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International Positive Education Network Conference Preview With Deborah K. Heisz
Sep 22 • 22 min
Whether you’re an educator or a parent, the concept of positive education is something that can change your life … as well as the life of your student or child. In these times, it’s more important than ever to understand the role that well-being plays in…
Mindful Living With Dr. Aria Campbell-Danesh and Dr. Seth Gillihan
Sep 15 • 24 min
Mindfulness is something that pretty much all of us have heard of and many of us want to practice it. But sometimes just the idea of learning how to be more mindful seems daunting. This episode’s guests are experts in mindfulness and they’re also good…
Let Go of the Guilt With Valorie Burton
Sep 8 • 26 min
All of us feel guilty from time to time, but if you’re having trouble letting go of guilt – well, you’re not alone. Guilt is a difficult emotion which is why Valorie Burton, founder of the Coaching and Positive Psychology Institute, is tackling it in her…
Calm the Chaos With Nicola Ries Taggart
Sep 1 • 24 min
A lot of us would like to learn how to calm the chaos around us right now, and it just so happens that this week’s guest literally wrote the book on that. Nicola Ries Taggart is a life strategist, author and speaker who helps people discover a more…
Becoming Heart-Minded With Sarah Blondin
Aug 25 • 24 min
Are you living in your heart, or living in your head? If you’re spending more time in your head than in your heart, this week’s episode is perfect for you. Sarah Blondin is an author and podcast host whose work has been translated into several languages…
The Art of Acceptance With Scott Haas
Aug 18 • 24 min
Accepting the difficult events in our lives is a key part of our well-being. Acceptance allows us to cultivate a sense of calm that allows us to better deal with stress. As we deal with an increasingly uncertain world, how can learning more about…
Developing Empathy in Children With Lysa Heslov
Aug 11 • 20 min
In recent years, we’ve learned a lot about the transformative effect that empathy can have on us. For more than a decade, this week’s guest has been on a mission to help bring those powerful lessons to children. Lysa Heslov is founder of Children Mending…
Welcome to Season 6 With Deborah K. Heisz
Aug 4 • 23 min
It’s a brand new month and it’s also a brand new season of Live Happy Now. As we start this new season Live Happy CEO Deborah Heisz and Paula Felps talk about how things changed for all of us last season, and what we can expect to see in the coming weeks…
Embracing Anxiety with Karla McLaren
Jul 28 • 25 min
Anxiety is something that many of us are familiar with—particularly now. But have you considered embracing it? This week’s guest, Karla McLaren, makes the case for delving into this emotion and using it as a force of energy. She joins us to talk about how…
Cooling Down in Anxious Times With Dr. Lise Van Susteren
Jul 21 • 30 min
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Lise Van Susteren was noticing a new phenomenon: patients were often plagued by worry, disturbing and intrusive thoughts, sleep disruptions, grief and more. She identified this trend as a condition she calls…
Regulating Emotions With Dr. Shauna Shapiro
Jul 14 • 23 min
If you’ve ever had a sudden feeling of distress that triggers your fight or flight response, then you know what it’s like to have your emotions hijacked. And if that’s something you’ve experienced recently, you’re not alone. This week, clinical…
Managing Loss During the Pandemic With Erin Wiley
Jul 7 • 28 min
All of us have lost something this year, and that’s affecting us whether we realize it or not. This week, we’re joined by Erin Wiley, a clinical psychotherapist and executive of The Willow Center, a counseling practice in Toledo, Ohio. She’s here to talk…
The Healing Power of Music With Dr. Sandi Curtis
Jun 30 • 22 min
If there was ever a year that needed a soothing soundtrack, it would be the year that we’re in now. Music has powerful healing properties, and nobody knows that better than this week’s guest. Dr. Sandi Curtis is an internationally trained music therapist…
The Power of Kindness With Adrienne Bankert
Jun 23 • 26 min
As an Emmy-winning reporter for ABC News, Adrienne Bankert has covered some of life’s most tragic moments, but it has never made her lose sight of her desire to find the best in people. Her experience interviewing inspiring people, from wounded warriors…
Look for the Good With Jason Mraz
Jun 16 • 21 min
Since the release of his first hit single, The Remedy (I Won’t Worry), in 2002, Jason Mraz has based his musical career on sharing positive, uplifting music. On 6/19, Jason is releasing Look for the Good, an album that encourages us to find hope, optimism…
Managing Grief and Anxiety in Difficult Times With Aneesh Chaudhry
Jun 9 • 20 min
At any given time, everyone is going through something in their lives. But rarely do we have a situation where so many people are collectively going through such trying times. The good news is, we’re going to get through this, and we can use this time to…
Using a Game to Improve Resilience in Teens With Rosemary Lokhorst
Jun 2 • 22 min
Imagine living in a world that has been plagued by great tragedy. The world as you knew it is gone, all the stores are closed, and you can’t see your friends. Sound familiar? Interestingly enough, we’re not talking about real life right now; we’re talking…
Finding Simplicity in Complex Times With Julia Hobsbawm
May 26 • 23 min
Today’s world has become increasingly challenging, so it’s fitting that this week, we’re talking about simplicity. How do you find more simplicity in a complex world? Well, it’s complicated. This week, author and social commentator Julia Hobsbawm looks at…
Mindfulness for Children With Kamala Alcantara
May 19 • 25 min
By now, most of us are aware of how important it is to be able to use tools like mindfulness and meditation to help create inner calm. But as tough as it can be for adults, imagine what it’s like for a child to master it. This week’s guest, Kamala…
Turning Social Isolation Into a Creative Outlet With Martha Alderson
May 12 • 23 min
Tapping into your creativity is a proven way to increase your personal well-being. It can put you in a positive mood, give you a sense of purpose, promote problem solving and reduce stress and anxiety. But sometimes, we get so busy with our lives that we…
Finding Positivity in a Pandemic With Deborah Heisz
May 5 • 22 min
For many of us, right now it seems a little bit harder than usual to find the good in the world, and finding things to be optimistic about can seem like even more of a chore. If you’re having struggling with that, you’re in the right place. This week,…
Using Your Breath to Calm Yourself During COVID-19 With Victoria Albina
Apr 28 • 26 min
If ever there was a time to take a deep breath, it’s right now. And this week’s guest is uniquely qualified to walk us through how to do that. Victoria Albina is a functional nurse practitioner, certified breathwork meditation facilitator, life coach and…
Why Bother? With Jennifer Louden
Apr 21 • 24 min
With so much going on in the world today, you might have hit the point of asking “why bother?” A lot of situations feel pretty grim right now and some days it’s hard to find the energy and enthusiasm you need. Today’s guest, Jennifer Louden, knows exactly…
Make Your Home Your Happy Place With Rebecca West
Apr 14 • 21 min
We are spending most of our time at home right now, and no matter how much you love the space you live in, or the people you share it with, some days it might seem like it’s the last place you want to be. This week’s guest is an expert at turning our…
The Secrets of Wellness With Dr. Jeffrey Rediger
Apr 7 • 26 min
This is a time when all of us are thinking about healing and recovery. We have a lot of questions about wellness, and this episode’s guest offers unique insight into healing and well-being. Dr. Jeffrey Rediger is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School…
Surviving Self-Quarantine with Your Relationships Intact With CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke
Mar 31 • 24 min
Now that most Americans find themselves self-quarantined, we’re learning to negotiate a completely different daily routine. Whether that includes a roommate, spouse, children or other family members, being in close quarters can create challenges for every…
Finding Calm in Chaotic Times With Erin Pickney
Mar 24 • 21 min
There’s no question that we are experiencing a chaotic time right now, and many people are feeling overwhelmed by situations that are out of their control. We’ve heard so many concerns from people who are worried about COVID-19, about the financial toll…
