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How to be More Successful Using Positive Psychology (Part I) (E4)

 

It's Time for a Better Career Change!

Don't Put Your Happiness on Hold!

Start Now!
by Amber Beam in Podcast
January 12, 2016

In the last episode, we discussed Wonder Woman and confidence. Today we explore the link between success and happiness.  Learn how to train your brain to be more positive and why happiness leads to success, not the other way around.

New and Noteworthy

Creative Genius and Elizabeth Gilbert

  • Fear of Failure after a big Success and the drive to continue to contribute
  • Greatness and wonder of creative genius are among you and not directly dependent on you

Self-Help Crash Test Dummy Experiment

In our first installment of You’ve got it backwards: How happiness today leads to success tomorrow, we discuss how to train your brain to be more optimistic to improve happiness and success.

Based on the TED talk The Happy Secret to Better Work by Shawn Achor, Achor tells us we’ve got it backwards, we need to increase our happiness to increase our success. Happiness is not dependent on success, instead success is dependent on happiness.

Results of My Self-Help Crash Test Dummy Experiment

  • Journaling
  • Random Acts of Kindness
  • 3 Gratitudes

The ONE Thing You Can Do

Identify and document 3 unique gratitudes every day.

Quote of the Week

A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
–Bruce Lee

Links & Resources in This Week’s Episode

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It's Time for a Better Career Change!

Don't Put Your Happiness on Hold!

Start Now!