Episode 71: The Top Three Principles of Having a Successful and Happy Life, with Jack Canfield

Jack Canfield is an award-winning speaker and an internationally recognized leader in personal development and peak performance strategies. For over 40 years, he has been teaching entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders, and people from all walks of life how to create the life they desire. As the beloved originator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, he’s taught millions of individuals his modernized formulas for success, and now certifies trainers to teach his content and methodology all over the world.

Jack is the author and co-author of more than 150 books (66 are bestsellers) with more than 100 million copies in print in 47 languages around the world. His bestselling book, The Success Principles: How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be has been hailed as the new self-improvement classic, now containing 67 of the most powerful secrets to success known to mankind. In 2014, SUCCESS magazine named him “One of the Most Influential Leaders in Personal Growth and Achievement.”

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How learning new things have been the cornerstone of Jack’s life, and why he loves sharing his learning
  • Why quality (and quantity!) of sleep is a crucial component of longevity and health
  • What Jack’s top three principles of having a successful and happy life are, and why those particular three are so important
  • Why E + R = O (events + response = outcomes), and why it’s our choice of how we respond to things that matter
  • Why affirmations and other positive thoughts can attract success, and why negative thoughts can hold you back
  • How music and movement can help you change your emotional “vibrations” and improve your outlook
  • What Jack’s biggest challenges in life were, and how he overcame them with perseverance
  • Why time and perspective can help you see your challenging situations for the blessings they really are
  • Why Jack’s ex-wife taking “everything” ended up saving him an incredible amount of money

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