Making Time for Meditation With Ariel Garten
Mar 17 • 22 min
This week’s episode looks at something we all know about, we all know we should do, but we often have trouble finding time for in our busy lives. Meditation has incredible healing value for both our mind and body, and this week’s guest is on a mission to…
Finding Your Purpose and Sharing Kindness With Sebastian Terry
Mar 10 • 25 min
All of us want to discover our purpose in life, but we don’t always know how to do that. For Sebastian Terry, that path began with making a list of 100 things he wanted to do before he died. What began as a personal list sparked a bestselling book,…
Exploring #HappyActs With Deborah Heisz
Mar 3 • 22 min
March 20 is the International Day of Happiness, but at Live Happy Now, we celebrate it all month long. One way we do that is with a little movement we call #HappyActs. This week, Live Happy CEO Deborah Heisz talks about what happy acts are, how you can…
Detox Your Social Media With Erin Pickney
Feb 25 • 23 min
There’s a lot of discussion today about how social media is harming our mental health, and many experts advise taking a break from it or unplugging entirely. But what do you do if that’s not possible? Erin Pickney is a Nashville-based therapist…
Change Your Brain Through Mindfulness and Self-Compassion With Shauna Shapiro
Feb 18 • 22 min
This week, Dr. Shauna Shapiro, a clinical psychologist and internationally recognized expert in mindfulness and self-compassion, explains what is missing from many mindfulness practices. Her new book, Good Morning, I Love You, combines brain science with…
Be Your Own Valentine With Karen McGregor
Feb 11 • 25 min
This is the week when you’ll hear a lot of talk about Valentine’s Day and showing those around you how much you love them. But have you thought about being your own valentine this year? Whether you’re single or in a committed relationship, there are…
Embracing JOMO With Jessica Misener
Feb 4 • 19 min
With the rise of social media, FOMO, or the fear of missing out, has become a problem that can result in anxiety, depression and other conditions. Now, as an antidote to FOMO, many people are discovering JOMO, or the Joy of Missing Out. This week’s guest,…
Bringing Joy to the Workplace With Alex Liu
Jan 28 • 20 min
For most of us, “joy” is not the first word that jumps to mind when we think about work. But this week’s guest has made it his mission to find out how we can all change that. Alex Liu is the managing partner and chairman of the global management…
Clear Your Clutter, Clear Your Mind With Marla Stone
Jan 21 • 14 min
January is National Organization Month, which makes it a great time to get your home in order. But how do you do that when it seems you have more “stuff” than you have places to put it? This episode’s guest is Marla Stone, a psychotherapist turned…
Tap Into Happiness With Jessica Ortner
Jan 14 • 16 min
If someone told you there was a simple practice that could lower your stress, improve your health and boost your overall well-being, you might be skeptical. But this week’s guest has a science-based solution that can do all those things … and so much…
Setting Goals Instead of Resolutions With Dr. Andrea Goeglein
Jan 7 • 23 min
As we begin a new year and a new decade, many of us have set ambitious resolutions for change. Or maybe we’re still trying to decide what it is that we want and need from the next 12 months. Today’s guest, Dr. Andrea Goeglein, can help. Known as Dr.…
Finding Your Purpose for 2020 with Joanne Fink
Dec 31, 2019 • 17 min
Many of us will start the New Year with a renewed commitment to change or to following a new purpose in life. As an award-winning designer and author of books on creativity, grief, faith and spirituality, Joanne Fink has created journals that help readers…
Happy Acts for a Happy New Year With Deborah Heisz
Dec 24, 2019 • 21 min
With the New Year just around the corner, you might already be thinking about that New Year’s resolution or what you hope to accomplish in 2020. We have some ideas! In this episode, we hear from Deborah Heisz, who is CEO and Co-Founder of Live Happy. But…
Holiday Happiness Tips With Joe McCormack
Dec 17, 2019 • 17 min
Technology has changed our lives in many ways, but when holiday celebrations are spent with guests on their phones or tablets, it takes away much of the magic of the moment. This episode’s guest is Joe McCormack, who literally wrote the book on how to…
Discovering the Power of Community With Peter Montoya
Dec 10, 2019 • 21 min
After leaving a successful career in the finance industry, Peter Montoya was concerned by the growing anxiety, depression and loneliness that we’re experiencing as a society. To help turn the tide on all of the negativity, he started Thrive Union, an…
Simple Abundance Revisited With Sarah Ban Breathnach
Dec 3, 2019 • 16 min
When she wrote the book Simple Abundance 25 years ago, author Sarah Ban Breathnach had no idea that she was about to launch a global movement. Long before gratitude journals were a “thing,” her organic approach to gratitude and a simpler, happier life…
The Thank-You Project With Nancy Davis Kho
Nov 26, 2019 • 25 min
We’ve heard a lot about the power of saying thank you, but what happens when a simple thank you turns into a heartfelt letter? Nancy Davis Kho was at a reflective point in her life when she decided to write one thank-you letter every week for a whole…
Train Your Brain for Happiness With Dr. Tara Swart
Nov 19, 2019 • 25 min
Today, we’re talking to a neuroscientist who guides us through the science of visualization and tells us how it can help us reach our goals and live happier lives. Dr. Tara Swart is a neuroscientist, psychiatrist and senior lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School…
Happiness Around the World With Helen Russell
Nov 12, 2019 • 21 min
This week, enjoy a whirlwind trip of happiness around the globe! When journalist Helen Russell moved to Denmark in 2012, she wanted to learn more about why the country ranked so high on the happiness scale. In her latest book, The Atlas of Happiness, she…
Developing a Winning Mindset With Annie Vernon
Nov 5, 2019 • 20 min
If you’ve ever watched elite athletes and wondered what makes them so different, we’ve got great news for you: Today’s guest can answer that question. She shares with us how you can apply some of the same winning techniques to your own life. Annie Vernon…
Digital Detangling With Pete Dunlap
Oct 29, 2019 • 23 min
If you feel like the world is moving a whole lot faster these days, you’re not alone. We’re consuming information at an unprecedented rate and living in an “always on” world. It’s no secret that this high-tech world is taking a toll on our health, our…
Embracing Slowness With Jeff Bethke
Oct 22, 2019 • 20 min
If you feel like the world is moving a whole lot faster these days, you’re not alone. We’re consuming information at an unprecedented rate and living in an “always on” world. It’s no secret that this high-tech world is taking a toll on our health, our…
Overcoming Workplace Bullying With Dr. Britt Andreatta
Oct 15, 2019 • 23 min
Bullying has become such an issue in today’s world that October has been named National Bullying Prevention Month. And while we normally associate bullying with school children, the fact is that many adults are being bullied at work every day. This week’s…
The Importance of Self-Forgiveness With Stacy Kaiser
Oct 8, 2019 • 22 min
If you’ve ever struggled with forgiving someone, or forgiving yourself, you don’t want to miss what this week’s guest has to say abut it. Stacy Kaiser, a licensed psychotherapist, relationship expert, author and frequent Live Happy Now guest, has great…
Teaching Kids Positive Messages With Again Again
Oct 1, 2019 • 22 min
Giving our kids positive messages is important, but sometimes it’s difficult to do in a tumultuous world. After becoming parents themselves, long-time friends Anne Montone and Jennifer Cook used music as a way to teach and explain things to their…
Making Good Habits Stick With Wendy Wood
Sep 24, 2019 • 24 min
Habits: We’ve all got ‘em … and we all wonder why we aren’t better at changing them. This week’s guest has the answer to that question. Wendy Wood has spent 30 years researching human behavior and is the leading expert on habits and change. Her new book,…
The Beauty of Conflict for Couples With CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke
Sep 17, 2019 • 28 min
If you think that conflict is always bad for your relationship, think again. This episode’s guests are CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke, authors of the book, “The Beauty of Conflict for Couples.” As therapists, they’ve helped hundreds of couples…
