Treat yourself with kindness and care! Others treat you the way you treat yourself. Many times we hate and criticize ourselves. But, would you enjoy it if your near and dear ones do that to you regularly? The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others. Love and respect yourself, and others will do the same.
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9. Start enjoying the things you already have
Most of us think that we can enjoy life only if all our wishes are fulfilled. But, it’s a never-ending cycle. When one wish is fulfilled, the other one crops up. Even if you reach a certain level, there is always someone doing better than you. So, be content with what you have. Breathe deeply, enjoy things in your life, and appreciate where you are. It will empower you to be the best.
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10. Start creating your own happiness
If you seek happiness, you’ll always find it. Be happy with who you are now. Choose yourself and the way you are. Find something that will make you happy and do it every day. Feel good about yourself every day and smile. Inspire yourself with positive thinking. Waiting for others to make you happy is a sure shot recipe for darkness, fear, and pain. Start taking responsibility for your own happiness.
11. Start believing in your ideas and dreams
Believe in yourself and take chance. Make the right thing happen now, instead of waiting for the right time to come. Doing something is better than nothing. So, just go for it with 100% determination, patience, and inspiration. Nourish yourself with passion. Either you succeed or you learn something.
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12. Start embracing new relationships
Enter new relationships with people who love you, admire you and accept you the way you are. Choose peers who are reliable, honest and support you to become the person you want to be. Embrace new relationships for the right reasons. There is no point sticking around people who can’t reciprocate your kindness and commitment. And pay attention to what people do, because a person’s actions are much more important than their words.
13. Start believing that you’re ready to go ahead
Look for possibilities and opportunities and think you’re ready for the next step. Be logical and set realistic goals. Accept the challenges positively. Treat obstacles as gifts that make you stronger. Choose yourself by believing that you are ready.
14. Start competing against an earlier version of yourself
Always compare yourself with who you were yesterday. But, do not engage in the rat race. Comparing your life with other people ahead of you is a futile attempt. It will only lead you to frustration, misery, and depression. In doing so you will end up feeling more vulnerable. Choose yourself! Be inspired by others, appreciate others, and learn from others. Then break your own personal records and surprise the world with your achievements.
15. Start giving chance
Meet new people, make new relationships and seek new experiences. Your life cannot stop just because some old relationships have broken or given you bitter experiences. Trust yourself and others. Positive affirmations like, “It may turn out to be the best” will help you stay positive even in uncertain situations. You never know, the stranger you met the other day may just change your life forever. So, start giving new people a chance.
16. Start cheering for other people’s victories
Start appreciating all the little, good things in your life. If you like someone, don’t hesitate to tell them. Appreciation may lead you to– productive, fulfilling, peaceful places. Be happy for people achieving their dreams and goals. Cheer for their triumphs and share happiness. Be thankful for your own beautiful life and strive to make it better each day. Sooner or later you’ll see amazing things coming your way.
17. Start forgiving yourself and others
“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Alexander Pope
We all make mistakes and bad decisions that give us pain. But, if you want to be happy, you have to let go of the resentment. Release your burden by forgiving yourself. Learn from your mistakes and move on. Also, forgive your enemy and it will boost your self-healing. Balance trust and wisdom.
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