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In this episode of “Into The Magic Shop” podcast, Dr. Jim Doty interviews cognitive scientist, humanistic psychologist and author Scott Kaufman. The two discuss various topics related to psychology, optimism, and Maslow's hierarchy of needs. They also explore the concept of dispositional optimism and tragic optimism, as well as the idea of toxic positivity. They delve into Maslow's hierarchy of needs, emphasizing the importance of self-actualization and transcendence. The conversation touches on happiness, minimalism, healthy narcissism, the dark triad, diversity and inclusion, trauma, vulnerability, psychedelics, and mindfulness. Throughout the discussion, they emphasize the importance of compassion, self-awareness, and personal growth.