The Power of Unplugging With Tiffany Shlain
Sep 10, 2019 • 17 min
Tiffany Shlain founded Character Day in 2013 as a way to recognize and celebrate the importance of character strengths. This year, she’s combining the celebration of Character Day on September 27-28 with the release of her new book, 24/6: The Power of…
7 Steps to Self-Improvement With Chris Libby and Paula Felps
Sep 3, 2019 • 19 min
We all have something we’d like to improve about ourselves, and this is the month to do it! September is Self-Improvement Month and that inspired Live Happy Now host Paula Felps and Live Happy editor Chris Libby to dig into the Live Happy Now archives and…
5 Steps to an Extraordinary Life With Zack Friedman
Aug 27, 2019 • 24 min
We’ve all heard that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. But today’s guest actually wrote the book on how to make that lemonade. Zack Friedman is the CEO and founder of Make Lemonade, a personal finance company that empowers individuals to live a…
Living Longer and Happier Through Kindness With Kelli Harding
Aug 20, 2019 • 21 min
You’ve heard the old saying, “Kill them with kindness” - but what if the opposite was true? Kelli Harding, MD, MPH, is assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and author of the new book, The Rabbit Effect:…
Hacking Your Brain for Happiness With Dr. Patrick Porter
Aug 13, 2019 • 20 min
While we don’t think much about them, our brainwaves are always busy—and they play a huge role in our well-being. When brainwaves get out of balance, it affects our sleep, our health and our relationships. Dr. Patrick Porter joins us this week to talk…
What’s New in Positive Psychology With Deborah Heisz
Aug 6, 2019 • 23 min
It’s a brand-new season of Live Happy Now, and what better way to kick it off than to sit down with Live Happy CEO Deborah Heisz and talk about what’s new in the world of positive psychology? Deborah recently returned from the International Positive…
How Plants Make Us Happier With Summer Rayne Oakes
Jul 30, 2019 • 20 min
Summer Rayne Oakes is an environmental scientist and sustainability expert who focuses on health and wellness. Her YouTube channel and website are is designed to help people who live in the city become more attuned to nature, and her new book, How to Make…
Living Life as an Extrovert With Jessica Pan
Jul 23, 2019 • 20 min
If you’re an introvert, you know just how terrifying it can be to do things like talk to strangers, throw a dinner party or—gulp—public speaking. For journalist Jessica Pan, overcoming life as a shy introvert meant going to extremes and living as an…
Happier Aging With Louise Aronson
Jul 16, 2019 • 23 min
As a geriatrician, writer and professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, Louise Aronson gives us a completely new perspective on aging with her new book, Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life. In…
Appreciating Others With Chris Libby
Jul 9, 2019 • 15 min
We all have people in our lives that we love and appreciate, but have you ever thought about how good it is for you to show appreciation for others? A new study published in the Journal of Happiness Studies shows that learning how to show appreciation for…
(It’s Great to) Suck at Something With Karen Rinaldi
Jul 2, 2019 • 25 min
Karen Rinaldi, publisher at Harper Wave finds happiness in being able to surf, even though she does it poorly. Learning to accept her “suckitude” on the surfboard, she says, has helped her be more forgiving of herself in other areas of her life. In her…
Get Out of Your Funk With Janeane Bernstein
Jun 25, 2019 • 22 min
All of us go through difficult times in life, but what do you do when you find yourself in a funk that you can’t get out of? That’s what Janeane Bernstein, Ed.D., wanted to find out after the death of her best friend from childhood. That tragic event…
World Congress on Positive Psychology With Lea Waters
Jun 21, 2019 • 17 min
Every other year, the International Positive Psychology Association hosts a global gathering of leading researchers and practitioners to share the latest research and best practices in positive psychology. For this episode, current IPPA president and…
Reinventing Yourself With Sheri Salata
Jun 18, 2019 • 24 min
In her book, The Beautiful No and Other Tales of Trial, Transcendence and Transformation, Sheri Salata explains how she found the courage to leave behind the career she had carefully built and began creating the life of her dreams.
Women’s Happiness Summit With Carin Rockind
Jun 11, 2019 • 20 min
Did you realize that women face different challenges than men when it comes to their happiness? With that in mind, Carin Rockind—creator of the PurposeGirl movement and founder of the Women’s Global Happiness Day, created the Women’s Happiness Summit.…
What Our Jobs Do for Us With Suzanne Skees
Jun 4, 2019 • 18 min
As founder and board chair of the Skees Family Foundation, Suzanne Skees has worked in developing countries to support innovative education and job creation programs. She has compiled the stories of the fascinating people she has met around the world into…
The Power of Character Strengths With Ryan Niemiec
May 28, 2019 • 23 min
Character strengths hold the key to help you begin to know yourself better, and the more you know yourself, the more you can flourish. This week, Ryan joins Live Happy CEO Deborah Heisz to talk about his new book The Power of Character Strengths:…
Overcoming Stress in America With Chris Libby
May 21, 2019 • 18 min
Each year, Gallup releases its Global Emotions Report, which measures life’s intangibles: feelings and emotions. Gallup measures our enjoyment of life and looks at who’s doing well … and who’s not. This year’s report showed that, even as our economy…
Creating Your Best Life With Susan Hyatt
May 14, 2019 • 20 min
Do you have something you’d like to change about yourself? If so, are you giving yourself the tools you need to make those changes? In this episode, Susan Hyatt—author of the book BARE and host of the Bare Podcast, looks at how the way we approach making…
Become a Memory-Making Mom With Jessica Smartt
May 7, 2019 • 22 min
In today’s busy world, sometimes traditions get pushed aside. But blogger and author Jessica Smartt believes that making memories are the missing piece in today’s families. Her book Memory-Making Mom: Building Traditions That Breathe Life Into Your Home…
Finding Connections With Mark Nepo
Apr 30, 2019 • 23 min
Even as our world becomes more connected, most of us are feeling less connected and more alone than ever before. Spiritual teacher, poet and author Mark Nepo’s latest book, More Together Than Alone: Discovering the Power and Spirit of Community in Our…
Turning Off Your Job With Bryan E. Robinson
Apr 23, 2019 • 21 min
If you’re having trouble turning off your job and can’t seem to unplug from work, Bryan E. Robinson, Ph.D., has just the solution for you. A recovering workaholic himself, he understands how hard it is to step away from work addiction and make time for…
Inside the World Happiness Report With Chris Libby
Apr 16, 2019 • 17 min
Each year, the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Solutions Network releases a comprehensive World Happiness Report to look at happiness from a global perspective. This year, the news isn’t exactly great for the U.S., so Live Happy Editor Chris Libby…
Overcoming Your Fears to Lead the Life You Love With Ruth Soukup
Apr 9, 2019 • 23 min
This week, New York Times best-selling author Ruth Soukup and host of the Do It Scared podcast, joins us to talk about her new book, Do It Scared: Finding the Courage to Overcome Adversity, Face Your Fears and Create a Life You Love. She explains how all…
Happy Child Summit With Renee Jain
Apr 2, 2019 • 22 min
Renee Jain, the founder of GoZen!, developed her company to help children deal with anxiety as well as building life skills to find meaning, purpose and engagement in their lives. On April 8–11, in conjunction with Live Happy, GoZen! Will present the…
Making Time With Jake Knapp
Mar 26, 2019 • 22 min
This week, it’s all about time as best-selling author and Google Venture design partner Jake Knapp joins us. Jake spent 10 years at Google, where he helped build products like Gmail and Google Hangouts, but perhaps his greatest accomplishment is figuring…
Celebrating Live Happy Now’s 200th Episode With Deborah Heisz
Mar 19, 2019 • 20 min
Here at Live Happy Now, it’s not just another week; it’s time to celebrate our 200th episode! Live Happy’s Deborah Heisz and Paula Felps talk about how the podcast came to be and what listeners can look forward to in the future.
