Do you want to be happy? Actually, almost everyone wants. Today, let’s look at some important things that happy people do differently from those who always complain and live miserable lives. So, what are those 10 things happy people never do? Let’s find out:

1) Happy people don’t think negatively

Most of the time happy people focus on positive things, rather than on negative. Well, this point is one of the most important ones, that’s why it comes first. Of course, there is a difference between denial and optimism, and positive mental attitude doesn’t mean that you need to pretend that you don’t care. Rather then deny or block negative thoughts, face them and have faith that this too will pass, believe in good outcome and look for positive solution. If you want to become happier, learn the lesson from those who see the bottle half full, cultivate optimism and positive mental attitude. No matter what the situation is, worry and anxiety won’t help you to see solutions. Therefore, try to focus your attention on good things, see the light at the end of the tunnel, and your life will become happier and easier.

2) Happy people don’t live in the past

Happy people have learned how to make peace with their past, they understand that past can’t be changed and there is no point to dwell in old memories; instead, they focus all their attention on and enjoy the present moment, joyfully looking forward to their bright and happy future.

3) Happy people never don’t do to others what they don’t want to be done to themselves

This is one of the most important rules of happy life. If you treat others with love, kindness and respect, there is a big chance that you’ll receive in return the same good attitude. “Don’t treat people as bad as they are, treat them as good as you are!”

4) Happy people don’t gossip

What good gossiping can bring into your life? Nothing. Happy people understood it very well. They don’t have time to discuss other people’s business, because many interesting and exciting things happen in their own life. Happy people don’t need to find faults in other people’s world, in order to feel better. Therefore, avoid gossiping, if you want to be happy.

5) They don’t neglect appreciation

Take example of happy people and start living and enjoying your life to the full, learn to find magic in your daily experiences, be grateful, find joy even in simple things and moments of life. Life will become a lot more beautiful when you’ll start to appreciative it more. You will see!

6) Happy people don’t try to be always right

Happy and content men and women avoid forcing their own opinions on others, they prefer to be guided by love instead. Isn’t it better to be kind, then to be right?

7) They don’t base their happiness on external things

Some people wait until they get married, have children, buy a house or their dream car, in order to be happy…But you know what? Even then, they won’t feel satisfied, because they will find million other external reasons why they can’t enjoy life. Happy people, on the other hand, know that their joy and happiness come from the internal source and have nothing to do with material things or other people. Therefore, let’s avoid this big error and start cultivating inner happiness; let’s start living our life to the full, starting from now.

8) Happy people don’t neglect their body

Happy mind (or happy spirit), usually, lives in a happy body, therefore, taking care about your body is one of the key ingredients of happier and more fulfilled life. Certain studies, even, show that regular exercising can not only improve your mood and rise your energy levels, but also improve your focus and self confidence.

9) They never harbor the poison of unforgiveness in their hearts

Happy people know that resentment, anger and unforgiveness can’t contribute to one’s wellbeing and happiness, they learned how to release and let go these poisonous emotions. By forgiving someone you set the prisoner free and by saying “prisoner” – I mean you.

10) Happy people don’t try to change others

They learned how to accept and love people just as they are, without trying to change them. Criticizing, judging and complainig can never change anyone, neither can it bring happiness. Therefore, first of all, learn to love and accept yourself, and then, you will see how to love and accept other people. The only person who can change you – is you! Be aware.

I hope you’ve found these tips useful.

What other things, on your opinion, happy people do differently? Feel free to share your own happiness tips in the comment’s section below.

Stay beautiful!


  1. Anonymous
    December 4, 2013 at 12:45 am

    good post!

  2. Sheryl
    November 2, 2013 at 8:51 pm

    Inspiring post. You are so right. I really enjoyed reading this article! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

  3. Kimmie
    November 2, 2013 at 3:59 am

    Great stuff!

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