1. Stay aware of your thoughts.
Buying in to irrational thoughts is one of the most destructive things you can do if you're trying to be a healthy happy person. Irrational thoughts are constantly bombarding your brain, and we can get metaphysical all day about where thoughts originate, but the important take home item is that you are in control of what thoughts you allow yourself to believe. If you are always berating yourself you will eventually start to believe that you do not have value, and a person who believes that they are not valuable is a person who is not happy. Whatever the situation, always be conscious of taking control of the way that you think. Realistic thinking is the hallmark of a well-adjusted person, and without it happiness will remain elusive.
2. Eating right and exercising
If you are already eating six small meals throughout the day and exercising then congratulations... you're awesome! If not it is time to start evaluating whether or not you are serious about your health and happiness, because taking care of your body and mind means that proper diet and exercise must be part of the deal. Here is a more in depth explanation of proper nutrition, but to simplify: six small meals throughout the day, from the food pyramid, exercise, and drink lots of water.
3. Staying social.
When is the last time you got out of the house and hung out with people who you care about? If you have to think about that it has probably been too long. Humans are a social species, and as such our human relationships are an integral part of who we are. So call your family, have dinner with a friend, or take your loved ones out to the park. Sitting around and watching reality TV all your days is a poison pill that you don't want to swallow.
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