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That habit will make you happier. And being happier will make you more successful and deepen your relationships.
Happiness. Success. Strong relationships. What else really matters?
Here’s what we can all learn from Shawn:
1 Success doesn’t bring happiness. Happiness brings success.
2 See problems as challenges, not threats.
3 More work means you need more social support. And giving support is better than receiving.
4 Send a 2-minute “thank you” email every morning.
5 Use the 20-second rule to build the habit.
Some people might think it’s too hard to get happier. Maybe they’ve suffered from depression.
Or they’ve seen the research that we have a “happiness set point”, and our genetics ultimately decide how happy we can be.
You know what the most inspiring thing Shawn told me was? The latest research shows good habits might trump genes.