10 tips to be happy
At Harvard, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, the most popular and successful course teaches you how to learn to be happier.
The Positive Psychology class taught by Tal Ben Shahar attracts 1400 students per semester and 20% of Harvard graduates take this elective course. According to Ben Shahar, the class - which focuses on happiness, self-esteem and motivation - gives students the tools to succeed and face life with more joy.
1.- PRACTICE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY:
Experts say that exercising helps improve mood. 30 minutes of exercise is the best antidote against sadness and stress.
2.- THANK YOU FOR LIFE ALL YOU HAVE:
Write on a paper 10 things you have in your life that give you happiness. Focus on the good things!.
3.- BE SURE:
Ask for what you want and say what you think. Being assertive helps improve your self-esteem. Being left and remaining silent creates sadness and hopelessness.
4.- SPEND YOUR MONEY IN EXPERIENCES:
One study found that 75% of people felt happier when they invested their money in travel, courses and classes; While only 34% said they felt happier when buying things.
5.- FACE YOUR CHALLENGES:
Studies show that the more you postpone something, the more anxiety and tension you generate. Write small weekly task lists and complete them.
6.- ALWAYS GREET AND BE KIND WITH OTHER PEOPLE:
More than a hundred inquiries state that just smiling changes the mood.
7.- TAKE CARE OF YOUR POSTURE:
Walk straight with the shoulders slightly backwards and the front view helps to maintain a good mood.
8.- LISTENING MUSIC:
It is proven that listening to music awakens you desire to sing and dance, this will brighten your life.
9.- PREEN AND FEEL ATTRACTIVE:
Be handsome! 41% of people say they feel happier when they think they look good.