The Happy Mindset

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By Denis Murphy
where we explore human psychology, skills development and the many different paths to happiness.
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Episode #58: Action Creates Confidence
On today's episode I talk about creating a real sense of confidence, how consistent action is uncommon and how to trust yourself.
August 19, 2019
Episode #57: Brian Pennie | Change is Possible
Brian is a speaker, writer, PhD student, self development coach and university lecturer. On this episode he talks about how he overcame and grew from a 15 year addiction to heroin.
August 12, 2019
Episode #56: Deepak Shukla | Embrace Your Randomness
Deepak is the founder of Pearl Lemon, an ultra marathon runner, a former digital nomad and a Tedx speaker.
August 5, 2019
Episode #55: The Curious Problem Solver
On today's episode I talk about curiosity as a superpower when it comes to both skills development and personal development.
July 29, 2019
Episode #54: Danny Forest | Becoming a Polymath
Danny is your friendly neighbourhood Viking polymath. He is an obsessive learner and has created his own plan to learn three new skills every single month, which he has been perfecting for more than a year and a half.
July 22, 2019
Episode #53: Incremental Gains
As a generalist, my primary areas of interest are linguistics, psychology and computer programming. On today's episode, I talk about how I became a generalist along with the value of focusing incremental gains over the long term. 
July 15, 2019
Episode #52: Julie McDonald | Olympic Mindset
Julie McDonald held the Commonwealth record for the 800m Freestyle for 21 years, and still holds one of the top 5 times Australia has ever produced. She is a dual Olympian competing in 1988 and 1992, a dual Commonwealth Games representative in 1986 and 1990. Julie represented Australia in swimming in every Australian Team from 1986 until 1992, captaining two of these teams. Julie was the only Australian female to win an Olympic Medal in the 1988 Seoul Olympics, winning a Bronze medal in the 800 metres freestyle.
July 8, 2019
Episode #51: Veronika Zaytseva | Your Personal Voice Formula
On today's episode I talk to Veronika Zaytseva: Veronika was just a girl when she left her home country to pursue the journey that would help her understand what she was set to do. Having travelled through Asia, she took a longer stop in Canada where Veronika is working on her vision to help people build authentic relationships with themselves so they can translate their uniqueness into their personal brands.
July 1, 2019
Episode #50: Finding your Happiness
On today's episode, I share some thoughts around happiness and mindset.
June 24, 2019
Episode #49: Jordan Gross | Cloud 9 Living
Jordan is a two-time startup founder, a TEDx speaker, and a #1best-selling author. His upcoming book, The Journey to Cloud Nine, provides a new approach to the personal development world by using fictional storytelling to reveal some of life's most meaningful principles. Jordan has been asking hundreds of people around the world how they live their lives on cloud nine, and he cannot wait to share this with all of you!
June 17, 2019
Episode #48: Richi Watson | Transmute Your Emotional Pain
Richi Watson is the founder of LifeWell UK. He is an  author, a life freedom teacher and a speaker. He helps people to get out of their own way by releasing emotional baggage and gaining psychological freedom. Over the years he has developed a technique called the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) to help his clients transform their lives from the inside out.
June 10, 2019
Episode #47: Katie Wallace | Sustainable Relationships
Katie is the founding sustainability consultant at Hux Sustainables, and CEO of Rebranding, a non-profit homeless employment partner. She hosts a podcast, Sustainable League, where she explores what it really takes to evolve collective consciousness and build a more resilient world.
June 3, 2019
Episode #46: Experimentation Mindset
On today's episode, I talk about some of the lessons I have learned over the past 7 months as I dipped my toe into the world of freelancing. In this time it has been an experimental and adaptable mindset that has brought me the most clarity and perspective to navigate my way through and find my own path.
May 27, 2019
Episode #45: Madeleine Black | Unbroken
Madeleine Black is an author and an international speaker. She has an unusual personal story which she uses to inspire and motivate others. She chose to forgive the two men who gang raped her at thirteen years old and she shares her story for many reasons. She wants to end the shame, stigma and silence surrounding sexual violence enabling others to find their voice, whatever their story is. She wants people to know that it’s not what happens to us that is important but what we do with it.  As well as being an International speaker she has also worked as a psychotherapist in Glasgow. Her memoir, Unbroken, was published on April 4th 2017.
May 20, 2019
Episode #44: Lindsay Shorten | Becoming a Polyglot
Lindsay has been studying languages intensively for 12 years and has learnt to speak 20 languages in this time. Her methodology for learning centers around speaking as much as she can, whenever she can.
