How to Grow Old Enthusiastically with Dr. Ron Kaiser

What do you see when you dream about the future? During this COVID-19 pandemic, dreaming about the future poses some unique difficulties. We’re not sure what lies ahead and how cultures around the world will change, or what exactly will stand the test of time. Today, I invite you to look even deeper into the future: what’s your vision for your 60s, 70s, 80s, and older? On this episode, I talk with Dr. Ronald Kaiser, who works as the Director of Psychology at one of the world’s leading headache centers. His other full-time job is creating innovative positive approaches to helping people of all ages maximize their potential for success and happiness. And he is 82 years old! Throughout our conversation, Ron drops wisdom about how to prepare for your elder years, and what you can expect if you take care of yourself from a young age. He also shares about the purpose and mission of Positive Psychology, how to foster a positive mindset, and how to interrupt negative thoughts as they pass through your mind. Tune in to learn how to you can start investing in more than just your 401k and set yourself up for a brighter, happier future. Dr. Ron Kaiser’s Happiness Hack: “I think happiness means satisfaction with where you are, but not total satisfaction. I think happiness means that you have something to look forward to.”Some Questions I Ask:  - What hooked you into studying Positive Psychology? (5:16) - How do you think COVID-19 quarantine affects our ability to interrupt catastrophic thoughts and transform them into positive ones? (11:14) - How do you influence your mindset every day? (16:31) - What advice do you have for 20 and 30-year-olds to prepare for the future? (25:50)In This Episode, You Will Learn:  - What is Positive Psychology? (5:20) - 3 principles that foster a positive mindset. (12:08) - How Goal Achieving Psychotherapy helps you positively prepare for the future. (28:38) - What happiness means to Dr. Ron Kaiser. (30:41)Connect with Dr. Ron Kaiser: WebsiteFacebookInstagramLinkedInTwitter
 

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