It can be hard to teach a child how to feel good, or how to make a living, when they’re still learning how to do what they want.
So why not give them the tools to help them reach their own happiness?
Here’s a list of some life skills that can help kids learn to be happier:1.
Don’t take your eyes off the prize.
You don’t have to make money to be joyful.
In fact, it can be a good idea to take your own eyes off of the prize at some point.
That way, you’re more likely to be rewarded for your efforts.2.
Spend less time with people you don’t know.
It can feel like a chore to make new friends when they only know you from Twitter.
If you’re new to social media, you might be missing out on the potential for connection and friendship.3.
Create your own goals.
You might find yourself wondering, “How am I going to get there?”
If you don?t have a clear goal, you’ll probably be disappointed.
You want to be confident in what you want to achieve, so you can take action on your own.4.
Stop thinking about money.
You won’t get more money if you don!t.
Spending money on something will help you keep the sparkle off of your eyes, which will make you happier.5.
Even if you have a big idea for how you want your life to be, take a step back and think about the small things in your life.
For example, if you’re struggling with eating disorders, you could think about what foods you’re able to eat and what other challenges you’re facing and make some changes to your diet.6.
Give yourself permission to take risks.
It’s not a good thing to take big risks, but it can feel great to take a chance and see what happens.
For many kids, that means doing something new that will keep them entertained and happy.7.
If your goal is to be a successful entrepreneur, you can get there.
But if your goal has to do with your happiness, you should consider what you actually want from your life and what’s important to you.8.
Take a break from the outside world.
Don?t try to create an ideal world that will make everyone happy.
You’ll end up creating your own little paradise, just like the ones in your imagination.9.
If it feels like your life is full of troubles, try to think of a positive thing that’s going on in your world and feel grateful for it.10.
Take time to enjoy the world around you.
If the outside is stressful, it’s not easy to get out of it.
You can’t avoid problems, but you can learn to let them go.
You’re much more likely if you allow yourself to be in your own world.
What’s important:This list isn’t intended to be comprehensive, so if you know a good way to help a child learn to feel happy, or you know of a parenting topic that’s already mentioned here, let me know in the comments.