Knowing why you’re starting an Internet Business is a big deal. You’ll struggle until you can zero in on your lifestyle design.

Show Notes:

Happiness is so important to college age that Yale University offers a new course on Happiness. Its so popular that 25 percent of students enrolled.

It teaches meditation – mindfulness – gratitude – lifestyle design.

What Is Your Lifestyle Design?


How to realize what you really want. It’s usually not money or a home on the beach. It’s personal and it’s not things.

We usually have a few things we desire. You can create this lifestyle design for yourself.
The book goes deeper though and helps us identify what we want to change and what blocks us. It gives great insights into how to design your lifestyle.

In the book: Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

They make this point about how our beliefs stand in the road of lifestyle design.

Dysfunctional Belief: If you are successful, you will be happy.

Reframe: True happiness comes from designing a life that works for you.

Finding Happiness In Life

Are there some things we would like to let go of? Some folks call this freedom.

Finally, we want to be happy. This comes from feeling we are needed, that our life mattered. It may appear to us as a calling, how we serve the world, it’s our purpose.

When we know what we desire – purpose driven life design we can use it to build our online business.

Tools for Freedom and Success

  • Your expertise comes from this factor. What sets you free?
  • Your right people are looking for a solution that you offer.
  • What stops you and what starts you?
  • Staying within your design.
  • Have a morning routine.
  • Do you have a reason to want this? Remember freedom from what? What is it you desire more in your life?
  • You have the same resources for success and failure. Keep going.

Lifestyle Design


It is the mind that maketh good or ill. That maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor. – Edmund Spenser

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chance are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. ~ Jim Rohn

Life isn’t about finding yourself, It’s about creating yourself. ~ George Bernard Shaw.


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