Everyone wants to be happy. But how, exactly, does one go about it?

We assume that economic prosperity leads to happiness and we’re making ourselves miserable in the process.

Exercise

Get your blood pumped throughout the body. Any physical activity can help such as cycling, running, swimming, yoga, dancing. A brisk 20-30 minutes workout will do.

It also helps reduce stress.

Time Management technique helps.

Ingest Green Vegetables

Dark, leafy greens such as spinach are rich in folate providing 33% of daily allowance.

This nutrient is linked to a decrease in negative moods and depression because it helps produce dopamine in the brain.

Smile

While you may think of smiling as a reaction to feeling happy, some researchers suggest that smiling can also lead to joy. The simple act of smiling – even if you have to force it -might help to activate the happiness centers in your brain, leaving you in a better mood.

Sun Bask

A rich source of Vitamin D, besides enhancing the quality of health, researchers suggest that people who are deficient in the vitamin are more likely to be depressed, anxious, and tired.

Try Meditation

Meditation is a proven stress-buster with no harmful side effects. Studies have shown that its benefits range from pain reduction and lower blood pressure to a boost in libido.