Wondering how to be happy?


Well, look no further. These 8 Get Happy Now Tips will help you get happy now.

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

At Home Or Out And About


There is a tip that you can apply in a variety of situations.

 

Tip #1: Dance To A Positive Song


There is something about putting on some great music and dancing around the house, or even going out to dance, that will shoot your happy meter through the roof. Plus, it's great exercise and we all know that exercise reduces stress and acts like an antidepressants on the brain. The reason why it's important to dance to a positive song is because what you listen to impacts your thoughts and feelings. What goes in is going to come out.

Tip #2: Change Your Environment


Go outside, clean up, or redecorate. Changing your environment helps you get a fresh perspective. Try taking a walk to get some fresh air and sun. You could even go walk around your favorite store or any store, just so you can get a change of scenery.

“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
― Abraham Lincoln

Tip #3: Take A Shower or Bath


There is something about taking a hot shower or bath that leaves me refreshed. When I add a fresh shampoo and condition then I'm ready to take on the world again. Be careful not to make the water to hot, especially if your pregnant, since it can have negative effects.

Tip #4: Read A Book

Reading books not only help you take your mind off of whatever is bothering you, but it also helps your personal growth and development. The Geography of Bliss is a great book to check out.

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”
― Dalai Lama XIV

Tip #5: Spend Time With Someone You Enjoy (And Someone Who Enjoys You)


There are certain people that I can talk to without getting tired. It's something about talking to these people that energizes me. Especially when I talk to someone I can laugh and be silly with. By the time I get off the phone I'm happy and ready to take on the next adventure. Sometimes just being around someone can change your mood. Even, people watching can lift your spirits.

Tip #6: Get Creative


Getting creative doesn't mean you have to be an artistic genius. We all can create. There is something about expressing yourself creatively and allowing your creative juices to flow that will energize you. You can draw, paint, color, take pictures, crochet, or write a book. Even going to a play or watching a performing arts group, like Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, can get your creative juices flowing. Remember you don't have to go out to enjoy performing arts, YouTube and other video sites have plenty of options to choose from. There is no limit to the ways that you can express yourself through positive creation.

 

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

Tip #7: Create An Action Plan or A Vision Board


Sometimes we can we can get that not so happy feeling because we feel stuck. Well, there is nothing that will help you get unstuck better than a well thought out plan. Even though life doesn't always go according to plan it helps to have a written or visual plan to keep you on track when you start to go in the opposite direction. Plus, creating a vision board or album will not only help you develop a plan but it will help you get your creative juices flowing.

Tip #8: Choose To Be Happy


That's right, just choose to be happy. Have you ever tried to cheer someone up and no matter what you said they had a negative comeback? The truth is sometimes people choose to be unhappy. So, if you want to be happy just choose to be. Recently I was watching an Anthony Robbins video. In the video Tony Robbins is speaking at one of his events and he is speaking to a young woman who is dealing with being unhappy. Well, Tony does what only Tony can do and by the end of their talk she is happy. Anthony Robbins visits the lady and her new husband a year or so later and her life has taken a 180˚. All of this happened just because she chose to be happy.

 

Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today.
I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet.
I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.

- Groucho Marx


 

How do you get happy? I want to hear from you. Let me know in the comments below.

Thanks for sharing.

 

To Your True Happiness

~ Dorothy Whitfield

The Sane Mom

Views: 6

Tags: be, can, get, happiness, happy, how, i, to

Comment

You need to be a member of Bloggy Moms to add comments!

Join Bloggy Moms

Comment by TheSaneMom.com on February 22, 2013 at 9:31pm

Hey Shari

Since I can't send you a pm until you accept my friend request, I'll just leave the info here...

Here are some great free marriage resources

Marriage Resource #1

Marriage Resource #2

There is audio and pdfs to go along with it.

Comment by TheSaneMom.com on February 22, 2013 at 9:26pm

Hey Shari. Thanks for the comment. I completely understand ;-)

When it comes to your spouse, it helps to get to the point that regardless of what they do and if they never change, I choose to be happy. Since I made a commitment til death, then I'm either gonna go ahead and be happy or allow this other person to drown me. I choose to be happy.

