4 Incredibly Easy Ways You Can Make Your Parents Happy

How do you think your parents converse with each other about you when you’re not around? Do you think it genuinely brings a smile to their faces when they ponder about you?

Many times, our intentions are right. You really do want to make your parents happy. But the sad truth is that nothing happens unless you put in some effort. My head would always be clouded with these, “Only if they understood…..” or “Why can’t they think from my perspective” complaints.

Dad and child

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How to Encourage Someone Thanks to 4 Easy Habits

Encourage :

[en-kur-ij, –kuhr-]

verb

The act of making people feel that they can turn things around however pressing life seems to be.

I’m certain that everyone has got memories of good days and not so good ones.  I remember days when my girlfriend screamed at me or when nothing seemed to be going my way. You won’t believe me but merely a good remark from a bystander or pedestrian is enough to make your day. In fact, encouraging words, however few they may be can turn your worst days into good ones. Therefore, Encouragement is hidden in the simplest of ways.

Here’s how you can form any habit you want with ease.

Just imagine if we lived in a world where everybody strived to encourage their neighbors. What a wonderful world it would be! Although a change of such magnitude is unimaginable, you can initiate that change. Change starts with you.

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2 Teeny-Tiny Habits For You to Stay in Love

So if you just got a new crush, then you are like me (the me 10 months ago). It’s a great feeling to hang out with your crush, and when he/she finally says yes, it’s an unparalleled emotion.

I had asked my crush out just like 2 months after we met, and she was quite taken aback initially and she started to play the rather irritating, cliched friend zone trick but after a couple of months, thanks to my persistent nagging and chivalry 😉 she said yes.

Fast forwarding 5 months into the future, now the heat is gone. I’m still pretty much in love with her, I still wanna marry her and spend the rest of my life with her. But I’m having thoughts such as me probably falling out of love. My girlfriend doesn’t know that I run this blog, she’ll probably start a rant if she comes across this lol.

I did a lot of research and even asked a few people how they manage to stay in love after the initial “burning” phase.

 

Couple in love

     Love is not a feeling, but a choice you that you make everyday.

This is what I found out:

And P.S: if you are still in the friend zone, keep going at it! Nothing comes off as more attractive than your determination and stubbornness to convince your crush that you’re the one.

  • Focus on the positives

Yes, this sounds pretty mundane, but trust me, this is one of the easiest, yet most overlooked technique.

Keep reminding yourself of why you fell in love with your SO in the first place. Keep reminding yourself that.

My girlfriend would do anything to help anyone in need, she would sacrifice so much, so there you go! That’s one of the many things about her that I keep reminding myself when things get tough.

Instead of thinking, “Oh man! She always argues with me!”, I think “this is just a phase, it’ll pass. I love her helping tendency and I wanna be with her always, ain’t gonna let some petty argument separate us”.

Here’s an ultra-easy way to create habits.

  • Empathize

I just can’t seem to stress enough about the importance of this point. The ability to identify what unique situation your partner is in at a given point of time is an instrumental skill for staying in love.

There are days when my muffin would scream at me for actually no apparent reason. I could scream back at her, but I try to understand what is going on in her head.

I wrote an article about how empathy helps you say the right things.

This is why habits are so important in your life.

Try to get into their heads, people! You know your lover better than anyone, so try to find out what your better half is going through and comprehend why he/she is reacting in a certain way.

After doing so, you are in a position to even help them out and make their day better.

There are tons of other ways to stay in love, but I found these two to be super effective, and this is a start for you to appreciate your love, and to take nothing for granted.

Learn how I broke an addiction quite easily.

 

 

How to Always Say The Right Things

I suck (at least I used to)  when it came to saying the right things to anyone.

I think of something and subconsciously utter something that adds absolutely no value to my conversation. The stupid stuff I say has many times even put my relationship in jeopardy.

Words matter. Pens really are mightier than swords.  One bad comment, one miscued remark can change the complexion of any relationship.

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