What Makes You Happy? Here’s How to Make Your Own Unique Happiness List by Ava Miles

2 years ago

What Makes You Happy? Here’s How to Make Your Own Unique Happiness List

Do you know what makes you feel happy? It can be a scary question. Perhaps you’ve always accepted other people’s answers for what happiness should be like … even though these things never felt satisfying to you. You might have started believing you just aren’t a happy person. You might even get angry when someone asks you if you’re happy with your life, and your inner reaction is: "What’s so great about happiness anyway?" Wherever you are in this process, I’m going to recommend you create a list.

Make a list of…

  • things you want to do or experience
  • things you feel happy doing and experiencing
  • things your body and emotions say they need or enjoy
  • things you would like to gift yourself with

You also can make your list by responding to these prompts:

  • I feel happy when…
  • I feel most happy when I…
  • I feel most happy around…
  • I find myself laughing at…
  • I enjoy laughing with…
  • The one thing that makes my heart soar is…
  • The thing that makes me want to dance and cheer is…

This needs to be your list. Not your parents’ or your partner’s or even your kids’. Yours. What makes you happy? See where it takes you!

Learn more by visiting AvaMiles.com.

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Elisa Schmitz
Great tips here. I love how you start by asking, “what makes me happy?” We all need to answer this! 💗
Donna John
Everyone needs to do this ASAP! Love it, Ava Miles . Welcome to the tribe!
Ann Marie Patitucci
I LOVE this! Welcome to our community of writers, Ava Miles . We're so glad to have you here!
Meredith Schneider
Love this tip Ava Miles ! Awesome reminder for all of us.
Love this! I feel happy when the sun is shining and when I have a cup of coffee in my hand!
Holly Budde
Awesome ! I’m going to make a list and check it twice !! great Tip Ava Miles
Gail Harris
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds Thanks for thinking of me. Been under the radar. Hope to be back soon. Hope everyone in our wonderful tribe is well. Donna John Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead Nicole DeAvilla Stephanie Cannoe Meredith Schneider Holly Budde ❤️
Elisa Schmitz
Hope you are doing OK, Gail Harris . We are sending you lots of positive energy, chica! xoxo
Gail Harris
Thanks. My son is having a hard time. It’s been all consuming but things are looking up. Thank you Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Charlene Torkelson
I love making lists. It reminds me of who I am and what I enjoy.
Michael Kennedy
This is car ride discussion with kids too. Thank you!
John Richards
It's really been a great article about happiness, thank you.
Jay Sawyer Glenview
One of the most important questions in life! what makes us happy? we should all do them

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