Are you doing what matters most to you?
Not what makes you happy in the moment, but rather, what really drives your life and gives it meaning.
Researchers found a meaningful life and a happy life overlap in certain ways, but are ultimately different, reports Emily Esfahani Smith in The Atlantic about a study published in the Journal of Positive Psychology that examines self-reported attitudes toward happiness and meaning.
Stewart Emery and his co-authors of the book Success Built to Last interviewed the world's most successful people to distill exactly what drives them, and it's pretty simple.
Imagine those three elements—meaning, thought, and action—as the primary colors of enduring success. When the primary colors of red, blue, and green overlap, they create a bright, white light, a target that is easy to see.
To create a life that matters to you, reflect on the following:
When you align your thoughts and actions with what gives your life meaning, you magnify your passion and impart greater clarity to your purpose than ever before.
To better understand what truly gives you satisfaction and reinforce your commitment and resolve to get it, listen to the Success Built to Last Paraliminal in the MINDTRX app.
Simply push play, close your eyes, relax, and listen. This closed-eye process activates your "whole mind" with a precise blend of music and words to help you get the most out of every minute.