Happiness in 10 Steps

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Happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being characterized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.

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Happiness in 10 Steps

  1. 1. HAPPINESS …In 10 steps By A. Hurley
  2. 2. HAPINESS = HEALTH + FREEDOM
  3. 3. Happy people live 14% longer, increasing longevity 7.5 to 10 years.
  4. 4. Happiness Chart 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Genetics Life circumstances Self Control Happy People
  5. 5. Triggering Happiness
  6. 6. Richard Davidson's 2012 bestseller The Emotional Life of Your Brain argues that positive emotion and happiness benefit your long-term health.
  7. 7. Findings have found that happiness is clearly related to biological markers that play an important role in health
  8. 8. 10 steps to the Pursuit of Happiness
  9. 9. # 1 MEDITATION lead to high activity in the brain's left prefrontal cortexLead to high activity in the brain's left prefrontal cortex
  10. 10. # 2 PLEASURE Money doesn’t buy happiness.
  11. 11. # 3 ENGAGEMENT Focus on experiences, not stuff.
  12. 12. # 4 RELATIONSHIPS Relationships are a key factor in long-term happiness.
  13. 13. # 5 MEANING belonging to something bigger belonging to something bigger Belong to something bigger
  14. 14. ACCOMPLISHEMENTS Realize your goals # 5
  15. 15. # 6 Autonomy Take control of your life
  16. 16. # 7 Exercise Physically active people feel a sense of accomplishment
  17. 17. # 8 Don’t Expect Much Accept what you have
  18. 18. # 9 Stay Busy Savour Pleasure
  19. 19. # 10 Don’t Compare Avoid Disappointments
  20. 20. Need more reasons to fell happy?
  21. 21. # 11 Live for today
  22. 22. # 12 Stop Worrying Be Still
  23. 23. # 13 Enjoy yourself Relax
  24. 24. # 14 Value Happiness Find the meaning and purpose of in life
  25. 25. THANK YOU

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