Stress can bring people down, especially those who are not used to it. They would feel overwhelmed by it, and they become irritable and heavy-hearted. Every person has different ways of being happy, and these things have been studied and identified as positive psychology.

It would be best for you to lessen these things that make or give you stress so that you can stay happy throughout your life. There are a few ways you can apply in your life to increase your happiness, especially in times when life is becoming more stressful. Reading G.M. Crook’s “Innerlight’s: Eat and Drink My Words” is one way.

Here are some other ways of staying happy despite the stress of life:

Keep Having Healthy Relationships

Healthy connections, as most of us intuitively know, are one of the best predictors of happiness. Relationships that are positive, helpful, and based on mutual respect can help us enjoy our victories and reduce stress when we confront our inevitable problems. The key is to reciprocate all of your friends’ support while also weeding out the unhealthy ones.

Make time for your friends, have a sense of humor, and remember to have a lot of fun to keep your relationships strong, but also make sure you have healthy communication and dispute resolution skills.

Optimism Should Be Nurtured

While there are a number of things you can modify in your life to reduce stress, you will still have to cope with job stresses, busy schedules (especially if you have children), and other stressors. Because the stress response is triggered by perceived tension, if you can change your perspective, those things you can’t control may feel less stressful.

So, how can you change your mindset? We recommend reading “Innerlight’s: Eat and Drink My Words” by G.M. Crook. This book shows you the author’s perspective and how she overcame difficult moments with optimism.

Reduce the Amount of Energy That Is Misused

Your energy can be depleted by several aspects of your life. Tolerances, as defined by life coaches, might range from a person who brings terrible energy or high demands to a cluttered desk that makes you feel somewhat wearier when you look at it to a section of your day that you wish you could just skip.

We become so accustomed to these drains that we don’t realize how many we have in our lives and don’t try to get rid of them. You may be able to free up enough time and energy to indulge in more activities that make you joyful by becoming more mindful of them and cutting down on waste when you can.

Utilize Happiness Shortcuts                     

With a hectic lifestyle and stressors that appear out of nowhere, it’s critical to have short routes to happiness so you can build or repair pleasant sensations as fast as possible.

Knowing what makes you happy and performing a few shortcuts to happiness each day is a simple and effective technique to improve your mood and make happiness a habit.

If You Require Assistance, Seek It Out

There are individuals who can assist you; all you have to do is ask. Is it possible for you to delegate part of your responsibilities? Can you accept that you may need to enlist the help of friends? This can make a major difference in how you feel at times.

Stress can also be overpowering at times, making it tough to deal with on your own. If you believe you require more assistance than these suggestions can provide, I strongly advise you to consult your doctor or another qualified specialist.

Make Space for What Matters to You

In most cases, you have so many things on your schedule that you feel obligated to complete, which causes you to stress that you wouldn’t have as much time for activities that you like and are meaningful to you.

To make a place for the activities that make you joyful, you must eliminate some of the stressful ones. This can be difficult, but not impossible, and the effort required to make the necessary modifications is well worth it. You can learn how to plan a schedule that includes activities that will make you happy.


As you can see, there are many things that you can do to help yourself stay happy even when life has given you stress. With these ways, you will have a healthy mindset, and you will easily be able to cope with pressure and hassle. We hope we have provided you with sufficient knowledge on how to stay happy amidst the stress of life.

Should you want to learn more about staying happy, please feel free to grab a copy of G.M. Crook’s “Innerlights: Eat and Drink My Words.”

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