Episode 19 - 40 Days to 40

January 4, 2017

Summary: 

Happiness Simplified is a weekly podcast about the simple things that can make your life awesome. In Episode #18, Kayvon and Dai talk life after 40. Tune in to hear Dai share about his life, the idea of the  mid-life crisis, and more lessons learned on how to simplify happiness. 

Time Stamped Show Notes: 

  • 00:30 – Introduction to the podcast 
  • 01:18 – Kayvon is excited with his new business about accountability 
  • 01:39 – Kayvon created his own accountability coaching service 
  • 02:10 – His service calls people everyday 
  • 02:25 – Clients are ask to have 2 big tasks and 2 small tasks 
  • 02:41 – Kayvon started to test this activity with a group of 10 people 
  • 03:33 – Clients are using Kayvon’s service for EVERYTHING 
  • 04:35 – TheAccountable.me 
  • 04:53 – “The need for human connection is getting more pronounced” 
  • 06:08 – Dai shares his “40 Days to 40” post in social media 
  • 06:24 – Dai turned 40 on November 13  
  • 07:08 – “Every decade is a milestone” 
  • 08:00 – “Treat someone as how you want to be treated” 
  • 08:58 – Dai was thinking about how he spent the past 20 years  
  • 09:18 – Dai thought of making a daily video of things that he learned 
  • 10:00 – Posting videos is a good experience for Dai 
  • 10:50 – He’s getting closer and closer to an old man’s strength 
  • 12:01 – Tony Robbins once said, “If a life is worth living, it is worth recording” 
  • 13:10 – Kayvon believes that as he ages, everything ages synchronically 
  • 15:20 – “At 40, everything syncs and we hit basecamp” 
  • 15:35 – Dai has a book in process  
  • 15:55 – Check out Dai’s Youtube Channel 
  • 16:43 – “It is creating conversations that matter” 
  • 17:20 – Kayvon and Dai are wise people 
  • 19:20 – Dai shares his ideas about mid-life crisis 
  • 20:18 – People are looking at things anew 
  • 22:00 – Kayvon’s observation is people react differently when the topic of mid-life crises is brought up 
  • 22:45 – People do not spend time and energy on the things that truly matter to them 
  • 23:10 – Kayvon categorizes his friends and creates connections to those that really matter to him 
  • 24:10 – “If you apply categorizing in life, you will deal with less and enjoy more” 
  • 24:22 – Kayvon calls it “mid-life blessing” 
  • 26:35 – “Just simplify happiness” 
  • 27:30 – Give us a feedback and share with us your biggest milestone in life 
  • 28:00 – Find Kayvon and Dai on social media 
  • 28:16 – Give them a review on iTunes and share them 

3 Key Points: 

  1. The connections that are REAL are the ones that MATTER! 
  1. Work hard for friendships and don’t take them for granted—we NEED that human connection. 
  1. The benefit of a mid-life crisis is that it makes us realize WHO is most important to us and deserves our time and energy.  

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