Ten Steps To Happiness

Are you happy? Action for Happiness, a movement to improve wellbeing, has set out ten things to keep you smiling. Here are little things they recommend that could make a big difference to your life.

1. Giving

Do things for others - volunteer to work for a charity in your spare time

2. Relation

Connect with people - get in touch with friends with whom you have lost contact

3. Exercising

Take care of your body - go for a run.

4. Appreciating

Notice the world around - take time to appreciate wildlife in your area.

5. Trying Out

Keep learning new things - learn a new language.

6. Direction

Have goals to look forward to - make resolutions and stick to them.

7. Resilience

Find ways to bounce back - learn from defeats to do things better in the future.

8. Emotion

Take a positive approach - focus on the happy moments of your life rather than the sad.

9. Acceptance

Be comfortable with who you are - do not dwell on your flaws.

10. Meaning

Be part of something bigger - join a society or club.

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