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Optimize for Success and Happiness Nov 26, 2018

 

There are two very different tracks the field of psychology is interested in. Historically it’s been mostly about fixing dysfunction. Helping sick people get to “normal.” But more recently, psychologists are learning what it takes to go from normal to becoming...

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How to End Suffering Nov 05, 2018

 

Suffering seems universal. Many of us get caught up in a whirlwind of stress, anxiety, and depression. We push against the reality of “what is.” We try to control things we can’t change, resist the feelings we have, and wish for different outcomes.

But here’s a...

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Rob Scott - Talks at Google Sep 29, 2015

I want to share something amazing with you. I recently took a cross country trip to do something I've never done before.

I was invited to give a "Talk at Google," which is kind of like a Ted Talk but, you know, at Google. So, I had the chance to present "my material" to an audience of Google...

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Learn to Laugh at Your Limitations Jun 10, 2015

After I did this interview with Jacob over at Operation Self Reset, I have had a lot of his listeners reach out and want to learn more.

If you’re new to the work I do, this podcast will give you a quick breakdown of the core concepts of the Fundamental Shift - becoming aware,...

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Mastering Mindset Series - States and Stages: The Difference Between Being and Doing Apr 21, 2014

Jeff and I examine "States and Stages" and deep dive into each one a little further. We’re going to talk about what you need to do to manage your state of mind and how to get comfortable and content with your stage of development.

What I’m really talking about when I say “States...

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Expectation vs. Experience Jun 12, 2006

Important thought:  The gap between our experience and our expectation is our unhappiness.

Experience is what's happening to us.  Expectation is what we'd like to happen to us.  How many people do you know who live in a state of almost constant disappointment over their life...

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What Really Makes You Happy May 30, 2006

Happiness comes from being.

All the things we enjoy (dancing, drinking, drugging, driving cars, watching sports, etc.), the parts of those things that bring joy are the "being" parts.  So what this means is that the things we chase don't bring us joy or bliss.  We already have happiness...

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