How to Live with Purpose, Happiness & Well-being

Posted on August 10th, 2012

EBTV presents host Evita Ochel with special guest Ivan Staroversky. In this video interview Ivan shares his expertise as a psychotherapist, NLP trainer and practical scholar in the field of applied positive psychology to help people understand the missing parts when it comes to purpose, happiness and well-being, how to achieve them on a meaningful level and live them with balance in our lives.

Topics covered

  • what is life hacking
  • defining what is real success, happiness and purpose
  • a look at the Western model of success and why it is not bringing us real happiness
  • an explanation of the 3 different types of well-being (hedonic, eudaimonic and halcyonic)
  • understanding of the problems with the first two states of well-being
  • why is halcyonic well-being so important
  • the role of presence and mindfulness in our well-being
  • an explanation of the 5 states of well-being based on a model from Eastern traditions*
  • how well-being is tied to happiness and effectiveness
  • how our mental maps shape the quality of our life
  • examples of the 3 mental maps that we may live with
  • how we can discover the mental maps that we operate from
  • the role of the conscious and subconscious mind and their influence
  • how to change subconscious mind patterns or belief systems
  • an explanation of the 4 basic mental constructs that we live from derived from childhood
  • the implications of parenting and importance of conscious parenting
  • practical applications of how to change our mental constructs to live with purpose and happiness
  • an explanation of the 4 Hindu Objectives of Human Life*

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