107: Money Doesn’t Make You Happy

The Wealthy Mom MD Podcast with Dr. Bonnie Koo |  Money Doesn’t Make You HappyToday’s episode is going to be a little different. I have one big announcement, so keep listening for that. But first, I want to take a little time to discuss my journey with all of you. You’ll know that my name is Bonnie, I’m a dermatologist, a mother, and a coach. But in this episode, I’m formally reintroducing myself because things are changing over here.

As I look back on the last few years, after residency, my first attending job, and having my son Jack, I was working in private practice, just starting to work on growing my wealth and financial independence, on this journey, I always wanted more. I thought that if I had more money, I’d be happier. But I’ve learned that achieving external goals doesn’t lead to permanent satisfaction.

Tune in this week to discover why being financially independent or wealthy isn’t the secret to happiness. I’ve learned that enjoying life right now is a skill, and I’m sharing how my coaching has evolved and is still evolving to include more incredible and insightful topics besides money.

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What You'll Learn from this Episode:

  • How it’s normal, especially as high-achievers, to believe we will be happier when we bring new things into our lives, whether it’s money, a job, a house, or anything like that.
  • Why nothing outside of us, like having more money, can ever do the job of making us happy in the long term.
  • The importance of being present to experience the awesome things your life has to offer.
  • Why your brain doesn’t like change.
  • How things have changed and are still changing over here at Wealthy Mom MD.
  • Why the key to financial wealth is to first increase your capacity for emotional wealth.

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