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Perfectionism vs. Happiness, with Ben Hardy

How you feel about yourself can come down to how you’re measuring your progress, and there’s a right way and a wrong way to do it. In this episode, Dan Sullivan and Dr. Ben Hardy discuss The Gap And The Gain™, the thinking tool they’ve turned into a major market book.

Here's some of what you'll learn in this episode:

• Why measuring yourself against an ideal means you’ll never be happy or satisfied.

• How to gain an invaluable internal referencing system.

• How to let yourself fully appreciate where you are.

• What you need to do in order to be successful long-term.

Show Notes:

Against perfection: Going into “The Gap” comes from measuring yourself against perfection, whatever that is in your mind.

Where you were: When you’re in “The Gain,” it means you’re measuring against where you were before in order to recognize your progress.

Too many problems: Some books try to solve too many problems.

Society and culture: Our society and culture train us to be in The Gap, not The Gain.

Transform any experience: You have the ability to turn any experience into growth and progress.