100 simple secrets of happy people


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Secrets of Happiness
Jayadeva de Silva

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100 simple secrets of happy people

  1. 1. 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People- David Niven 1 Your Life has Meaning and Purpose 51 Make your work a calling 2 Use a Strategy for Happiness 52 Never trade your morals for your goals 3 You don’t have to win every time 53 Join a Group 4 Your goals should be aligned with one another 54 Get a good night’s sleep 5 Choose your comparisons wisely 55 Buy what you like 6 Cultivate friendship 56 Accomplish something everyday 7 Turn off the TV 57 Be flexible 8 Accept Yourself Unconditionally 58 Events are temporary 9 Remember Where You Came From 59 Be your own fan 10 Limit Yourself to Thinking about one Subject as 60 Don’t pretend to Ignore Things your loved ones do you Lie Down that bother you 11 Friendship Beats Money 61 Be positive 12 Have Realistic Expectations 62 There will be an end, but you can be prepared 13 Be Open to New Ideas 63 How we see the world is more important than the world is 14 Share with Others How Important they are to you 64 Keep a pen and paper handy 15 If you are not sure, guess positively 65 Take care not to harshly criticize family & friends 16 Believe in yourself 66 Help the next person who needs minor assistance 17 Don’t believe in yourself too much 67 Some people like the big picture, & others details 18 Don’t Face Your Problems Alone 68 Do things you are good at 19 Age is not to be feared 69 Go visit your neighbour 20 Develop a Household Routine 70 Smile 21 Don’t be Overprotective 71 Don’t accept television’s pictures of the world 22 Pay Attention: You may have what you want 72 You always have a choice 23 Don’t let your religious beliefs fade 73 Be agreeable 24 Do what you say you are going to do 74 Don’t ignore one part of your life 25 Don’t be aggressive with your friends and family 75 Listen to music 26 Root for the home team 76 Let your goals guide you 27 Don’t confuse stuff with success 77 Use your job positively 28 Every relationship is different 78 Have fun 29 Don’t think “What if” 79 Believe in ultimate justice 30 Volunteer 80 Reminisce 31 If you cant reach your goals, they will hurt you 81 Be conscientious 32 Exercise 82 Don’t dwell on unwinnable conflicts 33 Little things have big meanings 83 Enjoy the ordinary 34 It’s not what happened, it’s how you think about 84 Focus not on the world’s tragedies, but on the world’s what happened hope 35 Develop some common interest with loved ones 85 Get a hobby 36 Laugh 86 Envying other people’s relationships is pointless 37 Don’t let your entire life hinge on one element 87 Give yourself time to adapt to changes 38 Share of yourself 88 Focus on what really matters to you 39 Busy is better than bored 89 Realize that complete satisfaction doesn’t exist 40 Satisfaction is relative 90 Surround yourself with pleasant aroma 41 Learn to use a computer 91 Don’t let others set your goals 42 Think less about people and things that bother you 92 You are a person, not a stereotype 43 Keep your family close 93 Know what makes you happy and sad 44 Eat some fruit every day 94 Keep reading 45 Enjoy what you have 95 We must feel needed 46 Think in concrete terms 96 Say “so what” 47 Be socially supportive 97 Have a purpose 48 Don’t blame yourself 98 You haven’t finished the best part of your life 49 Be a peace maker 99 Money doesn’t buy happiness 50 Cherish animals 10 What does it all mean? You decide 0
  2. 2. Jayadeva de Silva djayadeva@gmail.com humantalents International