In this interview with Robin Shear you’ll learn about how to cultivate more joy in your life. Robin is a Joy Coach who helps people tap into their inner joy. One of my favorite parts of this interview is when she asks me what brings me joy. She was surprised by my answer.
Highlights from the interview:
- Why she struggles with sharing negative things with friends and family.
- When she realized that she wasn’t being honest on social media.
- Why she ended up in the emergency room when on a ski trip with her family.
- What brings me joy?
- I surprise Robin with my answer to what joy feels like to me.
- Getting the meaning out of connections.
- Why we need to cultivate joy.
- Joy is about awareness.
- Research studies behind how joy affects the body.
- More joy lowers the rate of heart disease.
- Why she went on a silent retreat in her own home.
- The importance of slowing down to help heal.
- Giving yourself a little hiatus every now and again to help recharge her battery.
- How she deals with her failures.
- Dealing with burnout because she pushed herself in her business too hard.
- Why she did a small live event during the pandemic.
- Listening to her inner voice and letting it help guide her.
- Why gratitude helps people start peeling away their inner armor.
- Understanding how you feel in the moment and put a “feel good” score on it.
- Asking yourself questions like, “When was the last time I connected with my child?”
- The importance of celebrating the small things.
- Why she used her best China and served grilled cheese on these fancy dishes because she wanted to celebrate a flower popping out of the ground after a long cold winter.
- Robin’s most impactful book, podcast, speaker, and joyful moment in your life.
You can learn more about Robin over at Joy to the Coaching World. You can also connect with Robin over at LinkedIn.
And as always if you have any questions or want to submit a guest for the podcast that you think would be amazing just reach out on Dig to Fly and I’ll do my best to get them on. If you love the interview please take 30 seconds to rate the Dig to Fly podcast on your favorite platform. Thanks!
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