The secret of happiness is creating a perfect balance in life. This does not mean that you control your emotions or hide them. It means that you do not get overwhelmed when you find happy moments, and do not develop a negative outlook when you go through a rough phase in your life.
Love and Fear
Each day and each moment brings along an opportunity to be happy or to feel insecure. You must embrace the happiness of these moments and fear less. You can never be happy if you give more attention to the fear that comes along. Life has beautiful surprises for each individual.
Accept, do not resist
Everything happens for a reason and if you keep resisting the change, you only get disappointment. The best solution is to accept it and learn from it. Those who do not leave a single opportunity to learn from failures and hardships in life are winners. Resisting change does not serve the purpose. It only leads to frustration and disappointment.
Forgive, do not hold a grudge
When you hold a grudge against anyone, it rarely cause any harm to that person. You keep the ill feeling deep down inside you, which eventually turns you into a pessimist. Forgive those who hurt you, and forget that it ever happened. It helps you get rid of a negative feeling and you feel free to get closer to that person. It’s like starting all over again.
Set meaningful goals
Do not do something just for the sake of doing it. Try to make your life meaningful as only then you can get a feeling of completeness and fulfillment. Doing what you love gives a new direction to your life. When you live a life with a purpose, you find it easy to bring about positive changes in your life and the life of others around you.
Praise, not criticize
Psychologists believe that every time you criticize the negative behavior of a person, you only motivate him/her to do so more often. It is simply like criticizing the negative behavior patterns of your four year old, which instigates negativity. On the other hand, if you avoid the negative behavior and motivate positive aspects, you are more likely to get fruitful results.
Problems are only new challenges
Develop an attitude to see problems of your life as challenges to collect happy memories you can cherish. When you face hardships of life, you get in touch with the unknown side to your personality. It is just that the stress of facing a problem is so intense that you close your eyes to your inner strengths. Even when you fail, you add yet another experience to your list and turn into a better person, which prepares you for worse.
Practice selflessness in behavior
You get a sense of fulfillment when you bring a smile on someone’s face. Share you happiness with unfortunate people around you. Something that is not important to you may hold great importance for someone else. The mere idea of giving happiness to someone fills you with positivity that eventually works wonders for you.
Dream big to make big achievement
If your dreams lack courage and strength, you can hardly turn them into reality. Dare to dream big as only then you get motivated to achieve more in life. All the great people of the world had one thing in common: they dreamt big. People who called them dreamers once gave them a big round of applause when they set new standards of success.
Happiness, achievements, success, praise and glory come easy when you live a balanced life that brings out the best in you. You face your fears and turn your challenges into opportunities to live life with a purpose.