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47. Are we reacting to the world or is the world reacting to us? (well, the world and milkshakes)

In this episode, we're working on our element of Savoring and considering this insight from Henry in last episode: We act as if we're just reacting to the world around us, but what if the world is actually reacting to us?” We'll try to get to the bottom of this with the wisdom of milkshakes...


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Key Takeaways:

  • First: Are you savoring the Joy Lab podcast? If so, help us keep it going by giving us a top rating and a review on the platform you're listening on. It really helps us reach others who are ready to uncover their joy. 
  • The milkshake study revealed that participant expectations or mindsets about a milkshake changed how their body processed it. Amazing!
  • Studies like (there are many) reveal that what we think about ourselves and the world around us can shift our current state (physically and psychologically). This puts a lot of power into our hands to shift our mindset in ways that nourish us more. 
  • Head back to episodes 44, 45, and 46 for savoring practices. 


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