“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”
How many times have you played a scene in your mind and thought of various permutations and combinations that could have made the ending a better one? Or maybe sit wondering why a particular incident affected you. Human mind has the tendency to recollect and reflect on things, incidents and events.
Have you ever come across a person filled with happiness and wondered how they manage to be that way? It is all a mind-set. To be happy, you have to focus on things that make you happy. Happy people do a lot of things. They are thankful for what they have, they express gratitude, are always in positive thoughts and practising kindness. It isn’t too hard to feel positive and fill your life with love.
We’ve listed 5 things that happy people don’t do! Make these a part of your life and you’ll be amazed at how positive your life will be!
Ever been the sort who complains and cribs about everything? Happy people don’t do that. They are optimistic who would focus on the getting the best and more out of life. Stop complaining and instead be happy about the things you have in life. Focus on the good and not the bad.
Hold on to resentments
Yes, people do that. The memory of an incident that occurred 10 years ago is more than enough to trigger the unpleasant memories. Happy people do not hold on to grudges and resentments. They find it easy to forgive, forget and move on. make a choice and let today be the day you stop being haunted by the ghosts from your past. Focus on the happiness in your life and let go of the bad memories. You’ve already started to live a happy life!
When was the last time you felt disappointed because things did not go the way you expected it to? In most cases, people who have unrealistic expectations are the ones who are disappointed most often. Try and get into a situation with an open mind and you’ll be amazed at the options that are given to you.
Be a part of the crowd
It’s easy to follow the crowd, because that is a safe path to tread on. Isn’t it? But that also reflects on your esteem and self-confidence. When you are confident about yourself, your thoughts and your abilities, you are confident about the decisions you take. It makes you “different”from the crowd and your actions make you happy.
Take things to heart
Its easy to give a feedback, but is it equally easy to receive a feedback too? Do you sit and analyze the situation or the comments and wonder what made the person talk about you that way? Try this, the next time someone offers a feedback to you; listen completely. Avoid selective hearing! Think of how much more you could achieve with a new perspective, one seen only through your eyes.
Being happy is a state of mind and it is your choice and how your perceive things that can make you be positive and happy about things in life or be sad. What is the choice that you are making today?
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