Happiness Manifesto

Do these for two months and see the difference they make!

  1. Get physical

    Exercise for half an hour three times a week.
  2. Count your blessings

    At the end of each day, reflect on at least five things you're grateful for.
  3. Talk time

    Have an hour-long uninterrupted conversation with your partner or closest friend each week.
  4. Plant something

    Even if it’s a window box or potted plant. Keep it alive!
  5. Cut your TV viewing by half

  6. Smile at and/or say hello to a stranger

    At least once each day.
  7. Phone a friend

    Make contact with at least one friend or relation you have not been in contact for a while and arrange to meet up.
  8. Have a good laugh at least once a day

  9. Every day make sure you give yourself a treat

    Take time to really enjoy this.
  10. Daily kindness

    Do an extra good turn for someone each day.


Resource: bbc.co.uk/lifestyle