Have you ever seen compared yourself to a friend or stranger and said, “I wish I had her life?” We’ve all been there. But the thing about comparison is it only makes those feelings of inadequacy and envy stronger. Happy women, on the other hand, don’t focus on what other people have. These women are focused on their own lives. They are thankful and have often worked hard to see the blessings in their lives, not the things they lack.
Gratitude and happiness are not natural for most of us. We’re all prone to compare, to feel jealous, to get down about the struggles we have going on in our lives. The good news is, there are some real practical things we can all do to be happier and more joyful. Here are 10 specific ways you can work toward being happy with your life today.