Before you read the voluminous books to happiness, there are quick ways to stay happy.
Minding your business: If you stay away from other people’s drama and problems, you have a real chance of embracing true happiness.
Show empathy: If you stop gloating over the pain and mistakes of others, you will find that empathy (or even indifference) keeps sorrow away from you.
Have a realistic view about life. No fairy tales of a horse coming down from the clouds to pay your rent or wipe away your debts. If you want to be happy, embrace reality and start planning your life towards self-fulfillment.
Don’t expect too much from others. Nobody owes you anything you haven’t worked for. So chill with all that entitlements. If you want something done, you most likely would have to do it yourself. Disappointment is cousin to
Make the most of your uniqueness. Instead of trying to change what makes you different from others, accept what you are and channel your unique abilities towards success.
Have a cold drink (or take shower) to take your mind off the stress of the world. You can’t kill yourself.