The best way of getting the most enjoyment out of life is to be more giving with yourself and your happier emotions. By helping others when they require it, being a good listener, and showing that you are a good friend, you will find that your own happiness levels and your true enjoyment of life will swell.
Here are some ways to improve the emotional quality of your life while helping others to do the same in theirs.
Give a little back to society
Giving a little bit of love back into society is a great way of getting enjoyment out of your life. You can do this in many different ways, like doing some voluntary charity work, doing some gardening or cooking for an elderly neighbour who struggles to do it themselves, or getting your place of work to sign up members of their workforce to learn first aid. In addition, there are many learning opportunities available such as Glasgow First Aid Courses, where you and your work colleagues can gain either the skills you need to be a qualified first aider or to carry out a refresher course for those whose certificates are out of date.
When it comes to being a first aider, many businesses offer a premium wage, and you should remember that it is a skill that can be used outside of work, too, should you need to.
There are many ways in which having a quick-thinking skilled first aider on the scene of an accident, or a fall can save lives or prevent maximum brain damage to those who have suffered from strokes or heart attacks while waiting for an ambulance to arrive.
Even the smallest gestures matter
Picking up the telephone or saying ‘Hi, how are you doing?’ on social media to a family member or friend can be a lifeline to many, especially if that person is having a bad day or needs some distraction within their lives at that moment.
Reaching out and connecting with people, giving cause for conversation, and a laugh is a good way to get enjoyment out of your life while bringing a ray of sunshine into others. A great way to do this is to go for a walk, whether you are on your own or with others, can make you feel better for the exercise and the sights you will see, and the people that you will meet along the way.
Start the day happy
Although this may not always seem possible, starting the day happy and smiling can actually put a positive spin on your day. Try smiling at people, and you’ll be surprised by the number of people who return the smile and then carry it forward into their day smiling at others.
Listening to happy tunes or songs, or those which bring back good memories, can install happiness throughout the day. You could even step further and write your own songs and find a lyrical style which keeps you happy. Happiness and laughter are contagious, so you are helping those around you to be happy by being happy.