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We tend to live a life of urgency, and not necessarily what's most important. It's not that we plan to avoid what's important -- it's that the urgent doesn't stop. How do we take back our lives and live what matters most? Will that bring happiness? Studies tell us that the search for happiness is a search for experiences with others more than a search for money. We are happiest when we are doing things or experiencing things with the people in our life. Here are four keys to help us realign our lives: 1- Take the things in our life and drive them to your deeper yes. (It's easy to say no when you have a deeper yes) 2- Think "Less is more." What is the most important thing I need to do today to be the best mom or father today? Make a goal and make it simple. 3- Obligate ourselves. 4- Make sure we are connecting to our values - the things that matter most. Make sure we are feeling it. Our goal is to become the person we want to be. We can get past the urgent and find happiness, and live the life that matters most.