100 SIMPLE SECRETS OF HAPPY PEOPLE….WEEK 4

100 SIMPLE SECRETS OF HAPPY PEOPLE….WEEK 4

“Your Goals Should Be Aligned with One Another”

The four tires of your car have to be properly aligned; otherwise the left tires will be pointed in a direction from the right tires and the car won’t work.  Goals are just like that.  They all must be pointed in the same direction.  If your goals conflict with one another, your life may not work.

In a long-term study of subjects over the course of more than a decade, life satisfaction was associated with the consistency of life goals.  Goals regarding career, education, family and geography were each important, and together add up to about 80 percent of satisfaction.  Thee goals need to be consistent with one another to produce positive conclusions regarding goal achievement. (Wilson, Henry, and Peterson 1997)

****100 Simple Secrets of Happy People by David Niven

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