6 Habits That Will Make Your Life Happier

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Have you ever wondered if there are some habits you could adopt to make your life just a little bit happier? According to psychologists and research studies, there are some interesting habits that may just leave you feeling a bit more cheerful. Here are a few helpful habits that will make your life happier.

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Lucas M, Mirzaei F, Pan A, et al. Coffee, Caffeine, and Risk of Depression Among Women. Arch Intern Med. 2011;171(17):1571–1578. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2011.393

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I don't know why, but they forgot to mention that watching this channel can also make your life happier.

Author — BC S


*6 Habits that will make your life happier:*
1. Read stories of wonder - 1:05
2. Drink a healthy amount of coffee - 2:30
3. Don't focus on materialistic goods - 3:09
4. Make it a habit to be around happy people - 4:06
5. Join clubs + Participate in cultural activities - 5:14
6. Keep a journal of your feelings - 5:53

Author — High Living - animated videos


1. to make your parents proud
2. to conquer your fears
3. to see your family again
4. to see your favourite artist live
5. to listen to music again
6. to experience a new culture
7. to make new friends
8. to inspire
9. to have your own children
10. to adopt your own pet
11. to make yourself proud
12. to meet your idols
13. to laugh until you cry
14. to feel tears of happiness
15. to eat your favourite food
16. to see your siblings grow
17. to pass school
18. to get tattoo
19. to smile until your cheeks hurt
20. to meet your internet friends
21. to find someone who loves you like you deserve
22. to eat ice cream on a hot day
23. to drink hot chocolate on a cold day
24. to see untouched snow in the morning
25. to see a sunset that sets the sky on fire
26. to see stars light up the sky
27. to read a book that changes your life
28. to see the flowers in the spring
29. to see the leaves change from green to brown
30. to travel abroad
31. to learn a new language
32. to learn to draw
33. to tell others your story in the hopes of helping them
34. Puppy kisses.
35. Baby kisses (the open mouthed kind when they smack their lips on your cheek).
36. Swear words and the release you feel when you say them.
37. Trampolines.
38. Ice cream.
39. Stargazing.
40. Cloud watching.
41. Taking a shower and then sleeping in clean sheets.
42. Receiving thoughtful gifts.
43. “I saw this and thought of you."
44. The feeling you get when someone you love says, “I love you."
45. The relief you feel after crying.
46. Sunshine.
47. The feeling you get when someone is listening to you/giving you their full attention.
48. Your future wedding.
49. Your favorite candy bar.
50. New clothes.
51. Witty puns.
52. Really good bread.
53. Holding your child in your arms for the first time.
54. Completing a milestone (aka going to college, graduating college, getting married, getting your dream job.)
55. The kind of dreams where you wake up and can’t stop smiling.
56. The smell before and after it rains.
57. The sound of rain against a rooftop.
58. The feeling you get when you’re dancing.
59. The person (or people) that mean the most to you. Stay alive for them.
60. Trying out new recipes.
61. The feeling you get when your favorite song comes on the radio.
62. The rush you get when you step onto a stage.
63. You have to share your voice and talents and knowledge with the world because they are so valuable.
64.Breakfast in bed.
65. Getting a middle seat in the movie theater.
66. Breakfast for dinner (because it’s so much better at night than in the morning).
67. Meaningful love.
68. Forgiveness.
69. Water balloon fights.
70. New books by your favorite authors.
71. Fireflies.
72. Birthdays.
73. Realizing that someone loves you.
74. Spending the day with someone you love.
75. Spending the whole day in bed.
76. Eating a whole pint of your favorite ice cream.
77. Floating in water on your back and just staring up at the sky.
78. First dates (even the bad ones make for funny stories.)
79. Bonfires and s'mores.
80. Relationships where you love someone but aren’t in love with them.
81. Coming home to someone you love.
82. The color of autumn leaves when they change.
83. Singing songs at the top of your lungs with your friends.
84. Cuddling.
85. Being wrapped up in a warm bed.
86. Someone’s skin against yours.
87. Holding hands.
88. The kind of hugs when you can feel a weight being lifted off your shoulders. The kind of hug where your breath syncs with the other person’s, and you feel like the only two people in the world.
89. Singing off key with your best friends.
90. Road trips.
91. Spontaneous adventures.
92. The feeling of sand beneath your toes.
93. The feeling when the first ocean wave rolls up and envelops your toes and ankles and knees.
94. Thunderstorms.
95. Your first (or hundredth) trip to Disneyland.
96. The taste of your favorite food.
97. The child-like feeling you get on Christmas morning.
98. The day when everything finally goes your way.
99. Compliments and praise.
100. to look on this moment in 10 years time and realise you did it.