Working Together With Shola Richards
Mar 12, 2019 • 20 min
Author and advocate for positivity Shola Richards joins us to talk about how we can live in harmony when we work together. His latest book Go Together, covers the concept of the African philosophy of Unbuntu, which uses the power of human connectedness,…
Outer Order, Inner Calm With Gretchen Rubin
Mar 5, 2019 • 22 min
Bestselling New York Times author Gretchen Rubin has spent more than a decade exploring what makes us happy. And, she’s found, one of the simplest ways to improve our well-being is to clear the clutter around us. Her latest book, Outer Order, Inner Calm…
Looking Inward With Laird Hamilton
Feb 26, 2019 • 22 min
No matter what Laird Hamilton is doing, he uses five key pillars to guide his actions and improve his life. His new book, Liferider: Heart, Body, Soul and Life Beyond the Ocean, explains those five pillars and how each of us can use them. Laird joins us…
Flourishing Later in Life With Mary Pipher
Feb 19, 2019 • 23 min
Her groundbreaking book, Reviving Ophelia, psychologist Mary Pipher changed the way we looked at girls and adolescence. Now, with her 10th book, she is doing for aging what she did for adolescence, providing a wise and heartfelt guide to happiness in…
Reinventing Valentine’s Day with Stacy Kaiser
Feb 12, 2019 • 20 min
For many people, Valentine’s Day can be fraught with danger. If you’re in a relationship, you might be worried that it won’t meet your expectations; if you’re single, it might make you feel lonely. This week, relationship expert Stacy Kaiser, author of…
Playful Intelligence With Dr. Anthony DeBenedet
Feb 5, 2019 • 18 min
Have you ever wondered what happened to your playful side? If so, you’re not alone! Anthony DeBenedet, M.D., is author of the book, Playful Intelligence: The Power of Living Lightly in a Serious World. As a medical doctor and behavioral science…
The Power of Timing With Daniel Pink
Jan 29, 2019 • 23 min
Three things you’ll learn in this episode: - Why we should take the question of “when” as seriously as “who,” “what” and “how” - What times of the day are most productive - Why you should take more breaks
The Year of Living Happy With Alli Worthington
Jan 22, 2019 • 21 min
We’re all looking for a little more happiness in our lives, and author Alli Worthington’s new book is designed to give us the map to find it. In this episode, Alli—a business coach, podcaster, speaker and mother of five—tells us how to find greater…
How to Become a Happy Activist in 2019
Jan 15, 2019 • 15 min
March is just around the corner, and here at Live Happy that means its time to get ready for the International Day of Happiness on March 20. In this episode, Live Happy marketing manager Britney Chan and editor Chris Libby talk about what the…
5 Books That Will Change Your Life in 2019 With Sandra Bilbray
Jan 8, 2019 • 20 min
If you’re looking for books that will get your new year off to a great start, this week’s podcast will hit the spot. Live Happy Books Editor Sandra Bilbray tells us about five fantastic books worth picking up and tells us what you can expect to learn from…
Overcoming Overwhelm With Dr. Samantha Brody
Jan 1, 2019 • 19 min
Have you ever felt like the stress and busyness in your life is never-ending? Being overwhelmed can make you feel like your life is out of control and that isn’t good for your mental or physical health. Samantha Brody, ND, author of Overcoming Overwhelm:…
Make the Most of 2019 With Deborah Heisz
Dec 18, 2018 • 20 min
If you want to get the new year off to a great start, then this is the podcast for you! This week, Live Happy CEO Deborah Heisz joins us to talk about 5 practices that can bring you greater joy in 2019—and beyond.
Discovering Wholebeing Happiness With Megan McDonough
Dec 11, 2018 • 16 min
What does it mean to live as a wholebeing? At the Wholebeing Institute, they not only answer that question, but offer the tools to make it happen. On this episode, Wholebeing Institute co-founder Megan McDonough explains the science of whole-person…
Less Stress for the Holidays With Nancy Jane Smith
Dec 4, 2018 • 22 min
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and for many people, that’s accompanied by a lot of holiday headaches and seasonal stress. Nancy Jane Smith, author of The Happier Approach: Be Kind to Yourself, Feel Happier and Still Accomplish Your Goals,…
Happiness Hacks With Alex Palmer
Nov 27, 2018 • 18 min
Finding more happiness in your life doesn’t have to be hard. In this episode, journalist, New York Times–bestselling author and excavator of fascinating facts Alex Palmer joins us to talk about his latest book Happiness Hacks and how we can use…
Practicing Gratitude With Deborah Heisz
Nov 20, 2018 • 20 min
It’s Thanksgiving week, which means there’s a lot of talk about being grateful and giving thanks. Live Happy CEO Deborah Heisz joins us this week to talk about the amazing power of gratitude and why it’s so important not just at Thanksgiving,…
Get Unstuck With Dr. Sasha Heinz
Nov 13, 2018 • 24 min
Sasha Heinz, Ph.D., MAPP, Developmental Psychologist and life coach, is an expert in Positive Psychology, lasting behavioral change and the science of getting unstuck. Through her private practice, she helps women feel as good as their life looks. A…
Build a Happier Brain With Dawson Church
Nov 6, 2018 • 20 min
With his breakthrough book, “The Genie in Your Genes,” Dawson Church, Ph.D., showed the scientific connection between emotion and genetics. Now, with his fascinating follow up, “Mind to Matter,” he looks at the science of achieving our peak…
Make Work Your Playground With Andrea Goeglein
Oct 30, 2018 • 24 min
Andrea Goeglein, Ph.D., also known as Dr. Success, is an author, speaker and executive coach who uses the practices of positive psychology to manifest success in the business world. Having worked as an entrepreneur as well as the executive level,…
Rebuild Your Health With Dr. Z
Oct 23, 2018 • 21 min
Dr. Robert Zembroski specializes in functional medicine and clinical nutrition. As a board-certified chiropractic neurologist, he has spent much of his career helping people rebuild their lives after illness and injury. And when he was diagnosed with…
Short Cuts to Happiness With Tal Ben-Shahar
Oct 16, 2018 • 20 min
Have you ever felt like your barber knew everything about life? Well, leading expert happiness and Harvard professor Tal Ben-Shar did, and he even wrote a book about it. Tal joins us on the Live Happy Now podcast to talk about his latest…
Extreme Grit With Snowmobiler Colten Moore
Oct 9, 2018 • 21 min
