Being Well Podcast: How to Reinvent Yourself (in 2023)
December 26, 2022

We’ve come to the end of another year, and it’s a good time to take stock and consider how we’d like to grow and change during our next trip around the sun. In this episode of Being Well, Forrest and Dr. Rick focus on what supports us and what holds us back from reinventing ourselves and becoming all we wish to be.

They talk about how they’d like to change over the next year, different approaches to new year’s resolutions, do a little digging around in Forrest’s psychology, and highlight a few practical things we can do to support our change.



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Key Topics:

0:00: Introduction

1:55: Different frameworks around goals and intentions

6:15: Forrest’s goal: more freedom, less constraint

8:50: Integrating the mundane and the profound

11:35: What supports us in changing? What constrains us?

13:35: Mentors, and other sources of encouragement

22:00: Reverting to old patterns when returning to old environments

28:00: Self-acceptance makes change possible

29:45: “Trim tabs” and other forms of psychological leverage

35:30: Diligence, effort, and consistency

37:50: Addressing deficits and reassuring yourself

40:30: Relaxing around inevitability

41:40: Embracing the joy of possibility and change

46:35: Recap


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