HappinessA quick overview of 3 routes to a          satisfying life                                    1
Three types of ‘happiness’1. Event: Pleasure   1. Positive emotions   2. Can be shortcuts that do not lead to true happine...
3 Types of Happiness                                        Meaning & PurposeHappiness                       Flow         ...
Pleasure• This is short-lived, fleeting, and tied to events• “Chasing the next high”• Hardest to maintain• As the stimulus...
Flow• “Being in the zone”• Occurs when challenge meets skill  • Balance of challenge and progress• Peak performance meets ...
Meaning and Purpose• Identifying, understanding, and applying  your strengths• Applying one’s strengths in service• Being ...
Engagement-Happiness• Doing a survey is not doing engagement  – Only a part of the process• “No one ever got a pig fat by ...
Routes most used• Easily plan and schedule parties• Easy to misconceive smiles• Providing lines of sight between job and  ...
Email:  Josh@internalconsistency.comPhone: 1-888-481-4741Twitter: @I_consistency                                 9
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Few people realize the various kinds of happiness one can experience. This presentation quickly outlines each of the three forms of happiness.

Josh@InternalConsistency.com

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  • http://derekstockley.com.au/newsletters-06/085-happiness-types.html
  • Meaning and purpose: http://yoga.am/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/untitled.jpg Flow: http://crosseyedpianist.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/flow-dual-ring-1-jpeg.jpg
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    1. 1. HappinessA quick overview of 3 routes to a satisfying life 1
    2. 2. Three types of ‘happiness’1. Event: Pleasure 1. Positive emotions 2. Can be shortcuts that do not lead to true happiness2. Flow: Engagement 1. Being one with the task/activity 2. Using strengths in more areas of life3. Meaning and purpose 1. Using strengths in service of something bigger than self 2
    3. 3. 3 Types of Happiness Meaning & PurposeHappiness Flow Pleasure Sustained time 3
    4. 4. Pleasure• This is short-lived, fleeting, and tied to events• “Chasing the next high”• Hardest to maintain• As the stimulus (event, etc.) goes away, happiness drops 4
    5. 5. Flow• “Being in the zone”• Occurs when challenge meets skill • Balance of challenge and progress• Peak performance meets peak engagement 5
    6. 6. Meaning and Purpose• Identifying, understanding, and applying your strengths• Applying one’s strengths in service• Being a part of something bigger 6
    7. 7. Engagement-Happiness• Doing a survey is not doing engagement – Only a part of the process• “No one ever got a pig fat by weighing it”• Not another box on to-do list, should be hard wired in org’s DNA 7
    8. 8. Routes most used• Easily plan and schedule parties• Easy to misconceive smiles• Providing lines of sight between job and organization creates meaning and purpose, difficult to implement Less effective More effective 8
    9. 9. Email: Josh@internalconsistency.comPhone: 1-888-481-4741Twitter: @I_consistency 9
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