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I discovered the amazing increasehappiness.com website in April 2010. When I went
back to read it again, I found it was gone and the domain was for sale. So, I
purchased it and recreated this website to help others. If you have questions or
feedback please email travis at increasehappiness dot com.
12. Executive Summary
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1. We are all trying to Increase Happiness, which means more Pleasure than Pain. To do so we
need to make good Choices. Our survival instincts often get in our way.
2. Mental Survival is how our brains keep us the way we are. You can overcome Mental Survival
through repeated mental images (Affirmations) to change your Desires and therefore your
3. All the good things you want come at a price. You will have those things only when you
Choose to pay that price. You need to focus more on what you will give than on what you will
4. Mental Survival also creates Excuses (rationalizations) to keep you from making better
Choices. To change, you need to Admit Failure and eliminate your Excuses.
5. Survival Instincts play a large role in your Relationships with others. You need to learn how to
put them to work for you.
6. More Survival Instincts keep you from improving your Health. You need to understand
Survival Desires in order to overcome them.
7. Understanding the true nature of Wealth will help you earn more.
8. Responsibility is the building block of society, yet many seek to destroy it. By destroying
responsibility, Junk Help threatens Happiness for you and everyone else.
9. You can start today to Increase Happiness and make the world a better place for yourself and
10. Please help by signing up for our free Newsletter, and sharing your thoughts and experiences