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Once you grew old, do you want to look back on the stuff you owned or the stories you can tell? When more is too much, it may become time to focus on the essential in life. The simplicity of happiness helps to focus, get rid of distraction and find out what matters most. This show will help you to find out and live up to a better and happier version of yourself, complemented by interviews with people who already did. It is the simplicity of happiness that matters most. The weekly podcast to the blog: http://simplicity-of-happiness.com Do you prefer German: http://simplicity-of-happiness/de/podcast

Once you grew old, do you want to look back on the stuff you owned or the stories you can tell? When more is too much, it may become time to focus on the essential in life. The simplicity of happiness helps to focus, get rid of distraction and find out what matters most. This show will help you to find out and live up to a better and happier version of yourself, complemented by interviews with people who already did. It is the simplicity of happiness that matters most. The weekly podcast to the blog: http://simplicity-of-happiness.com Do you prefer German: http://simplicity-of-happiness/de/podcast
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Tanzania

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Once you grew old, do you want to look back on the stuff you owned or the stories you can tell? When more is too much, it may become time to focus on the essential in life. The simplicity of happiness helps to focus, get rid of distraction and find out what matters most. This show will help you to find out and live up to a better and happier version of yourself, complemented by interviews with people who already did. It is the simplicity of happiness that matters most. The weekly podcast to the blog: http://simplicity-of-happiness.com Do you prefer German: http://simplicity-of-happiness/de/podcast

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English


Episodes

happy#183 - tiny steps

9/15/2019
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I f you follow me and my work for a while, you will know that I want to take the big steps, reach the big goals immediately. Again and again life teaches me to take tiny steps though, because in the end, the biggest goal is just a combination of countless tiny steps. Once you focus on your next tiny step, everything is possible. Follow me at: https://patreon.com/flohjoe https://instagram.com/flohjoe https://youtube.com/flohjoe https://facebook.com/flohjoe

Duration:00:09:14

happy#182 - tanzania

8/14/2019
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Sometimes things are difficult in Tanzania. People lack a lot, what we take as granted in the industrialized world. I had my own struggles as you might know and decided to let go of sunk costs and move on. I talk a bit about Django.Tours, the new project and what fascinates me about East Africa. There is still there is so much to learn for us. How to take things easy, have a positive view on the moment and the future. It is simple to expect the future to be positive when you don’t have and...

Duration:00:11:39

happy#181 - everything comes with a price

8/6/2019
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I talked about this concept before. What affects the quality of a situation the most, is not so much the situation itself but your mindset towards it. Almost every incident in life can be seen from two different perspectives. Everything you love comes with something you don‘t. You will need to accept the downsides to become happy with what you are doing. I had to experience that the hard way over the last weeks. I created my perfect summer sailing on my own boat in the Mediterranean and...

Duration:00:10:36

happy#180 - learning from horses

7/27/2019
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I am slowly catching up with the last weeks, where I have been, apart from Mt Meru & Kilimanjaro, one week riding in beautiful Provence. It was the hottest week on records in Southern France. Therefor we chose a tour we had never done before as a group. It took us high up the mountains and as far away from any tarmac road as possible in France. It was also the first time for me, to be able to focus completely on the riding and I finally got a glimpse why horses are such good life coaches. It...

Duration:00:18:20

happy#179 - death on kilimanjaro

7/22/2019
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Have you ever been on Kilimanjaro? Let me invite you on a journey. As we were climbing the mountain in June it showed us all its magic. Highest single standing mountain on Earth, highest mountain in Africa, one of the largest volcanos on Earth, all climate zone, equator, East Africa... to name a few of the aspects. For us who climbed it, it brought us pain, laughter, exhaustion, happiness, success. We were overwhelmed and in tears when reaching the summit. On the other hand it showed us how...

Duration:00:17:52

happy#178 - safari

6/22/2019
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I have been on an amazing trip to Africa, Mount Meru, national parks, wildlife, Kilimanjaro with tons of emotions and a journey into our past. Once again it amazed me to see beautiful nature in national parks even larger than some countries. To see the complexity and harmony of nature which is left alone by the humans is a gift and reminds me on how important it is for us humans to step back and give nature its place. At least we should see ourself as a part of something bigger again an...

Duration:00:14:19

happy#177 - how coaching changes everything

5/22/2019
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Coaching has the potential to change everything - for you. Unlike consulting, coaching does not offer a new action plan or one new set of goals. At least does it have the potential to change much more. Good coaching touches you on the inside and is able to unveil your biggest dreams and greatest desires. It can shift your mindset, change your image of the world and therefor create a new reality for you. Coaching can change everything, what do you want to change? Follow me at:...

Duration:00:13:52

happy#176 - family

5/18/2019
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Family first! You have to be there for your family! You can’t do that, think about your family! Do these sound familiar to you? Fortunately I haven’t heard them in my family, but I had been married into a family where this seemed the most important. At least as long as you didn‘d dig deeper, becaus then the destinction wasn‘t that clear anymore. There were on the one hand some members of the family where this didn‘t apply and on the other hand friends that were simply declared as a brother...

