Do you ever think about how happiness affects your life? Happiness isn’t only being around people, isn’t about feeling energetic, joyful, and satisfied whether when you are alone or with friends. Some days we feel sad, unable to show happiness or joy. But It isn’t always a one-day process. It takes time. You should never feel stressed or pressured to act happy when you need time to grief or heal. Happiness feels different for everyone: some people could lay on a couch, watching a movie and feel utterly happy, others attend parties and hang out with friends.

no matter what happiness means to you, it will always have a huge impact, mentally or physically. It is important to understand and spread it.

Happiness depends mostly on your mental health. If you are struggling with depression, anxiety, or any disorders I prefer you to see a therapist. If not, here are some habits that will increase the feeling of joy but before anything our bodies and feelings are connected. If you treated your body poorly it will affect your feelings or mood swings.

1.) Exercising, eating, sleeping is a must. Your body needs energy and enough power to sustain.

Exercise is one of the best ways that reduce stress, anxiety and helps decrease depression will also give you a boost of happiness and energy.

2.) Add vegetables to your food. Spinach, avocado, banana, and Asparagus. Not only They contain vitamins that are important to our body but also, they help increase happiness hormones in our body.

3.) getting the right amount of sleep is necessary to a healthy body, and an emotional state. Set a sleeping routine to follow even on weekends. Most people need between 7 to 8 hours of sleep per day.

In addition to that, there are some habits we should include in our daily life.

 Such as smiling, complimenting others, keeping a journal also helps you understand your emotions more, reflects on past feelings and experiences.

 Create positive memories with friends and family, so you look back on them when you feel sad. Spend less time on your phone and see friends.

 Stay around nature. Being in nature reduces stress, anger, and comforts you and calms you down. You can also meditate or do yoga

Those are some tips that will help you be more positive and happier in your life. But it doesn’t mean you are going to be happy straight means it will fasten the process. You will need time to get over it and move on from your sad feelings don’t rush the process. Be happy and remember every day is a gift and a blessing. And take advantage of it!

Written by: Mariem Mohamed

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