When Colten Moore and his older brother, Caleb, competed for the first time in the 2010 X Games, they made a lasting impression. Specializing in freestyle and trick snowmobiling, the Texas brothers showed they were fearless, fierce and incredibly…
Strengths-Based Parenting With Lea Waters
Oct 2, 2018 • 23 min
Lea Waters, Ph.D., is more than just the current president of the International Positive Psychology Association; she’s also a researcher and expert on character strengths—and the mother of two. Her latest book, The Strength Switch: How the New…
Let Creativity Flow With Keiko Agena
Sep 25, 2018 • 21 min
If your internal critic and busy schedule keep you from the creative pursuits you enjoy, this interview—and a new book by actress Keiko Agena—are for you. Keiko, best known as Lane Kim on the TV show Gilmore Girls, wrote and illustrated No…
Becoming Resilient with Rick Hanson
Sep 18, 2018 • 24 min
Rick Hanson is one of the foremost experts on neural networks and a New York Times best-selling author. With his latest book, Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength and Happiness, Rick gives us the tools to develop our inner…
Midlife Moxie With Jonathan Rauch
Sep 11, 2018 • 21 min
Have you ever wondered if you are having a midlife crisis or can’t figure out why you’re more worried or down than you were just a few years ago? Journalist Jonathan Rauch explains why that disheartened feeling in your 40s and 50s is not a crisis…
Happy at Home With Rebecca West
Sep 4, 2018 • 26 min
What does it take to be happy at home? Interior designer Rebecca West has a few ideas that might surprise you. The author of the book, Happy Starts at Home: Getting the Life You Want By Changing the Space You’ve Got and founder of the company…
Mindful Breathing With Nick Ortner
Aug 28, 2018 • 22 min
It’s hard to imagine our little ones dealing with stress and anxiety, but they do suffer more than we think. Nick Ortner, New York Times best-selling author of The Tapping Solution, joins the Live Happy Now podcast to discuss his latest book about…
Fun at Work with Scott Crabtree
Aug 21, 2018 • 21 min
Scott Crabtree, founder of the company Happy Brain Science, has spent years studying positive psychology and what makes us happy. But when Scott combined his love of game design with his passion for positive psychology, he blazed an entirely new trail…
Making Your Brain Hum with Joe Bates
Aug 14, 2018 • 23 min
Dr. Joe Bates wants to make your brain hum. The award-winning double board-certified psychiatrist and pediatrician is spending his “retirement” working with veterans at the Tyler VA Clinic in Tyler, Texas. He has been recognized by Mensa for his…
Finding Self-Compassion With Kristin Neff
Aug 7, 2018 • 22 min
Kristin Neff, PhD., is a pioneer in the field of self-compassion as well as associate professor of human development and culture at the University of Texas at Austin. Her groundbreaking insights on how to nurture self-compassion, along with research…
Self-Care Is Cool With Stealing Oceans
Jun 26, 2018 • 20 min
Performing under the stage name Stealing Oceans, Nashville-based artist Brian Thompson uses his hip-hop fusion music to inspire and encourage others. After overcoming battles with addiction and depression, he decided to use his own life challenges to…
Telling Stories With Dan Tomasulo
Jun 19, 2018 • 16 min
Dan Tomasulo, Ph.D., is a sought-after speaker and author on topics including positive psychology, positive education and positive psychotherapy. His new book, American Snake Pit: Hope, Grit and Resilience in the Wake of Willowbrook, tells the story…
Positive Education Changes Lives
Jun 12, 2018 • 21 min
Emily Larson is a researcher, instructor and practitioner in the fields of education and public policy. As director for the International Positive Education Network (IPEN), which was formed by Martin Seligman, Angela Duckworth and Sir Anthony Seldon,…
The Pursuit of Endurance With Jennifer Pharr Davis
Jun 5, 2018 • 20 min
If someone’s ever told you to “take a hike,” chances are you never took it as seriously as Jennifer Pharr Davis. Named a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Jennifer has hiked more than 13,000 miles on six continents. She was the first…
Can We Be Civil? With Christine Porath
May 29, 2018 • 22 min
Inspired by an unfortunate toxic work environment in her first job out of college, Christine Porath took on the topic of workplace incivility and its cost to both companies and employees. She’s been running with it ever since. Christine Porath,…
Soldiers Tell Stories Through Song With Mary Judd and Jay Clementi
May 22, 2018 • 19 min
Music has the power to change lives, and nowhere is that more evident than in the powerful SongwritingWith:Soldiers program. This unique program pairs members of the military with professional songwriters to craft songs about their experiences….
Helping Children Thrive With Michelle Kinder
May 15, 2018 • 22 min
How do you encourage children to thrive when their lives are filled with stress and trauma? As executive director of the Momentous Institute in Dallas, Michelle Kinder carries on a century-old mission to help children overcome trauma and toxic stress…
Good, Motherly Advice With Becky Blades
May 8, 2018 • 18 min
Becky Blades is author and illustrator of the award-winning book Do Your Laundry or You’ll Die Alone: Advice Your Mom Would Give if She Thought You Were Listening. You can also find her writing on blogs including Oprah.com, The Huffington Post and…
Flips for Happiness With Pat Graves
May 1, 2018 • 23 min
When Pat Graves was going through a difficult time in his life, he flipped out. But not in the way you might think: He committed to doing a backflip every day and videotaped his flips for an audience that quickly grew. Doing flips reconnected him with…
How to Raise Kind Kids with Thomas Lickona
Apr 24, 2018 • 27 min
World-renowned developmental psychologist Thomas Lickona, Ph.D., joins the Live Happy Now podcast to discuss his latest book, How to Raise Kind Kids: And Get Respect, Gratitude, and a Happier Family in the Bargain. Wouldn’t it be great if kids came…
Building Resilience and Well-Being With Karen Reivich
Apr 17, 2018 • 22 min
As director of the Resilience and Positive Psychology Training program at the Psychology Center of the University of Pennsylvania, Karen Reivich specializes in what makes us bounce back from adversity. Join us as she shares the attributes that help us…
Finding Mental Wellness with Tipper Gore
Apr 10, 2018 • 16 min
Tipper Gore stepped into the spotlight as wife of Al Gore, who would go on to become vice president and then a presidential candidate. During her time at the White House, Tipper focused much of her energy on bringing awareness to mental health issues….
