Today is my 30th birthday and to honor that, I've listed 30 truths that have led me to have a happier life. For context surrounding each of these truths, listen to The Happiness Abound Podcast, episodes 123, 124, and 125 (available on iTunes and GooglePlay).

  1. Every day matters.
  2. Give people the benefits of the doubt.
  3. Smile whenever you can- it makes a difference for you and others. 
  4. You don't have to be stressed to work hard. 
  5. We need people to grow.
  6. Take a chance on yourself.
  7. Look for how you can help.
  8. Don't complain. 
  9. Set your environment up for success. 
  10. Live your values. 
  11. Consistency is crucial for positive change. 
  12. Go for it- don't let fear hold you back.
  13. You can only control you.
  14. Pay attention to the energy around you. 
  15. Allow yourself to feel fancy- take care of yourself. 
  16. Gratitude leads to more. 
  17. What you focus on and believe comes true.
  18. Working out makes you feel better. 
  19. Pay attention to how you feel. 
  20. Anger and envy indicate something deeper.
  21. It doesn't have to be slow to be right. 
  22. Trust the process- the right things come at the right time. 
  23. Self-awareness and knowledge are everything. 
  24. Don't be more complex than necessary. 
  25. Don't settle. 
  26. Push to your limits- and then go further. 
  27. Money health is just as important as physical health. 
  28. Don't compare yourself to anyone else.
  29. Ask the right questions- don't assume for yourself or others. 
  30. Try everything that feels right.

What truths would you add or do you disagree with?  Let me know on Facebook or Instagram

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