Episode
73

The Importance Of Practicing Happiness

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Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar
by Flow Research Collective
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73
April 19, 2022
"The foundation of happiness is allowing unhappiness." ~ Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar
Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar

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ABOUT THE GUEST:

Today we bring you an oldie but goodie from our FRC Radio archives!

Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar is an author and lecturer.  

He taught two of the largest classes in Harvard University’s history, Positive Psychology and The Psychology of Leadership

Today, Tal consults and lectures around the world to executives in multi-national corporations, the general public, and at-risk populations. 

The topics he lectures on include leadership, happiness, education, innovation, ethics, self-esteem, resilience, goal setting, and mindfulness. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages, and have appeared on best-sellers lists around the world. 

Tal is a serial entrepreneur and is the co-founder and chief learning officer of Happiness Studies Academy, Potentialife, Maytiv, and Happier.TV.

ABOUT THE EPISODE: 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • The 5 elements of happiness (6:01)
  • Does flow enhances well being? (8:34)
  • The challenge-skills balance (10:49)
  • Habits & Rituals (12:01)
  • The importance of practicing happiness (13:39)
  • Habits & spiritual wellbeing (15:33)
  • Meaning in life vs. Meaning of life (21:18)
  • Common sense is not so common (23:22)
  • Perceptual shift & flow (26:30)
  • The foundation of happiness (28:31)
  • The research of happiness (36:32)
  • Key habits within the physical, intellectual, and emotional well being (39:46)
  • The biggest shifts that are made through Tal Shahar course (46:42)
  • Leadership development at scale (49:55)
  •  The 3 elements of positive psychology, happiness, peak performance, and leadership development (51:45)
  • Happiness as the overarching North Star for life (58:13)

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STEVEN KOTLER is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and Founder and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

His books include The Art of Impossible, Stealing Fire, and The Rise of Superman. His work has been translated into over 40 languages and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, The Harvard Business Review and Forbes.

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