Life is tough; we may have found ourselves in a place where we no longer feel happy. When we no longer can find a state of happiness, there are three simple changes that we can make to bring ourselves back to a happy place.

  1. Start living in the present. The only moment that is real in our life is right now. Don’t get caught up in the past, make peace with it. Don’t fret over the future; you never know what might happen. Live for today.
  2. Use positive self-talk. We create our own state of mind, when we are constantly using negative self-talk, we create a negative state of mind. Instead try to start thinking only positive thoughts see how the world changes around you. The easiest way to get started with this process is by starting your day off with a gratitude list.
  3. Find a state of acceptance. Trying to resist all the necessary pains in life is fruitless. Some of our greatest growth comes from our greatest pains. Learning to accept these experiences for what they are and treat them as learning experiences, we are able to move past them.

Instituting these three simple steps into your life will help you regain happiness. If you think that you may be suffering from depression, seek the help of a professional.

By Liz Sanchez