Be happy with what you have

Most people wish they could change places with fortunate others who have a lot of money and worldly possessions. Those who have money may be good at hiding their real emotions but may not be happier as compared to others around them since money cannot make you happy. Desires never really end and keep us occupied all the time. Let us have a look at a few important points that contribute the most.

The trap of worry and anxiety

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When you are worried, you find it hard to relax as you always have one or the other thing going round and round in your head. Those who are constantly worried may have stomachache, anxiety attacks and chronic illness that take away their peace of mind. Psychologists believe that people worry as they think it could keep them from facing troubles in real life. The truth however is that thinking about the harmful effects does the equal harm. Many people who let their habit of constant worry describe them get into this trap easily.

Misconceptions are toxic for your thoughts

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People often believe what they see without logically analyzing their options. Those who believe that rich people are happy must understand the fact that your values, meaningful relationships and loved ones make you rich and happy. Some people believe that happy people never comprise in life and they always get what they want which is not true at all. Compromises turn you into a better person since you learn to value what you have. Worldly possessions can never make you happy since happiness stems from within you. Contrary to what most people think, happiness is for all those who wish to be happy. You do not have to be hard on yourself in the process of achieving your goals since you are at your best and perform better, when you enjoy yourself.

Develop healthy behavior patterns

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You are no less than anybody else since you possesses the same qualities. You must have full faith in your abilities and develop a can do attitude. You are above everything else. It is good to help others but not at the cost of your happiness. Learn to say no when you have your own priorities. The habit to pleasing others can take away your happiness. Do not compare yourself with others, as you are a unique individual with different needs and requirements.

Let go of the need to have a perfect life

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The moment you understand that there is actually nothing that is perfect in the whole world you find it easy to cheer yourself up. It good to dream big but do not keep your expectations too high since it instigates negativity. Move on from your past mistakes since life has beautiful surprises for you. You only need to prove yourself worthy by making consistent efforts and keeping yourself up spirit.

Strengthen your thoughts to create happiness

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It is not necessary to have more to be happy as those who have a lot have a lot actually have their share of troubles too. That actually balances things up. Universe does not give you what you wish for but offer what you need the most. Have faith in ways of universe. Do not forgive to appreciate what you have in a desire to have more. What you have is much more valuable than what you do not have, look at the positive aspects of your life and learn to live in the moment.

Be thankful for what you have since what you have is enough to keep you happy all your life. You must acknowledge the fact that a simple life that has many valuable relationships makes you successful and happy rather than having a big pile of money.

Dr Prem Jagyasi (c)

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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