If we have a sense of psychological safety, it frees up our creativity, our imagination, and our innovative mind. It allows us to test our assumptions and explore different ideas without fear of reprisal or judgment. It's time for us to free up those energies and turn them into something with help from today’s guest, Peter McCoppin.Read More
Here is a question for you – What event or incident, that you initially thought was trivial, had a momentous impact on your life? Could there be real power in the little things?Read More
Cultivating Emotional Intelligence to Manage Your Reaction to the World with Brittney-Nichole (Episode #88)
In this episode, we welcome Brittney-Nichole to talk about emotional intelligence, or the ability to be aware and sensitive to our own emotions and the emotions of others. We discuss some of the most common things that impede our ability to develop this skill, including negativity bias, victim mentality, and a lack of receptivity to feedback. We talk about how taking risks can be a valuable way of growing and learning, and how being willing to step out of our comfort zone can help us to become stronger and more capable.Read More
When Sarah Leathers saw that high school students were lacking community and sick individuals in her area needed healthy meals, she realized she could solve one problem with another. Now, her nonprofit Healing Meals has delivered more than 90,000 meals to those in need of nutritious food, all while connecting kids who need it most.Read More
If you want more life-balance and meaning, Helen Trickey’s message makes a great path appear. When you recognize what inspires you and discover your gifts, you will work happier, with your “purpose” at the center of your sense of well-being and progress.Read More
It’s only three letters, but this word packs a serious punch. Discover how it helps this founder of TUSHY, THINX, and WILD gain inspiration for her businesses.Read More
It’s easy to feel bad when you are not yet the person you want to be. When you haven’t yet developed the habits you desire, or haven’t yet got up and pursued the life of your dreams. David Richman found himself in this position, feeling bad about his smoking habit and his weight. Now an entrepreneur, author, public speaker, athlete, and philanthropist, there are endless lessons to learn from David’s journey through trauma to the life of his dreams. Listen in for proof that it’s never too late to take a step back, assess your life, and make changes that will get you where you want to go.Read More
Do you struggle with saying "no" to new things? Do you feel like saying "no" is letting people down? Have you overextended yourself by taking too much on? Maybe it's time for some self-compassion. Here are the four critical questions to ask yourself before you take on a new project.Read More
For two years, software engineer Max Hawkins let an algorithm randomize his life. Making every decision from where he ate dinner to what city he moved to, the algorithm freed Max from the monotony of routine and showed him the incredibly important way our preferences blind us to the world. Here's how his experiment can improve your life, too.Read More
Ann Makosinski is our youngest guest in Happy[ness] Hour history but don’t let that fool you her accomplishments are much greater than your average 23 year old. Ann is an inventor, writer, global keynote speaker, and CEO of her own company! A person with aspirations this high who is able to achieve so much at a young age is someone we can all learn something from. She will show us the power of innovative thinking. How it has changed her life and how it has the potential to change all of ours.Read More
There is a fresh - rather freeing - perspective when it comes to "time-management" that can relieve us from stressing over our inboxes and to-do lists. Our guest, Oliver Burkeman, is just the one to have discovered it. For 10 years, he wrote a column for the Guardian about time-management. And then one day, realized that much of the schemes and advice for managing time were nonsense. Instead, the solution to our overwhelming dilemma with time starts somewhere we might never look. This conversation is both freeing and fun.Read More
There is a real lesson to be learned from the story of NFL quarterback Alex Smith. And when we apply it to our goals and lives, everything becomes more fulfilling. So, what is this valuable lesson?Read More
You’re not alone in caring.
There is a wave of goodness and progress well underway, all around the world.