Finding Your Free-Time Formula with Jeff Sanders
Apr 3, 2018 • 21 min
Most of us wish we had just a little more free time in the day. Now, Live Happy host Jeff Sanders tells us how we all can discover free time that we didn’t even know we had! Jeff, who is host of the top-ranking weekly podcast on productivity, ,…
The Science of Awkwardness with Melissa Dahl
Mar 27, 2018 • 18 min
Senior editor of New York magazine and health journalist Melissa Dahl has released her first book, Cringeworthy: A Theory of Awkwardness, about the science behind those less than comfortable moments in our lives. Melissa joins the podcast to discuss…
Getting Zen With Your Dog With John Miller
Mar 20, 2018 • 21 min
John Miller has built a career out of training the dogs that others have given up on. From shelters and rescue groups to working with families, John has saved many dogs from being destroyed through his unique approach that uses practices that turn out…
Eat to Beat Depression with Drew Ramsey
Mar 13, 2018 • 19 min
Psychiatrist, author and farmer Drew Ramsey, M.D., is one of psychiatry’s leading voices when it comes to using nutrition as a form of mental health interventions. An assistant professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and…
New Issue Preview and Happy the App
Mar 6, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode, Live Happy’s own Chris Libby, Donna Stokes and Paula Felps give you a preview of what to expect in the latest issue of Live Happy magazine. Then we talk with developer Jeremy Fischbach, who combined his background in psychology with…
The Happy Film with Stefan Sagmeister
Feb 27, 2018 • 19 min
Acclaimed artist Stefan Sagmeister’s work has been enjoyed around the world; in addition to gracing the album covers of such artists as the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith and Jay-Z, Stefan has mounted art exhibitions in cities including Zurich, Vienna,…
Inside the World Happiness Summit with Karen Guggenheim
Feb 20, 2018 • 15 min
As founder and Chief Operating Officer of WOHASU LLC, which produces the World Happiness Summit and H-20 government meeting, Karen Guggenheim is committed to helping others choose happiness and then spread it to others. While her mission is one of…
Mindful Dating with Ken Page
Feb 13, 2018 • 26 min
Ken Page is a well-known psychotherapist and blogger for both Psychology Today and The Huffington Post who specializes in topics related to intimacy and spirituality. In his best-selling book, Deeper Dating: How to Drop the Games of Seduction and…
Dealing with Depression with Brent Williams
Feb 6, 2018 • 22 min
New Zealand native Brent Williams was a successful human rights attorney when a debilitating illness halted his career. The depression that overtook him not only ended his career, but also destroyed relationships with friends and family. In his new…
Mindful Aging with Andrea Brandt
Jan 30, 2018 • 26 min
Dr. Andrea Brandt is a psychotherapist, speaker and author with nearly four decades of experience. Although she is a pioneer in the treatment of anger issues, she recently began going in a new direction to look at how we can age better. Her latest…
How to Build Love that Lasts with Suzann Pileggi Pawelski and James Pawelski
Jan 23, 2018 • 37 min
In the movies, happily ever after comes pretty easily. In real life? Not so much. But the husband and wife team of Suzann Pileggi Pawelski, a writer with a Master of Applied Positive Psychology degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and James…
How to Be Single and Happy with Jenny Taitz
Jan 16, 2018 • 23 min
Dr. Jenny Taitz is is a board-certified cognitive behavioral clinical psychologist who offers people proven tools to enhance their life. She has presented her novel clinical application on mindfulness and managing emotions at national and…
Tips for a Long and Healthy Life with Merlin Thomas
Jan 9, 2018 • 28 min
Merlin Thomas is a physician, scientist and program leader in the newly created Department of Diabetes at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Merlin is widely recognized as an opinion leader, researcher and medical storyteller, and he…
Attitude of Gratitude with MJ Ryan
Jan 2, 2018 • 26 min
MJ Ryan is one of the creators of the Random Acts of Kindness book series and the author of several books, including The Happiness Makeover, The Power of Patience and Attitudes of Gratitude. MJ has mastered the art of living in gratitude, and says…
How to Live a Full Life with Thomas Moore
Dec 26, 2017 • 24 min
Thomas Moore is the New York Times bestselling author of Care of the Soul, as well as many other books on deepening soul and cultivating a mature spiritual life, three of which have received the Books for a Better Life Award. At turns he has been a…
Soulful Simplicity with Courtney Carver
Dec 19, 2017 • 20 min
Courtney Carver is one of the world’s top bloggers on the topic of minimalism and author of the new book, Soulful Simplicity. Courtney’s simple experiment to live with less stuff grew into a complete overhaul of her mind, body and spirit. She…
A Journey Through Anxiety with Andrea Petersen
Dec 12, 2017 • 21 min
Andrea Petersen is a science and health reporter who hasn’t just studied anxiety from a reporter’s standpoint; she has lived with it. Her new book, On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety gives an honest and heartfelt account of living with anxiety and…
Giving Back with BJ Thomas
Dec 7, 2017 • 21 min
Singer BJ Thomas has enjoyed nearly half a century in the music business, selling more than 70 million records and winning multiple Dove and Grammy awards. When Hurricane Harvey devastated his hometown of Houston, he knew he wanted to help, and that…
Soul Friends with Stephen Cope
Nov 28, 2017 • 28 min
Stephen Cope is a Senior Scholar-in-Residence and a Kripalu Ambassador. He is a Western-trained psychotherapist who writes and teaches about the relationship between Western psychological paradigms and the Eastern contemplative traditions. In its 25th…
The Swedish Art of Living a Balanced, Happy Life with Niki Brantmark
Nov 21, 2017 • 19 min
Niki Brantmark is the founder and creator of the award-winning daily interior design blog My Scandinavian Home, which was inspired by her move to Sweden from London. Niki has an MA in psychology from the University of Edinburgh and she talks about…
The Art of Courageous Living with Ken Druck
Nov 7, 2017 • 27 min
Ken Druck, Ph.D., is an award-winning mental health expert specializing in parenting, aging, and resilience training. After some of the nation’s worst tragedies. Dr. Druck’s many books, including The Real Rules of Life and The Secrets Men Keep, have…
#HappyFacts: The Older You Are, The Happier it Will Make You
Oct 30, 2017 • 10 min
Dive into these fun facts on this week’s episode of #HappyFacts. Smiling baseball players tend to live longer Exercise makes you happy, especially if you are old Your age helps determine what makes you happy at work
Fun Facts from the December Issue of Live Happy magazine
Oct 25, 2017 • 22 min
Take a peek into the newest issue of Live Happy magazine and learn more about these fun facts: Research shows that spirituality is the leading character strength associated with a meaningful life. Practicing gratitude may help you live longer. Having…
How to Live a Long and Happy Life with Dan Buettner
Oct 24, 2017 • 18 min
Dan Buettner is a National Geographic Fellow and New York Times bestselling author. He is an explorer, educator, author, producer, storyteller and public speaker.
Religion and Positive Psychology with Patty Van Cappellen
Oct 17, 2017 • 21 min
Patty Van Cappellen is the director of the Interdisciplinary Behavioral Research center at Duke University. She studies the affective and motivational determinants and consequences of religious and spiritual beliefs and practices.
#HappyFacts: Inoculate Yourself with Happiness
Oct 16, 2017 • 10 min
This week’s facts include: Being in a good mood while getting a flu shot can boost its effectiveness. A study from the University of Notthingham found that of all the factors researchers looked at, a positive mood is the only factor that was…
Wire Your Brain for Confidence with Louisa Jewell
Oct 10, 2017 • 25 min
Sometimes it’s not about bad things happening…it’s about the good things that are not happening. Like finding a soul-mate, being able to afford a nice vacation, or finally moving into that dream home. Louisa Jewell holds a Masters in Applied…
Faith in the Spotlight with Megan Alexander
Oct 5, 2017 • 22 min
Megan Alexander is one of the youngest rising stars in the television news industry. For the past decade she has carved a solid carer as a TV Host, Producer, Speaker and Actress. She can be seen every evening as a correspondent on the longest-running,…
The Ken Commandments with Ken Baker
Oct 3, 2017 • 26 min
Ken Baker, the Los Angeles–based senior correspondent for E! News, has worked in entertainment news for more than twenty years. In between interviews with A-list celebrities amidst the land of fairy tales and double-dealing, Ken came to realize his…
#HappyFacts: Happiness is Contagious
Oct 2, 2017 • 10 min
In this episode Live Happy shares Happy Facts: Your friends can pick up your good mood…but they can pick up your bad one too. Your nose knows how to make you happy. If you want to live a longer life, dedicate some of it to making the lives of…
How to Raise Positive and Gritty Teens with Molly Dahl and Caren Feldman
Sep 26, 2017 • 43 min
It’s not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will help make them successful human beings. This week learn how to raise positive and gritty teens with Dr. Caren Feldman and Molly Dahl. About Molly…
#HappyFacts: The Secret to Happiness
Sep 25, 2017 • 10 min
Each week Live Happy radio presents #HappyFacts. This week’s facts include: Managing like a coach can lead to greater company loyalty. Thinking about death is good for you. The secret to happiness depends on how well you thrive.
