Happiness is a choice that you have to make every day. While it may feel difficult to do on your own, it is easier than you think. Here are 5 steps to help you get on track to a happier you:
1. Be nice to yourself
You know that voice inside your head? You have total control over it. When it starts talking to you in a negative manner, shut it down. Remind yourself just how awesome you are, and start treating yourself like you deserve to be treated.
2. Set a sleep schedule and stick to it
Going to sleep and waking up at the same can do so much to improve your mood. Having a solid amount of sleep is key, and having a steady bedtime and wake up call will make it easier for your body to create a rhythm.
3. Eat right and stay active
You’ve heard it before, but eating right and exercising boosts endorphins. You don’t have to revolve your life around having a fit lifestyle, but it’s definitely important to incorporate healthy habits into your routine.
4. Do what you love
If there’s something that makes you happy and feeds your soul, go do it! Find a way to make it work, whatever that may be. Like Shia said, “don’t let your dreams be dreams!”
5. Surround yourself with positive
You are who you hang out with, so make sure your inner circle is full of people you admire. Surround yourself with positivity, and it is bound to rub off on you!
Incorporate these 5 steps into your life and you will be well on your way to a happier you!
This topic of the week was written by Danielle Adinolfi, MFT