I frequently get questions on finding happiness while being single. Here are some ideas to help you enjoy life regardless of your relationship status:
You Decide How You Live Your Life
You decide how you live your life and who you really are as a person. You decide how you think, feel and behave and every step you take. The key to being happy is to worry less about what others want you to do or what you think you can’t do and focus more on following your inner voice and being the real you.
Resolve Your Inner Conflicts
It’s very difficult to be happy if you don’t resolve your inner conflicts, or pretend that they’re not there. Unless you look at the deeper issues and root causes of the conflict, you’ll always have the feeling that it’s not over yet and it will keep popping up in various situations. Take the time to learn how to resolve inner conflicts so you can move forward without the baggage.
Take the Time to Relax
Not everything in life has to be constant action. Take the time to relax and recharge your batteries and you’ll be happier. Take a lunch during the work day. Go for a walk. Sit under a tree. Read a calming book. Listen to soft music. Do nothing. When you take the time to relax on a regular basis you balance out the other parts of your life. Find what helps you relax and make it part of your daily routine.
Behave Nicely toward Others
A lot of people create a lot of chaos and conflict in their lives by not behaving nicely toward others and then ask themselves why everyone is against them or why they’re not happy. One of the best ways to live a happy life is to simply be nice. Treat people kindly and respectfully and look for ways to connect with them instead of getting into conflicts. Say nice things instead of looking at the negatives and people will be more likely to treat you the same way.
Travel and See New Things
Travel is a great part of being happy. You get to see interesting things, meet different people and enjoy new perspectives. Travelling gets you physically out of your comfort zone and encourages you to look at things in a different way and come up with new ideas you can apply to your life. You never know what you’ll discover about yourself and others when you visit a different place.
The key to being happy when you’re single is to take the time to continue becoming the best, most well-rounded person you can be. After all, the most important relationship is the one you have with yourself; everything else flows from that.