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A Happy 2017

10 ways you can live your life happier in the new year!

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We're a couple of weeks into 2017 and whether or not your year has started off horrible or amazing, here are 10 ways you can make yourself happier in 2017:

1) Smile More

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Smile at everyone, even people you pass by on the way to class - you have no idea how much you will brighten someone's day (and, you'll feel pretty good about yourself too!).

2) Explore

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Take a couple hours out of your weekend to explore the city! You can go with friends or just have a quiet day to yourself, but getting off-campus once in a while will be refreshing.

3) Plan Ahead

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Planning ahead will just make your life a whole lot easier, trust me.

4) Be Kind

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Be kind to everyone around you, it goes a long way.

5) Surround Yourself With People

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Even though some people prefer to be alone most of the time, try hanging out around at the popular hangout spots around your campus! I promise that just being around people will lift your mood instantly.

6) Me-Time

Although surrounding yourself with people is great and all, you should always take time for yourself - there's nothing wrong with enjoying your own company!

7) Relax

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School and classes are stressful, so don't stress yourself too much too often and just take an hour or two to destress.

8) Work Hard

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Remember, the number one reason you are at university is so you can get an education so don't forget to work hard and strive for that 4.0!

9) Treat Yourself

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TREAT. YO. SELF. You deserve nice things too!!

10) Step-By-Step

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You live each day at a time, each hour at a time, each minute at a time, and each second at a time. Not every single day will be just as fantastic as the one before nor will each day be as awful as the one you just experienced. As long as you know that you're living each day at your own pace and the absolute best you can, then you are truly living life to the fullest.

I hope everyone has a wonderful 2017! Happy belated new year!

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