Dr. John Schinnerer talks with Dr. Jonathan Haidt, author of The Happiness Hypothesis: Why the Meaningful Life is Closer Than You Think. Jon is a professor at the University of Virginia. And his book is about ten Great Ideas. Each chapter is an attempt to appreciate one idea that has been discovered by several of the worlds civilizations: to question it in light of what we now know from scientific research, and to extract from it the lessons that still apply to our modern lives. It is a book about how to construct a life of virtue, happiness, fulfillment, and meaning.
Some of the questions asked include…
You use metaphors effectively to help readers understand complex ideas. Would you tell us about your rider (conscious mind) and the elephant (unconscious, emotional mind) metaphor?
You write that we are all hypocrites and so its quite hard for us to stick to the Golden Rule. Why are we so hypocritical?
What about the happiness hypothesis? Where do you think happiness comes from?
What are your thoughts about Nietszches statement, what doesnt kill me makes me stronger?
How have our concepts of values and morality changed over the years?
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Duration:27 minutes, 38 seconds
Dr. John Schinnerer, host of Guide To Self radio, speaks with Charlene Proctor, author of Let Your Goddess Grow! Charlene speaks out on female empowerment, the lure of What the Bleep Do We Know and the need to cultivate the female divine. Find out how to improve your self-image as a woman, what men really want from women and much more.
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Duration:27 minutes, 56 seconds
Some exciting news from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine (one of the top medical schools in the world) about resiliency. Dr. Dennis Charney recently presented critical new information as a result of his studies with Prisoners Of War (POWs). Dr. Charney has spent years looking at how at soldiers who fought in the Vietnam war, were taken prisoner, tortured and beaten for 6-8 years, and came out of it psychologically healthy. How do you manage that? That very information is shared in the second half of this show. Dr. John Schinnerer on Guide To Self Radio. KDIA 1640 AM Monday – Friday at 5 pm. www.GuideToSelf.com Dr. John is available to help increase your resiliency at (925) 944-3440.
A recent show about the immense power contained within the human heart. This information will change your view of the world around you and within you. The heart has a mini-brain. The heart creates the largest field of energy within the body. Some tools of measurement claim our energy emanates (sp?) to be 10 feet outside of the body. How do you get the brain in synch with the heart? That is the key!
Dr. John Schinnerer on Guide to Self radio – KDIA 1640 AM. http://www.Guidetoself.com
PS The baby is well. Molly is an angel. There is always a line of people waiting to hold her. Mostly – my first three children. God forbid, you cut in line! :>)
What a miracle, she is.
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Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Project, Dr. Luskin, joins Dr. John Schinnerer on Guide To Self Radio. Forgiveness is a powerful way to let go of all the negative emotions we stuff inside ourselves for years and years. www.guidetoself.com
Dr. Luskin, Would you please tell our listeners about the following
… Tell us about the blame game.
How do we help those planes, our grievances, in our head to land?
Tell us about unenforceable rules.
How does forgiveness help us to be less angry?
Does it help us physically?
How do you forgive?
How do you learn to take things less personally?