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
Your Best Year Ever - Michael Hyatt
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