Duration:00:12:57

happy#175 - traveling

5/3/2019
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Moving your physical body from one place to the other is not traveling. Move your mind as well and be present. More than that, don’t only change places but visit places you haven‘t seen before. Do something new for body and mind and you truly travel. True travel will kick you out of your comfort zone and will help to widen your horizon. But leaving the comfort zone is scary, I believe to everyone. The difference is just that people have different zones. While one left his, the other one...

Duration:00:09:38

happy#174 - mentor

4/19/2019
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Do you think that you can grow and thrive all on your own? Or does it help to look up to someone and may even have the chance to call that person and receive help? I believe that having a mentor is one of the major aspects to thrive and develop your personality. I experienced in my life over and over that being in contact with a person that look up to, helps me to clear my own path. just a couple of weeks ago I saw in a company that I was working for how important it is that young and...

Duration:00:11:10

happy#173 - mean it

3/27/2019
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How would it be, if you could take communication literally...? Wouldn‘t that make a lot of things easier? I had to things about communication and the reason and use of using words that represent exactly what you mean in order to prepare a company workshop and realized this would make a good topic for a podcast episode. Short version: Cut all the BS and say what you mean and mean what you say! Enjoy. Follow me at: https://patreon.com/flohjoe https://instagram.com/flohjoe...

Duration:00:13:31

happy#172 - time is changing

3/13/2019
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Is my hair getting grey because time is passing or is time passing because my hair is turning grey. What is time anyway? How would you measure time if nothing was moving. Sun not going up and down, your heart not beating, water not flowing, the clock not ticking or changing digits. There wouldn’t be any chance that you can measure how time passed since you thought about the last time. Now picture that whole scenery slightly bigger. Something like: Nothing moves! Ever! Like in space where...

Duration:00:13:07

happy#171 - embrace luxury

2/28/2019
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I love luxury. That’s why I chose to live without it most of the time. Sounds strange, but makes sense when you think about it. What is luxury after all. Per definition it is something that you don’t have day in and day out. Something unsusual, something that feels special when you have it. The thing about us humans is, that we can get used to almost everything. As our frontal cortex (the part of our brain that is responsible for consciousness) is only capable of doin so many things it...

Duration:00:10:40

happy#170 - health

2/25/2019
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Several reasons let to this podcast episode about the most basic and precious thing in our life: health. -a friend who thought he had a stroke - an accident of a 4 year old - a coachee of my age with a complicated cancer treatment - an avalanche and an organ transplant. Multiple reasons to think about life and how easy it might be lost. All other aspects and goals in life become secondary, compared to health. You can’t achieve anything once you are gone and one day you will. How will you use...

Duration:00:12:22

happy#169 - simplifying the simplicity of happiness

2/13/2019
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As I had new ideas in the past, I kept adding them to my portfolio. While I had a rule with my material possessions: For each item that I added to my life, I needed to let go of two, I already owned. At the same time I kept adding ideas to my professional life. When I started to reconciliate websites and podcasts by the end of last year, I realized that I still had created way too many double structures over the last years. More than that, had I reached a point where they were not motivating...

Duration:00:12:31

happy#168 - boot, stuff you don‘t need

2/6/2019
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I have been on the road again and among others I visited the Düsseldorf boatshow called boot. I had no specific idea about the boatshow before I went there, which left me completely open minded. Nevertheless I was surprised on how much plastic crap is available there. Not much about repair or DIY. Not really much about sailing either. Only very few smaller sailing boats at all and a lot of huge plastic hull with not so nice interior. All of this left me thinking about stuff you need....

Duration:00:09:19

happy#167 - one word resolution

1/16/2019
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Did you have a new years resolution. Come on, not a tiny one? So how is that one going? Maybe not so good? Here I have an idea. In fact, its not my idea, I borrowed it from Mike Mandel. As so often simplifying will help your unconscious to have a clear direction what to aim for. So the resolution consists of one word only. Most likely that word is some kind of nominalization, a verb that you turn into a noun. Mine for example is „sailing“. Normally a nominalisation can become a bit of a...

Duration:00:11:20

happy#166 - who is the fool

1/9/2019
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Who is the fool, the fool or the fool who follows the fool. I read plenty about people who complain about ignorant people at the top and there are for sure enough of them. To mention a few of them * Trump * Erdoga * Putin * Orban * Maduro * Bolzanero Especially with Bolzanero being sworn into office at the beginning of this month I read a couple of articles about the world being doomed by the powerful few. The few who are in control of the media. The few who control the 100 companies who...

Duration:00:12:48

happy#165 - the concept of reality

1/3/2019
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Happy new year to you. Thank you for being a listener over the last year. As you might know, has it been a bit bumpy for me and I am sure that you are able to tell your own story about ups and downs. Always remember that your ups can be somebody elses downs and vice versa. Everything depends on the perspective. If you could change perspective things could look different and sometimes exactly that change of perspective is too difficult. Now it gets really weird. Even reality depends on...

Duration:00:14:07

happy#164 - helping

12/19/2018
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Last week I talked about accepting help and just after I recorded that, help was offered again and gave me the opportunity to finally move to the new harbor. This left me thinking about help and human interaction in general. We as human beings and as the human race can not really develop on our own. Some of us might need more contact and others less, but overall we all need contact and help and some point in our life. We don’t really grow when we are alone. We need to get into contact with...

Duration:00:15:24