The Four Tendencies with Gretchen Rubin
Sep 19, 2017 • 26 min
Gretchen Rubin is the author of several books, including the New York Time best-sellers Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home. Her newest book, The Four Tendencies, is about a personality framework she devised that divides people…
#HappyFacts: Be True to You
Sep 18, 2017 • 10 min
Each week, Live Happy Radio presents #HappyFacts designed to enlighten, educate and entertain you
The Impact of Lifelong Learning with the GripTape Challenge
Sep 12, 2017 • 24 min
GripTape is an initiative committed to putting young people in the driver’s seat of their learning. They create opportunities for youth to follow their passions — as inventors, designers, and producers, actively constructing their path for success and…
#HappyFacts: Money Can Buy You Happiness
Sep 11, 2017 • 10 min
Each week, Live Happy Radio presents #HappyFacts designed to enlighten, educate and entertain you.
#HappyFacts: Know Thy Strengths
Sep 4, 2017 • 10 min
Each week, Live Happy Radio presents #HappyFacts designed to enlighten, educate and entertain you. This week, in honor of Character Day on Sept. 13, we’re talking about character strengths.
Practicing Gentle Discipline with Sarah Ockwell-Smith
Aug 30, 2017 • 24 min
From toddler to teen with compassionate parenting you too can help raise your children to be the best they can be. Sarah Ockwell-Smith is a mother of four children, founder of the parenting website GentleParentingInternational.com and author of eight…
Becoming Stress-Proof with Mithu Storoni
Aug 22, 2017 • 27 min
Mithu Storoni is an author, physician, and researcher. She qualified in Medicine from the University of Cambridge and trained in Ophthalmology before undertaking research at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery, London where she was a…
Health and Happiness with Dr. Partha Nandi
Aug 18, 2017 • 28 min
Dr. Partha Nandi is the creator and host of the medical lifestyle television show, Ask Dr. Nandi. Dr. Nandi is also the Chief Health Editor at WXYZ (ABC) Detroit, a practicing physician and a renowned international speaker. His new book Ask Dr. Nandi…
The Neuroscience of Motivation with Elliot Berkman
Aug 15, 2017 • 22 min
If you’re having trouble staying motivated the issue may be starting with your brain. Neuroscientist Elliot Berkman shares how to keep your brain motivated in this episode of Live Happy Now.
#HappyFacts: Paging Dr. DJ
Aug 14, 2017 • 10 min
Each week, Live Happy Radio presents #HappyFacts designed to enlighten, educate and entertain you. Here’s a look at what we’re talking about this week: People who get paid by the hour are happier by the minute. Most of the world is in a good mood. Next…
How to Become More Self-Aware with Tasha Eurich
Aug 8, 2017 • 22 min
By getting a clearer picture of how we see ourselves and how others see us can lead us on a path to true happiness and self-acceptance.
Fun Facts in the October Issue of Live Happy magazine
Aug 8, 2017 • 24 min
Explore some of the fun facts that are shared in the October 2017 issue of Live Happy magazine. Including: Lifelong learning makes you more optimistic and satisfied with life. It’s never too late to find purpose, even if you’ve retired. Your boss’…
The Strength Switch with Lea Waters
Aug 1, 2017 • 29 min
What is strength-based parenting and what are its benefits How to address your child’s weaknesses Two easy tips to implement strength-based parenting
#HappyFacts: Our Furry Friends
Jul 17, 2017 • 9 min
Each week, Live Happy Radio presents #HappyFacts designed to enlighten, educate and entertain you.
#HappyFacts: Smart Phone, Stupid People
Jul 10, 2017 • 9 min
Each week, Live Happy Radio presents #HappyFacts designed to enlighten, educate and entertain you.
The Brink of Midnight with John Brenkus
Jun 27, 2017 • 25 min
Success is often created through hard work, tough choices and moments that are simply divine. John Brenkus joins the podcast to share what happens at the brink of midnight.
#HappyFacts: Paying Your Bills Makes You Happy, Sync and Swing, Get a Blast From the Past
Jun 26, 2017 • 9 min
Each week, Live Happy Radio presents #HappyFacts designed to enlighten, educate and entertain you.
The Happy Traveler with Jaime Kurtz
Jun 20, 2017 • 27 min
Summertime brings summer travel and sometimes the summer blues. Try these tips to make all your travels happy travels.
#HappyFacts: Friends Over Family, Deep Thoughts for Happy People, Stairs or Starbucks
Jun 19, 2017 • 10 min
Each week, Live Happy Radio presents #HappyFacts designed to enlighten, educate and entertain you. This week we explore the power of positive relationships, if happier people have deeper conversations and the impact of caffeine versus taking the stairs.
The Dog’s Guide to Your Happiness with Garry McDaniel
Jun 13, 2017 • 24 min
Between the wet noses and the wagging tails, our four-legged companions have a lot to teach us about happiness. We look at the top 7 things we can learn about happiness from dogs.
#HappyFacts: Music is Medicine, Joy is Contagious and the Happiest City in the U.S.
Jun 12, 2017 • 10 min
Each week, Live Happy Radio presents #HappyFacts designed to enlighten, educate and entertain you. This week we explore the power of music, how joy is contagious and the happiest city in the United States.
Getting Grit with Caroline Miller
Jun 6, 2017 • 26 min
Grit is the stubborn refusal to quit and persevere. Learn how you can cultivate grit within your life to help you become more successful.
Happy Facts: Eat Your Veggies, Catch Some Zzzs and Breathe it All In
Jun 5, 2017 • 9 min
Each week explore our favorite #HappyFacts designed to enlighten, educate and entertain you.
Finding Awe in Every Moment with Lani Shiota
May 30, 2017 • 39 min
Long ignored by science, this powerful emotion proves to have benefits for the mind, body and spirit. Prepare to find awe in this episode of Live Happy Now.
Fun Facts in the July Issue of Live Happy magazine
May 23, 2017 • 26 min
Explore some of the fun facts that are shared in the July 2017 issue of Live Happy magazine.
No Time Like The Present with Jack Kornfield
May 16, 2017 • 31 min
There is one simple rule to live by…focus on the now to live a more fulfilling life. Meditation teacher Jack Kornfield shares why there is no time like the present.
A Journey in Space with Mike Massimino
May 9, 2017 • 25 min
Happiness Is out of this world… we talk with former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino on his journey in space.
How to Banish Negative Thoughts with Ora Nadrich
May 2, 2017 • 25 min
We think around 60-70,000 thoughts a day, and sadly, it’s the negative ones we tend to hear the loudest. Explore the 7 key questions you can ask to challenge negative thinking.
Nerd Fitness with Steve Kamb
Apr 25, 2017 • 30 min
There is a superhero in all of us. We just need the courage to put on the cape. We talk with Steve Kamb, creator of Nerd Fitness on this episode of Live Happy Now.
Discovering Your Hidden Potential with Barbara Oakley
Apr 18, 2017 • 20 min
Learn how you can overcome stereotypes and preconceived ideas about what is possible with author and professor Barbara Oakley.
The Healthy Workplace with Leigh Stringer
Apr 11, 2017 • 31 min
Discover tips to make your workplace a happier, healthier place with Senior Workplace Expert for EYP Architecture & Engineering Leigh Stringer.
The Future of Happiness with Amy Blankson
Apr 4, 2017 • 25 min
Wire your world for greater productivity and well-being with the use of technology. Amy Blankson joins us on this week’s episode of Live Happy Now.
Inspiring Children Through Music with Laurie Berkner
Mar 28, 2017 • 23 min
A child who sings is a happy child! Award-winning children’s recording artist Laurie Berkner joins the podcast to discuss inspiring children through music.
The Power of Disciplined Creativity with Erik Wahl
Mar 22, 2017 • 29 min
Carpe diem or diem carpe? Find out why letting the day seize you could be more beneficial to your happiness and creativity. Internationally recognized artist and author Erik Wahl joins this episode of Live Happy Now.
