When it comes to our happiness, how much is pre-determined – what’s in our genes – and how much is in our control?
We are exploring the science of happiness with author, professor, and speaker Dr. Catherine A Sanderson. We are discussing the fascinating research that she brings together in her book, The Positive Shift and how we can master our mindset to improve our happiness and health.
In this conversation we’re also talking to Catherine about:
- The power of placebo – fascinating placebo surgeries and what the results tell us
- Comparison and the “wealthy neighborhood paradox”
- Fixed versus growth mindset and how it applies to our relationships and the idea of “soulmates”
- The science behind why don’t speak up in certain scenarios
- + much, much more
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