Top 10 tips to happiness

Are you searching for happiness?

 Why not have a look at these suggestions which are based on science. Remember happiness is just around the corner, but sometimes we have to chose which corner we look round!
1. Exercise more – 7 minutes can be enough.
2. Sleep more – you’ll be less sensitive to negative emotions
3. Move closer to work – a short commute is worth more than a big house-and you’ll save money.
4. Spend time with friends and family -time is precious use it wisely.
5. Go outside – happiness is boosted at 13.9°C
Go outside

Go outside


6. Help others – 100 hours a year is the magical number- so lend a helping hand.
7. Practice smiling – it can reduce pain.

8. Plan a trip – but don’t take one- looking forward is the best bit.
Plan a trip it doesn't have to be fancy.

Plan a trip it doesn’t have to be fancy


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. Meditate – rewire your brain for happiness
10. Practice gratitude – increase both happiness and life satisfaction-focus on what you have rather than what you have not.

Top 6 ways to change how you feel

Sounds tough! Here are a few simple ways.

1 Listen to your favourite music. Research supports this.
2 Just do it. Get on with whatever it is that you’ve been putting off.
just do it

just do it

3 Spend time with a friend. A problem shared is a problem halved.
4 Get some exercise. Even light exercise releases those feel good endorphins.
5 Be in the moment. When was the last time you looked at the sky and admired its natural beauty. Take time to notice what’s around you.
6 Focus on what you have rather than what you have not.
Enjoy the changes which unfold.