If you anyone what their goal in life is, no matter what their answer is — be it a job, a relationship, or something else — it all boils down to one basic want: happiness. However, most of us are doing happiness all wrong. It's not really anything on the outside that will make us happy; it's entirely internal.
Research shows that it takes about 21 days for an individual to develop a lasting habit. So we decided to give you 30 (because we're generous) daily tasks you can complete- one each day- to achieve happiness in your life. Even if it's not the start of the month, you can always start today and follow our plan for the next 30 days. Don't let any excuses come in between you and your happy place!
DAY 1: Smile at a stranger
DAY 2: Take a 20 minute walk outside.
DAY 3: Go technology free for an evening (or better yet, the entire day).
DAY 4: Write down 5 things you are grateful for.
DAY 5: Compliment someone.
DAY 6: Compliment yourself.
DAY 7: Write down one moment that you were happy this week.
DAY 8: Call someone you haven't spoken to in a while.
DAY 9: Stretch before you go to bed.
DAY 10: Teach yourself how to do something new.
DAY 11: Do something outside- anything!
DAY 12: Read a book (an actual book...with paper pages).
DAY 13: Complete a task you have been putting off.
DAY 14: Write down a goal you'd like to accomplish.
DAY 15: Give a gift to someone for no reason.
DAY 16: Take a yoga class.
DAY 17: Filter your phone contacts- remove toxic people from your life.
DAY 18: Eat your favorite meal.
DAY 19: Write down 3 amazing things that happened today.
DAY 20: Do 15 minutes of cardio.
DAY 21: Start a journal.
DAY 22: Write someone a hand written note.
DAY 23: Watch videos of cats sneezing on YouTube (trust us).
DAY 24: Lie in the grass and watch the clouds.
DAY 25: Tell someone how much they mean to you.
DAY 26: Meditate for 10 minutes.
DAY 27: Drink 64 oz of water before the end of the day.
DAY 28: Donate 5 outfits that you no longer wear.
DAY 29: Post your favorite motivational quote somewhere.
DAY 30: Write down 3 things you can improve on next month.