1. Be optimistic

Optimistic people anticipate the best possible outcome in any situation. Seeing things in a positive perspective, improves your health, immune system, emotions, love life, career and lifestyle. It helps you live longer, reduces the rate of cancer and cardiovascular problems.

To be optimistic does not mean that you are ignoring difficulties of life. It means you see the difficulties from a positive perspective to overcome them.

2. Be grateful

Never take anything for granted. You are blessed in every way, everyday. Stop complaining about things and start doing things to change them. Use your time wisely to achieve new things and be grateful to the things that you already have.

3. Stay close to family and friends

Researches are showing that happy elderly people always had a very close relationship with their family during their life. Parents, siblings, cousins or either a best friend from childhood. 

4. Volunteer

Expect a little and give a lot. Take a few hours a week to do Volunteer for your community or city. 

There are thousands of volunteer opportunities online. Search and engage in a good activity to help others.

5. Do what you love... love what you do

Loving your job and enjoying what is do is definitively one of the most important things that will help you live a happier life. 

If you are not doing what you love, pay attention to things that you enjoy doing and try to make a living out of it.

6. Meditate

Be in tune with your body and mind. Meditating you can calm, relax and listen to your inner thoughts. 

Take good care of yourself emotionally, mentally and physically. 

7. What goes around, comes around

Always do positive things to others and positive things will happen to you. Be genuine, help family members, friends and people you don't know, genuinely. 

Be a good person, not because someone is watching you, but because it is the right thing to do.

8. Smile

Smile all the time, even if are alone or when you are on the phone.

Smile for about 3 seconds more than the person you are talking to.

When you smile, people feel good around you. They want to talk with you, they want you to be around. They enjoy talking and doing business with you.