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10 Ways To Be Happy and Live Longer

Easy and uplifting steps that lead to a life full of bliss.

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Then Prince Charming kissed Snow White, she awoke and they lived happily ever after, pure and perfect, from now until forever. Reality check – life is no fairy tale and no man is going to save you …but that doesn’t mean you can’t live happily ever after.

10 Ways To Be Happy and Live Longer

10 Ways To Be Happy and Live Longer

Glass half full?

The truth is 43% of marriages end in divorce and 240,000 women will develop cancer in the U.S. alone this year, so it’s no wonder that 51% of people are pessimists. Pessimists are paralyzed by these harsh realities, whereas optimists believe that they won’t end up as one of those statistics and if they do they feel they are strengthened by their struggles. Pessimists are skeptical about the point of suffering.

As it turns out recent studies show that positive thinking can help improve your health. Statistics show that optimists live an average of 7.5 years longer than pessimists, so you can enjoy your happily ever after longer. The way you perceive life’s outcomes will determine your joy or despair, but can you learn the power of positive thinking? I researched and came up with 10 uplifting steps that lead to bliss:

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Reader Discussion: 29 Comments

  1. Kimberly Vigil

    I couldn’t agree more with what you have said. I just want to say your article is as astounding. The clearness to your put up is just excellent and very good listed points. This is truly a very useful post, it could really help others if they will apply those things above. I am definitely going to do this and see how it works, good luck to myself.

  2. Rosemary Robles

    Great post. Interesting from the get go to end. Life really is so much easier when you exclude negativity. I think it is also good to do something that you really enjoy (like dancing to your favorite song or watching your favorite show) at least once a day, it will help those happy juices to flow. Thanks for the amazing advice!

  3. Heather Strobel

    You shed light on a lot of unanswered questions. Thank you for writing about how to be happy. I cherish the thought of being able to find mine. It is something that I hope will unfold for me. Thanks for the advice, great content!

  4. Grace Stirling

    I am so impressed with this post. This deeply resonates with me. I think we have to come to a realization that we will never be happy if we are always trying to find happiness from others, objects, and how well we can conform to society. I feel a lot more at peace and a lot more on fire to do my best after reading this. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this.

  5. Jenny Garett

    Thank you! This arrived at the right moment. These are the words i was looking for today. Yes! so true! Life becomes hard and unfair when we decide to complain about things rather than trying to change them ourselves. It’s so refreshing to be reminded to accept and love myself. Looking forward to more inspiration. 🙂

  6. Hazel Collins

    Thank you for sharing this with us, i think you summed it up perfectly. This is important and nurturing. I’ve always gathered inspiration by checking Urbanette. I will try to set my focus inward to create a more centered, peaceful world around me and always stay optimistic. Hope you don’t mind if i print this out and read it over and over.

  7. Lela House

    Awesome post! at the right moment. i was literally down today, thanks!

  8. Louise Stone

    Thank god I found this site! I always find something new and inspiring over here. This is very beautiful, simple but deep article. Thanks for the inspiring post. Everyone can make their life a paradise by following your advise. My heart feels light and joyful after reading this.

  9. Merry Robinson

    I got chills reading your post! Thank you so much for sharing your ❤️. Thank you for making it beautiful, gentle and kind.

  10. Esther Earl Harris

    Thank you Stephanie for such a wonderful article. I feel like I am talking to a dear friend who can really open up my heart, my mind and my soul. This is so in line with my own journey today, and I am meeting so many dear people who have similar realizations to share. You really take away my blues. I’m going to follow your advise not just for myself but also for my son.

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