Chris Budd: How to help clients be happy and protect your business at the same time

'Self-limiting beliefs'

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One truth that comes from the study of financial wellbeing is that we don’t generally know what makes us happy, says Chris Budd. The founder of the Initiative for Financial Wellbeing explores how advisers can overcome barriers to wellbeing for themselves as well as their clients...

Society's Barriers To Happiness Strange as it may seem, life in our Western society is not particularly conducive to wellbeing. We spend our time comparing ourselves to others, we tend to focus on the search for wealth rather than purpose, and we have advertising constantly telling us we will not be cool or fulfilled until we buy a certain product. Then there are expectations placed upon us from parents, schools, employers, which also tend to be financial in nature. It can be pretty confusing, being a human being. Knowing what will truly make us happy is actually quite a hard thing ...

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