The condition of being happy is not as formidable as it mostly seems. Most of the times we are unhappy because we are constantly dealing with negative thoughts. Although you cannot control how people think, about you and about themselves, you can certainly control the way you think about yourself and about people around you.
In order to be happy, according to this article, you need to get rid of the following things that keep you unhappy:
- Blaming others: Blaming others for your problems is the easiest thing to do. You’re not getting what you want, you’re not as happy as you would like to be, your job sucks, you are not able to achieve your dreams – all these things are within you. The moment you stop blaming others you will feel empowered. Instead of blaming others, when you start introspecting it means things are in your control and not theirs
- Trying to impress people: If you want to please people, you’re never going to see the end of it. If your happiness depends on how people think of you then you are never going to be happy unless you become an idol. Instead, just do your thing. It doesn’t mean act lousy. Instead of trying to impress people, try to do what’s best for you.
- Clinging to things: Let go, whether it is the past or the things. It’s not worth it. Move on. Move on to new people, new possessions, even to new place if that’s what makes you happier.
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