311: Susan David | How to Improve Your Emotional Agility


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Susan David (@susandavid_phd) is a Harvard psychologist, co-founder and co-director of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, and author of Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life.

What We Discuss with Susan David:

  • What is emotional agility?
  • What’s wrong with trying to force ourselves to be happy all the time? Is our society misguided by a tyranny of positivity today?
  • Unpleasant and negative emotions actually serve a purpose — but what is that purpose and how can we use it to our advantage?
  • How do our thoughts, emotions, and stories hook us into responding ineffectively to life’s challenges, and how can we break these patterns?
  • Practical ways to develop our responses to adversity that leave us stronger and more capable.
  • And much more…

Full show notes and resources can be found here: https://jordanharbinger.com/311

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