12 Things that Happy People DO Differently – #9 Happy People Commit to Their Goals

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12 Things that Happy People Do Differently

#9 Happy People Commit to Their Goals

Being wholeheartedly dedicated to and focused on doing something that is important to you can become such a powerful force that can be generalized throughout your life.  Amazing things, such as developing a stronger sense of confidence and competence, start happening when we commit ourselves to doing whatever it takes to get somewhere.  I think the two most important qualities of success are focus and concentration. Focus means knowing exactly what it is you want and concentration means having the discipline to concentrate single-mindedly on one thing until it is complete. That is the difference between people who are successful and those who struggle in this area.

For a little help getting started, check out my link to S.M.A.R.T Goal Setting (PDF) to get you moving!

12 Things Source: Lyubomirsky, S. (2002). Why are some people happier than others? The role of cognitive and motivational processes in well-being. American Psychologist, 56, 239-249.

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