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Dec 5, 2017

Happiness, Purpose, Goals, Thoughts, Emotions




Have you ever noticed that the happiest people seem to live with a purpose? We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. And in our interview segment, we’ll explore this question: Is there an actual scientific method for attaining happiness? We’ll discuss that with Shane Ram. That and more on today’s show.


Bob's Thought of the Day


We’ll explore:


  • A powerful quote often attributed to Mark Twain (although the chances are excellent that he didn’t actually say it): “The two most important days of your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
  • The two parts of finding out our individual mission.
  • Why we tend to find it difficult to be truly happy when we don’t have a reason for being.

Interview with Shane Ram


You’ll discover:


  • How Shane defines happiness.
  • Why purpose and goals are closely related to happiness.
  • How Shane’s mindset as a child helped him overcome challenges.
  • Why Shane did not label himself as poor when he was a child.
  • The importance of understanding how happiness in one area of your life affects every other area of your life.
  • The TEAR formula: Thoughts + Emotions + Actions = Results.
  • Why you must ensure that the goals you are pursuing line up with your purpose.
  • The reason most people keep getting the same results over and over.
  • Why conformity is so dangerous.


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  • The highest emotional target is #happiness. @iamshaneram
  • #Happiness comes from pursuing #goals that are purposeful. @iamshaneram
  • On this episode, we explore the TEAR formula: Thoughts + Emotions + Actions = Results. @iamshaneram #happiness

Interview Links
Shane’s blog
Shane’s Resources page

Shane’s Speaking page
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