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What happens when you take out fish out of the bowl and place it in a pond?
The fish continues to swim in the same small circle.
When in the bowl, fish takes circular moments to avoid any bumps on nose. In the pond, she assumes the same thing.
What does it indicate?
An act transforms into a daily habit by performing it on a daily basis.
Here are 50 Tiny Daily Habits to Live a Happier Life:
Keep water bowls: Some birds, like a sparrow, don’t migrate in search of water and die due to dehydration. Place water pots in your balcony, compound walls, or terrace to quench the thirst of birds.
Sleep with a dominant thought: Tap the power of the subconscious mind by repeating your main goal of life. Sleep with this big idea in your mind.
Meditate Regularly: Stop giving excuses. Start with 1 minute of daily practice. When you start seeing positive results, you’ll automatically increase the timing
Laugh loud as you can: If you don’t like doing this exercise alone, join a laughing group. Laughter boosts the immune system by relieving physical tension and stress.
Visualize: When everything looks dark and dull in reality, sketch a positive scenario. Visualize your end goals. It’ll give you an instant relief.
Eat mindfully: Chew properly to have a proper digestion. Don’t eat fast. Enjoy the flavor of the food.Have a big heart: In sharing, giver receives more than the receiver because some things in life can’t be measured in physical terms only.
Be open to learn from anyone: Set your ego aside while learning. Your subordinate, kids and any other person whom you think are a waste of time can teach you valuable lessons of life.
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Drink water with an empty stomach: Have 1-4 glasses of water in the before having anything in the morning. It cleanses your stomach.
Listen more. Speak less: Do you know why we have two ears to listen and one mouth to speak? To absorb more and talk less. Don’t interrupt. Allow others to speak and then present your viewpoint.
Think before you speak: You can’t get your words back. Pause and ponder before saying ill words about someone or sending a nasty mail. Your outburst can become a source of lifetime misery.
Count backward when you are angry: Start counting from ten to one when you are about to explode.
Be grateful for everything you have: We take things for granted because we have everything in front of us. Ask those who can’t even fulfill their basic needs.
Don’t watch news channel before sleeping: To have a sound sleep, disconnect yourself from the news world.
Start small: Move ahead in life with small steps. Track your progress on a daily basis. It doesn’t matter at what rate you are growing, what matters more is your persistent efforts.
Accept your mistake: You won’t become small by accepting your fault. Don’t just accept it. Act on it to not repeat the same mistake in future.
Make daily goals: Start with the end goals for the day in mind. Make daily targets help yourself not to deviate from the track.
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Strategize your next day plans in advance: Plan your next day before going to sleep. Analyze the output of your daily goals and work out your next day plans accordingly.
Say ‘thank you’ to strangers who help you: If someone is taking out time to help you, don’t act mean. When someone gives the direction for the lost route, for example, thank the person with a big smile on your face.
Read a book before sleeping: Instead of watching TV shows, take out 30 minutes after your last meal. Books open up your mind because you get insights from the great people.
Live in the present: What has happened has happened. What will happen will happen. Shape your past and future by living your present to the fullest.
Don’t offer money to beggars: Sadly, especially in India, we hear the news when police bursts begging rackets and rescues innocent children. The mafias, racket handlers, takes the money. Instead of offering money, provide food to beggars.
Be the first to start the conversation: You won’t become small when you initiate the conversation.
Have the courage to say ‘No’: Raise your voice when your ideas don’t align with others. You are not a puppet. Have your opinion.
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Wake up early: Make the most of your morning time. As the day progresses, energy depletes in making decisions, meeting different people, and battling traffic.
Bow to the rising sun: Cherish the beauty of the rising sun. Being a nature lover, I bow down in front of the sun because it offers sunlight without expecting nothing in return.
Jog: Apart from strengthening muscles, jogging boost your mood and reduce stress. Increase the intensity by keeping a check on your resistance levels
Interact with like-minded individuals: Fuel your passion by spending time with people of your taste. Stay away from those who hampers your growth.
Do things without any expectation: Help elderly woman to cross the road. Assist a visually challenged person in reaching the destination. If you are sharing a cab, tell the stranger that you’ll pay for the ride.
Respect customer care spokespersons: Customer care representatives go through a number of hate calls in a single day. End your call by saying ‘Have a nice day.’ A single line will bring a big smile on their face.
Don’t drink water between meals: If you want to have water, have it at least half an hour before and after the meal.
Make your bed: After waking up, arrange the covers to make your bed neat and clean. It helps in making you more organized for the whole day. It may sound simple daily routine, but give it a try.
Wash your mouth after completing the meal: Don’t be lazy. It prevents bacteria from attacking the tooth enamel.
Focus on your breathing for a proper sleep: Close your eyes and concentrate on your breathing pattern.
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Don’t waste your food: Before wasting your food, think about those people who can’t even get a meal for one time.
Don’t come to conclusion instantly: Never judge the person’s characteristics on the first look. A person, who looks cunning, may turn out a friendly guy or an individual who looks friendly, may plot against you.
Don’t find faults in others: When you point a finger at others, three fingers point towards you. Instead of finding fault in others, mind your own business.
Give some space between meals and sleep: Sleeping immediately after a meal makes it difficult to digest the food. Heartburn, a burning sensation that crops up from stomach to chest and even up to your throat, disturbs your sleep.
Emote your feelings: Say ‘I love you’ to your loved ones and comfort them with a warm hug
Talk with your servants respectfully: The way the person interacts with their workers reflect their personality. Respect them because no one is doing a favor on anyone.
Give space: Allow people to live life on their terms. Let them unleash their creative side. Never be the reason behind someone’s stunted growth.
See the good in everyone: No one is perfect, but everyone has something good about them. Target those good areas to evolve
Keep a journal: Note down your daily feelings. You don’t have to follow any guidelines. Write anything which comes in your mind. Go with the flow.
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Maintain your calm: It is easy to loose cool during a heated argument or waiting at a red light. Sometimes, things are not in your control.
Don’t get attached: People get confused between love and attachment. Attachment gives birth to dependency Love is complete in itself. It doesn’t scream desperation.
Stretch out between work: You are a human, not a machine. Do a simple stretch out. Give rest to eyes by seeing away from your screen.
Adopt a deathbed mentality: Start your day by thinking it to be your last day. It brings in It helps in focusing on all the important things that you have been putting off for a long time. Time is now or never.
Give and take respect: Give respect, but don’t allow anyone to use you for selfish motives. Maintain your dignity.
Be natural: What’s the point of fooling people when you are actually making a fool of yourself? If people doesn’t accept your natural side, let it be. It is their loss, not yours.
Dance like a madman: Lock your door. Turn on the music, if you want. Forget about the steps. Relax your body without caring about anyone.
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