Posted on 27 November 2009.
There are several ways to keep yourself happy and cheerful despite sad or unfortunate happenings in your lives. The key is to pursue ways and methods to eliminate the fear or sadness mode and give direct access to happiness.
1. Do what you love to do!
You can increase your happiness by indulging in activities that you are satisfied with or what you like the most. Happiness will be ever present if you do what you like to do so that it will never be a chore. Even if it means working for long hours, doing something that you like will enable you to be free of boredom and be satisfied with a well finished task.
2. Get Active!
You have to try to be more agile and active. Being inactive for long periods of time will you’re your minds idle and cause isolation in many cases. You must search for exciting activities, hobbies or sports to pursue. You can also do something that involves being creative such as dancing, playing an instrument or learning a language which are excellent happiness boosters.
3. Be Social!
You must develop your social contacts. Keep in touch with your friends and family. It is healthy and advisable to be in a social environment than remain lonely and isolated. You can take part in some voluntary activity or become a part of social networks or clubs where you can make some great or likeminded friends.
4. Spend time in Nature!
Being in touch with nature can lead to positive bent of mind and happiness. Nature has this quality of charging our batteries. By just taking a walk in the woods you can feel refreshed. The fresh air will not only rejuvenate you but you will start feeling blissful.
5. Try to develop an optimistic nature.