Do you find yourself battling to keep a smile on your face? Is your happiness slipping through your fingers, affecting how you enjoy life? Here are three simple ways to not only find happiness but more importantly hold on to it. 

Almost everyone is chasing after Happiness. Let me share the three things that can make you happy, today, tomorrow and always. 

No, it’s not money. No, it doesn’t have anything to do with your bank account or the latest gadgets. Happiness isn’t about chasing pleasures. They are here today and gone tomorrow! 

Do you want to stay happy forever? Here are the three things you need to do.

Nurture Relationship

Firstly, investing time and effort in nurturing relationships can lead to a richer, more fulfilling life. Nurturing relationships also provides a sense of belonging, emotional support, and personal growth

So, don’t just make friends; take the time to really connect with them. Invest in relationships, and you’ll find yourself surrounded by love and support. 

Remember, it’s not just about having people around; it’s also about building connections that ignite your heart and nourish your soul.

whatsapp image 2023 08 21 at 14.22.05

Cherish Memories

Secondly, memories are a vital part of our human experience and cherishing them can enrich our lives in numerous ways.

Cherishing memories give you a connection to the past, provides lessons and insights and also help you celebrate your life.

Remember that time when you laughed so hard you cried? Hold onto it! Memories are the threads that weave the fabric of our lives. So, Celebrate them, learn from them, and let them remind you of the joy and wisdom you’ve collected along the way.

whatsapp image 2023 08 21 at 14.22.33

A purpose to live or die for

Thirdly, the purpose is a profound aspect of human existence. It connects with our deeper selves and the wider world.

Having a sense of purpose gives you direction and motivation, personal growth and fulfilment and also allows you to leave a positive impact on others.

What gets you out of bed in the morning? What makes your heart beat faster? Find that purpose, and you’ll discover a path that lights up your life. Life’s purpose is more than a goal; it’s the compass that guides you to fulfilment, growth, and positive impact.

Final Words

Relationships, memories, and purpose are keys to a joyful existence. Therefore, by investing in these three areas, you’ll find happiness blossoming in every corner of your life. Furthermore, you’ll be more fulfilled, and more satisfied, and yes, you’ll be able to find and keep that elusive happiness.

So go ahead, make friendships, relive happy moments, find your passion, and watch how your life transforms. Happiness is waiting for you. All you have to do is reach out and grab it. 

You can be happy, and you can stay happy.

Samuel Thambusamy is a PhD candidate with the Oxford Center for Religion and Public Life.