6 Magic Words To Help You Live A Happy Life

Whether it’s taking a long walk or sharing a coffee with a friend, you should learn how to live a happy life by living every moment to the fullest.
6 Magic Words To Help You Live A Happy Life
Valeria Sabater

Written and verified by psychologist Valeria Sabater.

Last update: 09 October, 2022

Sometimes recognizing the blessings that surround us in life means taking a moment to truly learn to how to live a happy life. Oftentimes obligations, responsibilities, and concerns limit how much time we have to engage in those moments that make life worth living and give us a truly happy life. But right now we invite you to take a moment to use these 6 words to help you find happiness in your life.

1. Love yourself



The first and most essential word in our vocabulary is love. If you find that you’re becoming the person who always does things for others but never takes a moment for yourself, well it’s time to change.

Keep in mind that it’s hard to give to others when you don’t take care of yourself first. If you have moments where you feel adrift or unhappy, then you’ll find less and less enjoyment in doing something for others.

We all need a little room and time to ourselves every now and then, to think, rest, and revitalize. You need to be valued for who you are, and that means making time to find out who you are. And why not?

Balance in life is all about equilibrium and taking as much as we give when it comes to care and love. By doing this you will live a happier life.

2. Listen


To be heard and listened to are without a doubt some of the most human elements of life. Did you know the biggest part of listening is being silent? Have you ever just sat in stillness for a few minutes?

Listen to music, anything that makes you smile, dance or tap your foot. Listen to your children play, and their love of life. Learning to live a happy life can be contagious at times. Listen, listen and enjoy.

3. Feel


Take a moment to feel the wind in your hair as you come home. Let the sun’s rays beat down on you from the window and the ocean’s tides caress your feet as you sit on the shore.

Those tiny sensations can help you feel alive and fulfilled. What’s better than touching and feeling? What’s better than a kiss? A hug from your kids, or cuddling with your pet? Life is full of touch and you should explore it to the maximum to live a happy life.

4. Move


Get out of your house and off your couch. Move, walk, jog — go outside and enjoy the fresh air and nature with your best pal or family member. If you want some visual stimulation, try walking around your downtown area with a friend.

Form healthy routines that get you moving on a daily basis because as you know, nothing is healthier than exercise. You’ll not only feel better but more alive because being healthy means to live a happy life.

5. Trust


You need to believe in yourself and all you are able of accomplishing. Trust that the future will bring you everything you deserve because you’ve worked hard to get there. This is one of the most positive human sentiments and can reinforce your sense of purpose and belonging.

Trust in those things that make you happy and above all trust in yourself. Trust is the daily motor that pushes us up and out of bed and keeps us motivated. 

6. Reunite


Solitude is fine on certain occasions, but you should learn that simply being with your loved ones — kids, spouse, siblings, parents — is among one of the most pleasurable human endeavors. Enjoy time with your spouse and kids, and if you don’t have immediate family, then focus on strengthening your relationship with close friends.

You should focus on the little moments that make life worth living; having a cup of coffee with friends, planning a new project or road trip, or engaging in activities that will expand the number of people in your life.

Life is full of great moments which can become great memories only if you’ll take some time to focus and enjoy a happy life.

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