Being Well Podcast: How to Get the Most Out of 2022
December 27, 2021

Today on Being Well, Forrest and I reflect on 2021, and explore how to maximize what we get out of 2022. We discuss how to rest in our aspirations, claim identity-based change, reframe personal narratives, and form the habits that lead to a more grounded, meaningful life.

Thank you for listening over the last year; looking forward to much more!



  • 0:00: Introduction
  • 2:20: How was 2021 for you?
  • 5:35: Gratitude for listener support
  • 8:25: Rick’s yearly reflection process
  • 12:45: Collaging practice
  • 18:35: Language, and keeping a positive orientation toward desires and resolutions
  • 26:55: Sentence completion exercise
  • 31:10: Identity-based change
  • 35:25: Rick’s approach to nature-based change
  • 39:30: Reframing personal narratives
  • 43:35: Making room for new parts of yourself in middle age
  • 46:10: Process for forming resolutions outlined.
  • 53:35: Rick and Forrest’s goals for 2022
  • 58:05: Drawing on the support of others
  • 59:30: Recap

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