Military OneSource.com has put together a wonderful article on the use of positive psychology and how to improve the quality of your life. Experts call this thought process the “science of happiness.” They break it into four things you can do to make yourself happier:
1. Give yourself permission to be human
Allow yourself to fully experience all of your emotions, from the positive to the negative.
2. Simplify your life
Cut out the unnecessary distractions in your life so you can experience happiness from all angles.
3. Recognize the importance of the mind-body connection
Emotional health is directly linked to physical exercise, meditation, and deep breathing.
4. Focus on the positive
Happiness can come from what we already have.