Meik Wiking (IG: @meikwiking) is the CEO of The Happiness Research Institute.
He’s a New York Times bestselling author and has written several books and reports on happiness, subjective well-being, and quality of life. Meik’s books have sold over 1 million copies worldwide.
He’s is a frequent speaker at a variety of conferences and seminars on happiness around the world.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Influencing your memories
- Balance positive memories vs. negative memories
- What were my happiest moments in life?
- Remembering events through association
- How your 5 senses help you retrieve memories
- Attention is the foundation for memory
- Using scent as a memory trigger
- Staying present in the moment
- Establishing healthier habits around smartphones
- Photographing your everyday life
- Be Marie Kondo’s arch enemy
- Curating the happy hundred
- Harnessing the power of firsts
- What is the Apollo Picnic?
- Using the emotional highlighter pen
- The impact of sharing embarrassing stories
- Storytelling helps solidify our memories
- The peak-end effect
- Ending on a high note
- The Mandela effect
- Plan and create a memorable year ahead
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Meik Wiking – The Art of Making Memories (book)
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Happiness Research Institute
Meik Wiking – The Little Book of Lykke (book)
Meik Wiking – The Little Book of Hygge (book)
Listen to Meik Wiking previously on TUHP (episode #211)
Marie Kondo (books)
286: Cal Newport – Digital Minimalism • Create Time For Solitude • Stop Socializing On Social Media
274: Ryder Carroll – The Bullet Journal Method • Declutter Your Mind • Avoid The Perfectionism Trap
321: Neil Pasricha – You Are Awesome, Intentional Living, Becoming Anti-Fragile
252: Srinivas Rao – Creating For An Audience Of One • Creativity Leads To Happiness • Cognitive Bandwidth
157: Jim Kwik – The Key To A Better Memory • Brain Boosting Foods • The Power Of Intention
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