With everyone ‘living their best life’ on social media, it can be easy to be caught up in this illusion of happiness on the outside. To be truly happy with your lifestyle, you may have to delve into deeper areas to find your inner peace. Take a look at some of the thing you can do to lead a happier lifestyle.
Try new things regularly
Challenging yourself and learning new skills will strengthen your knowledge and understanding of different subjects and experiences. There will be things that you find harder than others to achieve, but this ability to demonstrate your willingness to learn helps to build your strength and resilience. You can’t be good at everything. But you can give it your best shot, and learning from both successes and failures is key to moving forward. Sometimes you might face criticism or negative vibes when you try to tackle something new. But pushing past this will ensure you get the most of an experience without the negative attitudes of others getting in the way.
Building resilience in this area can take time, as often the most influential and convincing voice is the one in your head, telling you not to do it. Being realistic about your abilities and then evaluating how you will achieve the goals will ensure that you can give it your best shot every time. It’s not to say that you shouldn’t just completely ignore the comments or feedback from people, especially if they have tried to tackle the same obstacles as you. But everyone’s journey is different and can have very different outcomes. So taking their thoughts on board and making your own judgments can help build this reliance and constructive line of thinking when taking on new challenges.
Rid toxicity from your life
We are surrounded by toxic influences every day. But if that toxicity is affecting you closer to home, then you may have to make some difficult decisions. Cordell & Cordell explain that many things can breakdown relationships, but there are always people on hand to help out with the broader issues. Removing toxic relationships from your life can help to improve your outlook and overall wellbeing. So you can start to pave the way for a happier future (even though it might not seem like it in the short term!).
Take care of your wellbeing
If you are feeling tired and stressed, this can make you feel demotivated in everyday life. This feeling can also lead to not paying attention to your mental and physical wellbeing that helps to build this resilience. It’s often underestimated how much caring for your body and mind has on how you handle certain situations. And it could be the difference in whether you lose your cool or pull it together. By taking care of yourself, you are actively looking after your natural resilience and building upon it in a positive way.
Making time for the things that you like to do and focusing on areas that you are good at can help to strengthen this positive outlook and bring back your motivation. By having a more positive outlook and focusing on your health and wellbeing, it can assist in tackling problems head-on before they take control of your life. Feeding your mind with positive thoughts and focusing on a brighter future is also a great way to face the challenges that lie ahead.
Newly middle-aged wife of 1, Mom of 3, Grandma of 2. A professional blogger who has lived in 3 places since losing her home to a house fire in October 2018 with her husband. Becky appreciates being self-employed which has allowed her to work from 'anywhere'. Life is better when you can laugh. As you can tell by her Facebook page where she keeps the humor memes going daily. Becky looks forward to the upcoming new year. It will be fun to see what 2020 holds.