How to achieve happiness ?

Written by: Dra. Sandra Farrera Sabioncello
Edited by: Top Doctors®

We all pursue a common goal: happiness. In addition to a sense of well-being that helps us to achieve new goals and to feel better about ourselves, happiness offers benefits for physical health. Happy people have fewer cardiovascular problems and a stronger immune system.

The word happiness is used to measure the inner and outer well-being of a person. It has been shown that there are three aspects that help us achieve this happiness: to be a positive, optimistic and grateful person .

People who get it, as well as feel better about themselves, have fewer cardiovascular problems and have a stronger immune system .


The recipe of happiness

50% of our happiness is determined by genetics. This does not mean that we can not influence this point, since, for example, body weight is one of the determining factors.

The 10% is determined by education, health, marital status ... And even so, these situations can be modified if we want to feel better in most situations.

Finally, 40% depends entirely on our thoughts , our lives and how we value ourselves and others.

Thus, ways to improve our personal well-being are to transform our attitudes, our emotions, our thoughts, and, as far as possible, our surroundings.


Objective: happiness

Our innate tendency to survival makes our brain also configured to feel negative emotions, such as mistrust and fear. It is essential to know how to manage them correctly and, the first step is to detect these negative thoughts.

Some tricks for learning to manage these emotions are breaking with routine, establishing social relationships, exercising, laughing, living in the present, not sinking with mistakes but learning from them, knowing how to tolerate frustrations, achieving achievable goals, person and try to control mood swings.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Sandra Farrera Sabioncello

Referring in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Farrera Sabioncello has more than 30 years of experience. She holds a PhD in Psychology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), as well as an Expert in Forensic Psychology from the COPC and in Psychotherapy from the European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EFPA). She is a teacher and tutor of the Master in Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Medicine at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. In addition, he is a member of different medical associations both nationally and internationally. Dr. Farrera Sabioncello is Medical Director of Psychology at Top Doctors. At the Psychology Center Bcn are specialists in clinical psychology, judicial expertise, coaching and sports psychology. Dr. Farrera Sabioncella conducts therapy online.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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