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to be happy with your life
Hello, everyone! Tell me please, what you make every day for to be happy with your life?
May 20, 2020 12:18 PM
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I have absurdly high, unrealistic expectations and perfectionist standards. I force myself to lower my expectations (for myself, for other people, and for situations) so that they are reasonable and realistic, and remind myself not to be upset if things don't go the way I anticipate.

I'm gentle with myself, and with other people. I remind myself everyone makes mistakes, or not everything has to be done a certain way. I leave wriggle room so if I (or they) fail, another route can be taken -- and forgive myself (or other people) and learn from my shortcomings, instead of being harsh and critical or upset.

I ignore social media and go for walks, or read, or paint, etc. or just soak in a bath listening to nice music. Or I will cuddle my pet. These quiet moments give me inner rest.

I used to do none of these, and I was very angry, disappointed, bitter, and stressed almost all of the time. I had to learn to let go, be reasonable, be amiable, and understand that I do not always have (or need) full control. It took a long time as it was a learning process which went contrary to my natural personality, but now I am much happier. A boon to it is that now I have many friends, a nice side-effect I hadn't expected.
May 21, 2020
I often overlook how blessed and fortunate I am especially amidst this pandemic. It makes me happy that my family is safe. I have a job; the money I receive isn't much but that is still a hundred times better than nothing at all. We have enough food and entertainment to keep ourselves distracted XD These things make me happy and grateful.
May 20, 2020
I thank God everyday morning for everything I have:
I’m alive, with a good health, I’m surrounded, I ‘am working on a bachelor’s of physic, I don’t have any money problems
What else to be happier ?
May 22, 2020
Hi,
I think everbody has bad days, and that is OK, but you have to focus on what you have, not what you don’t have.
It always helps me. there is always a reason to be grateful :)
May 21, 2020
I stick to a schedule and make sure to schedule in time for self growth
May 21, 2020
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