You Are Not A Frog regular Nik Kendrew joins me to discuss the concept of happiness. We also talk about perfectionism and fear. At the end of the show, Nik and I give our top tips to being happier by living in the present.
[6:04] Learnings from The Midnight Library
With everything that happened, we get reflective and think about how things could be different.
Accept and appreciate what you have.
Happiness is the things that give you meaning, purpose, and satisfaction.
[12:52] Height and Depth of Happiness
Height of happiness refers to your peak or happy experiences.
Depth of happiness is about the things we put around us, like our deep connections and life purpose.
[21:27] Where is Happiness Dependent On?
Happiness depends on your resilience, coping mechanisms, belief, meaning, and purpose.
Negative experiences have a profoundly positive effect on our lives.
[26:06] Nik’s Passion for Media
There is no guarantee Nik would have been happy if he got the presenter job.
He loves where he is now. Nik is involved in every stage of the production process.
[30:01] Perfectionism and Getting Things Done
Fear can hold us back. People use perfectionism to cover up their fears.
Waiting for something to happen won’t get you anywhere.
[31:43] How to Create a Good Mindset Without Going Through a Crisis
Don’t give up on your dreams.
Live in the present.
Appreciate the little things.
[37:18] Top Tips to Live Life in the Present
Have some space for yourself and share it with others.
Don’t waste your time on things you don’t want to do.