Did you know that at Harvard, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, the most popular and successful course teaches you how to learn to be happy?
The positive Psychology class taught by 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 with more joy. This 35-year old teacher, considered by some to be *the happiness guru* highlights in his class 14 key tips for improving the quality of our personal status and contribute to a positive life.
Thank GOD for giving you life and all those attributes that come with it. GOD does not want humans that don’t appreciate, when you appreciate what have your more likely to treasure it, Remember Health is wealth.
Tip 1. Thank God for everything you have; Write down 10 things you have in your Life that give you happiness and please don’t include bills. Focus on good things.
Tip 2. Practice physical activity Experts say exercising helps improve mood. 30 minutes of exercise is the best antidote against sadness and stress.
Tip 3. Break fast ; some people miss breakfast for lack of time or not to get fat. Studies show that breakfast gives you energy, helps you think and perform your activities successfully.
Tip 4. Be Assertive ; Ask what you want and say what you think. Being assertive helps improve your self-esteem. Being left and remaining silent creates sadness.
Tip 5. spend your money on experience ; A study found that 75% of people felt happier when they invested their money in travel, courses and classes, While only the rest said they felt happier when buying things.
Tip 6. Face your challenges; studies show that the more you postpone something the more anxiety and tension you generate. Write short weekly lists of tasks and complete them.
Tip 7. Put every where nice memories, uses nice sweet names to your loved ones like sweet pie. Avoid big names like Big mama;Fill your fridge ,your computer,your desk,your room, Your life of beautiful memories. I usually try lightening my house with candles and it almost transforms my whole day into some sort of submission.
Tip 8. Always greet and be nice to other people; More than 100 inquires state that just smiling changes the mood.
Tip 9. What you eat has an impact on your mood; Do not skip meals, eat lightly every 3 to 4 hours and keep glucose levels stable-Avoid excess white flour and sugar-Eat everything Healthy- organic if you can afford it.
Happiness is like a remote control, we lose it every time, we go crazy looking for it and many times without knowing it, we are sitting on top of it