The Good Mood Show with Matt O'Neill

The Good Mood Show with Matt O'Neill

Good moods guaranteed. Each week you’ll learn strategies to feel your very best, especially on days when that feels like a struggle. Join host Matt O’Neill as he interviews the world’s top experts in the fields of emotional-wellness, life mastery, happiness, and spiritual growth. Matt shares unique wisdom from a lifetime dedicated to the study of authentic joy. You’ll learn tips to create more happiness in your life, deepen your understanding of hardships, and fortify your mindset with positivity. Because life's a lot more fun when you’re in a good mood. Welcome to The Good Mood Show!


June 5, 2023 39 mins

Connor McKemey burned over 90% of his body in an explosion and was given less than a 1% chance to live. After three months in a coma, and over one hundred surgeries, Connor survived, but his life would never be the same again. 

His incredible story of mental and physical resilience is an inspiration to us all. Connor now sees his scars as symbols of survival and his ability to overcome. 

In this episode, Connor shares valuable insi...

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How do you choose happiness even in the most frustrating moments? 

In this episode, happiness expert Joe Kavanagh describes an exercise you can use in any challenging situation to brighten your mood. Throughout the conversation Joe and Matt dive into topics such as the ego's need to be right, the concept of shifting perspectives, embracing a positive mindset, and choosing happiness. 

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This very important episode teaches you how to get out of despair and find joy again. This is a blueprint for getting out of the darkness and back into the light.  

Hopelessness is a heavy emotion that can lead to self-destructive behaviors. It is crucial to learn how to overcome this mood, not only for yourself, but also to be able to help loved ones who may be struggling. 

In this episode, Matt teaches the lessons from his own ba...

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We all have recurring thoughts. Which thoughts are currently tattooed on your mind?

Doug Dickerson shares how to tattoo your mind with positivity. Learn valuable takeaways such as guarding self-talk, making 1% daily improvements, believing in yourself, cultivating a growth mindset, and minding the influences you allow in your life.

Get ready to tattoo your mind in a good way. 

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If you’ve ever struggled to maintain boundaries in your personal and professional life, you’re not alone. Dr. Miriam Zylberglait, renowned expert on the topic of boundaries and self care urges you to understand that boundaries are not for others, but rather for your own protection. 

In this episode, she shares insights from her book, The 3G Cycle of Life, and offers practical tips for setting boundaries. Miriam also provides an exe...

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Leadership potential exists within all of us, waiting to be unlocked. It starts with leading today well. Identify the role you must master today and the mindset and actions towards fulfilling that role. This can help you show up powerfully and fulfill your sense of duty for the day.

Listen in as Matt engages in a conversation with Vin Infante, a specialist in achieving positive moods with a mission to impact one billion lives. Vin ...

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April 24, 2023 40 mins

Lisa Burbage had a highly successful career until the stress and anxiety caught up with her and she got really, really sick. She believes God blessed her with cancer because it was what she needed to slow down and re-evaluate her lifestyle. She then founded Wellness Five, a boutique training and consulting firm that teaches all of us all how to live healthier, happier lives. 

Listen in as Lisa and Matt talk about needing to be perf...

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Wally Bressler hit rock bottom and ended up in federal prison. He was honest enough to own up to the pain and lack of self-acceptance that got him there, and this was ultimately his path to freedom and happiness. 

In this episode, Wally teaches how to eliminate the victim mentality, which he describes as the root of our suffering. Stick around as Wally shares an exercise to help you pull up the roots of any unhappiness – with just ...

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April 10, 2023 40 mins

Learn how to create your best version ever – and what gets in the way of living as your best self.

In this episode, Josh Painter takes a deep dive into his WSJ #1 best-selling book, Best Version Ever. Josh and Matt discuss how to stop living on autopilot, and how to break down your goals so that you actually achieve them. Become your best version ever!

Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation: 

  • Why we’re l...

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NYT #1 best-selling author Mark Nepo takes us on the highs and lows of life as a human being. He shares that it is both the moments of great love, and of great suffering to define a meaningful life. 

