7 Small Habits Of Optimistic People That Tend To Be The Happiest

Here's why happy people are so positive.

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At the core of prosperity, success, and happiness is positive thinking.

Optimistic people who always find something to be happy about will often stand out in a group.

They emit an aura of confidence and independence. Intrigued onlookers are drawn to their self-assured presence, attracting valuable business, and friendship connections.

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Positive thinkers are bold about their future because they are secure in who they are and what they are doing. They view life as an opportunity to tackle new projects and they expect a favorable outcome.

Here are 7 small habits of optimistic people that tend to be the happiest:

1. They look for the good in people

Treat everyone with respect and courtesy.

Forgive the shortcomings of others and you will, soon, forgive your imperfections.



2. They are sincere in their actions

Be honest, enthusiastic, and friendly. Express your genuine feelings in a considerate and caring manner. This is your best self.


And your best self will bring out the best in others.

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3. They're open-minded to the thoughts, opinions, and ideas of others

You may be unexpectedly inspired.

Don’t let prejudices or preconceived notions blind you to opportunities.

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4. They've developed an attitude of gratitude

Make a mental list of the things that you appreciate about your life — small and large — and give thanks for these blessings.

The Universe recognizes a grateful heart and will bring you more of what you desire.



5. They're givers, not takers

Give of your time, money, and wisdom. Give from a place of generosity.


Don’t expect anything in return. It is the intent of the heart — not the amount — that manifests prosperity.

6. They continually think about the things they want, not what they don’t have

Visualize the things you want in life and believe that it is yours.

It’s the feeling that creates reality, not just the thought.



7. They pay attention to their dreams

Follow your gut instincts. Draw upon the wisdom that is within you.


This is your spiritual guide pointing you in the right direction.

The power of positivity leads to a happy life.

When you practice thoughts of acceptance, generosity, and gratitude, you will receive equal or greater amounts of the same.


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Nancy Nichols is a best-selling self-help, dating, and relationship author, empowerment speaker, notorious blogger, and TV and radio talk show personality. She's a woman's advocate who uses her self-help books to impart self-esteem building, the power of positive thought, relationship understanding, and personal healing.