According to Prof. Sonja Lyubomirsky's book, The How Of Happiness, these are the things that the happiest people have in common:
1- Devote lots of time to your family and friends.
2- Express gratitude for everything that you have.
3- Offer help to everyone around you, friends, coworkers...strangers walking past.
4- Think optimistically about your future.
5- Appreciate life's pleasures, and live in the present moment.
6- Make exercise a weekly, or daily, habit.
7- Commit to your lifelong goals and ambitions.
8- Stay Strong! Everyone has stresses and crises, the happiest people keep their composure in the face of a great challenge.
Now, how do we implement these things into our lives?... Here are some ideas.(BUTWT)