It is hard to believe it has been 30 days since we started this Happiness Challenge together. We covered a lot of ground and if you followed along with the tips I shared and made an effort to improve your mood, your gratitude, and your joy, I’m sure you’re seeing a lot of progress and growth. Let’s take a minute and look back at everything we’ve covered so far this month:
1. Welcome And Why Happiness Is A Choice You Make Every Day 2. Make A Commitment To Cultivating Happiness 3. What Makes You Happy? 4. Start Your Day With Gratefulness 5. The Connection Between Doing Stuff And Happiness 6. Stress Kills Happiness – Easy Ways To Destress 7. Happiness and Exercise 8. We Crave Human Connections 9. Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff – Savor It 10. Finding Happiness in a Sea Of Sadness or Overwhelm 11. Fighting Against Our Brain’s Bias To Negativity 12. Build A Support System of Happy People Around You 13. Why Getting Enough Sleep May Be The Key To Happiness 14. Boost Your Confidence And Become Happier 15. Make It A Point To Make Someone’s Day 16. When All Else Fails, Fake It 17. Keep A Journal To Practice Gratitude And Happiness 18. Learn To Deal With Negative Thoughts and Emotions 19. Live In the Moment 20. Think & Communicate In Positive Ways 21. Giving Back Makes Us Happier 22. Meditating Your Way To A Happier You 23. Trade Things For Experiences (travel instead of more stuff) 24. Happiness In Simplicity – Declutter Your Life And Your Mind 25. Stop Complaining. Take Action. 26. How Good Nutrition Can Help Your Mood 27. Sometimes You Need To Treat Yourself And Spend Some “Me” Time. 28. Happiness Is Contagious 29. Are You Noticing A Difference?
I hope you’ve been following along and enjoyed this happiness challenge. It’s amazing what will happen when you start to pay attention to how you feel and do what you can to increase your happiness and that of those around you. I hope you have found some tools, techniques, tips, and ideas that have helped you increase the joy in your life.
Where do you go from here? You keep implementing and continue to practice being happy regularly. Remember the Happiness Journal I talked about back on day 17? It’s an excellent tool you can use to keep yourself on track.
Keep coming back to these posts as needed. It may not be a bad idea to bookmark this post as a quick reference tool. Above all, keep learning, keep smiling, and keep growing your joy and happiness.