13 Things happy people do differently

People aren’t simply happy or sad, we’re both. Sometimes at the same time. Happy and sad are momentary experiences, just as hunger, melancholy, joy, grief or clarity are things you experience in a specific moment.

These things define a moment, not a person, so while happiness isn’t something you possess as you do with a shoe size or eye colour, it is something that you can cultivate more of.

Getting things done!

Drop into any office during peak working hours and you are sure to find people busy at their desks trying to get their day’s work done; yet, at the end of the day, it seems like there is still so much left undone.

Speak to any stay-at-home parent and you will find them complaining of always racing against the clock to get all their jobs done.

What’s the problem here? It’s obviously not a lack of effort because everyone works pretty hard; it is more likely to be a lack of an important skill – time management.

If you find yourself nodding in reply to the description of people stressed for time, here are a few ideas you may find useful in managing time better.