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144. You Are Not Alone: Building Your Awareness of Unity & Belonging (encore)

In this episode, we're working on our element Hope... and resilience as well! We're still adventuring through The Roots of Resilience (laid out in one of Dr. Emmons book, The Chemistry of Calm). We're talking about the seventh and final root, "Creating Deep Connections" and how those connections are essential for our resilience and hope. And fear not, introverts. This root doesn't mean you need to to make a boatload of friends. Instead, we're looking at how connection and belonging are essential for our mental health. That means one of the most important shifts you can make is to wake up from the illusion of separation and replace it with an awareness of unity. We'll talk about practical ways to do that in this episode and why it matters so much for mental health.


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Key moments:


00:00 Welcome to Joy Lab
00:48 Introducing the Elements of Joy: Hope and Resilience
01:05 Deep Connections: The Key to Resilience
02:01 The Power of Relationships and Mental Health
02:58 The Three Pillars of Mental Wellbeing
08:05 Shared Joy and Moral Elevation: Strategies for Connection
17:56 Closing Thoughts: The Web of Life


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