Harvard Professor REVEALS Why You Feel LOST & UNHAPPY In Life | Arthur Brooks on Impact Theory



My amazing and talented wife Lisa released her new book Radical Confidence, which you can order – and get the bonuses she’s created for you – at https://www.radicalconfidence.com. When you read this book, Lisa will teach you 10 No-BS Life Lessons to become the hero of your own life and take MASSIVE bold action to achieve your potential! Are you feeling you are lacking motivation or are unsure how to achieve your goals? Then head on over to https://unstuck.impacttheory.com. There you can register and get access to a free workshop. Given all of the possibilities we have living in a modern society, people still struggle with feeling lost, unhappy, and unfulfilled. It’s even been reported that American unhappiness hit a record low early this year. If you do a climate check with the people in your life and your social media pages, it’s not hard to see that sadly behind some of the smiles, there’s a feeling of unhappiness in the air. Arthur C. Brooks is the William Henry Bloomberg Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and Professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School. He’s discussing why he felt called to explore and research the human experience and model of what actually brings us happiness. If money, fame, power, and pleasure doesn’t bring permanent happiness, then what does? How can you ensure a trajectory of life that leads to happiness and fulfillment? Check out Arthur’s latest book, From Strength to Strength: https://www.amazon.com/Strength-Finding-Success-Happiness-Purpose/dp/059319148X/ SHOW NOTES: 0:00 | Introduction to Arthur Brooks
0:44 | Lost and Unhappy with life
10:57 | The Model of Happiness
19:16 | The Curve of Intelligence 26:30 | Being Entrepreneurial 30:54 | Becoming Fully Alive
43:35 | Chasing the Happiness Idol
53:46 | Truthful to Yourself 58:02 | Polarity of Values & Fear
1:13:11 | Happiness & Affect Profiles
1:20:28 | Motive Attribution QUOTES: “The essence of consciousness is one that gives you incredible transcendental information, but at the same time, it programs in a whole lot of misery.” [1:36] “People who have the earliest success, the mind blowing success, they're the most likely to be unsatisfied with their lives at the end of their lives.” [16:35] “The ultimate entrepreneurial experience is to give away your heart and to take a chance, […] Fall in love. That's entrepreneurship.” [26:30] “Humans are not intended to decline. Decline is hugely painful because happiness comes from progress. Unhappiness comes from regress.” [30:54] “The falling tide of your life looks like you're losing everything, get your line in the water, because that's the most fertile period of your life.” [35:44] “Deciding that I lived in a world where brain plasticity was real was me saying, I live in a friendly universe” Tom Bilyeu [40:45] “Happiness and unhappiness are not opposites. They're not. They're different experiences.” [47:11] “Money, for instance, is more powerful than people think, not less, but it isn't what you've been told.”Tom Bilyeu [50:50] “If you're denied the flow state that uniquely comes to you through creativity, you're gonna you're gonna be practically suicidal.” [53:10] “Love is the opposite of fear, love will actually neutralize inappropriate fear or excessive fear.” [59:08] “To respect the friction, you have to understand that either one, if we only had one spirals into madness, and it is only in the friction,[…] that you sharpen your ideas.” Tom Bilyeu [1:06:51] “You can be in permanent disagreement, but in love equilibrium, we just have to be people that can do that.” [1:11:30] “You got to figure out which one you are and you must surround yourself with what you're not” [1:14:05] Follow Arthur Brooks:
Website: https://arthurbrooks.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/arthurbrooks Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arthurcbrooks/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ArthurBrooks/

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