60: Todd Kashdan | The Bright Truth about Your Dark Side

Todd Kashdan (@toddkashdan) is a Professor of Psychology and Senior Scientist at the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University and co-author of The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self -- Not Just Your "Good" Self -- Drives Success and Fulfillment. What We Discuss with Todd Kashdan: Why trying to be positive and happy all the time may be harming your ability to get things done and achieve the results you want. How what you may think of as negative emotions -- like anger -- can be useful superpowers with the proper awareness and application. The problem with living in a time and place when distraction from discomfort comes in an easier and greater variety than ever before. Why every decision you make now is based on how you expect to feel in the future -- and you probably underestimate your ability to tolerate distress. How you can use the discomfort caveat to ease out of the "put on a happy face" rut around others. And much more... Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/courseLike this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! Full show notes and resources can be found here.

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