It is not good to tie your happiness to outcomes since that can affect your happiness.
Overcoming some obstacles might pose more obstacles, while other events that we thought would be bad for us might make us grow and learn.
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Objects fade and become part of the new normal. So you’ll get more happiness spending money on experiences like going to art exhibits, doing outdoor activities, learning a new skill, or traveling.
Experiences really are part of ourselves. We are the sum total of our experiences.
They connect us more than shared consumption.
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Get clear on what you want. Set a goal. Make a plan to achieve it. It’s important to have direction and know what you’re doing.
Then, go out and actually take the first step. Pick the smallest action that will get you closer to your goal, and go do it. Once you get your mind in action mode, you gain momentum, and it will be easier to take the next step. But the secret is to start.
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