LIF 030— How to Be Happy In Life — What Ancient Wisdom Teaches Us About Happiness

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How to Be Happy In Life — What Ancient Wisdom Teaches Us About Happiness

Since ancient times, people have been searching for the secrets to living a happier, longer life. Get ready for the secrets of happiness to be unveiled!

In episode 030 of The Live it Forward Show, Kent Julian reveals 4 ways you can live a longer, happier life.

  1. Perception Is Everything
  2. Boost Your Happiness By Changing Your Beliefs
  3. You Cannot Control Everything, So Quit Trying
  4. Prepare For and Reflect On Each Day

None of these ideas are new ideas. They were passed down to us from ancient philosophers and teachers. Yet even though these concepts are thousands of years old, science continues to prove their value. Listen to this week's episode to see how well your life lines up with these ancient truths.

Show Notes — How to Be Happy In Life

1. Welcome to the show

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3. Special Thank You

4.  Ratings and Reviews

5. How To Be Happy in Life

Perception Is Everything

  • What you believe is what you'll get
  • Emotions follow beliefs

Boost Your Happiness By Changing Your Beliefs

  • Shift your focus
  • Don't focus on the event, change your view of the event
  • Ask yourself if you are thinking rationally

You Cannot Control Everything So Quit Trying

  • E+R=O (events+response=outcome)
  • Free yourself and be happy by giving up control
  • Focus on what you CAN change

Prepare For and Reflect On Each Day

  • Experience true joy and happiness
  • Set the tone for the day
  • Reflect on the experiences you've had each day

6. Kent shares introductions from two Live it forward ADVANCE guest speakers:

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