We took a marriage class and the saying was "My spouse is not my problem." It doesn't always feel that way, but it's true.

I'm going to send you a private msg...



 







 

 

Redbox

It's Not Wine, It's Mommy Juice

Organized Island

Grace for Moms

WAHM - Passion for Health, Fitness & Success!

Tiffani Goff at Home

Running In Pearls

Chaton's World: A Quest for Balance in Stilettos

Broward Saves- Freebies, Coupons, Deals & More!

Mama's High Strung

Latest Girls - Makeup & Beauty Tips

Katherines Corner - Recipes

Our Stories God's Glory

Branding, Blogging, & Building Your Business Online

Ronda Writes - Humorous Opinions!

Mommy Hiker

Books R Us- A Great Place for Reviews

Pattern Making

Terri's Little Haven (Product Reviews)

Kleinworth & Co

Life O'Kay- Where life is always O'KAY!

Tales From the Motherland

Figuring Out How the Pieces Fit

Moms of Purpose

Robot Mommy

POSH on a Budget

Spa Travel Gal

A Little Claire-ification

The Harried Mom

Little Things, Big Difference

Communicating.Across.Boundaries

Rabbit And The Fox

Beauty with Mary

Whole Soul Jewelry

The Jenny Evolution. Keep Evolving

The Honey Pie Dialogues

Not My Year Off

It's a Journey: Marketing for Your Home Business!

Boogies N Boo-Boos

Master the Art of Saving- Earn, Save, Spend

The Bizy Mommy | Managing Home & Biz

Be Inspired. Stay Motivated.

Hip-Baby Mama

Tamar Barbash - Mother, Blogger, Social Worker

Scrink, Bring Me Up

Random Babblings

Our Life & Love Story

i SabrinaEspinal

Grandparenting Tips, Articles and Giveaways

Rude Mom Blog

Mama Untangled

Marriage with a Baby Carriage

Blog Based Moms

Mommyjuiced - Wine Makes Me a Better Mom

Wester New Yorker

Mom Behind a Blog

Once Upon a Giggle

Cherry Blossom Love

Missional Women

Girliemom

Saving with Charlotte

Journey of the Bees "Believe in the Impossible"

Amazing Grace and a Safe Haven

Scattered Venus

Mom to Bed by 8

The Two Bite Club

A Real Mother

Suburban Stereotype

Sticky Floors, Happy Kids

Gone Green Mama

Moms with a Blog

Hapa Mom - A journey to a simple, happy life

Another Cent Saved Saves you $$

The Pet Blog Lady

Organized Island

BirthTouch Coaching

Saving with Sara

Blushing Bee By Me

Domestic Executive Online

Mother & Fitness

The Nerdy Nurse

DANCIN' MOMa!!

Artistic Bent

Mom's Lifesavers

My Life on a Platter

Mrscpkc – Personal Memoir and Lifestyle Blog

Mommy Loves Martinis

Blog At Home Mom

Aspiring Super Woman

Inspired Passions

~Girlfriends Are Like Shoes ~

MamaMouse-Disney World Site for Moms

WDW Dreamin'

The Sticky Mom

Preschool Activities and Parenting by MomTrusted

TOT Runway

Yum! recipes 4 NJ #Sandy relief

FREE Homeschooling Tips and Resources

Gladiator in Heels

LeaderMom

CT Mommy Blog

Toronto Mama

One Income Life

InnArtvation Studio

Minimees x 4

When Tara Met Blog

You surround me with songs of deliverance

Yay Baby!

Melissa's Southern Style Kitchen

2 Girls and a Crazy Dog

The Small Things

The Simplified Family

Simply Anchored - Life Lived Simply

Here is What I Think...

