Episode #24

Five Ways Anticipation Breaks Your Rut

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In the book, Valorie references 13 research-based happiness triggers that build positive emotion. But in this episode, she dives deep into just one: Anticipation.

It’s so easy to get stuck in the routine, right? Wake up, work, eat, sleep, repeat.

But is life supposed to be so mundane?

What’s something you can do to get out of the rut of day-to-day life?

Well, most of us know when there’s a vacation set on the calendar, it’s really easy to move with a little more pep in your step as it’s creeping up. The excitement keeps you going even on the days when everything seems just to be unexciting. Well, guess what’s that called? 


But we can’t all just add more vacations to the calendar, so what can we do instead?

Tune in for 5 easy steps you can take to cultivate more anticipation, which can absolutely transform your outlook on life. 

“Positive Emotion, as I say, over and over again, is a success strategy.” – Valorie Burton.

In This Episode:

  • Cultivating Positive Emotion
  • How Anticipation Helps Boredom
  • Don’t have time?
  • Don’t have something to look forward to?
  • Set goals
  • Make a list of simple pleasures
  • Talk about it
  • Add to the joy
  • Count it down

And more!

Want more juicy details about cultivating positive emotion? 

Check out this episode: https://youtu.be/AuXbfoOjIGI?si=rD6IcPnwJriIJ4Pj 

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