Life is all about perspective. You can change your mood simply by changing your perspective on a situation. I’ve found myself in a bit of a rut lately. I’ve lost my spunky, positivity and have fallen into some dark habits of self-doubt and loathing. Part of it is sleep deprivation and jet lag, another part from stress of upcoming events, and part feeling as if summer is flying away. Summer is my time to rejuvenate. I need to enjoy it!
So as I do whenever I’m seeking some profound wisdom, I went to Pinterest to find some memes or something happy. You know what? It worked. I came away feeling peppy and lighter and found a new podcast to fill my heart with positive messages and guidance. And in looking and listening I came away with a positive attitude and mindset that I realized is always inside there, but was just taking a break.
In completing my happiness research I found 10 universal traits of happy people. They’re consistent across the board. Do you have to have them all to be happy? No. Do you feel them all the time? Nope. Turns out it’s all about perspective.