Episode 92

How to Create Happiness and Stop Letting Other People’s Opinions Rule Your Life

With Rob Mack

Science says that only 10% of our happiness comes from our external circumstances—our job and income, relationship status, health and weight, age, and where we live. That means that our happiness is largely up to us and the choices we make, the things we do, the thoughts we think. 

 

Today on The Broken Brain Podcast, I’m joined by my good friend Robert Mack to talk about the most important key to happiness, and simple actions someone can take today to get on a path to happiness. We discuss why adversity is necessary for living our best life, and how we can find peace, love, and happiness from the inside out. We also talk about ways to build optimism, resilience, and real confidence.

For more on Robert Mack, be sure to follow him on Instagram @robmackofficial, on Facebook @robmackofficial, and on Twitter @robmackofficial. Check out his website http://www.coachrobmack.com. You can find his book, Happiness from the Inside Out: The Art and Science of Fulfillment, right here. You can find the Family and Marriage Therapist Dhru mentions during the interview here. Lastly, here is the National Suicide Prevention Hotline if you or a loved one is having suicidal thoughts: 1-800-273-8255.

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For more on Dhru Purohit, be sure to follow him on Instagram @dhrupurohit, on Facebook @dhruxpurohit, on Twitter @dhrupurohit, and on YouTube @dhrupurohit. You can also text Dhru at (302) 200-5643 or click here https://my.community.com/dhrupurohit

I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

In this Episode, you will learn

  1. Robert’s story of being suicidal and how that experience influenced the work he is doing today
    (4:46)
  2. Why true happiness is a state of being, and not dependent on external factors
    (22:30)
  3. Two things that contribute to our happiness
    (35:00)
  4. How adversity can lead us to happiness
    (47:28)
  5. How to have the happiest relationship possible
    (50:07)
  6. How to protect our happiness
    (58:46)
  7. Robert’s non-negotiable that set the foundation for his happiness
    (1:01:50)
  8. Robert’s book recommendations
    (1:17:30)
  9. How to support a loved one going through a difficult time
    (1:18:39)
  10. Where to learn more about Robert Mack
    (1:28:55)

Guest

 
Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Broken Brain Podcast, a top 20 health podcast with over 10 million downloads, that teaches listeners how to improve their brain performance and mental health through their diet, lifestyle and everyday biohacking.

As an entrepreneur, Dhru is also the CEO Dr. Hyman Enterprises, Farmacy and the UltraWellness Center, a functional medicine based clinic that specializes in treating chronic disease through personalized medicine.

 
Rob Mack

Robert Mack is an ivy-league-educated Celebrity Happiness Coach, Positive Psychology Expert, Author of Happiness from the Inside Out, and TV Host/Personality for OWN and E! 

Robert hosts and produces EverTalk Live, a daily, live-streaming morning show focused on happiness in Hollywood. His work has been endorsed by Oprah and many others.

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