Join us in an enlightening conversation with Dr. Gabriele Oettingen, a distinguished professor of psychology and pioneer in the field of motivation and goal pursuit. Dr. Oettingen is renowned for her groundbreaking WOOP method, a revolutionary approach that combines positive thinking with realistic planning to empower individuals in achieving their dreams. With insights from her acclaimed book, "Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation," we delve into the science behind WOOP, uncover practical strategies for goal achievement, and explore the transformative impact of this method on personal and professional aspirations. Prepare to be inspired as we navigate the depths of motivation and unlock the keys to turning dreams into reality.
More on Gabriele Oettingen:
WOOP App | Google Play | Apple Store
Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation
Other books here
Books and other interesting mentions:
Peter Gollwitzer | Wiki | Implementation Intentions
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
Penguin Random House
00:35 About Gabriele Oettingen
02:46 What is WOOP?
04:41 How is it different?
07:55 Isn't positive thinking a good thing?
10:21 Pointing your positive thinking to the right direction
13:34 Positive thinking is good...and bad...the answer is mental contrasting
17:34 What is mental contrasting?
21:08 Stumbling into woop, how it all started
24:04 identifying the obstacle to our dreams
29:31 Digging deeper into mental contrasting and WOOP
33:39 Does WOOP work for the already high achievers
36:58 the WOOP Process, positive thinking and mental practice
48:41 WOOP is for everyone
01:01:08 using WOOP to the undesired
01:09:18 grateful for WOOP and what it has brought to everyone
01:12:45 do you want to WOOP? do it here!
01:15:30 the whole WOOP experience
01:19:43 make your journey fun and final thoughts