Happiness – Being truly happy is an achievable state of mind. One only needs to be guided and the rest is up to the individual to put into practice. Being truly happy does not only have positive effects on the body but it also effects the condition of the mind.
What Does True Happiness Really Mean?
The Start Point – There are many scientific and natural therapy ways to achieve some level of happiness. With practice and conscious perseverance it is possible to achieve almost complete true happiness. Here are some insights as to how to make this possibility a reality.
Being a people person has the benefits of creating a happy and comfortable state of mind which in turn transcends into a happy reality. People who have various different relationships in their lives or are able to share their daily life cycles with others are often noted to be happy people. Being a caring person also creates a level of happiness in an individual. The knowledge and satisfaction gained from being able to extend a helping hand is indeed gratifying.
Doing voluntary work or simply spending time with people in need of companionship can and usually bring great mental rewards.
Exercising regularly is also associated with a high degree of happiness. When the human body is running like a well tuned engine then all is well and this is clearly shown in the individual’s demeanor and state of mind. Happy people are almost always healthy people; the state of the mind ensures this. Having a hobby or goal that is fulfilling is also another way to focus on achieving happiness. Doing something on a daily basis that is not only enjoyable but also fulfilling brings about the general feeling of happiness and joy. For some people being spiritually connected is being happy. Spiritual fulfillment help an individual to be one with both body and mind, and this is achieved then the surroundings have little or no negative impact on their lives.
Experience And Honor Your Feelings
Recognize – Feelings are like an inner compass for any individual. In the quest to understanding one’s feelings the individual is better equipped to handle whatever comes into their life’s path. Being in touch and acknowledging one’s feeling also allows for the individual to explore these feeling and thus become more aware of what brings him or her true happiness.
However one must also be aware of the follies of just following one’s feelings with the discerning intelligence of the mind. Sometimes following one’s feelings can lead to less than desired circumstances and problems, thus feelings should be check before allowing it to be the dominant factor in executing things. Here are some ways to experience and honor the individual’s feeling without the detrimental effects if can or is likely to cause.
When the mind tells the body it is feeling something, the first thing to do, is to try to identify the said feeling and categorize it accordingly. In doing so, one can then discern if this feeling, if indulged will bring positive or negative results. Once the feeling has been acknowledged then the process of understanding the reason for the feeling can begin. Only then should the feeling be indulged in or totally disregarded. Generally after an unbiased discerning exercise is done, the feeling if still strong, usually means that is it going to be fairly dominating in the individual’s life.
Exercising a certain degree of validation of the said feeling is important. All too often people tend to disregard their feelings and emotions that are linked to the feeling and this can cause grave damage is left unchecked for too long.
Therefore it may be prudent to exercise indulgence to a certain degree in a particular feeling if the outcome is found to be non destructive and instead producing wonderfully positive results.
Put Together A Daily Ritual
Altering Actions – Starting the day on a positive note usually means the entire day will unfold in a positive way too. The positive mind set at the onset of a day plays a huge role in how the individual’s day will unfold and how the individual will cope with the events of the day.
Most people indulge in a daily ritual before embarking on the day ahead. Some of these rituals may include the mind; some may focus on the body, while others would wisely focus on both the body and mind. Those who are more spiritually in tuned would start the day by addressing this aspect of their life. Preparing the body and mind to reach and remain in a certain spiritual mind set allows the individual the luxury of facing the day with a strong spiritual conviction.
This will then provide the necessary strength and wisdom to work with all the challenges and possible circumstances that are like to unfold during the course of the day. Others may opt to energize their coming daily activities and schedules with a good physical workout. Exercising regularly and ideally at the beginning of the day allows the body to recharge and revitalize after a good night’s rest.
Eating a hearty and healthy meal at the beginning of the day is always advisable. Most medical professional insist that this ritual be practiced without deviation as the first meal is very important in providing the energy for the rest of the day.
Other daily rituals may include having a set routine that is comfortable and less like to cause stress. Planning the day to ensure a smooth flow of activities is always better than running around aimlessly trying to get as many things done as possible. This is a good way to stay motivated as each thing scheduled for the day gets done quickly and effectively.
Find Out Your Passions And Them Do That
What Do You Love – Working of something that one is passionate about gives the mind and body that extra boost needed to get the task done well and with a feeling of complete satisfaction.
Discovering the single most important thing at the moment in an individual’s life and then working on it to bring it to fruitfulness will require a certain amount of passion to make it a success. But in doing so there is a certain amount of new vitality both in mind and in spirit that bring out the energy and zest required to see the endeavor through.
Keeping as focused as possible is another way to find out what drives an individual. When there are fewer distractions around in the individual’s life, the ability to search with a focused mind what the individual is passionate about can be very beneficial.
This focused finding will also increase the chances of the individual embarking on the findings quickly and efficiently because of the level of passion involved.
If the task or endeavor proves to be a difficult one to undertake then the level of passion for the said activity will be what carries the individual to work on it until successful completion is achieved. Being passionate and staying passionate is the deciding factor on the merits of working on the project until completion, therefore this element is a very important ingredient in the make up of success.
Trying many different things may also be one way of actually discovering what the individual is likely to be most passionate about. However the danger here is that in trying too many different things the individual may end up doing nothing to completion at all. Therefore here again the element of passion plays a huge role in defining what is most enjoyable to the individual in Achieving Happiness.