The importance of Goal Setting:
I was recently at a wake and the woman who deceased was a mother of two grown children in her early fifties. I have not been to a wake since my grandmother passed away, my grandmother passed in her late 80′s and we all knew that when it happened, it was time. For the two young adult children, it was not an expectant death and as the young man was delivering the eulogy, I could not help but to cry for their loss. But I also thought about what life is, what meaning it carries for those of us that are so busy living, doing, for what. What would the people remember me by at my funeral?
The only true goal for your life is happiness. Study after study, we find that what people want most is to be happy. Happiness is the common denominator of all people and all human behavior. Everything we do is in an attempt to achieve our happiness in some way. Even if you achieve everything else in life, money, home, fame, success, and so on, but you do not have happiness, well that’s not a successful life. A good measure of how you are doing is to ask yourself how genuinely happy you are.
The five ingredients to happiness:
I believe it’s essential to reflect once in a while and evaluate where you are today from where you started and also where you want to be.