“The most important thing is to enjoy your life- to be happy- it’s all that matters”
-Audrey Hepburn

Happiness is one of those virtues that eliminate negative energy from your body and mind. Too often, people end up spending their lives in regrets because they fail to enjoy the small and big moments of life. In order to live your life to the fullest, you should seek happiness in the little things of life.

Happiness Spreads Positive Vibes

Do you stay depressed very often? Remember, depression is one such vice that will eat into the beauty of your soul. You should not let depression get control over your body as it is only going to worsen your life even more.

Those who live a happy life tend to smile often and you can feel an aura of positivity encircle them. Wherever they go, they leave a happy trace and people are likely to be charmed by their personality. One of the key recipes to living a successful life is to be happy. We cannot control all the events of our life and being stressed or depressed is not going to remedy the situation.

So, try to master the art of happiness and spread smiles and positivity all around you.

Happiness Blesses Your Life

“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.”
-Camille Pissarro

The above line elucidates the relation between happiness and blessings. When people can derive pleasure and happiness from little things, they do not seek a lot of other pleasures. A blessed life is one where you are contented with what you have and you do not let disappointment and regrets ruin the journey of your life.

So, you need to learn how to be happy and feel blessed. You should not chase happiness because it is not something that will come to you if you keep chasing hard. Happiness is a feeling that will come and settle in your heart when you are truly contented with what you have.

Appreciate The Little Things

One of the main reasons as to why people are unhappy is because of their sky high expectations. When expectations fail to materialize into reality, it leads to disappointment and unhappiness. So, if you want to live a happy and blessed life, you should not pile up a lot of expectations.

There is nothing wrong in dreaming and having an aim to give direction to your life. However, do not let your destination become the “be-all and end-all” of your life. You should take out time to appreciate the little things in your life. Appreciation gives birth to pleasure and satisfaction which in turn leads to happiness.

You need to be thankful for the life you have and appreciate the different sights. When you are thankful for the pleasures of life, you will allow happiness to seep inside and it will make its own home in your heart.

Being happy opens your heart to receive blessings from others. A happy person is not bothered about what others think of him. He has enough love to help him smile even when things do not go for a smooth ride.

Happiness Is Infectious

Have you ever been in a company of a happy person? You will find that happiness is infectious. A happy person not only stays happy, but they tend to spread their cheerful spirit among their companions too. The biggest gift of happiness is that it increases by sharing. When you are happy, you will find happiness in a lot of different things.

You will no longer hunt for things to make you smile. When you are happy, the greatest pleasures and the biggest victories are measured not in money but in the number of people you could influence with your smile.

The true victory in the race of life is not in conquering one goal after the other, rather it lies in being happy about the things we do and leaving a timeless impression on people. No one likes a gloomy face. By being happy with your life and your condition, you are opening your heart to welcome the happy changes.

True Happiness Nourishes The Soul

We are all blessed by the Almighty to be happy. However, most of us get disillusioned in our journey and end up chasing the wrong things. The materialistic pleasures of life are temporary and will never nourish the soul. On the other hand, when you are truly happy from within, it nourishes the soul and gives you a positive energy which is in fact the true blessings that can make your life meaningful and worthy.
If you want to attain the biggest success, learn to be happy regardless of the situation. Once you have made your soul happy, the blessings of the Lord will forever be with you.

Author's Bio: 

My name is Mulyadi Kurnia. I am a practitioner of meditation and yoga and has been experiencing the benefits of the practices. Having gone through the periods of stress and anxiety myself, I know first hand of how unpleasant this experience could be. Through this article, I intend to share my knowledge and experience on stress-related and wellness topics.

I have recently created an e-book "5 Key Tips to be a Happier You". Get this book and latest update by visiting http://www.stopstressandanxiety.com.