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7 Tips for Deciding How Best to Spend Your Time, Energy and Money

We all have to make decisions about how to spend our time, energy, and money. Because of my happiness project, I now explicitly ask myself, “Will this decision make me happier?”

I’m determined to get the most happiness bang for the buck.

Here are some questions I consider:

1. Is this decision likely to strengthen my relationships with other people?

Strong relationships with other people are a key — the key — to happiness, so decisions that help me build or strengthen ties are likely to boost my happiness. Yes, it’s a hassle and an expense to go to my college reunion, but it’s likely to have a big happiness pay-off.

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7 Tips for Deciding How Best to Spend Your Time, Energy and Money

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  1. Great article! Best advice I’ve read in a while. Concise and powerful. Have you heard about Sustainable Seattle’s Happiness Initiative? You might be interested in their project.

  2. Share worthy. Thank you Gretchen.

    – Glenn Davis Doctor G


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