- Stop People Pleasing
Stop to trying to please everyone around you. Most people pleasing is fake. Try being genuine instead. Honesty is much more valuable and refreshing. The more genuine and honest you are, the more happy you’ll be. And if you’re happy, you’ll make everyone around you happy.
- Stop Seeking Others Approval
Stop explaining, justifying or defending your choices. Stop worrying about how others perceive you. Stop caring about what they think of you. Life is too short. No one on their deathbed wishes they got more approval from their friends or family. Rather, they often regret the things they wanted to do but didn’t.
- Stop Being Available
Don’t answer every phone call. Don’t reply to every email or text message. Don’t feel obligated to attend every event you’re invited to. Focus on having a personal boundary. Have times or days where you go offline, relax, and unwind. Time is a valuable resource. Don’t let distractions waste your time.
- Stop Thinking You Need X To Be Happy
Being happy is a choice. You might think you need something to be happy. Yet once you get it you don’t feel any happier. Life goes on. You’ll still have friends, family, work and other challenges to manage. Take a moment and be grateful for everything you already have. Choose to be happy now.
- Stop Putting Off Your Dreams
We all have dreams yet often we put off pursuing them. We tell ourselves that we’re too busy. We say we’ll start tomorrow, next week or next month. And often we just keep procrastinating. Start pursuing your dreams today. Think of a small step or two you can take right now to get the ball rolling.