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Episode 84: Expectations Will Destroy Your Happiness

Sep 22, 2023


Have you ever looked forward to something, like REALLY looked forward to something, like kid at Christmas looked forward to something… only to be epically disappointed?

On today’s episode, we are going to answer the question… why do these unmet expectations destroy your happiness and what are the 5 steps to keep those expectations in check?

The answer is powerful, it involves the series finale of your favorite TV show, and I think it’s going to surprise you.

Together, we will unpack:

  • What happens when we get triggered by unmet expectations?
  • 5 ways to prevent expectations from stealing your happiness.
  • When is the best time to embrace unpredictability in your journey?
  • How you can release judgment and embrace acceptance.

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