12 Ingredients For Happiness

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Live Life Simple

1. Live a simple life. Simple is better. Don't clutter up your life with too many things.

2. Spend less than you earn. Stay out of debt. Save money. Practice self-denial and patience.

3. Think positively. Fill your mind with useful, uplifting thoughts and images. Read, listen, and watch very selectively.

4. Be cooperative. Resist the common tendency to want things your own way. Yield to the other person more often. Try to see another point of view.

5. Be thankful. Have the attitude of gratitude. List your blessings. Be glad for your opportunities.

6. Make your moods. Cultivate peaceful attitudes. Rise above your feelings. Talk cheerfully.

7. Be generous. Help others whenever you can. Give your time and money to worthwhile causes.

8. Maintain good motives. Work for the good of others, not just yourself. Avoid selfishness.

9. Practice the Golden Rule. Always try to treat others as you would like to be treated.

10. Live one day at a time. Make the most of today. Take time to enjoy life.

11. Take time to restore yourself. Exercise. Get a hobby.

12. Maintain balance in your life: spiritual family, community, career, physical, mental, material. 

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