EP116 Why You Should Set Happiness Goals, Too

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In this episode, we talk about different types of goals for life. Don’t forget to work towards pure joy & happiness in all that you do.


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BOL 116


Episode 116


KC: Welcome to The Business of Life Podcast. My name is Keith Callahan, your host.

Today we’re talking about joy setting. What the heck is joy setting, right? So a lot of us are really good at setting goals. We crush our goals and we’re really good at getting things accomplished and doing things in our lives and meeting the deadlines and meeting all these things that we set out to accomplish in our life. Some of us are and some of us are just bad at that stuff.

But regardless of if you’re good at it or if you’re bad at it, what I want to share with you today is sometimes we set all those goals and we go about them and we conquer them. But it doesn’t bring joy and happiness to our lives.

One of the things that I learned a while back is we have to be very clear on what it actually is that we want in our lives, what it is that brings us happiness. I think the second part of that is more important. It’s what’s going to bring us happiness because sometimes we want these things, but we don’t really think about whether or not it’s going to bring happiness to us.

So rather than just setting goals to beat last year or earn more income or help more people or do more of this or do more of that, whatever it is that you’re setting the goals for, take some time to really sit back and think about what is it that’s going to actually bring joy into your life.

So for me with my business, I set a lot of goals with my business. I set a lot of goals with my spiritual growth and I set a lot of goals with my family. Then I also set a lot of goals for who I want to be as a human being and the “who I want to be as a human being” comes first. The “what I am becoming” really comes first and then I think about – I don’t really like traveling that much. I like spending time with my family. I like working from a home office. I like having my own schedule.

I could have a much bigger business right now. I can have a bigger business. I could be flying around the country, speaking at live events and I just don’t want to do it. It would be nice. It would be fun. I would enjoy it. But I don’t want to leave my family. I have young kids right now and I love where I live. I love the life that we have. I don’t want to be doing all that. It doesn’t make me happy. It makes me stressed out.

So what is it that’s going to bring joy in your life? Create your life around that versus setting goals to have the bigger house, the nicer – I’m telling you, that stuff isn’t going to bring you lasting joy. Well, maybe for you it will. I don’t know.

But instead of just setting goals to get more, be more, more, more, more, more, more, what is going to bring you happiness in your life? All right. That is today’s message. Instead of just goal setting, make sure there’s joy in those goals. Joy set. What’s going to bring the most happiness in my life? What are the different things that I can do to bring joy to my life?

Have a beautiful, beautiful day. See you on the next episode. Peace!


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KC: Today’s episode is brought to you by our sister podcast, All About Beachbody Coaching. So All About Beachbody Coaching really allows us to do this podcast without having all those annoying commercials in the beginning for you. So All About Beachbody Coaching, the Beachbody business that Amy and I run, actually funds this podcast.

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