9 things happy people do

Happiness is always by choice, being disappointed and feeling low just because someone has done you wrong only results in hurting you even more and nobody else. So whenever you find yourself just being downright unhappy,try to do these for a month and you will change your life for the better. These are 9 things happy people do;

9 things happy people do


They don’t forget what they already have and are always grateful for it. Having a gratitude list every day is a good idea. Don’t let the things you want to distract you from what you already have.


They always enjoy each moment and cherish the precious memories made each and every day. Stop and smell the roses.

9 things happy people do



They relax and go with the flow, meditate where necessary and avoid stress. Thinking too much only complicates your life and creates a problem that wasn’t even there in the first place.


This is usually through social media or at the workplace, comparing oneself to others causes insecurities which leads to misery and unhappiness. You never know what happens behind-the-scenes to read on the life lessons I’ve learnt so far, see here.


They become so focused and driven that it feels like time stands still by having the ability to do what they love and challenging themselves to go even further.


Many people fail to follow their dreams and goals due to a lack of commitment.


They always stay positive, not easy but doable. When it’s dark look for stars.


They try new things and experiences and if it makes you happy go ahead and give them a try.


The happiest people have meaningful relationships, they nurture them and watch them grow. You can start now.




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    1. Great, being happy is always a choice as much as we get negative stuff from day to day we just have to remain choosing happiness for it to continue being like that.

  1. I have been working on many of these! One thing that I love to do is go for a walk and think about all of the things that I am grateful for. It always puts me in a good mood!

  2. Great list! I am personally trying hard to work on number 3 and 4. Thanks for sharing these. I enjoyed reading them.

  3. Oh my gosh yes!! I used to over think everything. Now, I just brush it off. Thinking back to my early 20s I was such an unhappy person. It really is true, the older you get, the less you care! LOL!

  4. Avoiding comparison is huge! FOMO is a big problem for millenialls now and it all stems from comparing ourselves to others. If we just worried about doing what makes us happy and not what others have, our lives would be so much better.

    1. Exactly, it doesn’t matter what another person has,does or did we need to focus on ourselves and the now and the only way is to make the choice of either staying happy or get frustrated.

  5. Love your advice! In the business of life, we forget that its the small things we tend to overlook that can bring happiness into you lives.

  6. Totally concur with everything! I’m a victim of over analyzing things and comparing myself with others. But happiness is a choice and I’m glad you wrote this. Gives me the confidence to continue my blog.

  7. Sometimes we want to give up on some friendships as it seems like we are the ones bending over backwards to maintain those friendships. I guess in the long run it is worth the effort. Noticeably the items in the list are linked as in order work on cultivating relationships we have to cultivate and maintain optimism. Then being happy is definitely something we have to consistently work on. Happiness really is a choice.

  8. These are such good reminders of how we should think! I completely agree with everything you mentioned here. If you want a more peaceful and happy life, these are what you should do!

  9. This is a really great list and I completely agree that happiness is a choice. Sometimes during hard times, its difficult to see that but its important to realize that although not everything is in our control, we can control how we react.

  10. I was just having this conversation earlier this evening. My biggest takeaway was to stay focused and busy. It’s what helps me get stuff done and feel accomplished.

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