Self-Discovery and Happiness – Gerry Hussey at WellFest 2019

Yesterday we let you know we would have a new video for you from Gerry Hussey today – his Sunday afternoon WellFest talk on the keys to self-discovery and happiness. 

It was completely and utterly inspiring (and I don’t ever write those words without proper cause for them) and incredibly relevant for anyone who is currently going through cancer, living with cancer or after cancer (or any other major life-altering event).

Self-discovery and happiness

In this video, Gerry shares with us six keys for self-discovery and happiness. He discusses the following concepts alongside anecdotes, research and personal experience:

  1. Stop judging yourself – self-acceptance is key to lifelong happiness
  2. Make sure you spend your time the way that you want to – what are you filling your life with?
  3. Live in the present – not the past or the future
  4. We cannot control what happens to us in life, but we can control our response
  5. Find your why in life. When you have a why, you will find a how
  6. Change your language – the words you use are the seeds that grow your tomorrow

I can’t wait to watch it again myself. And share it with everyone, and I mean everyone, I know. It was excellent. Truly powerful and emotional stuff. There were tears in the eyes of many of the audience as Gerry spoke and just wait until you see the ending! I really hope you enjoy it just as much as we did.

About Gerry Hussey

Gerry Hussey has been at the forefront of building high performance teams, organisations and individuals in sport and business. He has prepared and led teams to success in the Olympics, Heineken Cup, World Cup and All Ireland Championships. Gerry brings an unrivalled wealth of honesty, experience and infectious passion into his dynamic and interactive performance mindsets and systems.

Gerry is also Co-Founder of Soul Space, an immersive one day event taking place this September in ClareGalway Castle. We went last year and it was fantastic. You can find out more about the event over on the Soul Space website here.

Gerry very kindly agreed to us filming his talk at WellFest so that we could share it here on Happy Magazine – thank you Gerry.

For more articles and resources from Gerry, check out this WellFest link.

1 Comment

  1. 10 June, 2019 / 11:36 am

    Thanks Holly for recording Gerry and Miriam’s talks, my 2 favourite events of the Wellfest by far, really got me thinking about, and re-evaluating my life.

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