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The Happy Hustle Podcast

Mar 26, 2020


In this special brothers edition of the Happy Hustle Podcast, Cary and Grant go deep on how to actually THRIVE and not just SURVIVE admist the crazy corona chaos.

You guys are going to get a ton of applicable value from this one that you can utilize right away to enrich your reality.

Grant Kendzior is an Eco-Prenuer and CEO of Sustainable Breakthroughs, a glpobal social venture fighting climate change and the plastic pollution epidemic. He has two masters degrees from The University of Florida and is an Al Gore Climate Fellow. He has been honored to speak in stages all of the world including at the United Nations summit in Switzerland. He is an avid outdoorsman and energy wizard. 

Grant and I discuss these wild times to be alive and the 3 tactics to  THRIVE during the chaos. 

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The 3 Tactics to Thrive NOt Just Survive:

1. Positive Mindset - Peace & Gratitude



In turbulent times it is so important to center and cultivate an attitude of gratitude. Below is an exercise that can be written or completed aloud. The purpose of this is to feel it!

A National Institutes of Health study found that when you express kindness or feel gratitude, your hypothalamus floods your brain and releases dopamine and serotonin, the two crucial neurotransmitters responsible for our emotions, and they make us feel 'good'. They enhance our mood immediately, making us feel happy from the inside. The more that we practice gratitude, the more connected we are to the timeless. The sacred. The profound. And the awe of being alive.

For just a moment, forget your responsibilities and tune into your heart. Deep breath in, Deep breath out. Without pausing to appreciate that which sustains your life, everything just becomes another item on your to-do list. And life is much, much more than adult obligations.

Doing these simple practices will increase the sense of gratitude you feel. And that feeling of appreciation helps you bring more love into your daily life and to the world. Love will change your perspective and change the world!

2. Awareness and Understanding

The key to a Happy Hustling lies in knowing what you are good at and what you like to do, and then putting all your energies into becoming the best at what you do. S.W.O.T. [ing] yourself can be one of the most revealing things you’ll ever do for yourself. Not only will you have clarity about your strengths and developmental needs, but you will also be able to identify where the opportunities are for you, and also identify and address any threats that might interfere with your success. The following exercise is a personal S.W.O.T. analysis, it is designed for use in the preliminary stages of decision-making processes and can be used as an excellent tool to increase your awareness and understanding of the current Coronavirus situation.

3.Strategy and Execution


Goals are always important to have a balanced progressive life but in today’s time with the Coronavirus they are vital! A lot of the fear in today’s world is stemmed from a lack of understanding. Now that you have a deeper understanding of where you are in this new world with your S.W.O.T. analysis. By writing your goals in the following exercise you will be able to understand what you can do within your control and help reduce the fear. 

When writing your goals in the following exercise is based on a 30 day challenge. What can you do this month of isolation to continuing growing towards your dream life?  Make sure you are writing SMART goals that are within your control and will move you closer to your dream life of Happy Hustling.

You f*cking rock for reading this.

WIth love and light,