EPISODE 88: How To Find True Happiness Even In The Hardest Times with Happiness Expert Mo Gawdat

Dec 21, 2022
When you ask anyone what they really want from life, most will say they just want to be happy.
Is that the same for you?
It definitely is for me.
But  the truth is the majority of people are actually on a path that's leading them away from happiness and they have no idea.
Sometimes you can hear something, just one sentence, and it COMPLETELY changes how you look at things.
For me it was this..
"Happiness is the absence of unhappiness. Get rid of all the things that make you unhappy and your nature will shine"
This whole time I've been searching for happiness, trying to find this secret 'out there' somewhere, when this whole time the happiness is already within me.
And infact the only quest should be in the 'removing' of that which makes me unhappy.
I unpacked this in so much more depth on my podcast this week with the incredible Mo Gawdat.
After a 30 year career in tech and serving as Chief Business Officer at Google [X], Google's 'moonshot factory' of innovation, Mo has made happiness his primary topic of research, diving deeply into literature and conversing on the topic with some of the wisest people in the world.
In 2014, motivated by the tragic loss of his son, Ali, Mo began pouring his findings into his international bestselling book, Solve for Happy: Engineer Your Path to Joy. His mission to help one billion people become happier, #OneBillionHappy, is his moonshot attempt to honor Ali by spreading the message that happiness can be learned and shared to one billion people.
I'm SO excited for you to hear this episode.
Love always
Carly xx