Happiness is something that cannot be described in simple words, but it can surely be attained. Some people think that it’s their genes which decide whether they’ll be happy or not. While this is true to a great extent, it’s not the entire story. In reality, one can train his/her brain to be happy.
This can be achieved by following a number of different ways and the time it takes may vary from one person to another. Here’re some simple yet effective methods that anybody can try to foster happiness.
Exercising offers a lot of benefits and one of the most important among them is it affects attitudes. When a person trains, the brain releases endorphins which belong to the league of so-called happiness hormones. Therefore, regular exercising greatly helps to create an ambiance encompassing better feelings, which is one of the most important pillars of happiness.
Training the brain to think positively
There’re mainly two types of people – first, those who take criticisms personally and feel unhappy and second, those who keep being happy and are habitually indifferent to criticisms. But how do the later groups accomplish it? The answer is by reinforcing the habit of positive thinking. It’s all about the way a person reacts to negative drivers – the way he/she reacts when taken advantage of or threatened.
Apart from the above, it’s also important for everyone to celebrate even the smallest achievements in life to stay as happy as possible. Missed opportunities and detours will always be there, it’s all about how a person receives them.
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Zetlin, Minda. “6 Simple Ways to Train Your Brain for Happiness, According to Science.” Inc., March 8, 2018. https://www.inc.com/minda-zetlin/6-simple-ways-to-train-your-brain-for-happiness-according-to-science.html
Brilaki, Maria. “How to Have Happy Thoughts and Train Your Brain to Be Happy.” Lifehack, Updated June 13, 2019. https://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/how-train-your-brain-happy.html