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Trigger upward spirals of health and happiness in your life by applying science-backed inspiration and research from happiness activist Andy Proctor, CAPP. Listen as Andy interviews New York Times bestselling authors, top researchers, Olympians, TED speakers, influencers and wellbeing thought leaders. | Need a breakthrough? Email me at andy@morehappylife.co to learn about my coaching offerings. Follow me on Instagram @morehappylife and join the community at MoreHappyLife.co. To call in and be a part of this podcast go to https://anchor.fm/morehappylife to download the app. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/morehappylife/support

More Happy Life with Andy Proctor Andy Proctor

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Trigger upward spirals of health and happiness in your life by applying science-backed inspiration and research from happiness activist Andy Proctor, CAPP. Listen as Andy interviews New York Times bestselling authors, top researchers, Olympians, TED speakers, influencers and wellbeing thought leaders. | Need a breakthrough? Email me at andy@morehappylife.co to learn about my coaching offerings. Follow me on Instagram @morehappylife and join the community at MoreHappyLife.co. To call in and be a part of this podcast go to https://anchor.fm/morehappylife to download the app. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/morehappylife/support

    146: When NOT to Follow Your Gut with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, PhD

    146: When NOT to Follow Your Gut with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, PhD

    Known as the Disaster Avoidance Expert, Dr. Gleb Tsipursky protects leaders from disasters by developing the most effective decision-making strategies via his consulting, coaching, and training firm Disaster Avoidance Experts. A cognitive neuroscientist and behavioral economist, Dr. Tsipursky writes for Inc., Time, and CNBC. A best-selling author, his new book, available on Amazon and in book stores everywhere, is Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters.


    Gleb’s book: Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters (Avoid Terrible Advice, Cognitive Biases, and Poor Decisions)
    Gleb’s website: DisasterAvoidanceExperts.com
    Gleb’s email: gleb@disasteravoidanceexperts.com
    Gleb’s LinkedIn: Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
    Free "Assessment on Dangerous Judgment Errors in the Workplace" https://disasteravoidanceexperts.com/subscribe/
    Book page https://disasteravoidanceexperts.com/nevergut
    LinkedIn profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-gleb-tsipursky/


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    • 35 min
    145: The Language of Happiness with Taylor Proctor

    145: The Language of Happiness with Taylor Proctor

    Find Taylor Proctor: Happinessabound.com

    In our discussion, we talk about the power of language for our happiness. 


    How to improve our language for greater well-being
    How does our inner self talk (silent language) impact us?
    How words impact our thoughts
    The impact of conversations we have with other people on our happiness
    BODY language of happiness is real!

    Power of non-verbal communication:


    7% words used
    38% tone, voice, rate of speech etc
    55% body language, gestures, etc


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    • 54 min
    144: Put Happiness to Work with Employee Happiness Expert, Eric Karpinski

    144: Put Happiness to Work with Employee Happiness Expert, Eric Karpinski

    Eric's new book Put Happiness To Work (that this episode is about) was just released! Make sure to get your copy here:

    https://puthappinesstowork.com/

    More about Eric Karpinski

    Eric Karpinski has been on the cutting edge of bringing positive psychology tools to workplaces for over 10 years, with clients that include Intel, Facebook, IBM, T-Mobile, Genentech and many others. He is a key member of Shawn Achor’s GoodThink team, trained as a scientist at Brown University and has an MBA from the Wharton School. McGraw Hill is publishing his new book, Put Happiness to Work which has been endorsed by Dan Pink and Adam Grant.


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    • 49 min
    143: The Power of One Meaningful Connection Per Day. The Science of Social Health with Kasley Killam, MPH

    143: The Power of One Meaningful Connection Per Day. The Science of Social Health with Kasley Killam, MPH

    More About Kasley Killam

    Kasley Killam, MPH, is the founder of Social Health Labs, an impact organization that leads programs, events, and content related to social connection, loneliness, and health. She completed a master’s at the Harvard School of Public Health, where she deepened her expertise on these topics, and now partners with organizations at local, state, and national levels on initiatives that aim to reduce isolation and improve social well-being. Kasley regularly contributes articles to publications such as the New York Times, Scientific American, and Psychology Today. Kasley currently serves on the Board of Directors for two nonprofits, is an Encore Public Voices Fellow, and is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. Previously, she led a national community engagement strategy and partnerships for Verily Life Sciences, conducted research on mental health and positive psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, and developed an award-winning campaign to promote empathy and compassion. Kasley also has extensive experience working with startups and in healthcare innovation.

    Find Kasley:

    https://www.kasleykillam.com/

    https://www.instagram.com/kasleykillam/

    https://twitter.com/KasleyKillam


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    • 56 min
    142: Hope After COVID with Virus Hunter (epidemiologist), Dr. Anne Rimoin

    142: Hope After COVID with Virus Hunter (epidemiologist), Dr. Anne Rimoin

    More about Dr. Anne Rimoin

    Dr. Anne Rimoin is an LA-based epidemiologist (expert virus hunter) having worked in public health on the ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for years and now a leading researcher on COVID-19.  She's extremely knowledgeable as a scientist, but also very accessible in discussing the social effects of COVID-19 on a population.

    She has been a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher and 11th Hours with Brian Williams and regularly makes appearances on CNN, MSNBC, Good Morning America and FOX Business and has appeared in stories in Health: Thanksgiving Gatherings During COVID-19: 3 Things Experts Want You to Keep In Mind This Year; HuffPost: Why Are COVID-19 Cases Soaring in the Midwest?; The Wall Street Journal: Europe Aims to Emerge Smarter From Latest Lockdowns and The New York Times: America and The Virus; A Colossal Failure of Leadership.


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    • 43 min
    141: Helping Millions to Thrive with Nataly Kogan, Founder of Happier.com

    141: Helping Millions to Thrive with Nataly Kogan, Founder of Happier.com

    Nataly Kogan is one of the leading global experts in optimizing your emotional fitness and elevating your leadership. She’s the creator of the Happier Method™, founder and CEO of Happier and Happier @ Work™, and author of HAPPIER NOW and GRATITUDE DAILY. Nataly is a highly sought-after international keynote speaker and has been featured in hundreds of media outlets, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Dr. Oz Show. By the age of 37, Nataly held top positions at McKinsey and Microsoft, was a Managing Director at a venture capital fund, and started or was a member of the senior team at 5 startups and tech companies. But all of this overachievement came at a huge cost of stress and overwhelm, which was the catalyst for Nataly to give it all up to start her company, Happier, with this mission:

    To help millions of people thrive in work and life by improving their emotional fitness with science-backed skills and practices.

    Today, tens of thousands of people cultivate their emotional fitness and Elevated Leadership skills through Happier @ Work and virtual leadership programs, online courses, and other learning tools. Nataly came to the US as a refugee with her family when she was 13 years old, and one of her greatest accomplishments was learning how to speak English by watching Alyssa Milano on the classic 80s sitcom, Who’s The Boss? This is one of her proudest achievements.

    Find Nataly here:

    http://happier.com

    https://www.instagram.com/natalykogan/ 


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    • 38 min

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