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How You Tell Your Story Impacts Whether You Live Happily Ever After

The way you tell your story – especially to one particular audience – can shape your future and affect whether or not you have a happy ending.

We discussed how to tell your story for future success on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

This show was inspired by an Dr. Christian Jarrett on BBC. It’s an interesting perspective: the way you tell the stories you tell yourself form the foundation of who you become.

We found this to be a great reminder to the two of us. We hope it helps you as well.

2 Kinds of Life Events

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How to Save Money on a Midlife Crisis

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A midlife crisis can be costly. Fortunately, a new discovery offers us a new way to save ourselves and our money.

We talked about midlife crises and happiness on The BIGG Success Show today. This episode (#947) was inspired by the book The Happiness Curve* by Jonathan Rauch. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

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7 Ways Money Can Buy Happiness

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Money can buy happiness, contrary to what we’ve been told our whole lives.

We discussed money and happiness on The BIGG Success Show today. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

This show was inspired by a CNBC article about Pitbull, written by Zack Guzman. Pitbull says the most important thing to know about money is that money isn’t the most important thing.

Yet it’s funny, in an ironic sort of way – we often see people raking money in when it becomes less important to them.

Then, when allocated properly, money can buy happiness. Here are seven ways…
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Happiness Is a Choice

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Happiness is a choice, according to Aristotle. Happiness happens THROUGH you, not TO you. See how he suggests directing your activities to achieve happiness and abundance.


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The Ironic Starting Point of BIGG Success

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The starting point of BIGG Success is part gratitude, part discontent. Find out why in this BIGG Success Show Podcast.

The starting point of all BIGG success is a paradox. We’ve become convinced of this, based on studying the research but also from personal experience. We’d like to share what we learned with you today.

BIGG success starts at the intersection of gratitude and discontent.

These two attitudes, seemingly in conflict, work together to create the success you crave. Let’s look at them one at a time before we talk about how they partner up for your BIGG success.

The starting point of BIGG success is part gratitude

Robert Emmons is considered the world’s leading scientific authority on gratitude. He has found all kinds of amazing benefits of gratefulness. But we want to zero in on gratitude’s effect on achieving your goals.

His research shows that participants who habitually kept a gratitude journal made 20% more progress toward their goals than participants who didn’t. At the end of each week, the first group simply listed five things they were grateful for.

Yet this simple act – which can be done in less than five minutes – led to significant returns on the investment of time. Gratitude is the input. Progress is the outcome.

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