13 min

How to Stop Being Miserable Ray Edwards Show

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This week's episode was recorded Christmas morning, 2022. I wanted to have a comfortable, intimate setting to relay some positive thoughts and exercises for the new year, so I chose to record at my kitchen table.

My premise is this: We can't be happy all the time, that's a delusion and an unrealistic expectation...BUT, we can have much less time being unhappy than we currently do - by a long shot.

There are ways you can manage your emotions and get some control over what makes you joyful. As we head into 2023, I have an excellent journaling exercise that will help you do just that.

[00:17] Intro - Planning my best year ever
[00:58] Brain surgery update
[01:18] Perception of problems
[02:27] Being a rational optimist
[03:14] Happiness from within
[04:07] Realistic expectations
[04:50] Be mindful of your thoughts
[05:15] Your emotional "home base"
[07:04] Get free of emotional addiction
[07:32] The power of gratitude
[08:37] Emotions are signals
[10:32] Writing exercise
[11:26] My Crisis of Confidence

 
Links
Your Best Year Ever - Michael Hyatt
 
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This week's episode was recorded Christmas morning, 2022. I wanted to have a comfortable, intimate setting to relay some positive thoughts and exercises for the new year, so I chose to record at my kitchen table.

My premise is this: We can't be happy all the time, that's a delusion and an unrealistic expectation...BUT, we can have much less time being unhappy than we currently do - by a long shot.

There are ways you can manage your emotions and get some control over what makes you joyful. As we head into 2023, I have an excellent journaling exercise that will help you do just that.

[00:17] Intro - Planning my best year ever
[00:58] Brain surgery update
[01:18] Perception of problems
[02:27] Being a rational optimist
[03:14] Happiness from within
[04:07] Realistic expectations
[04:50] Be mindful of your thoughts
[05:15] Your emotional "home base"
[07:04] Get free of emotional addiction
[07:32] The power of gratitude
[08:37] Emotions are signals
[10:32] Writing exercise
[11:26] My Crisis of Confidence

 
Links
Your Best Year Ever - Michael Hyatt
 
How You Can Help
Subscribe to the show in iTunes and give us a rating and review. Make sure you put your real name and website in the text of the review itself. We will definitely mention you on this show. We are also on Stitcher.com, so if you prefer Stitcher, please subscribe there.

Connect with Ray on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Visit Ray's community on Facebook – This is a friendly group of writers, entrepreneurs, and coaches who share ideas and helpful advice.
 
Get The Transcript
https://rayedwards.com/601

13 min