May 13, 2019
Episode #43: The Fear of What People Think
In this episode, I talk about my # 1 fear as a creative person. I talk about some of the negatives and some of the positives to this fear.
May 6, 2019
Episode #42: Mark Metry | Humans 2.0
Mark is the host of the Humans 2.0 podcast where he has interviewed the likes of Seth Godin and JP Sears. He is also the founder of VuDream where he explains Virtual and Augmented Reality to businesses in a language they can understand.
April 22, 2019
Episode #41: The Power of Your Questions
On today's episode, I speak with Schuyler Diehm of The Early Risers Movement about the power of questions, mindset and self-acceptance. In this episode, you will learn about some of the key lessons I learned about my mind and my brain in my early 20's. 
April 8, 2019
Episode #40: Schuyler Diehm | Early Riser
Schuyler is a Mindset Coach. He reinvented his daily routine and went from socially anxious to confident, unmotivated to disciplined, and trying to fit in to laser-focused on success. Schuyler now helps people transform their mindset to level up their business, relationships, and their overall life.
March 25, 2019
Episode #39: Let's Rethink Language Learning
On today's episode I speak with Arsenio Buck about how I think about language learning and personal development. In this episode I share some insights into how I learned Spanish and Italian within 3 months. I talk about word usage frequency, how to shift from the mindset of thinking about language as a subject to looking at it as a communication tool, how to improve your relationship with feedback and how to make it fun for yourself.
March 11, 2019
Episode #38: Tim Alison | Screw the Naysayers
Tim is an entrepreneur, podcast host, best selling author, social activist and mentor. His claim to fame is that at age 31 I walked away from one of the highest paying sales jobs in Canada, and moved to a tiny fishing village in Nova Scotia. The naysayers laughed when he started an educational software company. They stopped laughing when his sales topped $10 million.
March 4, 2019
Episode #37: Luke Burrows | Grow2gether
Luke Burrows is the founder of Grow2Gether and co host of the Motivational Mentors podcast. He works with and helps young people, millennials and the next generation to discover who they are, do what they love and unlock their true potential though changing the way that they think.
February 25, 2019
Episode #36: Ed Andrew | The Human Consultant
Ed is a start up and business mentor and coach. He helps people to grow themselves and their businesses to multi million dollar profit. Ed has built companies to $1m+ profits in Sydney, Delhi, London and Bali.  He is the podcast host of Human Impact where he interviews change makers and leaders around the world bringing humanity to work and life.
February 11, 2019
Episode #35: Silke Celia | Breaking Free of Your Patterns
Silke is a coach and psychologist for executives and entrepreneurs with over 15-years of experience in counselling and coaching.
February 4, 2019
Episode #34: Action + Accountability
In this episode I talk about some of the lessons and systems that have helped me to create my first course on Udemy this month called Mindset Hacks for Language Learners. The course is aimed at helping people to think about language learning differently and study the hacks, questions and principles that lead to accelerated learning.
January 28, 2019
Episode #33: Dr Natalia Wiechowski | The Power of Edutainment
Dr. Natalia Wiechowski is the Middle East's leading Edutainer, she is a Dubai based Personal Branding Strategist and international Keynote Speaker who radically changed her life and career after a self-imposed sabbatical to follow her passion: Teaching people how to market themselves.
January 21, 2019
Episode #32: Barbara Louise Brennan | The Little Things
Barbara Louise Brennan. Barbara is a mental health and wellbeing speaker, coach and facilitator. She helps people understand what mental health really is, the impact of stigma, and how to live the most amazing life they can.Barbara has spoken at companies across Ireland and the UK including IBEC, Coca Cola and Boots.
January 7, 2019
Episode #31: From Psychosis to The Happy Mindset
Today's interview talks about what was a very sensitive topic for me for much of my 20's. It has only been relatively recently that I was able to find the words to describe the journey I went on to overcome this psychologically traumatic experience and learn the lessons I needed to learn to rebuild my life.
December 24, 2018
Episode #30: Daniel Bruce Levin | The Mosaic
Daniel Bruce Levin is a former monk, an author and a former Director of Business Development at Hay House. 
December 10, 2018
Episode #29: Brandon Clift | The Path of the Warrior
Brandon is a transformational coach who works with men on their mindset, emotions and mental resilience. Brandon's mission is to create a world of emotionally responsible, mentally resilient and fiercely accountable men of integrity who understand how to live a life of purpose. 
November 26, 2018
Episode #28: Lessons Learned From A Year of Podcasting
In this episode, I talk about the catalyst event in my life that gave me the desire and motivation to create The Happy Mindset. I talk about the key lessons I have learned from my guests over the last year of podcasting. I also share some insights into how you can start a podcast and what you actually need to just do it.
