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Happiness Hacks is a new podcast from British psychotherapist John Davidson. In each bite-sized episode John shares a happiness hack that is simple to understand, easy to implement, and guaranteed to make you happier.

Happiness Hacks is a new podcast from British psychotherapist John Davidson. In each bite-sized episode John shares a happiness hack that is simple to understand, easy to implement, and guaranteed to make you happier.
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United Kingdom

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Happiness Hacks is a new podcast from British psychotherapist John Davidson. In each bite-sized episode John shares a happiness hack that is simple to understand, easy to implement, and guaranteed to make you happier.

Language:

English

Contact:

07923801607


Episodes

Hack Your Labels

9/9/2019
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Why do we feel the need to label ourselves? And what is it about holding tightly to these labels that makes it difficult to be happy? In this episode John talks about the ways that humans apply labels to things to help us to make sense of the world, and how these labels constrain us and limit our true potential. Listen to find out: “If you believe that you can’t cope with life (because you are an anxious person), then that will fill you with fear... and that makes you more...

Duration:00:16:07

Hack Your Future Focus

9/4/2019
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Why does looking forward to things in the future make us miserable in the present? In this episode John talks about something we all do most of the time that has a disastrous impact on our happiness. And it’s so subtle that you might not even realise you’re doing it. Listen to find out: "Everything you have today is something you wanted in the past because you thought it would make you happy." --- Join our Facebook group to discuss this episode with other happiness hackers:...

Duration:00:12:17

Hack Your Emotional Needs

8/31/2019
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What are human emotional needs? Why do we have them and what makes them so important? In this episode John talks about an essential aspect of human happiness that most of us are totally unaware of. Listen to find out: "When we take care of our own emotional needs, we are able to be with our partner, not because we need them, but because we want them. And isn't that so much more romantic!" --- Here's a link to the book that John mentions in this...

Duration:00:11:02

Hack Your Values

8/30/2019
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Why is it so hard to achieve the goals we set for ourselves? Why do most of our resolutions fail? And how can psychotherapy help us to improve our chances of success? In this episode John talks about the role of values in helping us to live a happy life. Most of us are pursuing our goals unaware that they may be taking us in the wrong direction. Listen to find out: "If we want to make change happen, we have to want it more than we fear it." --- Join our Facebook group to discuss this...

Duration:00:16:28

Hack Your Reality Gaps

8/27/2019
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Why does it hurt so much when we don't get what we want? Is disappointment an inevitable consequence of being a human being? In this episode John talks about how an amazing capacity of the human mind, that no other animal has, can set us up for a war with reality. And in the process, create insane amounts of unnecessary suffering. Listen to find out: "Any reality gap that opens in your life is going to be a problem; it's going to cause you some pain and suffering. And closing the gap is...

Duration:00:10:47

Hack Your Mental Filter

8/25/2019
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Why do we only see what we want to see? How can two different people, having the exact same experience, have totally different reactions? In this episode John explores a subtle detail about how our brains work and how it can make a fundamental difference to your experience of being alive. Listen to find out: "If we have an interest in being right about how terrible things are, our brain is going to show us a version of reality that proves us right." --- Join our Facebook group to discuss...

Duration:00:16:35