Psychologists have discovered that we all have a “happiness baseline.” We fluctuate from the baseline in periods of grief or happiness, but always reset to our original baseline. The exciting news is that this baseline can be moved up on the happiness scale, if we choose to move it. In other words, happiness is a choice.
The article outlines eight ways you can take control of your own happiness:
- Simply try
- Make happiness your #1 goal
- Linger on those little, positive moments
- Choose mindfulness
- Smile your way to happiness
- Practice gratitude
- Pursue happiness, find happiness – and success
- Let yourself be happy
Read the entire article, originally published in the Huffington Post.