How To Create a Life You Love

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Love the life you live.

Life is all about finding the little ways to be happy. Of course, we all have to deal with trying situations at one point or another that may not bring us the happiness we desire, but if you live your life full of happiness, trying situations will be easier to overcome and work past. If one of your most important goals in life is to live in a way that is conductive to happiness, the following tips will help you create a life you love.
1. Enjoy A Hobby
Unfortunately, we cannot all have jobs that bring us the satisfaction we truly desire. If you have a job that brings you happiness that’s great, but for those of us who don’t, there are hobbies. Find a certain hobby or pastime that brings you fulfillment and happiness and partake in this activity whenever possible. You’ll find that if you dedicate some time to enjoying something you love to do, you will be well on your way towards creating a more happy life for yourself.

2. Eliminate Worries
When we worry, it takes away from our happiness. Although worrying can often be unavoidable, it’s how you handle the worries that is most important. If you are worrying about a situation you control, try to change the situation in a more positive way that will alleviate worries. If the situation is out of your control, then what’s the use worrying about it if you can’t change it? Worrying takes up too much energy that would be better spent on learning to be happy by letting go of worry.

3. Share Love
When you share love with people you care about, you are giving yourself happiness while sharing that happiness with others. Spending time with close friends and family is a great way to be happy.

4. Have Fun
Although life often requires us to handle responsibilities and be serious, once in a while you need to take some time for fun otherwise you will never be happy. Even the busiest of people can dedicate at least a half hour a day to do something fun and enjoyable and once your start doing this, you will become a happier individual.

5. Do For You
Although it may seem as if family members or friends may be trying to force you to live a life you don’t necessarily want to live, you need to ignore these people as much as possible. Respect their ideas, but the only way to be happy is to put aside what others want you to do and instead do what you need to do. You need to live your life being true to yourself, not worrying about what other people think, and once you learn how to do this you are certain to create a happier life for yourself.

6. Travel
Often, just getting out and seeing the world is all you need to realize what you want in life. Whether you head somewhere beautiful like Italy, where life is easy, or heading somewhere more difficult to transition to, like India, seeing the world can really bring you home, in a sense. It can teach you what matters, remind you of what you have to be thankful for and perhaps provide you with a new dream or purpose for your life.

Essentially, what we all want out of life is happiness. If you would like to create a life you love so you can spend your days truly happy, following the above listed tips is certain to help put you on the right track towards creating the life you love.

This is a guest post.  Marissa Pilore writes about self help, international travel & finance. She recently traveled to China on a spiritual journey, but was only able to, due to cheap travel insurance.

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