22nd March, 2022

How to Find Peace and Happiness, Even in a Life You Haven’t Chosen

With Rachel Morris

Dr Rachel Morris

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Do you ever find yourself questioning whether you’re on the right path? Or maybe you’re struggling to find meaning in what you do? So many of us feel like we are stuck in a neverending climb in our careers. Whenever you get to a point like this, it may be time to re-assess and reprioritise your life.

When faced with unwanted events, go back to your ‘why’ to discover how you can change your circumstance or perspective.

Dr Maddy Du Mont joins us in this episode to discuss how her COVID-19 experience changed her life away from clinical practice. Although difficult at first, her reprioritisation made her feel free and at peace. She shares questions that will help you find clarity on your priorities.

Change doesn’t require a life-changing event, nor does it have to turn your life upside down. It be can just simply changing your mindset and feeling at peace with your decisions.

If you want to know how to find peace and happiness in your life, stay tuned to this episode.

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Episode highlights


How Maddy Coaches People


How COVID-19 Affected Maddy


How Weakness and Illnesses are Connected


We Need to Be Honest With Ourselves


What Drives You? 


How to Prioritise


How Priorities Guide Decisions 


Finding the Truth in Your Story


Change Doesn’t Always Require Difficult Events 


Change Doesn’t Need to be Drastic


Maddy’s Tips

Episode transcript

Dr Maddy du Mont: It’s amazing how we can get stuck on the rat race, get stuck on the conveyor belt. And we just keep doing it because that’s what we’ve been doing and we keep climbing the ladder, keep climbing the ladder. We have so many different avenues of enjoyment and talent and often, you become more and more specialised as you get older through your career and you lose those other bits that make you and you lose that sight of who you are as a person and what it is that you do that makes it different.…

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