10 Happiness-Producing Rational Beliefs

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More REBT Self-talk Tips

1. Don’t blame others for making you unhappy. Take responsibility for making yourself happy.

2. Give yourself permission to make yourself happy-even if in so doing, others make themselves unhappy.

3. Make time for yourself to do things which bring you pleasure and enjoyment in the short-term.

4. Do things for others and your community without expecting anything back in return.

5. Sacrifice short-term pleasures and put up with short-term discomforts in order to achieve longer-term gains.

6. Accept the fallibility of others and yourself.

7. Don’t take things personally.

8. Take a chance even when you might fail at things at work or in your personal relationships.

9. Don’t become overly-concerned with what people think about you and what you are doing.

10. See uncertainty as a challenge-do not be afraid of it.

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