As a living human in the 21st century, it has become more challenging to deal with emotions and relationships since society has become complicated with its own needs and demands. Amidst all this chaos, humans must have good health.
Good health often gets judged physically, but mental health also plays a vital role. We often neglect our emotions and problems because of our busy lifestyles, which is a bad habit and could result in an emotional explosion.
So, it is important to understand how true happiness is determined, and what each of us can do to up-bring our mental well being. Let’s get into it!
Happiness is a state of mind.
Happiness may differ from person to person. It is essential to understand yourself to identify what brings you joy and happiness. Because true happiness would relate to good intentions and healthy actions, it does not depend on material things or people.
Happiness is a choice.
A mind is a scary place if you let it control you. Therefore, be conscious of the choices you make, drive your intentions and thoughts mindfully. Also, be sure to be present. Do not dwell in the past or always plan for the future.
Always encourage the mind to perceive positive thoughts and motivational thinking. Inspire yourself by feeding your brain with uplifting thoughts, optimistic views and reducing negative factors such as negative thinking, neglecting, comparing yourself to others, demotivated ideas, etc. Because what you feed your mind determines your appetite!
Enjoy life within limits.
As much as boundaries are valid in a healthy relationship, it is necessary for happiness as well. To build a healthy relationship with yourself, ensure that there are certain boundaries for you.
Also, be aware of other people around you. Do not become too selfless but become a helpful person without letting others use you. Put some effort into understanding the people around you, so it is much easier for you to work with them.
Happiness depends on person to person, and it is a different experience for any individual. Understand yourself to define your happiness. Start being happy from now!
Rtr. Imesha Ilangasinghe