Happiness, health, and success often seem like impossible, far-off goals in the mess of daily life. But there are many methods– small and big– that can serve as important steps towards these ideals. The common theme among them all is to give yourself more control over your own life, in the short and long term. This can look like everything from cutting out caffeine to learning how to say no to working towards financial security. This value, though, is absolutely central to living life the way that you want to.
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