We’ve come to believe that happiness comes from things or events like a higher salary, or more vacation time, or a better love life. All of which IS true. But in reality, massive boosts in happiness don’t just come attaining goals like these. Happiness, mostly, comes from within.
Studies show that a simple exercise that you can do in just 90 seconds to radically boost your happiness levels today. It’s got to do with GRATITUDE.
“Gratitude has the strongest link with mental well-being than any other character trait. Gratitude increases spiritualism, makes us self-centered, increases self-esteem, improves your sleep, increases your energy levels.”
Furthermore, various studies by scientist including Martin Seligman showed that Gratitude seems to impact our lives in powerful ways. People who practice this exercise report:
- more energy
- higher emotional intelligence
- more forgiving attitudes
- less depression
- less anxiousness
- more feelings of being socially connected
- better sleep
- fewer headaches
Step 1 First thing in the morning – Sit down relax and think of 5 things I am grateful for in my personal life in the last 24 hours. Write them down if you can. Keep a note book next to your bed and consider doing this before your get out of bed.
Step 2 Five things I am grateful for in my professional life.
Step 3 Five things your grateful for yourself. Love yourself your are amazing list how awesome you are, REALLY.