7 Small Ways to Make This The Happiest Summer of Your Life

“Then followed that beautiful season… Summer… Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape lay as if new created in all the freshness of childhood.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Summer is here in full bloom after what was, at least up here in Sweden, a long and cold winter and spring.

So this week I’d like to share 7 small and simple tips that you can use to create a happier summer – and rest of the year – for yourself.

1. Go slow.

You’ll be less stressed and you’ll enjoy all the smells, the sights and people in your summer even more.

So slow down a bit and use all your senses to tap into what is happening in this moment around you and inside of you.

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How to Stop Catastrophizing: 7 Helpful Steps

How to Stop Catastrophizing

One of the most destructive daily habits I carried with me for a long time and I think is a very common one for many people was the thought habit of catastrophizing.

What is catastrophizing?

This is when you build up a nightmare scenario of how everything could go totally wrong in some situation and imagine a big catastrophe in your mind.

You may have a presentation tomorrow and your mind starts to pull up a scenario where you have left your notes at home, you make a fool of yourself, you are embarrassed in front the whole company and your boss yells at you for 20 minutes after the meeting.

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How to Live a Happier Life: 3 Quick Things You Can Do Today

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.”
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

“If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.’
If you want happiness for a day — go fishing.
If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.”
Chinese Proverb

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.”
Helen Keller

Happiness must not always come from big things and events. It can come from smaller, daily habits too.

So today I’d simply like to share 3 quick tips and habits that help me to live a happier life.

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Betrayal is one of the worst things in life.

And the worst of the worst may be infidelity and your partner cheating on you.

It can make you feel like you want some kind of revenge, make it hard to trust the next person that comes into your life and research shows that it can can spark depressive symptoms and lower your self-esteem.

But people who behave that way will in time often mess up their own life the most. Karma will catch up to them in some way.

In today's post I’d like to share 75 of the best and most helpful karma quotes for cheaters.

To let go of the fantasy about revenge. To help you heal and move on.

To a new and happier chapter of your life.

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How to Stop Overthinking Everything: 22 Simple Tips

What is holding people back from the life that they truly want to live?

I’d say that one very common and destructive thing is that they don't know how to stop overthinking.

They overthink every little problem until it becomes bigger and scarier than it actually is. They overthink positive things until they don’t look so positive anymore (and as the anxiety starts to build).

Or overanalyze and deconstruct things and so the happiness that comes from just enjoying something in the moment disappears.

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How to Stay Positive at Work: 22 Helpful Tips

It’s not always easy to stay positive at work.

Sometimes because it’s Monday and you’re tired and would like another weekend right now.

At other times because it’s Wednesday and you are doing some boring routine work or you are being dragged down by negative attitudes around you.

So in today’s post I’d like to share my top 22 tips that help me to have and maintain a positive attitude while I work (and that often helps me in my private life too when things get tough).

I hope these tips will help you to be a positive person in your workplace and also spread the positive vibes to the people around you to make it a more enjoyable and successful experience.

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