Even though there are people, who are depressed due to chemical reasons meaning they are depressed for no other reason, happiness is often a choice for most of the people. It is achieved by doing, not just by thinking. When you start to think about happiness or not, you are essentially no longer happy. You are only happy when you actually don’t think about it and simply do, and you are finally happy. Mentioned below are the top 7 key steps to happiness.

It is worth noting that these techniques only work if you are bold and try to actually do them. Again, these techniques won’t work through any intellectualization, since you start to intellectualize whether you are happy or not, as your happiness is lost that is an elusive moment of happiness which you actually never had. So you need to work harder on these steps, practice them thoroughly at once, practice each of them one at a time in case you want to but you need to remain bold as well as practice in order to transform your life.

1. Keep Smiling

Smile whenever you can. No matter what happens or whatever you are doing, what your day has been, you will feel better if you smile. Smiling is a great turn-on to the people which makes you along with others to feel good. Smiling also projects an emphatic aura of self-confidence. It tells people that you are in charge of yourself and that is why you want to make yourself feel better. In case you want people to come to you, you need to project a healthy smile at all cost and at all times. Even when you are sad, you should fake it. Your brain is incapable of telling the difference between a genuine or fake smile, and you will become happy automatically whenever you smile.

2. Be Bold

Always remember that boldness has genius along with power and magic in it. Whenever you are bold, and you go after what you want with any reckless abandonment, magical forces will come together in order to create coincidences series to make your dreams turn into reality. If you aren’t bold, then there is actually no hope for you, and you won’t ever reach your dreams and hopes. You have to be bold at all times, and then you will certainly and eventually reach your dreams and hopes.

3. Always Exercise

Exercising your body releases endorphins which make you happy. Any sort of exercise will do good, whether it is running, dancing, yoga etc. as long as you do it and also enjoy doing it. You also need to be bold as the more magic will start to occur since happiness will transform your life. You must know that they are not coincidences which you had to perform these magical tricks or any boldness to make these types of coincidences to become a reality in your life.

4. Remain in the present moment

When it comes to you, you only exist in the present moment, and it is the only moment which you can actually do something about. Yesterday, as well as tomorrow, is out of your control at any given present time. You can only change today so it is the only thing that should matter. When you think about yesterday or tomorrow, then you stifle with your ability to take maximum advantage of the given present moment that you can change.

5. Always have confidence

You know that smiling projects a feeling of self-confidence. There are other factors too that show that you exuberate confidence. Any type of positive interaction that you can have with the people around you portrays confidence. This actually includes smiling but also include making eye contact as well as nodding your head whenever someone is talking to you.

Any type of positive interaction you can have with any person always raises your self-esteem along with your confidence level. It is evident that you can interact with people and also get the most out of the conversations. Confidence can also be gained by covering all the steps which mean being in the present moment, exercising regularly, smiling, being bold etc. Happiness is actually a domino effect. If you are happy and you are making yourself feel happy through smiling, then other will see that you are happy and they will join in with the happiness around you.

If you allow people to join with your happiness, you will eventually become even happier. Whenever you are confident, no matter whatever nonsense you might say, people will always listen to you a lot more than if you were about to say something deep but you say its lack of confidence. All in all, confidence provides you power over yourself and this power brings you happiness.

6. Always keep a positive attitude

Your outside persona is always a reflection of your inside. In case you are positive from the inside, then your outside will always appear positive to the world. If you are negative from the inside, then your outer self will seem sad and gloomy. The point of all this is actually that you should always work on the inside, meaning your attitude and you will eventually see you outside seem bright. Your attitude will always determine your altitude. You can only go as far as determined by how positive you keep your attitude. In case you have a positive expectancy within yourself then things will always go well for you, and good fortune will always come to you. In case of negative expectancy, you will see negative events keep occurring in your life.

7. Never take things personally

When it comes to people who tease you or try to put you down, then the best way to deal with them is to do nothing. If you start taking things personally and get aggressive, then you will find that people will find more ways to put your down and that will make you unhappy. You may want to punch them down, but that will make you sink down to their level. It is better to not take things personally, and rather remain quiet and let people speak their nonsense, they will eventually become baffled. They will find themselves dumb as they won’t have anything to say or hear and they will eventually shut up. It is just like the class clown who stops being funny when no one is laughing. Doing this will avoid conflicts and will solve many problems without putting in any effort expended on your part and also plenty of energy of the people expanded on theirs. You need to understand that the people must have low self-esteem if they think that they can put somebody down to make themselves feel better. In case you feel bad, and you resort to retaliation, then you are actually showing them that you also have low self-esteem and it will keep occurring, and you will eventually sink down to their level. If your self-esteem is high and you are always happy, then you won’t ever care what anyone has to say because you are always happy no matter what.


Happiness is a state of mind. You have to stop thinking about happiness else you won’t be happy. Rather you should do something. You should smile even if you have to fake it. Remain bold and keep exercising regularly. Live in the present moment and always keep the confidence. Always keep a positive attitude as it will determine how far or high you can get. You must always try not to take things personally and never stoop to the level of the people who try to put you down. Just try and follow these essential seven things, and you will always feel happy no matter what, no matter what the condition is.