In collaboration with Fresh toast
These hacks of life won’t make you happy instantly, but they will make your days a little brighter and easier. And couldn’t we all use it?
Happiness has no life problems, but there are ways to find small moments of joy in your daily life.
Activities like exercising and meditating are effective in making your life fuller, but for benefits, they need to be included in your habits and routines; they are not quick tricks. Fortunately, there are some things you can do that can make you feel a little better and create room for self-care while taking only a few minutes a day.
Here are 5 hackers to make you happier:
Listen to a happy song
It sounds silly, but music has a big effect on the way we feel; just think of the difference a good soundtrack makes when it comes to doing a workout. A happy song that you like or that simply makes you feel like dancing is an easy way to lift your mood when you need it most, reduce stress, and increase your energy levels.
Think of someone you love
Thinking about people you love or trust creates oxytocin in the brain. This hormone, also known as the love hormone, is a chemical that creates happy feelings. When you think about this person, text him or call him, you will let go of this hormone and you will have the feeling that no matter how stressed you are, there is someone dodging you.
Tackle your most difficult task first
Eliminating the hardest task is the easiest way to feel lighter, opening up to free time, and getting some annoying stress. Leaving aside this important task will make you feel accomplished. It will also make all your remaining tasks less difficult and difficult.
Be kind to someone
Being kind to someone, whether it means a smile on the street or a good comment with a stranger or a waiter, will increase your happiness. It doesn’t matter what the act is, as long as you do it on purpose.
Spending time outdoors is an easy way to make yourself feel happier and more creative. A study of the United Kingdom found that people who moved to greener areas had improvements in their mental health. The benefits lasted for long periods of time, with effects up to three years after the subject’s initial relocation to their new green neighborhoods.
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