Could You Make a Big Life Decision on a Coin Flip?

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Has the isolation, anxiety and uncertainty from the pandemic got you thinking you’re not where you should be in your life? “Is this relationship or job working for me?” So, the show today is about making a big decision and changing your life direction. I talk about a recent research study by Steven Levitt (Freakanomics) that provided some fascinating results from 20,000 people making a big life decision based on a virtual coin flip. Other stuff I talk about include: The Art of Strategic Quitting Why you should Pull the Trigger and make the change How to make a huge …

Best of…New Study: Find A Purpose NOW!

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This week I wanted to share a very popular “best of” episode… A new study by a group of British researchers confirm that having “A” purpose (not “THE” Purpose) is the only way to live a long, healthy and fulfilling life. The paper was part of an ongoing British study of older adults known as the English Longitudinal Study of Aging. The Results of the Study Socially, higher worthwhile ratings were associated with stronger personal relationships and with broader social engagement such as involvement in civic organizations, cultural activity and volunteering. (marriage was important but so was regular contact with …

New Study: Find A Purpose … NOW!

Anthony Dufresne Millennial Life Issues, News, Podcasts, Things About Yourself Leave a Comment

A new study by a group of British researchers confirm that having “A” purpose (not “THE” Purpose) is the only way to live a long, healthy and fulfilling life. The paper was part of an ongoing British study of older adults known as the English Longitudinal Study of Aging. The Results of the Study Socially, higher worthwhile ratings were associated with stronger personal relationships and with broader social engagement such as involvement in civic organizations, cultural activity and volunteering. (marriage was important but so was regular contact with friends). From a health perspective, those with higher worthwhile ratings had better …