100 Tips to a Happy Life

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  • Love What You Do.
  • Get a good start. Wake up energized, motivated and excited about the day ahead.
  • Smile. No one has can to stand up to a hearty smile.
  • Have belief in yourself.
  • Make anyone you know feel ten-feet-tall.
  • Never underestimate the value of goodwill.
  • It might not be a good idea to always tell someone they are wrong. Instead, provide your own opinions (as your own) even if they conter's someone else's.
  • Always listen. Unhappy people seem to talk to much and listen too little.
  • Enjoy what ever it is that you do... sadly, seven out of ten people don't.
  • Be trustworthy, reliable and honest with yourself and everyone you deal with.
  • Try not to make promises you can't keep. And keep every promise you make.
  • Whenever you do something, always visualize a successful outcome.
  • If you want to get ahead, think ahead.
  • Avoid Negative Vocabulary. Words like "never", "can't", "won't", and "impossible" only make you feel bad.
  • Feel good about what you say and do, and what you say and do will sound and feel good.
  • Never be afraid to say you don't know.
  • Apply the win-win principle in life. Whatever happens, make sure the outcome is one that everyone involved is happy or satisfied with. If this doesn't reach an agreement, have an alternative win-win option.
  • Sacrificing little things may lead to to bigger things.
  • Try not to hurt anyone else's feelings just to get what you really want.
  • Send friends and relatives a Christmas card.
  • 20 Develop self-worth. Value yourself. Realize you are a special individual.
  • Be good to yourself. Treat yourself with loving care.
  • Appreciate yourself for a change. All our lives we've been appreciating other people, but rarely seem to be doing that to ourselves.
  • Don't be afraid to be the best. Someone has to be the best, why not let it be you?
  • Learn to love yourself. It's whom you'll be with all the time, for the rest of your life.
  • Don't try too hard. Too much effort is stressful.
  • Work smart, not hard.
  • Have a healthy lifestyle. You do your best when you feel at your best.
  • Never look down on anyone.
  • Pay yourself on the back - don't wait for others to do it.
  • Don't be a slave to the opinion of others.
  • Show respect to others, and you shall gain respect.
  • Never underestimate yourself. You've probably been doing it for too long already.
  • Be at peace with yourself.
  • Have confidence in your own judgement. 'If you think you can, or think you can't - you're absolutely right." - Henry Ford.
  • Blaming achieves nothing.
  • Turn every problem onto a challene, and every challenge into an oppurtunity.
  • Beware of arguements. They can lead to threats (which invite counter-threats).
  • Keep calm. Never lose your temper.
  • Make sure your actions are always positive and not damaging.
  • Be generous. The secret of living is giving.
  • Don't afriad to be a know-all, but make sure you never look or sound like one.
  • Enjoy learning. It's great to be good at something, and it's great learning to be good at something.
  • Become a tireless researcher.
  • Smile when you dial a telephone number. You'll sound genuinely cheerful while speaking.
  • Don't worry about the future. Start planning for it. In fact, don't worry about anything at all. It is not a solution and achieves nothing.
  • Believe that you can be the best.
  • Be brave. Expect change, and welcome it.
  • Be imaginative. "Imagination is more powerful than knowledge." - Albert Einstein.
  • Relax. You're at your best creatively when you're relaxed.
  • Think laterally. Lateral thinking solves problems.
  • Look for ideas everywhere. ideas can be found in exexpected places.
  • Be patient. Good ideas are not born instantly. They're developed with action.
  • Don't be discouraged if you have a bad idea. Bad ideas can stimulate good ones.
  • If you have an idea, act on it.
  • Be prepared to look at and do things differently.
  • Be optimistic, without loosing sight of reality.
  • Set goals. Goals have to set to be achived.
  • Don't limit your potential. You can achieve anything if you believe.
  • Practice being confident until it becomes a habit.
  • Appreciate the humor of other people, and show your appreciation.
  • Dare to take risks.
  • Think positively and you will feel positively about yourself.
  • Cultivate a positive attitude, and your personality will spark.
  • Tell yourself you are good at what you do.
  • Dont be discouraged by pessimism of others. "The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do." - Walter Bagehot.
  • Dont blame anyone else if you're not happy.
  • Always look at the bright side, it never hurts.
  • Don't focus on problems all the time. If you do, you'll get them all the time.
  • Don't live on the past. It's a faraway planet.
  • Don't think too much before you act. you can generate fear if you think too much.
  • Fear nothing. "The only thing to fear is fear itself." - Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • Don't fear strangers - they're only friends you haven't met yet.
  • Feed you mind with positive thoughts and you will build positive energy. Positive energy invites positive experieces.
  • Eliminate fear and replace it with excitement.
  • Dont wait for miracles. Make them happen.
  • Follow your gut feelings. Intuition can often lead you in the right direction.
  • If you want to feel good, do good.
  • Give praise and encouragement to everyone around you (including yourself).
  • Get used to being happy. being miserable is a habit and being happy is a habit. Take you pick.
  • Cheerfulness is a great weapon for fighting frustration, boredom, guilt, envy and much more.
  • Be your own best friend.
  • Let go of any disturbing past, and live here now!
  • Use your sense of humor appropriately as much as you can.
  • "Laugh, and the world laughs with you. Weep, and you weep alone." -Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • Accept praise and compliments from people.
  • Offer your help freely, and you will get help when you need it.
  • Do it. If you don't do it, it won't happen.
  • Look for the good in everyone you meet. It saves a lot of trouble.
  • Put happiness into life, and you get happiness.
  • Reward yourself generously and regularly. Do you things you want to do.
  • Try not to pre-judge.
  • Always focus on the good things in life and how special you are.
  • Live today as if it's the rest of your life. You are dying the minute you are born - so do what you have to NOW!
  • Make each day the best ever.
  • Feel good about yourself and you'll attract success.
  • Don't worry about failure, they're just an obstacle waiting to be challenged and completed.
  • Don't be discouraged when things don't turn our as you planned.
  • When you make money, enjoy it!
  • Believe in something, and you will have the power to break all barriers and limitations.
Most of the tips here have been extracted Sean McArthur's The Salesperson's Little Instruction Book and have been modified. It's great book not only for salespeople, but for everyone else

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