Posted by on February 17, 2017

There is constant pressure out there in the world today to be rich, be famous and to be successful. And amongst all this pressure to be a part of those who are considered to be happy, there is an increase in self-hate and a feeling of unworthiness.

The good news is contrary to this popular belief, being happy does not solely lie on how rich or successful you are. It depends on how much you are actually living your life and how you are making the most out of it. More good news! You have the same likelihood of being just as happy and making the most out of life as the next person you meet; regardless of religion, race and cultural background.

Here are a few ways you can make sure that you make the most out of every day.

Be creative

Then number one rule of ending up happy is to work on your creativity. We are all born with a creative streak within us; but it is up to us just how far we improve it an let it grow. Through tapping into this aforementioned streak of creativity you can unleash a whole new world of possibilities. You will think out of the box and see things differently. This trait will set you apart from all the others in your home, school or workplace and set you not only on the road to happiness but also on the road to greatness!

Remember that you are not inferior to anyone else

Knowing your place in this world and in society will help you to look at things differently. Remember “no one can make you feel inferior without your consent –    Eleanor Roosevelt”

Learn that you are just as important as the next person and keep in mind that immaterial of where you started out, you can still achieve great things in life, should you put your mind to it.

Slow down

Take a breath. Enjoy the warm breeze on a sunny day! Appreciate the smiles and laughter on the faces of your children. As much as our careers are important, so are our family and our loved ones who wait patiently for our attention.

Learn to savour every moment

Do more think less

A lot of the time we spend thinking of the entire thing we could do if we had the time. You do have time! It’s right now! Go on that trip! Write that book! Don’t wait for the perfect person or the perfect moment. Now is the time to get up and experience everything that this life has to offer.

And in all this, you will find what true happiness is.

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