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What You Know About Happiness is Completely Wrong

What You Know About Happiness is Completely Wrong

We’ve been taught how to be happy completely incorrectly. Many believe that happiness comes when something happens to you, like you get the job you’ve been searching for, or you complete that big project you’ve been working on; you equate success with happiness. Which is somewhat true, just in reverse. Let me explain. When we succeed at something, we don’t actually feel that much happier. Usually we just think, “Okay, what’s next?” Side-note here that a quick fix would be creating a habit of choosing to celebrate your success before even having that thought BUT what I’m here to discuss...


What is a Fulfilling Life?

Liz Miller

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What is a Fulfilling Life?

I figured, if I’m going to have a blog saying it’s going to help you live a fulfilling life, I should probably define what I think a fulfilling life is. Obviously, it looks different for everyone, but no one really defines it, other than it being an “awesome feeling.” Here’s my definition of a fulfilling life: a life where you have sustainable happiness fueled by the activities and people you love. Let me break this down for you: 1. Sustainable happiness - By this I don’t mean remembering how happy you were three days ago when something great happened to...