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18 Things Happy People Never Do

18 Things Happy People Never Do

People always seem to be looking for happiness by reading quotes and articles about it. If you’re one of them, you must have seen this quote or something similar to this:

“Happiness is a journey, not a destination.”

But how many of you have really got its meaning and started living out happiness?

Here’re 18 things happy people never do, but don’t just read and blindly follow everything mentioned here. You should learn about them and move on with your life and lead your own pursuit of happiness.

1. They never mind what other people think of them.

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    2. They don’t need others’ compliments to proof their achievements.

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      3. They don’t rely on other people or materialistic stuff for happiness.

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        4. They don’t hold on to their past.

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          5. They never magnify the bad things in people.

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            6. They don’t think crying is bad.

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              7. They never lie about their feelings to anyone including themselves.

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                8. They never need to be the center of attention.

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                  9. They don’t compare themselves to others.

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                    10. They aren’t afraid to lose.

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                      11. They don’t immerse themselves in a depressing atmosphere.

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                        12. They don’t expect too much from external stuff.

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                          13. They don’t mind things are not in their control.

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                            14. They don’t think they seem to lack anything.

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                              15. They don’t think smiling or laughing is a sign of not being serious.

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                                16. They never take things for granted.

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                                  17. They don’t mind sharing what they have with others.

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                                    18. They don’t worry too much about the future.

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                                      7 Powerful Questions To Find Out What You Want To Do With Your Life

                                      7 Powerful Questions To Find Out What You Want To Do With Your Life

                                      What do I want to do with my life? It’s a question all of us think about at one point or another.

                                      For some, the answer comes easily. For others, it takes a lifetime to figure out.

                                      It’s easy to just go through the motions and continue to do what’s comfortable and familiar. But for those of you who seek fulfillment, who want to do more, these questions will help you paint a clearer picture of what you want to do with your life.

                                      1. What are the things I’m most passionate about?

                                      The first step to living a more fulfilling life is to think about the things that you’re passionate about.

                                      What do you love? What fulfills you? What “work” do you do that doesn’t feel like work? Maybe you enjoy writing, maybe you love working with animals or maybe you have a knack for photography.

                                      The point is, figure out what you love doing, then do more of it.

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                                      2. What are my greatest accomplishments in life so far?

                                      Think about your past experiences and the things in your life you’re most proud of.

                                      How did those accomplishments make you feel? Pretty darn good, right? So why not try and emulate those experiences and feelings?

                                      If you ran a marathon once and loved the feeling you had afterwards, start training for another one. If your child grew up to be a star athlete or musician because of your teachings, then be a coach or mentor for other kids.

                                      Continue to do the things that have been most fulfilling for you.

                                      3. If my life had absolutely no limits, what would I choose to have and what would I choose to do?

                                      Here’s a cool exercise: Think about what you would do if you had no limits.

                                      If you had all the money and time in the world, where would you go? What would you do? Who would you spend time with?

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                                      These answers can help you figure out what you want to do with your life. It doesn’t mean you need millions of dollars to be happy though.

                                      What it does mean is answering these questions will help you set goals to reach certain milestones and create a path toward happiness and fulfillment. Which leads to our next question …

                                      4. What are my goals in life?

                                      Goals are a necessary component to set you up for a happy future. So answer these questions:

                                      Once you figure out the answers to each of these, you’ll have a much better idea of what you should do with your life.

                                      5. Whom do I admire most in the world?

                                      Following the path of successful people can set you up for success.

                                      Think about the people you respect and admire most. What are their best qualities? Why do you respect them? What can you learn from them?

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                                      You’re the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.[1] So don’t waste your time with people who hold you back from achieving your dreams.

                                      Spend more time with happy, successful, optimistic people and you’ll become one of them.

                                      6. What do I not like to do?

                                      An important part of figuring out what you want to do with your life is honestly assessing what you don’t want to do.

                                      What are the things you despise? What bugs you the most about your current job?

                                      Maybe you hate meetings even though you sit through 6 hours of them every day. If that’s the case, find a job where you can work more independently.

                                      The point is, if you want something to change in your life, you need to take action. Which leads to our final question …

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                                      7. How hard am I willing to work to get what I want?

                                      Great accomplishments never come easy. If you want to do great things with your life, you’re going to have to make a great effort. That will probably mean putting in more hours the average person, getting outside your comfort zone and learning as much as you can to achieve as much as you can.

                                      But here’s the cool part: it’s often the journey that is the most fulfilling part. It’s during these seemingly small, insignificant moments that you’ll often find that “aha” moments that helps you answer the question,

                                      “What do I want to do with my life?”

                                      So take the first step toward improving your life. You won’t regret it.

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