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The French-German theologian, philosopher and physician Albert Schweitzer once said, “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.”
But what does it take to be truly happy?
This must be the question at the forefront of our mind on a daily basis. The sad truth, however, is that it rarely is. And while this is something you hear about in the media, in newspapers and videos, unfortunately very few have gone on to answer it.
Let me introduce you to Mr. Tal Ben-Shahar.
He's the author and lecturer who taught two of the largest classes in Harvard University’s history, Positive Psychology and The Psychology of Leadership. In his remarkable book, Happier, Tal Ben Shahar describes how he arrived at a very insightful discovery.
One evening, a five-year old boy went to his father, gave him a BIG hug and then whispered in his ear: "Daddy, we don't spend enough time together."
The father, who loved his son so dearly, knew in his heart that he was right and replied: "You're right son, and I'm so sorry! But I promise that I'll make it up to you! Look... Since tomorrow is Saturday, why don't we spend the entire day together? Just you and me!"
There is power in MASTERY! And how many people do you know who are really committed to mastery today? Most people dabble in a million things, they master nothing, and they wonder why they’re unfulfilled. Because they’re running for the sugar, the next thing that feels good, instead of getting past what doesn’t feel good and getting to where you OWN something.
Tony Robbins (#1 Life and Business Strategist)