YOU ARE THE PROJECT'S 1 YEAR COURSE
4 hour SEMINAR & 40 weekly hour LESSONS (& HAPPINESS CERTIFICATION) Just a $500 investment in yourself! (*Easy payment plan available)
*NOTE: Before the main 45 minute lesson there is a 10 minute section devoted to sharing of goals accomplished and encouragement (and for at least 10 minutes after the lesson there is small group sharing and envisioning who you’ll be in 1 year and beyond, our superior version of ourselves).
PARTIAL LIST OF THE 40 WEEKLY LESSONS CONTENT:
- Finding your “Why”
- Stop auto pilot living
- Developing Mindfulness
- Insanity and Logic
- Why most people’s beliefs and efforts towards “success” and happiness are immature and partially insane
- The typical person’s mistaken paradigm of success (and happiness).
- How people spend their time and efforts.
- How to get what we all REALLY need- good health, happiness and a great relationship (and free time to enjoy).
- Happy people actually make more money (happiness skills we can use right now)
Time will pass regardless
Without progress you only get old
Time should be measured by progress
Learning 1 new vocabulary a day equals 365 in a year, losing 1 pound a week equals 52 pounds in a year (and a new body) etc.
Meditating with daily service equals a new mind/soul in a year
Your time is limited
Don’t just pass time
Your time should be measured more by the progress and positive experiences you have
THE TRUE DEFINITION OF A SUPERIOR PERSON (A TRULY HAPPY AND SUCCESSFUL PERSON).
Happy Mind, Happy Body and Happy Money (with at least 1 great, Happy Relationship)
20 Characteristics of high level self-actualized people
Examples of superior people (and how to develop their mind set and character)
Is a wealthy person superior or successful if they have bad health, bad relationships, no free time (and are unhappy)?
Envision the more superior version of yourself (and your overall success) in 12 months from now, 5 years, 10 years.
The power of “30 day challenges” (make progress and lasting habits through setting goals and doing them for a month).
Your daily action determines who you will be that night (even small daily changes are significant in a week, big in a month and huge in a year).
When will you FINALLY make those changes you know you should (will you continue waiting months or years?).
Stop doing the things you know you shouldn’t, and start doing the things you know you should- Peace Pilgrim
Start with even the small things (“success begets success”)
WHAT FACTORS CONTRIBUTE TO OUR HAPPINESS
Attitude’s role (perspective etc.)
Our thoughts and Self-talk (re framing, beliefs etc.)
Control of one”s environment (type of work etc.)
Religion (and spirituality)
Income (to what degree and what amount?)
Health (diet and exercise’s influence)
Age? Intelligence?, Gender? Attractiveness? etc.
Control of emotions
MINDFULNESS (and living with intent)
What it is
Why you need it (auto pilot living vs awareness living)
Awareness of your actions, surroundings and body
Ways to develop Mindfulness
Continually improving it
PRODUCTIVITY (“Productivity is the basis of morale”)
“A” Activity Action System
Avoid the “auto pilot mode”
Reducing C activities (activities with no meaning or personal progress)
Discussions about time- and time spent with TV, facebook etc. vs other ways to enjoy time
Taking control of your life
Learning to say NO
Time and Progress Chart- Don’t just age, have something to show for your time
Personal progress along with showable material type progress (How “You Are The Project” can get you both).
SETTING GOALS AND CONTINUALLY DOING THEM
(“The weak indulge in resolutions, while the strong act.”)
The 6 IMPORTANT AREAS of BALANCED growth/self-improvement (body, mind, spirit/character, financial, social & leisure)
MIND (develop better logic, better understanding of yourself and others, world affairs, learning new skills etc.)
“Fear is man’s chief enslaver” (mastering your mind and overcoming fear).
BODY (developing the best body and health you’re capable and using superior health information and health practices).
CHARACTER/SPIRIT- controls everything else-the most enduring and important part of you
(getting serious about really improving your character- becoming that admirable person who truly has a super-human character)
RELATIONSHIPS (overcome fears, really communicate, care for those closest to you first while reaching out and showing concern to others)
FINANCES (really focusing on what activities actually make you money, and realizing that it’s how much you actually save that really matters).
LEISURE (making free time and really enjoying it, develop new interests and remember old hobbies, see the world etc.)
"Half of Age Super Health"
WORK Diligently (but make sure to have money to show for it at the end of each month)
The psychology of taking money out of your paycheck first (and vowing not to touch it until after retirement)
Some safe vehicles to save and grow your money (and that you can’t easily take out before retirement).