Parenting with Parents

Expat Aussie Mama in Croatia

The Sisterhood of Spiritual Single Moms

Glori Online- Blessed with Pink & Blue

Jacquelynne Steves: The Art of Home

Too MOD Mama

Buckiddo

I eat pop tarts

Redefining Mom- A Working Mom's Blog

Jaime Loves Stuff

The Wellness Journey

Laura Kelly Designs

Spa Travel Gal Ava

Two Lines to Rule Them All

Mommy Needs A Break

Snappy Momma

JenniLeeG

Dancing on the Edge of Sanity

Lil' Face's Mom Has a Blog

Ancestreats - Share Recipes & Foodoirs

Sweet Leigh Mama

A Mom's Point of View

Everyone Needs Mom

Faith and Family Reviews

Sandy Toes Creations

Fashionista Momma

The Wellness Journey

Living in Mommywood

Familial Ramblings

Sincerely, Mindy

Pandora's Craft Box

Gazing In - Life, Family & Food

Bella Vida by Letty

Organized Island

Our Brown-Eyed Girl

A Mix of 6

3 Stages Of Girl

Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Flour On My Face

A Mommy and Her Two Sweet Boys with Autism

Confessions of a Wrap Mom

Picking Up the Pennies

Lovely Little You

Celebrate Woman Today

The Homesteading Hippy

Fine Art Mom

The Bluebird Patch

Central Coast Couponista

This Mommy Cooks Dinner

Susan K Mann

Baby Doodah!

Comatised

Mama(s) Around the House

A Fletchers Diary

Single Mom Debt Solutions Blog

SAHM I am. Cocktail I want

Weaning My Family From Processed Foods

Chicken Scratch

Little Purple Room

Busy Mom Monologues

Six Pack Mommy

Julie Valerie's Book Blog

The Momista Diaries

Homeschool Inspiration

Virtuosa Diaries Uugh...

Bella Home Goods

Rebecca Rose Blog

Learn Create Launch

In The Know with Jo

Nature Inspired Ideas For Your Home

A beautiful mess

Digi Mama's

Allyson's Wonderland

Wiregrass Parenting

Carries Kiddie Closet

Katherines Corner

Gluten Free Jersey Girl

Honey's Life

Barbara's Blog

My Couponing Life

ButeauFull Chaos

BonBon Rose Girls

Stories from a mother of boys

Auntiemuse

Mainorville Pop. 3

Mama Knows Nest

San Diego Mom of 2

Single Mom Debt Solutions Blog

Do It All Moms Blog

SexyMoxieMama - Fitness, Fun, Family

Intentional parenting for the next gen

Sassy Dove | Makeup Reviews & How-Tos

Smellyann's Blahg

A Perfect Extra Chromosome

A Mom In Vegas

Read.Bake.Run.Repeat.

Walk Memory Lane

Mama's High Strung

It's Organised: gift-giving inspiration

Find out how to win A Game Of Diapers

Momma Roars

You're Gonna Get Poned, Dad

3 Bros Flying Circus

Grace & Josie

Fitness Mom Wine Country

Heartbeats Soul Stains

Home my Heaven

Sensitive and Extraordinary Kids

Manicures & Extra Sprinkles... Please!

A Journey in Mindful Mothering

Beautyologie

Fabulous Perks

DIY Swank

The Jess Elaine

Starting Over as Ms - A Journey

Mommy's Bundle

The Mom Life

The Rollercoasters in Life

Black Mothering

Game of Diapers

Home Biz Mom

Slightly Hippie Housewife of Suburbia

Wedding Rings to Teething Rings

Comeback Momma

My StylePad - Declutter, Style, Design!

Corner of Park and France

My Sweet Homeschool

The Land of Sweet

Three Busy Bees

Barb Best | I Feel Your Pain

The Parenting Experience

Together We Roam

Immigrant Mommy

Titanimom

The GIT Mom Blog

Seeing the Lighter Side of Parenting

Leapfrog and Lipgloss

Inspiring Women

Times Squared

Kathryn Dahlstrom

Like a Bump on a Blog

Homeketeers

Tell It Once And For Autism

Ravishing in Plaid

- Get your blog listed here -

© 2014   Created by Tiffany Noth.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service

Back to Top Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...