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3 Things To Be Thankful For

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It’s Thanksgiving week, and on this show, we will share 3 research-backed things to be thankful for that will bring you more happiness.

Click the player to listen to this episode of The BIGG Success Show Podcast. Below is a summary of our discussion.

To kick things off, George shares a poem that he thinks of this time of year. He heard it when he was a kid, no more than 10 years old, and a clown was performing at a festival. It goes like this:

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The Recipe for a Happy Life

Image of a recipe book with the title of the blog post: The recipe for a happy life

The recipe for a happy life consists of three ingredients. The ingredients are important, but so is how you mix them together. Brought to you by FinancialFreedomTool.com.

We discussed the recipe for a happy life on The BIGG Success Show today. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

This show was inspired by a research paper on the recipe for a happy life. We’ll talk about the three ingredients as well as instructions on living a full life and avoiding an empty life.

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Retirement Planning an Easier Way

family walks along a long dock on a lake with the blog title: Retirement Planning an Easier Way

There’s good news on retirement planning, whether you’re early in your career or further along.

We discussed an easier way to plan for your retirement on The BIGG Success Show today. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

This show was inspired by a study on the power of retiring later, published by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Which of these two options sounds harder to you…

(1) saving 1% more every year for 30 years, or

(2) postponing your retirement by 4 months

The two of us agreed that Option 1 sounds harder. Yet the researchers found the two options deliver similar results.

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The Downside of Finding Your Passion

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We discussed finding your passion on The BIGG Success Show today. Click the player to listen, or keep reading for a summary of that discussion.

This show was inspired by a study on finding your passion to be published in Psychological Science.

The research shows people are led astray by the advice to “find your passion”. It makes it harder to discover one’s passion. So you get stuck. In fact, that’s a conclusion we came to years ago here on BIGG Success.

Fortunately, there is a better way…

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A Tip to Save Money at the Store

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We want to share a tip on how to save money at the store with you today. As we share it, we’re sipping on coffee. It’s because we saw an interesting study about coffee cups. Yes, we can learn an important lesson from coffee cups.

We talked about this on The BIGG Success Show today ( click the player to listen)

Here’s the show summary:

The experiment

Participants were handed a coffee cup. They were told it sold at a local retail store for $4.95.
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