They say happiness comes from within, but when was the last time you looked inward to find peace and contentment?
If your sense of fulfilment comes mainly from others, it is likely you feel stressed and discontent on a regular basis. You may often find yourself saying: “I will be happy when… I get a new job/lose weight/ find a partner, etc”, but basing your happiness on other sources can lead to disappointment.
Ultimately, becoming a healthier, happier and more peaceful version of yourself relies on opening up to your inner being and discovering what truly matters to you.
So here’s a little guide to help you do just that:
Keep negativity out
A lot of unhappiness comes from how other people make us feel, so in order to feel more content in who you are, try not to internalise any negativity from others. Any negativity people have towards you has absolutely nothing to do with you – it is simply that person trying to work through his or her own problems. Stay focused on…