Does Happiness have a Price?

Dr. Purushothaman
January 18, 2014


They say happiness has a price, and people often spend a lot just to find it. But we say otherwise: the best things in life are indeed free. There are ways to boost your happiness without having to spend a single peso.
Don't be too materialistic, be realistic!
Control the urge to buy the trendiest clothes, the prettiest pairs of shoes and the latest gadgets. These things don't last a lifetime. Materialism creates temporary happiness, a form of happiness that will leave you penniless one day. And if you are earning just the right amount of money to sustain your daily needs, its time to get realistic! Stop spending money on things you can't really afford.
Think positive.
Its time to eliminate, if not reduce, toxicity. Try to get rid of the things/people that bring negative vibes along with them. If you are trying to cope with a financial distress, try to solve it as soon as possible.
Create a schedule that works for you.
Organize your schedule to keep on track at work and at home. Create an agenda that supports your flexibility to get things done on time. Make a schedule that would balance your work, family and personal time. Breathe. Doing so lessens stress and worries.
Its time think about your health.
Be fit and eat healthy. A healthy mind and body creates an unimaginable happiness for you and your family. You don't have to spend money on gym memberships and expensive diet programs. You can jog or take a hike or even borrow exercise videos from your friends. You can also check the internet for diet tips that you can achieve on your own. The ultimate key is, of course, determination.
Be generous.
Find time to serve and help the people who are in need. You don't have to buy new things; you can donate old clothes, books and shoes. You can try to ask your friends to donate too! Any amount or gift will do. Remember, it always feels great to give!
Spend more time with your loved ones.
There is nothing more rewarding than the happiness you feel when you are with your loved ones. Make yourself available for your family and friends, spend time with them, converse and play with them. Close family ties creates a more pleasant ambiance at home, which makes everyone healthy and happy.
Create a more spiritual life.
Whatever religion you follow, it is important that you create a spiritual and moral life. A spiritual life is a life that gives fulfillment.
People always want to have a good life a life with love, good health and other endless reasons to laugh. Unfortunately, there are people who find it easier to achieve happiness with the help of money. But following these tips makes it a lot easier to find happiness; bear in mind that happiness is something that money cannot buy.
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