This is a repost of a list I made a while back for the subreddit r/selfimprovement. It went pretty well, so I thought I’d share it here:

Things I believe are strongly correlated to happiness:

Foundation

  1. Consistent quality sleep
  2. Regular exercise
  3. Reasonable diet
  4. Hydration
  5. Managing stress
  6. Strong relationships

Extra:

  1. Time outdoors
  2. Time in nature
  3. Going for a swim in lake/ocean etc.
  4. Frugality
  5. Humility
  6. Gratefulness
  7. Regular active seeking of discomfort
  8. Decluttering physical and digital space
  9. Dropping need to constantly sanitize body/environment
  10. Doing hard things
  11. Doing things for others
  12. Reading
  13. Creating

That’s it. Let me know what you think!

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