Author — FakeyJakey


More things to do for happiness:
~make a healthy routine of sleep
~watch your fav shows
~stay hygiene and hydrated
~enjoy the little things
~watch butterflies🦋

Author — Honeyʕ·ᴥ·ʔ


7 Habits that make your life happier
1 Watch Psych2Go
2. Read Stories of Wonder 1:06
3.Drink a healthy amount of Coffee 2:32
4.Don't focus on materialistic goods 3:10
5.Make a habit to be around happy people. 4:08
6.Join Clubs and participate in Cultural Activities. 5:15
7. Keep a journal of your feelings. 5:53
Wish you Health and Hapiness :D



I started journaling when i was 13 now i am 23 and it helped me a lot to reduce my anxiety .I re-read my journal at the end of the year to reflect my self . And I am currently reading childrens book because revisiting my childhood memories makes me happy 😄❤️❤️

Author — sreelakshmi ck


These are the sources of my happiness:
1. Petting my cats
2. Drawing
3. Gardening
4. Fish keeping and aquascaping
6. Offering some help to the others especially if they are needy...

Author — Mikasa Uchiha


I journal almost every day, and it helps me to elevate my level of happiness. Thanks to you guys, I started journaling my emotions as well. My emotions are under control, it has become easier for me to navigate my emotions. Especially anger.
Yes, no one would want to take their journal and write it down when you are angry, but trust me it works.

Author — Meenu


Time line
0:00 intro
1:06 read stories
2:30 drink coffee
3:10 don't focus on materialistic goods
4:06 make it a habit to be around happy people
5:14 join clubs
5:53 keep a journal of ur feelings

Author — the Adventuristic person


1. Jump on a trampoline
2. Frontflip on a trampoline
3. Backflip on a trampoline
4. Run on a trampoline
5. Faceplant on a trampoline
6. Repeat

Author — Comical Realm


My best tips:

1. Go outside and soak up sunlight regularly
2. Excercise. 3x a week at least. Find a way of moving you enjoy.
3. Learn to play an instrument
4. Get at least 8 hours of sleep and try to keep a regular sleep rhythm
5. Eat healthy. Having some sweets or fast food now and then is fine but try and norish your body with good food. I like the color rule: Try to have as many colors as possible in your meals. And learn to love veggies.

Author — dreamfaller63


<<>>This is quite an interesting video with great content, thanks for
Building a great future will require making changes to your life now. Whether having a great future to you means having a family, a high-paying job or getting into your dream school, it’s the things you do today will affect your tomorrow. You will have to plan and make deliberate changes in your life.<>>>

Author — Arianna


While watching this video, I ended up thinking about things that might make my life happier too. Since I can't drink coffee anymore... I won't put it on my list. :")
1. Have a morning quiet time when I draw or do arts&craft.
2. Drink plenty of water.
3. Do a 15-minute stretching exercise.
4. Read a book/comic/story book.
5. Eat breakfast before 9.
6. Practicing one day at a time, also focusing on one task at a time.
7. Watch cat&dog videos.
8. Don't eat spicy food.
9. Write down how I feel, what makes me happy, sad, the reasons why, and things that I'm grateful for.
10. Trying to sleep early.

Instead of 6, I wrote 10. 😆❤️

Author — Reddish Sky


I journal every day (or at least I used to, until other things got in the way…I should probably start doing it again; thanks for the reminder! 😊), and it has really helped me deal with my anxiety disorder and the stress that it often brings. I’d recommend journaling to anyone, as it works incredibly well!

Author — MBCommandNerd


How to make your life happier (Video broken down)

1. Do things that make you feel awe
2. Promote caffeine consumption in your life
3. Don't put the weight of your happiness on obtaining goods
4. Be near happy people
5. Participate in cultural activities
6. Write down your feelings

Author — Yuna


your animations are just getting better and better!!! they are becoming cuter

Author — Snowflake


No one can replace the narrator's voice!
I love her voice and I can't watch any video without her voice and emotions! 💞

Author — Sudha Khandrika


I really appreciate this channel that this channel although called Psych2Go is not overly positive and doesn't oversee lesser pleasant topics like depression, burnout, eating disorders, etc. since it is so important to approach these issues in a constructive and healthy way so that people who suffer from them can learn how to deal with them better or even try to treat them. I love this channel. In my opinion, channels who only focus on how to feel happy and productive are depressive because it makes me feel like a failure since other topics aren't even mentioned. Too much positivity is toxic.

Author — Baby Breath in Blossom


I have adopted the journaling habit for more than 1 year, but for some periods of time I didn't do it as often as I should. However, being through a tough time of experiencing a breakup made me do it every day and I can recognize how helpful it is for me to go over the period. I write down every thought and wondering my mind comes up. I allow them to flow out and I actually realize underlying problems and solutions burden deep down.

Author — Cầm Nguyễn


You know, I can seriously vouche for coffee. My family is notorious among my inner circle for being “the free coffeehouse” because we’ve always got a fresh pot brewing. With three anxious women (plus my husband) all in one house, the coffee disappears quickly so we have to keep brewing it for everyone to get their preferred amount. Maybe stuff like this is an example of “appreciating the small things”. I can honestly say that no matter how bad a mood I’m in, I can ALWAYS walk down the hall and have a perfectly made cup, even late into the night (the pot gets turned off at 10:00 p.m.) I highly support the idea of a good cup of coffee!

Author — Kill Me so I can Respawn