25 Feel Good Activities To Increase Happiness
Do you want to improve your happiness and satisfaction?
Want to feel more positive at work and home?
Do you need a bit more time for yourself?
If you are like most people, you don't allow enough time to do what makes you feel good. You might even tell yourself that you don't have the time for fun.
When you practice joyful activities daily you'll build a stronger sense of self, improve your wellbeing, and feel more optimism.
But how? How when there are so many things that need your attention. How could you possibly indulge yourself?
Here's the thing. There'll be changes in how you feel even if you only set aside 5 minutes to do something for yourself.
In 5 minutes daily you can radically change your satisfaction levels.
How to make yourself happier in 5 minus a day
If you are struggling for time start small.
Over-committing = quitting.
Anyone can fit in a simple 5 minutes of fun.
Savour the moment. This isn't a to do list entry. This is a moment of indulgence and joy.
Here are some ideas of short activities you can try. Set a timer. When the timer's up choose to extend it, or get back to what you were doing.
Feel Good Activities: Increase Your Joy In 5 Minutes a Day
Savour your favourite hot drink
Dance with wild abandon to one song
Do a five-minute workout or yoga video (Youtube, Nike app, Facebook, Instagram all have good options)
Find a karaoke track on youtube and sing along
Organise something: a drawer, a toolbox, a makeup bag, a book-shelf
Walk around the block
Sit or walk outside. Pay attention to the sounds, smells, and sights
Design a bullet journal spread
Read a couple of pages of a book or poem
Have a shower
Watch a candle flame
Enjoy a delicious snack
Read a magazine article or blog post
Find inspiration for a project on Pinterest
Create a playlist
Plan a meal
Lie with your eyes closed
Listen to a short podcast episode
Do some colouring
Do a five minute seated meditation
Listen to sounds from nature
Tidy your desk
Make something sparkle: clean 1 thing
Do anything mindfully (whatever activity you choose, focus on that task completely)
If you struggle to find five minutes a day for fun and frivolity, you probably need a rethink. Coaching can help you find the balance you crave. If you want to know more, let's set up a quick call so that I can answer your questions. E-mail me here: email@example.com