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4 steps to happiness

Happiness is 40-50% dependent on the choices a person makes and what they focus on. You don't need money, health, or success to be happy. A few tips from the program for happiness.

According to Dr. Amit Sood of the Mayo Clinic, happiness does not require money, health, or success. The Way to Happiness is a 10-week four-step program developed by a scientist. Amit Sood is sure that 40-50% happiness depends on the choice a person makes and what he focuses on, tells The Daily Mail.

Previous research has shown that the human brain is programmed to notice negativity. This helped the ancestors of modern humans survive. According to Amit Sood, a change in outlook on life can significantly increase the level of happiness. The specialist program consists of 4 steps.

The first step is training to help control thoughts. The scientist suggests using the 5-3-2 technique. After waking up, first of all, you need to think about five people who occupy an important place in your life. In the first three minutes of meeting with loved ones, you should greet them as if you had not seen each other for a very long time. And, finally, when you see a person, in the first 2 seconds you should mentally wish him all the best.

The second step is developing emotional resilience through gratitude, compassion, acceptance, and forgiveness.

The third step is to strengthen the connection between your mind and body through reading, exercise, music, art, prayer, meditation, and yoga.

The fourth step is a healthy lifestyle and good habits, in particular, physical activity and proper nutrition. Amit Sood also recommends a simpler look at life.

The specialist states: in a short period of time, the way of thinking changes radically.