Wellbeing Wednesdays Episode #13
“The one about… The neuroscience of happiness”
This episode came about when I was scratching my head about how I would get this stuff across to myself, in a former life. I realised that cold hard scientific facts would be what I wanted to hear, so that's the route this episode took. It's a superb session and is one of the most popular episodes with subscribers.
Over an hour, we covered:
How speaking heart to heart bypasses the intellect (in a good way)!
A relaxing meditation on “Trains of thought”
Why we shouldn't get freaked out by the notion of “spirituality”
The TWO neurological facts we've known for ages, but nobody pointed out as critical to our wellbeing (practically half of the episode)
Why we can't ever “figure out” happiness
Cinema as a metaphor for life
Two different paths to happiness: ego vs. true self
The startling normality of “it” (innate health)
The pleasure of an “extra - ordinary” life