October 29, 2018
Episode #27: Loren Trlin | A Purpose Driven Life
Loren is a business coach, a human behavioural specialist an ex-lawyer and a Life Purpose Alchemist. Her personal mission in life is to give people the tools to change their mindset and raise their consciousness.
October 15, 2018
Episode#26: Tofe Evans | Everybody has a Plan Until the Sh*t Hits the Fan
Tofe Evans is an ultra marathon runner, speaker and author . He is also a thought leader on resilience who went from someone living with severe anxiety and depression to finding running and becoming an ultra marathon runner.
October 1, 2018
Episode #25: Dr Jack Pransky | Seduced by Consciousness
 Jack is a Three Principles author, trainer, speaker and a coaches coach. Jack has worked in the field of prevention and community organising since 1968. 
September 10, 2018
Episode #24: Claire Ashman | Your Path Begins with You
Claire is a survivor of 2 cults. Claire recently gave her 4th Tedx talk. She is known for her strength, courage, and determination in pushing through difficult obstacles in order to create a life of freedom for her and her 9 children. Her recently released book, Lessons From A Cult Survivor, aims to changes our perception of cults as a thing of the past to noticing that there are 3,000 cults today in Australia alone. Cults affect us all in some way. She wants cult members to know they can leave safely and re-enter a friendly and accepting society. The cult-like mindset isn’t limited by fences, it spills into modern societal culture through social media, corporate culture and exploitation. 
August 27, 2018
Episode #23: Tara Predergast | Bite the Biscuit
Tara is a Tedx speaker and founder Bite the Biscuit and the Biscuit Factory - the #1 community in Ireland for creative people.
August 13, 2018
Episode #22: Jonny Cooper | Jonny Hates Marketing
Jonny is an author and a business coach to transformational coaches, trainers and therapists. As an entrepreneur he has grown multiple businesses in the past including an 8 figure business.
July 30, 2018
Episode#21: Morten Hake | Just Being Yourself
Morten Hake is a relationship coach, podcaster and online entrepreneur.
July 16, 2018
Episode #20: Peyton Holland | Go to Bed a Little Wiser
Peyton Holland is a Tedx Speaker North Carolina Executive Director of Skills USA. Peyton is a passionate and motivated professional with an extensive background in working with education, industry and the community. He has dedicated his career to helping bridge these groups together so that your schools and colleges are preparing the next generation of leadership in the workforce. 
July 2, 2018
Episode #19: Jamie Smart | The Little Book of Results
Jamie is a Sunday Times Best Selling author, international speaker and transformative coach. Jamie has been interviewed on Sky News and Dave Asprey's Bulletproof podcast. Jamie helps his clients to get out of their own way and to live a life more in alignment with who they really are. 
June 18, 2018
Episode #18: Amir Karkouti | What the Feck is a Coach?
Amir is a coach, an author, a speaker and an owner of a chain of restaurants in San Diego. Amir runs a popular Facebook group called What the F**k are the Three Principles. He has spent over ten years as an adviser, mentor, and coach to Fortune 500 CEO's, military men/women, and people who want to get more out of themselves and their lives. His books include Lessons from my Coach and Do Nothing and Do Nothing... To Get Everything
June 4, 2018
Episode #17: Jason Goldberg | From Prisoner to Self-Leader
Jason is an award-winning entrepreneur, a coach and a Tedx speaker. Jason mixes humour and light heartedness into the work does. In his Tedx Talk he speaks about manufacturing fascination. FREE Copy of Prison Break for The Happy Mindset Listeners
May 20, 2018
Episode #16: Shirley Liu | A Journey Towards Inner Beauty
 Shirley is the Vice President of Marketing & Digital at L'Oréal. A multi-cultural and modern day global citizen, Shirley holds British and Taiwanese dual citizenships, grew up in Thailand, is UK- and US- educated and a Parisienne at heart. In addition to her corporate role, Shirley devotes significant time as a motivational speaker, empowering Millennial professionals to contemplate the alignment of their passion, career and personal calling early in life.  
May 7, 2018
Episode #15: Cathy Garner | The Artist Coach
Cathy is an Artist Coach and a Tedx speaker. She invented Vision PortraitsTM, coaching people to express their dreams, visions and purpose for their personal, professional and love lives, and etching their words into the lines and shadows of their faces. Cathy speaks about the power of portraits to transform the relationships we have with ourselves and others. She teaches that love is both an art and a science and that everyone who finds their vision and discovers the skills to bring it to life, can enjoy thriving relationships.
