FIT CHICKS Chat Episode #90: Finding Your Happy with Gillian Mandich
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In this super fun interview, Gillian Mandich, self proclaimed Happiness Researcher shares her scientific research on exactly how you too can find your happy. Learn cool techniques to make any day a little brighter and proven strategies and tools to help you live your best, happiest life today! This interview will give you some key science based techniques for you to practice today for a better tomorrow!
In this episode, we cover:
Learn why Gillian considers herself less of an expert and more of a Happiness Researcher
Understand what is thought of as the Christopher Columbus method to happiness and why it is not the best direction to take
How Beethoven and happiness are similar
Shaking off those negatron vibes
How to make choices everyday to live a healthier, happier life
3 simple things you can do that are scientifically proven to boost your happiness today
How the people you surround yourself with can have a positive or negative effect on your mood and what to do about it
3 Key Points:
Stop looking outside of yourself to find your happiness, all that you need is within you.
Happiness is 50% genetics, 10% lifestyle and influencers and 40% learnt habit. So you can create more happiness, up to 40% to be exact if you practice happiness today.
The practice of gratitude is one the simplest and most rewarding practices you can do in order to boost your happiness. Write it down, say it out loud and repeat to see the effects it has on your life
Find Gillian at /www.gillianmandich.com and on social media@gillianmandich
Currently completing her doctoral studies at Western University in Health and Rehabilitation Science, Gillian Mandich’s research examines health promotion, specifically physical activity, childhood obesity, nutrition, happiness, and diabetes. Gillian is one of the co-hosts of the popular health/fitness podcast and TV show “The Holistic Health Diary”, TV host and Community Producer of “Gillian Mandich: Cooking Adventures”, a certified yoga and Yoga Tune Up® teacher, and a two-time IronGirl. Gillian also serves on the Advisory Board and is a reviewer at Examine.com; is the creator, producer and host of Health Science Radio on CHRW 94.9FM; is a health guest host on the Home Shopping Network (HSN); writes for numerous print and online media; and is the president of the Western Chapter of the Canadian Obesity Network.