Dr. Michael Frisch, a Baylor University professor and pioneer in the increasingly popular field of positive psychology, found 16 different areas of life that contribute to a person’s happiness. Measuring satisfaction in these areas can help measure a person’s overall level of happiness and life satisfaction.
When you’re overwhelmed with stress, following a resiliency program that incorporates activities known to increase overall happiness can give you short-term stress relief, and the lasting gains of a happy life. This will help you to better weather current stressors and future challenges in your life.
Happiness is inside us. We have control over what side of the line we focus our attention on. It is not that bad stuff doesn’t happen, but along with the difficult times of life, there is always a positive or beautiful side of life just waiting to be discovered. Click to tweet
16 different areas that can promote happiness
Evaluate how satisfied you are with each of these areas. Then create a list of what you can do to increase your overall satisfaction with these areas.
- Goals, Values and Spiritual Life
Beverly’s Hot Tip For Building Resiliency and Celebrating Act Happy Day:
Happiness is inside us. We have control over what side of the line we focus our attention on. It is not that bad stuff doesn’t happen, but along with the difficult times of life, there is always a positive or beautiful side of life just waiting to be discovered.
During this time of chaos and crisis, look for the good, the amazing and the awesome. Today act happy – not to be untrue to yourself or to be blind to the events happening around us – but, by being more perceptive of the good, you can balance out the stress of the challenging, the negative, and the unknown.
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