Do you want increased happiness during the long, hot days of summer? Here is a sure-fire list of 10 easy things to do:

  1. Exercise – do something you enjoy like biking, swimming or walking in a park.
  2. Get enough rest.
  3. Take your vacation time.
  4. Hang out and visit with friends and family.
  5. Watch your favorite funny movie or video.
  6. Get dressed up and go out to your favorite place.
  7. Sit quietly in a place you enjoy and just breathe.
  8. Drive slowly and quietly to work and/or home.
  9. Take a few minutes to transition from home to work and from work to home each day.
  10. Identify a person that you are thankful for having in your life and let that person know.

Come up with a self-care plan that works for you.  To learn more about self-care planning, follow this link.