#381. What Does it Actually Mean to be a "Whole Person"? | Scott Barry Kaufman

Ten Percent Happier
September 22, 2021
#381. What Does it Actually Mean to be a "Whole Person"? | Scott Barry Kaufman
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In this episode we’re going to demystify concepts such as: self actualization, personal growth, authenticity, and bringing your “whole self” to the table. 

Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive scientist and humanistic psychologist. He is the founder and director of the Center for the Science of Human Potential at the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Wellbeing Science. He also hosts the #1 psychology podcast in the world - The Psychology Podcast. And he is the Author of a new book called Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization.

We talk about the meaning of “transcendence” and the difference between transcending in an unhealthy and healthy way, being compassionate, understanding, accepting, forgiving, and perhaps even loving about your foibles and ugliness, and the difference between authenticity and “Pseudoauthenticity”.

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