399: Arianna Huffington on Ending Burnout and Increasing Well-Being With Microsteps


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Watch the full video interview on YouTube here: https://bit.ly/ariannahuffington399

Arianna Huffington (IG: @ariannahuff) is the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, the founder of The Huffington Post, and the author of 15 books, including, most recently, Thrive and The Sleep Revolution.

In 2016, she launched Thrive Global, a leading behaviour change tech company with the mission of changing the way we work and live by ending the collective delusion that burnout is the price we must pay for success.

She has been named to Time Magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How hard it is to change behaviours
  • Microsteps are based on the 60 second concept
  • The judgement free zone
  • Picking a time of day to unplug and recharge
  • There is no microstep too small
  • When we feel successful, we want to do better
  • Having an accountability buddy for inspiration and motivation
  • Failure is a stepping stone to success
  • Be open to possibilities
  • Connecting with your intuition
  • Heartbreak leads to some of the best things in our lives
  • Working mothers are struggling during the pandemic
  • Arianna’s success as a writer to starting The Huffington Post and Thrive Global
  • What is habit stacking?
  • Sleep is a keystone habit
  • The value of downtime
  • Arianna being diagnosed with burnout in 2007
  • We need 7-9 hours of sleep
  • A power nap can restore you
  • If you can breathe, you can meditate
  • Mindfulness as part of your busy day
  • The difference between stacking microsteps and multitasking
  • Arianna’s 30 minute transition before sleep
  • Keep improving your habits every day
  • Giving yourself a break
  • Getting creative with our addictions

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Related links:

Marina Khidekel (forward & contributions by Arianna Huffington) - Your Time to Thrive (book)

Arianna Huffington's website

Follow Arianna Huffington on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn

Thrive Global

The Huffington Post

Arianna Huffington (books)

Listen to Arianna Huffington previously on TUHP (episode #107)

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Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd - Goodnight Moon (book)

Arianna Huffington - Goodnight Smartphone (audible book)

Meditative Story Podcast by WaitWhat + Thrive Global



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