• Couldn’t agree more!! Especially with number 3 …. how could slavishly following a celebrity give anyone an inner glow of contentment?

  • Natasha Mairs

    so true. my top tip to be happy is to love yourself

  • Great list, very true I tell my daughter a lot of these when she is having a lack in her confidence and sometimes have to shake myself and remind myself as well x

  • Surrounding yourself with positive people is the best advice that you can give

  • Ickle Pickle

    Wow – I was settling down for a really long post! You have said it all though – I totally agree with your list. Kaz x

  • Great tips. i surrond myself with positive people. No room for negativity here.

  • There’s a lot of truth in that list, reading is a great way to keep happy. Making plans is fun too. x

  • Whitney | Afro Mermaid

    gonna take these tips, got to stay optimistic!

  • Leesha Starr

    Having a sense of wonder is what keeps me happy. I love learning about new things, cultures and countries. It gets me excited and happy.

  • Laura

    Totally agree, especially about surrounding yourself with positive people. Negative ones just bring you down! xxx

  • Do people still worship celebrities? Great tips for the new year!

  • Beautyqueenuk

    I agree with almost all of these points, definitely reading, the escapism is something we all need at times x

  • Hungry_Healthy_Happy

    Exercise is a big one for me. I have always said that exercise changed my mental health more than it did my physical health.

  • I totally agree with these, especially believing in yourself and reading!!

  • Jessica Dearnley

    Really simple but lovely post. I agree with everything you have said here, especially helping others and surrounding yourself with positive people.

  • Being around positive people aids happiness for sure.