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Self-Help Fads and Finding What Really Works with mindbodygreen CEO Jason Wachob

Self-Help Fads and Finding What Really Works with mindbodygreen CEO Jason Wachob

Update: 2023-05-22
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There’s an enormous amount of advice out there in the self-help world…and much of it isn’t very good. Jason Wachob, the Founder and Co-CEO of mindbodygreen, joins Forrest and Dr. Rick to separate fact from fiction and clarify what really matters. They explore the importance of finding joy in the well-being journey, simple practices that have stood the test of time, and how we can pursue goals in healthy ways. Specific topics include the importance of high-quality sleep, breathing better, sifting through diet and exercise fads, developing a pursuit mindset, hormetic stress, and finding the things that work for you.

About our Guest: Jason Wachob is the Founder and Co-CEO of mindbodygreen, one of the largest, most influential media brands in the wellness space. He’s also the host of the mindbodygreen podcast, and the co-author of The Joy of Well-Being: A practical guide to a happy, healthy, and long life.

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Key Topics: 

0:00 : Introduction

1:15 : Distinguishing well-being from wellness

3:50 : Healthy change is joyful change

7:50 : Having a pursuit mindset

11:30 : Addressing the main objection to well-being

14:45 : Present moment awareness

16:55 : Box breathing and sleep

22:10 : Jason’s background, and how identity dictates our behavior

32:20 : Honoring your inner knowing

37:50 : Finding your ‘why’

42:45 : Good stress, and finding what works for you

46:40 : Vulnerability with others

48:55 : Feeling connected to the world

50:50 : Recap

 

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Self-Help Fads and Finding What Really Works with mindbodygreen CEO Jason Wachob

Self-Help Fads and Finding What Really Works with mindbodygreen CEO Jason Wachob

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., Forrest Hanson