Join this magical journey to the soul as Mark and Matt talk about overcoming your cloud of fear, opening your heart, and how to clear confusion out of your mind.

Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation: 

  • The ...

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March 27, 2023 40 mins

You can bring joy into your physical spaces at home and at work, and in doing so, bring joy into your life! Research shows that your physical surroundings actually influence your emotional and mental states of being. 

Ingrid Fetell Lee, author of the #1 best-selling book, Joyful, discusses the power of bringing joy into the aesthetics of your environment. Ingrid and Matt talk about the power of joy and how you can manifest it into ...

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Lion Goodman was shot in the head four times, and survived to tell. He shares how acceptance, forgiveness, and love literally saved his life. 

We all experience some form of trauma in our lives, and these create our limiting beliefs. Regardless of where those traumas come from, all can be cleared.

In this episode, Lion Goodman, founder of Clear Beliefs Institute, teaches how to delete the limiting beliefs that hold you back an...

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March 13, 2023 37 mins

Is your mind your best friend or your worst enemy? All of us can get triggered. It’s important to build your mental fitness so you can stay powerful even when you are feeling triggered.

In this episode, mental fitness Jedi master Colin Thompson joins Matt as they discuss the three-step process to building your mental fitness. Pick up tools to improve your relationships while increasing your peace of mind. Once you’re able to mainta...

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March 6, 2023 41 mins

You are the light, and you are here on Earth to light up the world. When you feel your very best, you're out in the world doing your best. It’s only when you feel hurt that you could hurt others.

Join this episode to learn about the journey your soul is taking through the darkness to remember who you really are. You’ll learn rituals to increase your positivity and help you shine your light the brightest.

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February 27, 2023 39 mins

Your heart is calling to you now, and has been your whole life. When you tune in and listen to the callings of your heart, blessings follow.

In this episode, Carolyn Rivers, founder and director of The Sophia Institute teaches how you can identify your own heart callings. Carolyn and Matt dive deep into the wisdom of the heart and how you can cultivate your heart’s yearnings.

Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation:

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    February 20, 2023 39 mins

    We all deal with some form of anxiety, and when you are feeling anxious please don’t be hard on yourself. The key is to reimagine anxiety so you can start making positive changes rather than resisting it or battling it.

    In this episode, Neelma Pyfrom, owner of Living Lotus Life Coaching, shares her wisdom about how to reimagine anxiety so you can live your best life. Neelma and Matt dissect what lies beneath the anxiety so you can ...

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    February 13, 2023 38 mins

    Roughly 50% of our happiness is genetic, 10% is due to external circumstances, and 40% of our happiness is within our control. We tend to focus on the 10%, our external circumstances. But a better way is to focus on the 40% within our control, which is activated by choice between stimulus and response.

    Join happiness expert Anthony Poponi as he and Matt O’Neill discuss the hard parts to happiness and a happiness technique that is a...

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    February 6, 2023 41 mins

    Neuroscientist Alex Korb teaches how to live our lives in an Upward Spiral. We've all experienced a downward spiral. An upward spiral is linking positive actions together to the point where life keeps getting better and better.

    Things like petting a dog, physical activity, quality sleep, and creating a daily gratitude practice are just some of the ways you can start moving in an upward spiral. Listen in as Matt and Alex discuss the...

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    January 30, 2023 38 mins

    The full spectrum of your humanity is beautiful. You get the highs, and the lows. Life is not meant to feel comfortable all of the time.

    In this episode, Simran and Matt discuss how to show up fully to each present moment. Be sure to listen to the exercise at the end of this episode. Matt implemented Simran’s five-minute ritual into his day and it made an immediate impact.

    Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation:

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    January 23, 2023 40 mins

    If you only had one day to live, how would you spend it? Every single minute matters. Live today like it could be your last.

    In this episode, Scott White teaches the principles from his best-selling book, The Life Is Too Short Guy. You’ll learn how to make every day your best day ever, the power of positivity, and the importance of being intentional with how you choose to use the remaining minutes of your life.

    Here are some power ...

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