How to get paid monthly for improving yourself using You Are The Project’s “Money Motivation Self-Improvement System”
Help at least 1 person a month- YOU become the product and get paid to improve yourself (inspire others with your personal progress/results).
Why working really hard for your future (and retirement) may be one of the most foolish things you can do
The statistics show terrible results (results of hard work for 40 years until 65 years old)
You must enjoy the journey (and the journey is all you have)
Happiness is not a destination it’s a journey and state of mind
ENJOYING WHILE YOUNG WITH A HEALTHY BODY VS HAVING MORE MONEY WHEN OLD BUT WITH BAD HEALTH
New ways of working for retirement while enjoying the journey more too
Examples of people doing the 40 years towards retirement in a smarter way (no death bed regrets)
Having a wise 60 year old mindset at 30
Work towards making 60 the new 30
Having a 30 year old body at 60
HOW TO LIVE/FEEL HAPPIER THAN MOST MILLIONAIRES ON AROUND $2,000 A MONTH
Do you really need a new car and $1,000 plus house/rent payments? (and keeping a new car for decades not just years)
Finding the cheapest insurance, cable, phone, travel etc.
How much time do you even enjoy your home?
Make having free time as important as making money.
How to make and thoroughly enjoy free time.
Enjoying amazing activities for free or super cheap.
Stop being “busy” and living a dying.
Be focused/productive and get it done early
Amazing calm with self-control and balance
Thankfulness is the beginning of a strong character/true spirituality
Studies show regular spiritual practices increases happiness levels
Daily quiet time for meditation/connection
A powerful paradigm shift that changes service to a thrilling privilege and opportunity
Discussion of Happiness Studies (including a 450,000 person study that shows no happiness increase beyond $75,000/year)
Living to give, instead of to get- Peace Pilgrim
How giving money CAN definitely increase your happiness level
Leave the ego/self out to accomplish much more
Love is the greatest thing/experience in the world
Logic is the most needed mental skill
Love and logic together will enable us to become truly superior versions of ourselves and create an amazing world
Without love we become totally obsessed with ourselves and life becomes meaningless
Without logic, we act without obtaining good results or balanced happiness
Even very smart people usually are not truly logical or “real thinkers”
How to become more logical and effective
The 90/10 rule (start focusing on 90% of the problem instead of 10%)
How to feel love more and more (developing the ability to FEEL the presence of God/love)
WHY do we do what we do everyday?
What do we all REALLY want?
Avoiding pain and obtaining maximum happiness
WHAT IS HAPPINESS? (0 to 10 Happiness Scale)
What are the many BENEFITS OF BEING HAPPY? (better health, better relationships, make more money and 10 other benefits)
Are the rich and famous really happy? (What does Happiness research tell us)
Feeling happiness is a skill (if you don’t have it, you won’t feel happy whether you’re poor, average or even rich and famous)
What is HQ- Happiness Quotient? (how high is yours?)
Heredity makes up 50% of the "Happiness Pie" while our circumstances only make up 10%
How do we work on the 40% of our happiness that we CAN change.
Does an object or situation actually cause us to feel happy or unhappy? (Various examples)
Your mind, thinking and attitude’s effect on your personal happiness
Do you suffer from “destination addiction” (how to recognize it and overcome it)
Life is a journey (savor every moment)
MINDFULNESS- when you’re busy and when you’re not
Learning to realize and enjoy the now (be fully conscious of what you are doing moment by moment).
Who really are the happiest people in the world?
(consider Albert Schweitzer, Gandhi, and “Peace Pilgrim”).
How were the happiest/most self-actualized people able to obtain the high levels they did?
Four of “THE 10 HABITS OF HAPPY PEOPLE”
1. Appreciate/WANT what you ALREADY have
2. Learn about and imitate the happiest people
3. Live fully in the now
4. Make other people happy
The other 6 habits
Becoming happy is our MAIN RESPONSIBILITY
Become a “HAPPINESS PRO”
Playing the “Happiness Game”
Depersonalizing our negative emotions (0-10 Happiness scale)
How to change our negative feelings in minutes rather than hours or days
How to experience more joy and excitement in your life
Auto pilot enjoyment (tv etc.) vs actively involved flow activities (sports, hobbies, reading etc.)
True Independence = high happiness skills and high communications skills
Putting things in perspective (comparing to much worse situations)
Life wasn’t promised to be fair
The powerful role of gratitude/thankfulnes
Do you really own/enjoy what you have?
Only buy that which gives maximum happiness “bang for your buck“
Systematically saving money (pay yourself 10% first)