8 Important Steps To Live A Happier Life

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Happiness is a state of mind. If you want to be happy, you can. If you want to be unhappy, you can. It is a state of mind. You can make yourself happy by doing happy things, thinking happy thoughts, and spending time with happy people. You can also make yourself unhappy by doing the opposite.

Happiness is within you. You will find it if you change your thought. You can be if you make others happy.

If you want happiness, make people happy. Don’t search for happiness, because you will never find it. If you want it, give it to others.

Albert Einstein said, “If you want to live a happy live, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” If you tie your happiness to people, you will be disappointed. People are not perfect. They cannot meet all your needs and wants. Only your goals can make you happy.

In the words of James Altucher, “The key to happiness is to reduce expectation.” If you want to be happy, set goals that you can achieve for yourself.

If you want to live a happier life, know these eight things:

Happiness is a choice. If you want to be happy, it is possible. Only you can make yourself happy, not me, not your teacher, not your spouse, not your parent, but you. Happiness is in your mind. If you want a happier life, change your thinking. Change what you think about.

Happiness is in the art of serving others. If you want happiness, make other people happy. Make them smile. Bring out the best in them. Help them find their purposes in life. When you help others, you are helping yourself.

Happiness is not from material success. Happiness is the way to success. Success is not the way to happiness. Success is not the way to a happier life. Happiness is the way to a happier life.

Be authentic. If you want to live a happier life, you must be authentic. You must be true to yourself. Aristotle said, “To thyself be true.” Be real to yourself. Don’t deceive yourself. Don’t deceive others. Being an authentic person is the best way to really understand who you are. If you are not authentic, you will never know who you are.

Surround yourself with happy people. When you stay with positive and happy people, you will be happy. They will lift you up. They will encourage you to be better, to do great work, and to be yourself. They will accept you for who you are, not what you can do.

Do what you love. Steve Jobs said, “The only way to be successful is to do what you love.” Do things that will help you grow in life. Things that will take you to the next level in your life.

Don’t search for happiness. Albert Camus Said, “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”

Happiness comes from self-awareness. If you know yourself, if you know who you are, it will help you in dealing with other people. If you don’t know who you are, you cannot know other people. Self-awareness is the way to a successful life.

To find happiness, give it to others.

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4 Things Successful People Do That Unsuccessful People Don’t Do

Successful people know what unsuccessful people don’t know.

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In the words of Colin Powell, “There are no secrets to success. It is a result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

Success is not about material possessions. Success is about you and how you conduct yourself. How you do your daily business. What is success to you is not success to the next guy.

Success comes to those who attract it. If you attract success, if you do the right things, if you work hard, success will visit you, too.

The question here is: “Why are some people successful?”

“Why are others not so successful?” What are the secrets?

Is there any secret to success? If there is, how can we find it?

What is it that the successful people know that the rest of us are missing? What did they do that made them super successful?

Are they doing what the rest of us are doing? Or,

Are they doing something differently that the rest of us are not paying attention to?

Let us look at some of the things that successful people are doing right that the rest of us are missing.

Successful people are courageous.

Successful people are courageous people. They are scared of the unknown, but they never stop pursuing their dreams. They don’t allow fear to stop them from achieving their dreams. They know that without courage, nothing will happen. They look fear in the eye and keep going. They never stop moving.

“Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.”- Baltasar Gracian

Successful people embrace mistakes.

Successful people know that without mistakes they are not going anywhere. When you make mistakes, it shows you are learning. It shows you are progressing. It shows you are doing the right thing. Don’t be scared to make mistakes. It is part of your journey to success. Embrace it. Learn from it. Move on.

“To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.”– Plutarch, Greek Roman biographer

Successful people know what they want.

Successful people know what they want and how to get it. It is easier to succeed if you know what you want. If you know what you want to achieve in life, it is easier for you to go about achieving it. But if you don’t know, you won’t know how to get it. Know what you want, assess the situation, plan, take action, and measure your progress. If you don’t like your results, change what you are doing.

“If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.”– Seneca The Younger

Successful people trust themselves.

Successful people trust themselves, even when they don’t know what they are doing. They believe in themselves. They believe in what they are doing. Success starts with self-belief. If you want to be successful, YOU MUST BELIEVE IN YOURSELF. Self-belief gives you courage, confidence, hope, and determination to pursue your dream. You must believe in yourself if you are to succeed. If you don’t believe in yourself, no one will believe in you. No matter what you are going through, don’t make excuses, just believe in yourself, and you will be a victor.

“Trust in what you do, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go.”- Natalie Goldberg, Zen practitioner

To be successful, you must do the right thing. You must work hard and smart. You must look fear in the eye and say, “I am a winner.”

So shall it be!

Don’t Be Afraid To Be You

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Don’t be afraid to be the real you. If you are not the real you, then you are living in someone else’s body. One of your purposes in life is to be you, the real you. If you try to be who you are not, you will find it difficult to understand who you really are.

No matter what, don’t be afraid to be the real you. If you are afraid to be you, then you are afraid to be an authentic person. If you are not authentic, you are not living.

In order to be the real you, you must first understand who you are, what you want, what makes you happy, and where you are going. Pursue your dreams. Live your life. Don’t imitate anyone. You will find the real you.