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Audio On Rules To Live By Contributed by Our Friend Johnny Bigger

In today's audio, we listen in as Matthew McConaughey provides 5 great rules to live by.

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How To Live A Happy Life, 10 Common Rules To Be Happier In Your Life
(This article originally appeared at beautyhuts.net)

https://i.pinimg.com/474x/b1/33/0d/b1330d74f28bfc990878c769a18dc337.jpgEveryone builds their happiness, but there are some basic rules that we must take into account to live a happy life.

In the world of psychology has always been aware of regulating the habits of human being in cases where people do not feel good emotionally. Infinity of individuals are questioned every day: how can I be happier? how to live a happy life?

The answer to the previous question is the varied and complex resolution, but there are certain aspects common to virtually everyone that allows us to talk about rules to be happy, or happier. There are always exceptions, but having this basis is usually necessary to have an emotionally healthy and happy life.

Some common rules to live a happy life
If the problems we are going through are not too extreme or have anything to do with mental pathology, there are resources that you can go to without having to visit a psychologist to improve your level of well-being.

Below you will find a series of tips to give a small positive boost to your life if you are at a delicate emotional level.

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1. If you have a sense of humor: use it for you and others
It is perhaps one of the fundamental pillars of a fully happy life. The endorphins that make us generate the fact of adopting a perspective of life-based on humor are extremely beneficial for the mood in general. So, if you have that, use it to make your life and others life happy.

2. Avoid constant approval if you need a happy life
Human beings are social animals. We always seek to please, content and satisfy others. For some people, this becomes an obsession based on seeking the approval of others to feel loved, maintain self-esteem. We must avoid this attitude or we can turn against us.

3. Don’t contain tears
Getting angry in the natural emotion of the human being. Curiously, society educates us from a very early stage not to show negative emotions, to repress our pain.

It is a big mistake. Without falling into despair, if we want to relieve ourselves through crying, it is good to resort to it, since it is easier to quickly overcome the bad moment. It helps to expel stress from our body and facilitates the adoption of a more optimistic vision in the face of the new reality.

4. Be brave and make a good life
https://i.pinimg.com/474x/d2/80/5c/d2805c0931c3b9e4cee20d5b35f00d56.jpgYou do not have to understand this concept of courage in an epic, or romantic way. Simply keep in mind that it is not good to stay in the comfort zone, without letting fear decide the fate of our actions.

In childhood and adolescence, it is normal to feel fear, but once you reach adulthood, it is necessary to change your attitude. In this way, we will not miss opportunities.

Related: Great Life Advice From Jordan Peterson

5. Don’t lie in life
The lie is one of the most committed sins on the part of the human being. It is said that we lie an average of 20 times a day. This, according to experts, generates distrust and compromises our ability to maintain emotional ties.

It is extremely necessary to avoid deceiving others, however necessary it may be. So, don’t lie to make a happy life.

6. Set your own goals, not others
You must try to have the reins of your life as much as possible. Do not let the situation do things for you, it’s up to you to do what you want.

Set objectives, goals and avoid talking adopting passive formulations such as “it will be fixed” or “it will be seen”. Your attitude must be empowered.

7. Be kind everywhere
The formality is another of the cornerstones to having a fully happy life. We should not confuse kindness with sympathy, we should never force an unwanted smile. We simply have to act equally with all the individuals that surround us, with good manners to facilitate connection with the other.

8. Take responsibility
Only a bad carpenter blames his tools for bad work. Irresponsibility is a scourge: blaming external factors constantly immerses us in a state of dissatisfaction. It is essential to avoid the tendency to blame everything that escapes our control. It is one of the rules to be happy that have to do with the ability to take control.

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9. If you need a break, take it
Sometimes we have the feeling of needing a break in our life, especially in the workplace. Do not contradict that feeling. If you need a break and disconnect from your usual routine, take a long vacation. It is the best way to reorient your life and help to make a good and happy life.

10. Personal and professional balance
Perhaps it is one of the great dilemmas of the entire list. The workplace is part of our lives, conditions, and this directly affects our happiness and personal development.

We must be sure of the balance that brings us between the personal and the professional. We should not think about work outside of his schedule, nor should we feel uncomfortable inside it. In that case, we must turn this situation around.

Conclusion
It is all up to you how to make your life happy. In short for a happy life you can consider some points. Like, be positive, take action, don’t think what others think about you, be yourself, don’t change yourself for others, do what you want to do, make others happy, etc.
(Read more at beautyhuts.net)

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http://www.simobelblog.com/2019/07/8-simple-rules-to-be-happy-in-life.html8 Simple Rules to Be Happy in Life

Happiness is not something you pursue. You need to make up your mind to be happy on purpose. When your mind is made up, happiness follows after. You are only as happy as you make up your mind to be.

 

 


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Do you live with regret? Not from something awful (like killing someone). But from a decision you made earlier in life? Common regrets include having kids when you didn’t want them, marrying the wrong person (or getting married at all) and buying a house and being stuck to one location.

 


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When I was young, I was one of these people who was extremely self-critical. I would plant a kick in my own ribs in a heartbeat and then I would lie and tell myself that it was “motivational.

 

 

 


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