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9 Ways To Give Depression The Middle Finger

Happiness can be hard to come by, and as a species we have a tendency to essentially get in our own ways and sabotage our own happiness. If you are one of these people, then sit back and enjoy these 9 ways to help you improve your happiness!

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2. Create your own future

We create “what if’s” in our head that hold us back from reaching our future goals and creating happiness, due to events in our past. It is time to let go of the past and start your process to achieving future happiness

5. Make goals that are tangible and measurable

By taking a few notes on yourself, such as your mental and physical well being, and revisiting these notes a few weeks or months later, you provide evidence for the value of your goals. In order for this to work you need to be honest and unbiased about yourself

8. Find your flow by setting clear goals, concentrating, and creating a sense of control

There are 8 ways to find your flow; Clarity of goals, high levels of concentration, having balance between skills and challenge, having the feeling of control, effortlessness and flexibility, an altered perception of time, unity of action and consciousness, and the autotelic quality of flow-experiences

9. Finding your flow through discomfort

Comfort does not equal happiness. Finding your flow requires discomfort, growth, and change. You won’t find your flow sitting in front of the TV. Flow is actively created. Get comfortable being uncomfortable.

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