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Emotional Success: Gratitude, Compassion & Pride

From the Show: HER
Summary: It takes more than drive to reach your goals.
Air Date: 2/19/18
Duration: 27:06
Host: Pam Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: David DeSteno
David DeStenoDavid DeSteno is a professor of psychology at Northeastern University.

He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, where he is editor-in-chief of the journal Emotion.

His work has appeared in the New York TimesWall Street JournalPacific Standard, and more.
Emotional Success: Gratitude, Compassion & Pride
Grit and perseverance can drive you to success. But, many resolutions and goals peter out when willpower alone can’t do it.

Emotions like gratitude, compassion and genuine pride help you invest in other people and yourself. You have to forego some pleasure in the moment for future gains. Emotions are a powerful part of motivation.

These three emotions lead to connection with others. They make it all worthwhile. As a bonus, social relationships support you as you pursue your dreams.

Self-control is easier when you use gratitude, compassion and pride to help you.

Listen as Dr. David DeSteno joins Dr. Pamela Peeke to share how you can harness these emotions to achieve success. 

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