IMG_6048Every day is an opportunity to change the tone of your attitude and the direction of your life.  An overall sense of happiness starts with feeling more gratitude for the things you have… not feeling unfulfilled by the things you don’t.

We’re taught that to be happy, we must be constantly working harder and longer to have the “things” we want.  Fulfillment and inner peace doesn’t come from possessions.  Ask any lottery winner or millionaire.

True happiness comes from having gratitude for the things you have, and appreciating the small things in life that always get overlooked.  Want to feel happier every day?  Want to experience more peace?  Start with gratitude.


  1. Write 3 things daily – Take 5 minutes at the beginning of every day and write down at least 3 things you are grateful for.  It can be anything from a cup of coffee, to the weather.  This is one of the BEST ways to start your day!  It creates a wave of gratitude for the rest of your day.
  2. Create a screensaver on your phone – The average american looks at their phone 50+ times a day, so use this to your benefit! Put a screensaver on your phone that has a powerful positive impact on you.  It can be anything from a photo to an inspirational quote.  .
  3. Make time for daily activity – If you have the ability to be active, please make time every day to get your heart rate up! Be grateful for the option! Even if it’s a 10 minute walk… just do something!  Being physically active also produces good feeling hormones!
  4. Engage in personal development – Whether it’s reading a book, listening to a book on tape or a podcast, make time daily to engage in personal development.  One of my favorite things to do is to listen to a podcast while I  get ready in the morning!

Be a good human and make time everyday to better yourself.  Be grateful for the amazing blessings you currently have!  What are 3 things you are grateful for today?

4 Replies to “How to be happy”

  1. I am so glad you wrote about this topic! You did such an important thing well! The picture is absolutely ADORABLE!!! Keep up the amazing writing. 👍🏻🌺


      1. You sure are welcome! I do know how you feel, in a way, as when people comment encouragement- my day is sunny! 🙂 I will continue to visit your blog, loving it!


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