Episode 78: Brian Johnson - How to Wire Your Brain for Success and Positivity Pt 1

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What is the real reason you work so hard to have security, friends, sex, status and, hell, anything?

Do you have a job, a career or a calling?

And what are the simple steps you can follow to ensure that you have a life full of satisfaction and fulfillment?

Sound like a cream-dream? Well, philosopher and entreprenuerial badass, Brian Johnson is back on The New Man to talk about what the emerging field of Positive Psychology can do for you.

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In this episode:

  • What is Positive Psychology?
  • Why does it matter to you?
  • Martin Seligman, “Authentic Happiness”
  • Abraham Maslow
  • Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, “Flow”
  • What is the science of happiness, true well-being and flourishing?
  • Happiness is the end game -- beyond material possessions, spirituality, relationships, sex
  • What are your unique strengths?
  • Find your signature strengths at http://www.authentichappiness.com
  • How do you find out what you love?
  • Do you have a job, a career or a calling?
  • Marci Shimoff, “Happy for No Reason”
  • Maslow, “What one CAN be, one MUST be.”
  • How do you create flow in your life?
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