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Inspiration and ideas for applying the science of wellbeing to your everyday life. Host and Miranda Anderson casually and conversationally shares examples and lessons from her own life as well as some of the latest research from the world of positive psychology. In addition, she lets you in on humorous and engaging stories about living with her husband, three kids, two dogs, two cats, and five chickens in Richmond, Virginia.

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Inspiration and ideas for applying the science of wellbeing to your everyday life. Host and Miranda Anderson casually and conversationally shares examples and lessons from her own life as well as some of the latest research from the world of positive psychology. In addition, she lets you in on humorous and engaging stories about living with her husband, three kids, two dogs, two cats, and five chickens in Richmond, Virginia.

    #289: What Perfectionism Sounds Like

    #289: What Perfectionism Sounds Like

    Do you identify as a perfectionist? Do you know what perfectionism sounds like? In this episode, I share some research about some distinctions between perfectionists and strivers. Tune in to learn more!
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    Find full show notes at livefreecreative.co/podcast
    Follow Miranda on Instagram @livefreemiranda and the show at @practically.happy.podcast
    Get one-on-one coaching with Miranda RIGHT HERE
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    • 40 min
    #288: Retreat to Advance

    #288: Retreat to Advance

    What even is a "retreat" and why do they matter? In this episode I share some great research about retreats, and share my story in beginning to plan and host them. Also: Applications for the Renewal Retreat are open now!
    Find full show notes at livefreecreative.co/podcast
    Follow Miranda on Instagram @livefreemiranda and the show at @practically.happy.podcast
    Get one-on-one coaching with Miranda RIGHT HERE
    Pick up a copy of MY BOOK
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    • 36 min
    #287: Expect a Mess

    #287: Expect a Mess

    How do you feel when your house is messy? Are you an all-day tidier? Or do you feel like you can't spend time doing hobbies until the dishes are all in the dishwasher? This episode is for you: the neat freaks! When you teach your brain to loosen up, you'll feel a lot better!
    Find full show notes at livefreecreative.co/podcast
    Follow Miranda on Instagram @livefreemiranda and the show at @practically.happy.podcast
    Get one-on-one coaching with Miranda RIGHT HERE
    Pick up a copy of MY BOOK
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    • 38 min
    #286: Fun with POM POMs

    #286: Fun with POM POMs

    As summertime approaches, I am always looking for simple ways to add fun and whimsy to our experiences. This episode shares 6 ways to invite magic into everyday experiences and wake our brains up to the fun of even normal activities, done in new ways.
    Find full show notes at livefreecreative.co/podcast
    Travel to Turkey with Miranda July 18-25 Register HERE
    Follow Miranda on Instagram @livefreemiranda and the show at @practically.happy.podcast
    Get one-on-one coaching with Miranda RIGHT HERE
    Pick up a copy of MY BOOK
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    • 53 min
    #285: Word Swap Patience and Presence

    #285: Word Swap Patience and Presence

    I love a good word swap! The added perspective and benefit of shaking it up a little bit in simple ways is so interesting. Today I invite you to consider how instead of more Patience, you might need to practice PRESENCE.
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    Find full show notes at livefreecreative.co/podcast
    Travel to Turkey with Miranda July 18-25 Register HERE
    Follow Miranda on Instagram @livefreemiranda and the show at @practically.happy.podcast
    Get one-on-one coaching with Miranda RIGHT HERE
    Pick up a copy of MY BOOK
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    • 40 min
    #284: Mother's Day and Mind Reading

    #284: Mother's Day and Mind Reading

    Mother's Day can be a complicated holiday for many women. Whether or not you identify as a mom, have a relationship with your own mom, or want a specific type of recognition each year, there can be a lot to sort through. I this episode I share some of the (complicated) history of Mother's Day as well as some research about clear communication and mind-reading.
    SPONSOR: Try Factor Meals for 50% off with code practically50!
    Find full show notes at livefreecreative.co/podcast
    Travel to Turkey with Miranda July 18-25 Register HERE
    Follow Miranda on Instagram @livefreemiranda and the show at @practically.happy.podcast
    Get one-on-one coaching with Miranda RIGHT HERE
    Pick up a copy of MY BOOK
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
852 Ratings

852 Ratings

Stat_Nerd ,

One of my favorites

I’ve been listening to this podcast for years and I always enjoy Miranda’s perspective. I think she strikes the right balance between aspiration and practicality. And of course I love her adventurous outlook!

listenwhileisew ,

One of my favorites

One of my favorite podcasts to listen to! Such practical advice that has helped me so much in my life. I appreciate your perspective and little tidbits you share on here.

ZombieFan33 ,

A friend in my ear

Miranda is a friend in my life, she just doesn’t know it! I appreciate hearing her wisdom, and it feels like having a conversation with a friend.

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