5 Ways to Make Other People Happy

5 Ways to Make Other People Happy

Taking care of your own emotions can sometimes come from helping others. Make other people happy with 5 simple tricks and it will lift their mood and yours!

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When people are happy, they experience positive feelings which they attribute as being something good. But when people make others happy, it elevates those positive feelings even further. There is no doubt that people love to make others happy. In fact, if you are ever feeling down yourself, one way to bring yourself up is to find ways to make others happy. This will give you the happiness boost you need.

Taking care of your own emotions can sometimes come from helping others. Make other people happy with 5 simple tricks and it will lift their mood and yours!

5 Ways to Make Other People Happy

When you strive to make others happy, they notice. They will get a boost in their mood which, often, you can see immediately by the smile on their face. It may even be returned to you in time.

The great part about making others happy is it is relatively easy to do. Here are 5 simple way to make others happy today!


It can be as simple as paying someone a compliment.

You can let someone know you like the color of their shirt. Or how great their hair looks. Compliment the how nice their yard looks or how much you like the new holiday decorations. Anything kind will work great to make other people happy.

Say Thank You

Sometimes, simply thanking someone can lift up their spirits no matter how small the task that you are thanking them for is.


One really easy way to make people happy is to smile. Smiling is a warm and friendly act that most people will respond to positively by smiling back. A smile is a form of welcoming and shows that you are opening yourself up to those people. It gives people an invitation to approach you.

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Another way to make someone happy is to listen to them. You would be amazed at how effective this is! People aren’t usually good listeners so if you stand out as someone who is, this too will get noticed by people and it will make them happy.

Learn More About Them

If you want to go a step further in making other people happy, try to learn more about the people that you want to make happy. Be interested in what they do. Then, if you see something related to their interests, either bring it to their attention or give them something related that shows you were paying attention.

It’s important to be genuine when making others happy and not use it as a form of manipulation. People will pick right up on that tactic and it is sure to backfire on you. Since it doesn’t really work anyway, why bother even trying it? People will appreciate you much more and will respond positively to your efforts to make them happy instead of trying to get something out of it for yourself. They will also be more willing to make you happy when the effort is real.

31 Days to Your Happiness Challenge


Each day in the month of October I’ll have a new post in our 31 Days to Your Happiness challenge. You can read all the past posts here.

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2 Responses to 5 Ways to Make Other People Happy

  1. I think you’re right. I try to say one nice thing to someone every day. It is on my “to do” list. It helps, I spend the day looking for things I can honestly compliment.

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