7 Toxic Habits You Need To Quit To Be Happy

Posted by | 31st Mar 2016 | Productivity

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By Izabell

Change your state of mind by changing your habits.

Everybody has habits that are quite difficult to let-go. While some habits are good for us and make us better people, some are harmful. We tend to hold on to certain habits assuming that it’s okay. However, good or bad, every habit has an influence on our state of mind, so it’s essential to give up those that are harmful.

Here are seven habits that you need to quit so that you can find real happiness.

1. Quit trying to be someone you’re not.

Happiness is found when you enjoy being yourself. In fact, it’s not a possibility for you to be someone you’re not. Trying hard for it will only disappoint you. Hence, it’s necessary for you to be satisfied with the person you are to find happiness.

 

2. Quit escaping your problems.

When you face problems, you deal with it. When we fix the things that go wrong in our lives we will be able to enjoy peace and happiness. Escaping our failures and problems without fixing them will lead to regrets and eventually, take you into a world of unhappiness.

 

3. Quit smoking and drinking.

There are many unhealthy habits like smoking, drinking, substance addiction, and so on, that ruin our lives physically and mentally. Letting go of them might be quite difficult. However, to be happy, it’s important that you make a choice to stay healthy and let go of such toxic addictions.

 

4. Quit underestimating yourself.

No one is perfect. Each of us has weaknesses. So it’s important to acknowledge them and work on them rather than considering ourselves inferior.

 

5. Quit judging others.

We are all prone to judging the people around us for little things and even the bigger things that they’ve done. We judge others because we expect people to live according to our standards. However, when people fail to live up to our expectations, we are unhappy.

 

6. Quit your unfulfilling job.

Happiness highly depends on the things you do on a daily basis. If you are pursuing a job that does not make you happy, it’s time you quit it and find something that you like to do. This will make life interesting and fulfilling.

 

7. Quit being negative about everything.

Some people are quite cynical about everything happening in their life and around them. Being cynical about all the things in life makes you bitter and unhappy. Hence, stay positive and spread happiness wherever you go.

 


This article was first published on Limitless

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