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10 Ways to Make Yourself Feel Happier Every Day ...

By Kati

When was the last time you felt happy? Most people make the mistake of thinking life has to make them happy and when it doesn’t go their way or nothing happens to cheer them up, they wonder why they feel so flat. There are things you can do to keep yourself happy, though. Here’s my list of the top ten ways to make yourself feel happier every day.

1 Be Healthy

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Being healthy will ensure you release the right amount of endorphins to make yourself feel good. Make sure you are eating right and take the dog for a run. You’ll feel much better when you're done!

2 Stop Worrying

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Worrying won’t get you anywhere and will just make you unhappy and cause stress. Either do something to fix the problem or forget about it! Some things are out of your hands, and accepting that will make you much happier.

3 Compliment Others

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Have you seen a woman with lovelyshiny hair, or a girl in a gorgeous coat? Tell them how great they look. You’ll make them feel great, and in turn you’ll feel great too. Make sure you mean it though!

4 Sing

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Put your favourite songs on loud and sing along. Singing causes the brain to release chemicals which will make you feel happy, and you’ll have burnt calories and had fun too! Make time for this every day.

5 Get a Pet

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Petting an animal is supposed to make you feel good and having someone around to talk too and make sure you aren’t lonely is good too. Walking a dog is a good way to keep fit, too! It’s a win win situation.

6 Enjoy the Present

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You can’t change the past so let it go and forget the bad times. It’s time to focus on the good times! Give yourself a few minutes every day to let go and you’ll feel much happier.

7 Be Assertive

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Learn to say no to things you don’t want to do. You don’t need a real reason, just make something up. You’ll be much happier if you aren’t doing a million and one things you don’t want to do. Definitely alesson for lifethat I try my best to follow.

8 Take Photos!

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Take photographs of everything. Happy and cute pictures cause our brains to remember the times, and feel the same happiness so this usually works even when all else fails! Try to keep your photographs well organized in an album.

9 Buy Yourself a Present

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Buy yourself some chocolates or flowers just because you are great. This is sure to cheer you up. While you are at it, buy some for somebody else and make their day too!

10 Watch a Funny Video

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If everything else failed, check out this video! antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov

It never fails to make me laugh, and feel a bit better about the day.

Feeling happy is just a matter of doing things that you enjoy. These simple tips should ensure you feel happy every day, and make you feel fantastic! Have you got a tip for feeling happy every day, or a funny video? Please share it with me!

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