April 26, 2018
Episode #14: Denis, Peter and Mira Griffiths | The Subtle Art of Learning
On today's episode the tables are turned with an interview I gave to Peter and Mira Griffiths of the Mind Takeaway. In this episode I talk about the learning process and my own learning journey so far. Throughout this episode we talk about accelerated learning, gaining clarity around why to learn a new skill and we share some insights we have had along our journey's so far.
April 9, 2018
Episode #13: Soness Stevens | Autonomous Learner
Soness is a TED Global & 3-time TEDx speaker. She is the founder of Your Speaking Journey where she is a coach to over 115 TED & TEDx speakers. She is a published academic in 3 peer reviewed journals, a communications researcher and practitioner. She is the author of Japan’s first multi-media textbooks used in the university system and she practices zazen meditation in her local temple. She also has a Communications TV show on NHK TV and FOX TV and she is the official English voice of Hello Kitty.  
March 19, 2018
Episode #12: Michael Neill | Creating the Impossible
Michael is an internationally renowned transformative coach and the best-selling author of six books including  Creating the Impossible, The Inside-Out Revolution and The Space Within. He has spent over 25 years as a coach, adviser, friend, mentor, and creative spark plug to celebrities, CEOs, royalty, and people who want to get more out of themselves and their lives. His TEDx talk, ‘Why Aren’t We Awesomer?’, has been viewed by over 200,000 people.
March 5, 2018
Episode #11: Lisa Hughes | The Power of the Pause
Lisa is an Executive Coach, a Facilitator and a Mindfulness teacher. Lisa has done work with startups as well as in more established companies such as The Irish Times and Facebook.
February 16, 2018
Episode #10: Jamie Smart | Creating a Brand
Jamie Smart is a Sunday Times Best Selling author, international speaker and creator of the Clarity brand. Jamie has been interviewed on Sky News and Dave Asprey's Bulletproof podcast. Jamie helps his clients to get out of their own way and to live a life more in alignment with who they really are. He has written numerous books including The Little Book of Clarity and Results. 
January 28, 2018
Episode #9: William Kennedy | New2Code
William is a self directed software developer. William has been a personal friend for a few years now. In that time I have been really impressed with his general knowledge, love of reading and writing, his specific knowledge as a software developer and his willingness to help other people. 
January 15, 2018
Episode #8: Elaine Hilides | Food for Thought
Elaine is a wellness coach, author and Udemy course creator. Elaine helps people to establish a healthy relationship with food and in her book MindFullness: The No-Diet Diet Book she helps her readers to see they thinking they have around food and why diets don't work. 
December 28, 2017
Episode #7: Gabriela Maldonado-Montano | Keeping It Real
Gabriela Maldonado-Montano is an author and a transformational coach. Recently she co wrote a book in Spanish called Lita la frijolita which shares an understanding of the Mind in a child friendly narrative. In this conversation we uncover how children have the capacity for deep insights and realisations, how they pick up on our intention and how as adults we can have the tendancy to underestimate their capacity to communicate effectively. 
December 14, 2017
Episode #6: Micheal Hilton | Man on Form
Micheal is a life coach, a podcaster and a father. In this episode I talk to Micheal about his own journey of overcoming challenges and I ask him about the kinds of issues that men are facing today.
December 4, 2017
Episode #5: Grayson Hart | The Good Life Movement
Grayson Hart is a professional rugby player and shares with people an understanding of the mind and human consciousness.
November 27, 2017
Episode #4: Micheal Reilly | The Learner’s Toolkit
Michael Reilly is the founder of Educated Machine, a company based in Galway. They are a mixture between an educational and a development company. They also do social media for events and run educational courses around things such as data analytics and machine learning.
November 20, 2017
Episode #3: Adam Ashe | Rugby from the Inside Out
Adam Ashe is a professional rugby player with the Glasgow Warriors. On this episode he talks about how an understanding of state of Mind has improved his experience of playing rugby and led to an overall richer experience of life. 
November 13, 2017
Episode #2: Rafeh Qazi | Believe in the Process
Qazi is the creator of Clever Programmer a business which has grown from 0 to 50,000 students and over 100,000 YouTube subscribers within 1 year. Clever Programmer teaches students the techincal skills they need to get into software development and start building real world projects, students also learn about the soft skills necessary to interact more effectively with other people. 
November 6, 2017
Episode #1: Ankush Jain | Staying in My Own Lane
Ankush is a life coach, trainer, public speaker and budding author. Ankush helps people to experience transformations in their businesses and in their personal lives. 
October 30, 2017
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