Everyone I meet lately is stressed out by something or the other. We have unnecessarily complicated our lives. The constant need to get ahead of everybody has kind of driven us to the point of insanity. Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with being driven and working towards the things that you want. I personally find it inspirational. But many of us kind of lose sight of everything else that is equally important in this obsession of ours. Things like happiness, peace of mind, the people in your life and your passions among other things are essential too. Make time for all these things too and you’d notice the significant difference in your quality of life.
Here are a few things that you could do to lead a happier, slightly stress-free life;
Ignore the negative criticism
You’re not perfect, so naturally you have room for improvement. Sometimes we fail to see the error of our ways or our shortcomings, and it helps to have someone else point them out to us. Be open to criticism, but only constructive criticism. Do not allow negativity to disrupt your mental piece. You will be surprised by the number of people who would criticize you just for the sake of it, with no intention whatsoever of helping you in anyway. You need to recognize these people and simply ignore their input. If it’s not helping you, you need not fret over it.