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Create a “Words to Live By” list

Most often happiness that you feel when you achieve something is not about the act itself but about the emotions associated with the journey. Make a list of emotions that you identify with and use that to navigate your happiness

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Analyse the events

Know what's causing your happiness and what's draining it. Not theoretically but practically. Right now, on a day to day basis. Keep track of these.

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Follow the sparks

Sometimes impulses can be good. Test them, see where they take you. Does not matter if they are unconventional and people advise against it. If you feel it fits in with your other lists, then pursue it. There maybe happiness or there maybe something better, a lesson.

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Start your morning on your own terms

Instead of rushing into work, each morning, try to spend time on yourself. Exercise, Meditate, dance or do anything that would put you in the Me Zone

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It’s a once-in-a-generation moment for organizations to reassess and reinforce the glue that keeps them together: their values. 

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The Rubik‘s Cube of mealtime

Everyone’s got a theory, a technique, their own special spell to coax ketchup out of the bottle. It's a skill you must master.

Of course, over the past few decades, package designers have given us the plastic squeeze bottles—the condiment world’s version of the automatic transmission or TV remote—to make life easier.

But still, for many, the ketchup bottle remains a Rubik’s Cube of mealtime.

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Real Success Is Individual

We understand success as something relative to others and not something by itself. Status, power, wealth and position is by default a relative rank to the rest of the contenders of society. This constant comparison is designed for unending misery for all rank holders, from the first to the last.

Real success is individual, and true happiness comes from identifying and cultivating your own inner strength and contentment.

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