Maintain and Attain Happiness

A Master Plan to Attain and Maintain Happiness

The holidays are upon us and the stress level is going up, up, and up! If you aren’t careful, “the happiest season of all” can become the unhappiest season of all. The key is to not let the negative aspects of the season dominate your life. This is a good idea to focus on all year long. The trick is to develop a master plan to attain and maintain happiness. Finding the Silver Lining As humans, we are wired to dwell on the negative. As discussed in a previous blog, this is called the negativity bias. The negativity bias is the subconscious way we give more weight to bad experiences than good ones. This subconscious behavior needs to be identified and reversed before true happiness can be attained. A good way to overcome a negative mindset is to conduct a little self-discovery. It is important to note that the definition of happiness varies from person to person. What one person reacts positively to, can cause someone else to react negatively. In other words, dig deeper into what does and does not make YOU and only you happy. This is where a well-being assessment is useful. It’s a way to...

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