Sep 10, 2020
When I heard Tal Ben Shahar on Arm Chair Expert I was introduced to the concept of positive psychology or - scientific study of what makes life most worth living”
It’s a scientific approach to studying human thoughts, feelings, and behavior, with a focus on strengths instead of weaknesses, building the good in life instead of repairing the bad, and taking the lives of average people up to “great” instead of focusing solely on moving those who are struggling up to “normal”.
What makes life worth living and building our quote unquote good life is going to look different for each of us...and I wanted to explore how we can get there so we can keep moving towards creating our definition of living well.
Many think that happiness, like success, comes from getting what they want. But new evidence from positive psychology suggests that happiness is something else, or at least something more.
Today’s guest reminded me that while external things can make us happy our happiness already exists within...we just have to get to know it...accept it...and fulfill it.
Robert Mack, M.A.P.P., is the author of four critically-acclaimed, celebrity-endorsed books to date, an elite life coach, and a coveted keynote speaker.
Robert is a highly sought-after television personality, guest expert, and Positive Psychology Practitioner. He can often be seen on various television shows across the world - including The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, and others. He also contributes to articles for numerous magazines, including Oprah, Self, Health, Cosmopolitan, and others.
He helps individuals and organizations achieve an energizing balance of authentic personal happiness and effortless professional success, based on time-tested, face-valid, empirical data and timeless, transcendental wisdom.
We covered a lot during our 75-minute chat including…
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