22 Habits of Healthy People

By Dr. Mercola

By Dr. Mercola

Many people spend their lives waiting to be happy.  You may think, “if only I had more money,” or “could lose weight,” or you fill in the blank, then I would be happy.
Well here’s a secret: you can be happy right now. It’s not always easy, but you can choose to be happy, and in the vast majority of circumstances there’s no one who can stop you except for yourself.

The truth is, happiness doesn’t come from wealth, perfect looks or even a perfect relationship. Happiness comes from within. This is why, if you truly want to be happy, you need to work on yourself, first.

22 Positive Habits of Happy People

What’s the secret to being happy? You can learn how to do it, just as you can learn any other skill. Those who are happy tend to follow a certain set of habits that create peace in their lives; if you learn to apply these habits in your own life, there’s a good chance you’ll be happy too.

The featured article compiled 22 such behaviors that you can use to enhance your life and your happiness.

1. Let Go Of Grudges

2. Treat Everyone With Kindness

3. Regard Your Problems As Challenges

4. Express Gratitude For What You Have

5. Dream Big

6. Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

7. Speak Well of Others

8. Avoid Making Excuses

9. Live in The Present

10. Wake Up At The Same Time Every Morning

11. Don’t Compare Yourself To Others

12. Surround Yourself With Positive People

13. Realize That You Don’t Need Others’ Approval

14. Take Time To Listen

15. Nurture Social Relationships

16. Meditate

17. Eat Well

18. Exercise

19. Live Minimally

20. Be Honest

21. Establish Personal Control

22. Accept What Cannot Be Changed

A Healthy Lifestyle Naturally Enhances Happiness

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