Happiness is a state of mind or so they say. But did you know that there are things you can do to feel a bit happier almost instantly? Well read on to find how more:

1. Stop with the “Eat This” or “Not That” talk.
Putting everything in simple context, it really is about taking care of yourself and taking time to actually do it. All in all, you want to feel good, so does your body. For example, you are craving for an Oreo cheecake and you gave in to that sumptuous craving—yes you will feel gratified, but will that feeling stay until the next morning? Think of your mind and body as a team. Make decisions that will affect you long-term and not just for the immediate future. Create healthier eating patterns that will help you in the long run and not just for instant gratification.

2. Permit Yourself to Indulge Sometimes
Give in to temptations, but only do it every once in a while. Your life will be boring if you won’t allow yourself to take the plunge from time to time.

3. Rethink Emotional eating
Yes, by all means, get emotional with your food. Think of it another way: example, you had a great salad for lunch and it allowed you to power through the entire day without a hitch, you’ll feel great, right? With that in mind, start associating good or positive feelings into every good food that you eat.

4. Convince Yourself that Five Minutes Count
You don’t really need to be a gym rat to start living healthy. Yes you’ve heard that before, but why not start doing it into practice. If you’re pressed for time, try stretching for five minutes in the morning, afternoon , and five minutes before hitting the sack.

5. Make feeling Good Your Everyday Goal
Aside from physical benefits, doing exercises can provide you with mood enhancers. Another reason for you to work out is to elevate your mood. Exercising gets you going, and the more you accomplish, the better you’ll feel about yourself.

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