Feeling Less Happy? Maybe you forgot to be grateful for the following 7 things

 Everyone deserves to be happy, including you. Especially in this new year, of course you expect more happiness than the previous year.

There are many ways you can do to achieve happiness, one of which is by being grateful. Launching from the Harvard Health Publishing page, it is stated that in positive psychology research, gratitude is strongly and consistently aligned with greater happiness.

Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, enjoy better experiences, overcome adversity, and build strong relationships. Unfortunately, there are still many small things that you miss to be grateful for, even though these small things deserve to be grateful for and become a support in your efforts to achieve happiness.

So, what are the little things that are overlooked?

Wake up in the morning

Waking up in the morning for some people may be a normal thing and a small thing that may be overlooked to be grateful for. Well, have you ever wondered what it's like not being able to wake up in the morning?

If you have, it means you understand how grateful you are to still be given the opportunity to breathe and still be given the opportunity to continue living. From now on, you can be grateful every time you open your eyes when you wake up.


Having a healthy body is one thing you must be grateful for. Why is that? Just so you know, citing the Health Matters page, good health is the center of human happiness and well-being, because with the health you have, you will be more productive and can live longer.

Not only that, being grateful for what you have also makes you healthier physically and mentally, you know. So, don't forget to be grateful for the health you have.

Have a Residence

Sometimes you may complain because you have a simple place to live. At least, it can protect you when the sun is stinging or raining, you have a place to take shelter and shelter.

For that, you need to be grateful even though you think you still have a place to live even though it's not luxurious.

Have a Job

The job you are currently doing may be tiring and the salary you want may not match the performance you are doing. Even so, you still need to be grateful because you still have a job as a source of income.

If you feel tired and tired of your job, then you need to remember that no matter how hard the job you are currently doing, it is still harder if you don't have a job or become unemployed. You also need to understand that the job you have right now might be the job that many people out there dream of.

Enough Food

Having enough food for everyday is a blessing to be grateful for. Especially if you can eat regularly 3 times a day with a nutritious and healthy menu.

Even though it's not a luxury food, but with a healthy body, you can enjoy food so that it feels more delicious.

Rest Time

Having a break in between your busy life is a small thing that you need to be grateful for. Imagine if you don't have time to rest even though your body is tired and 'protest' demands to stop for a moment from all the tiring work.

No matter how short the rest time you have, you need to be grateful because by resting, the body has time to recover so you have more energy to continue activities.

Surrounded by Good People

Having good people around you is a gift that you need to be grateful for because they are a source of happiness. This is in line with the statement from the Mayo Clinic which states that support from people around is very important to help get through stress in difficult times, having a bad day, or a bereavement filled with loss.

Without them, you may become lonely and withdraw from social life. For that, don't forget to thank those who love you.

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