Are you happy with what you have?
Very few people can be happy all the time. Life has ups and downs, but are you generally a happy person?
This infographic shows the 10 areas in life that build your happiness.
If some area of your life is lacking, you might want to look at some of the links below the infograpic to see what you can do about improving this area of your life. Enjoy the happiness infographic
Signs You Are Happy [Infographic]
**Infographic courtesy of the folks at Networx
Links to Growing Happiness
Here are some links to articles a that might help you on your journey to become happier. Helping you develop habit changes in specific areas of your life.
Happiness and Daily Exercise
People who engage in daily health and fitness activities are more likely to feel happy and content in their lives.
- 15 Habits to Improve your Daily Exercise Routine
- Creating Home Exercise Routines
- Benefits of Daily Walking
The Right Friends
Every happy friend you have increases your chances to be happy yourself by a whopping 9%. You are most likely to be influenced by the 5 people you spend the most time with, so choose happy, content and productive people.
Thrill Seeking is a Bad Habit
You understand that many “thrills” are actually just unsafe and dangerous practices that are really just bad habits. While being a bit adventurous is fine, you will work to decrease your bad habits.
- 27 Proven Steps to Break a Bad Habit (without the Cravings)
- Top Books About Habits and Building Daily Routines
- Why You Can’t Fight Bad Habits Directly
Getting Enough Sleep
Being well rested is a key component of living a happy life. The amount of sleep you need varies from person-to-person, but most of us need a good 8 hours a night to be as rested (and happy) as we can be.
- How to Sleep Early:10 Ways to Get to Bed Before Midnight
- How to Get a Good Nights Sleep
- Sleep Habits of the Rich and Famous
Self Image and Self Trust
Your view of yourself is essential to happiness. If you want to increase your happiness you need to build your self confidence and self image. This will always reflect upon your happiness.
Live in the Now
Engaging in what you do in life is an important factor for success
An Attitude of Gratitude
Grateful people have a positive outlook on life and enjoy the things that they have not worrying about the things that they lack.
Resilience and the Ability to Bounce Back
A baseline of contentment is important to maintaining happiness. We all have our ups and downs, but being able to bounce back from it and not let the bad things keep you down is important to maintaining happiness.
People who spend all their time on the television and internet often have a lower baseline happiness. Unplugging and getting outside can do a lot to increase happiness and contentment.
Smiling is a manifestation of your internal happiness. Feeling good on the inside and sharing this with the world can do wonders for taking your happiness and sharing it with the world, paying it forward.
MORE Posts about Finding General Happiness:
- 19 Best Books on Happiness & Life Contentment
- 35 Songs About Finding Happiness and Joy in Life
- 31 Habits of Happy People – Backed by Science & Psychology
- Happiness Quotes: 81 Quotes About Happiness and Finding Joy in Life