Neil Pasricha (IG: @neilpasricha) helps people live happy lives.
He is a top-rated leadership keynote speaker, New York Times bestselling author, and positive psychology researcher.
Neil is one of the most popular TED speakers with his first TED Talk “The 3 A’s of Awesome” (2010) ranked as one of the ten most inspiring of all time.
Neil has written five New York Times and #1 International Bestsellers including: The Book of Awesome, a catalog of simple pleasures based on his 50-million hit, award-winning blog and The Happiness Equation, a nine step guidebook to happiness based on new research.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Action leads to motivation
- The lesson Neil learned at Harvard
- Hide, apologize, accept
- Working at Walmart
- The events that inspired Neil’s blog
- Winning best blog in the world award
- How to be happy
- Focus on your strengths
- Researching positive psychology
- Be happy first
- Neil’s obsession with the number 1000
- Prime your brain for positivity
- Three ways to increase your happiness
- The happiness equation
- 168 hours a week theory
- Creating space for passion
- Untouchable days
- What is decision fatigue?
- Intrinsic motivators matter more than extrinsic ones
- You can only compare yourself to yourself
- Find your authentic self
- Living in modern society with old brains
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Neil Pasricha – The Happiness Equation (book)
The Institute for Global Happiness (Neil’s website)
3 Books with Neil Pasricha (Neil’s podcast)
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Neil Pasricha – The Book of Awesome (book)
Neil Pasricha – The Book of (Even More) Awesome (book)
Neil Pasricha – Awesome is Everywhere (book)
1000 Awesome Things (Neil’s blog)
Neil Pasricha – Why You Need an Untouchable Day Every Week (article)
Steven Pinker – Enlightenment Now (book)
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123: Jonathan Fields – How To Live A Good Life • Breakthroughs Require Uncertainty • Money And Happiness Are Byproducts, Not The Goal
211: Meik Wiking – What Is Happiness (Lykke)? • The Lost Wallet Experiment • Helper’s High
037: Gretchen Rubin – The Foundation For Happiness | Simplicity vs. Abundance Lovers | The One Minute Rule
055: Tim Van Orden – Authentic Happiness | Battling Lyme Disease | Secrets To A Next Level Salad
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