus on a good quality you’ve demonstrated—a start to a project, a phone call, or even an honest talk with a colleague that ended well. Drawing your attention to your strengths will lift your spirits.
Many people think of happiness as something that comes from the inside out, or from your mind to your behavior. But happiness can also come from the outside in, or from your actions to your mind. The deliberate decision to smile, for example, actually activates happiness-inducing chemicals
You had a good breakfast, you have a job, or you enjoyed reading the newspaper this morning. Absorb that feeling of gratitude for a few moments. Lingering on a positive experience helps embed it in your brain.
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Brainstorm some more ways that can make you happy in thirty seconds or less. There are hundreds of options out there, you just have to find what works for you!
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
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