Top Tips To Raise Your Happiness Quotient

Happiness is a choice we make every day. The kinds of activities we engage ourselves in define our level of happiness. Be active, make a conscious choice because you, and only you, are in charge of your happiness.

Here are the top tips that can help to raise your happiness quotient:

1. Get Sufficient Quality Sleep:

Sleep is a basic requirement. A good sleep can positively affect our mood and productivity. On the other hand, sleep deprivation is often connected to bad mood, low productivity, irritation, frustration, etc. It is not only the number of hours one sleeps that matter bit also the quality of sleep too. An uninterrupted peaceful sleep of 6-7 hours every day is recommended to help an adult in raising his happiness quotient.

2. Mindful Awareness:

A very important aspect to be happy is to be aware. Awareness of your surroundings, paying attention to what you are doing, living the present moment, considering every experience that is unfolding at you.

Sit alone with your eyes closed at least once a day and recollect all that has happened to you. And when you do that, you will realise that you are different from your thoughts. Don’t let your thoughts drive you. Your surroundings define your happiness. It is the mind that saddens you with negative thoughts. Dissociate your thoughts and emotions!

3. Feel free to smile:

You can be happy only when you are psychologically willing to be. Laughter yoga is a great example of this wherein people trick their brain to remain happy. This, no doubt, can be momentarily, but slowly and gradually it will become your habit. Regular practice will help you to be happy from within and laugh out loudly, really!

4. Spend Time With Positive and Happy People:

You become what you live. Your company defines you. People who are close to you greatly affect your self-esteem and thought process.  Every individual is unique and so are the effects of the company and environment around him. Smiles and happiness are contagious, so ensure to surround yourself in the company of positive and happy people.

The above tips will definitely help you increase your happiness quotient. If you get happiness by any tip that is not listed above, feel free to share that with us in the comment box below!