Living a Legacy of Happiness, Gratitude, and Joy

How to be Happy

  • 50 percent of the differences in people’s happiness levels can be accounted for by genetically determined set points similar to a set point for weight or IQ.
  • Only about 10 percent of happiness levels are explained by life circumstances or situations: rich or poor, healthy or unhealthy, married or divorced, etc.
  • 40 percent is attributed to our daily intentional activities — what we do in our daily lives and how we think.

How to be Grateful

“We have thousands of opportunities every day to be grateful: for having good weather, to have slept well last night, to be able to get up, to be healthy, to have enough to eat. … There’s opportunity upon opportunity to be grateful; that’s what life is.”

The Double Rainbow Guy

Happiness, Gratitude, Joy, and Legacy

  • The First How: Positive Emotion
  • The Second How: Optimal Timing and Variety
  • The Third How: Social Support
  • The Fourth How: Motivation, Effort, and Commitment
  • The Fifth How: Habit

“Breadcrumb Legacy ™ is about making life meaningful on a daily basis.”

How we live today influences what we leave behind.

“Start living the way you want to be remembered right now.” — Jann Freed

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Dr. Jann is a seeker and learner who leaves a Breadcrumb Legacy. She does this as an author, consultant, speaker, and faculty member. www.JannFreed.com

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Jann Freed, PhD

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Dr. Jann is a seeker and learner who leaves a Breadcrumb Legacy. She does this as an author, consultant, speaker, and faculty member. www.JannFreed.com

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