Celebrate the International Day of Happiness
Mar 20, 2017 • 12 min
March 20 is the International Day of Happiness and Live Happy shares how they are making the world a happier place with #HappyActs.
Eyes Wide Open with Isaac Lidsky
Mar 14, 2017 • 22 min
Author and entrepreneur Isaac Lidsky shares why he believes that in many ways we are our own creators of the realities we live in.
The World Happiness Summit with Karen Guggenheim
Mar 9, 2017 • 25 min
The World Happiness Summit is coming! Find out what this meeting of the minds is all about with Founder and Chief Operating Officer Karen Guggenheim.
The Happiest Time of Year - New Issue Preview
Mar 7, 2017 • 22 min
Explore the new issue of Live Happy magazine with Live Happy Science Editor Paula Felps. Listen in as we preview a few of the articles in this issue.
Bringing Laughter Back with Yakov Smirnoff
Feb 28, 2017 • 24 min
Soviet-born American comedian Yakov Smirnoff shares why laughter is essential to your well-being and shares some of his well-known humor on this episode of Live Happy Now.
How to Declutter with Digital Spring Cleaning with Amy Blankson
Feb 21, 2017 • 19 min
In our techno-filled world spring cleaning isn’t just for your closet anymore. We talk with Amy Blankson on how you can go through a digital spring cleaning this season.
The World Happiness Summit with Suzanne Jewell
Feb 16, 2017 • 20 min
The World Happiness Summit is coming! Find out what this meeting of the minds is all about with Chief Mindfulness Officer Suzanne Jewell
A Dog’s Purpose with Bruce Cameron
Feb 14, 2017 • 22 min
The journey of author Bruce Cameron as he crafted the best-selling novel A Dog’s Purpose.
Mindfulness is Pure Awareness with Jon Kabat-Zinn - Part 2
Feb 9, 2017 • 21 min
Jon Kabat-Zinn explores the various that have been conducted regarding mindfulness.
Mindfulness is Pure Awareness with Jon Kabat-Zinn - Part 1
Feb 7, 2017 • 26 min
Jon Kabat-Zinn explores the importance of meditation and how it can positively impact the world along with some tips on how to get started.
Teaching Your Kids Gratitude with Giacomo Bono
Jan 31, 2017 • 22 min
We all have an important gift to give the world and gratitude is a simple way of showing others that they matter. We talk with Giacomo Bono about how to teach our children the practice of gratitude.
5 Steps to a More Confident You with Carin Rockind
Jan 24, 2017 • 27 min
We are all born confident but through life’s ups and downs our confidence can start to give way to self doubt. We talk with Carin Rockind on 5 steps you can take to building your confidence once again.
Supercharge Your Life with Deborah Heisz
Jan 17, 2017 • 27 min
We explore the new issue of Live Happy magazine with Live Happy CEO and Editorial Director Deborah Heisz.
Agent of Positivity with Ming-Na Wen
Jan 10, 2017 • 25 min
Actress Ming-Na Wen, star of ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., has become a role model at age 53, with a new book in the works and a burgeoning brand, #Wenever.
How to Create the Perfect Exercise Playlist with Paula Felps
Jan 3, 2017 • 32 min
The right playlist can help keep you motivated, focused and determined to finish a great workout. We sit down with Live Happy science editor Paula Felps on what it takes to create the perfect exercise playlist and we create a playlist for you to use durin
How to Make Better Resolutions with Jan Stanley
Dec 27, 2016 • 26 min
Learn how to make better resolutions for a more productive and successful new year.
5 Steps to Reducing Stress with Genella Macintyre
Dec 20, 2016 • 21 min
Does the idea of managing your stress levels stress you out? We talk with author and trainer Genella Macintyre about 5 steps to reducing stress and how to recognize what actually works.
Healthy Holidays with Tana Amen
Dec 15, 2016 • 28 min
NY Times best-selling author of The Omni Diet Tana Amen shares the choices you can make to have a healthy and happy holiday season.
Achieving Happiness at Work with Jessica Rovello
Dec 13, 2016 • 26 min
Jessica Rovello shares what Arkadium has done for their company culture in order to be named a Best Workplace by Inc. magazine.
The Road to Sparta with Dean Karnazes
Dec 6, 2016 • 21 min
Acclaimed endurance athlete and NY Times bestselling author, Dean Karnazes has pushed his body and mind to inconceivable limits. We learn more about Dean’s journey along the road to Sparta in this episode of Live Happy Now.
Finding Happiness When Life Doesn’t Make Sense with Jennifer Rothschild
Nov 29, 2016 • 23 min
At the young age of 15, Jennifer Rothschild was diagnosed with a rare, degenerative eye disease that would eventually steal her sight. She shares how she has been able to remain optimistic and positive through her life despite the adversities.
How to Create a Gratitude Playlist with Paula Felps
Nov 22, 2016 • 24 min
Learn how to create the perfect playlist for giving thanks this holiday season.
Practicing Digital Mindfulness with Janell Burley Hofmann
Nov 15, 2016 • 26 min
Janell Burley Hofmann is author of the book iRules: What Every Tech Healthy Family Needs to Know About Selfies, Sexting, Gaming & Growing Up.
How to be Happy at Work with Chris Libby
Nov 8, 2016 • 16 min
Learn how mindfulness, gratitude, compassion and more can help boost your happiness at work.
Yoga: Not Just for Adults Anymore with Susan Verde
Nov 1, 2016 • 24 min
Children’s book author Susan Verde shares why yoga and mindfulness is so important for children.
Exploring Happiness Through Film with Adam Shell
Oct 25, 2016 • 24 min
Award-winning documentary film director, editor and musician Adam Shell shares his latest film Pursuing Happiness.
Using Mindfulness to Empower Children with Susie Wolbe
Oct 18, 2016 • 28 min
Athletics, theater, music lessons, honors classes…these are all great things for your child to be involved with but is it stressing them out? In this episode we learn what parents can do to help their child experience less stress from their busy schedul
Happiness in the Brain with Deborah Heisz
Oct 11, 2016 • 19 min
We geek out over the new issue of Live Happy magazine with Live Happy CEO and Editorial Director Deborah Heisz
How to Stop Negative Mental Chatter with Dr. Srikumar Rao
Oct 6, 2016 • 28 min
Dr. Srikumar Rao joins the Live Happy Now podcast again to help us learn how to stop the negative mental chatter that we all experience from time to time.
Change Your Brain, Change Your Life with Dr. Daniel Amen
Oct 4, 2016 • 23 min
Find out why Dr. Daniel Amen says that some human beings are on the track of becoming extinct and the role brain health plays in your happiness.
The Sound of Food with Steve Keller
Sep 27, 2016 • 24 min
Audio branding expert Steve Keller explores how music affects your taste in food through the emerging field of neurogastronomy.
This is Your Brain on Happiness with Wendy Suzuki
Sep 20, 2016 • 26 min
Wendy Suzuki shares her expertise of brain plasticity and how she figured out how to get a happy brain and a happy life.
Celebrating Character Day with Tiffany Shlain
Sep 15, 2016 • 11 min
The ultimate creative challenge is to take complicated scientific ideas and make it super accessible. In this episode of Live Happy Now we talk with Emmy-nominated filmmaker Tiffany Shlain about the power of film and an event called Character Day.
10% Happier with Dan Harris
Sep 13, 2016 • 19 min
After a melt down on live television, ABC News’ Nightline anchor Dan Harris knew he needed to make a change in how he approached his career and his overall happiness. Dan joins this episode of Live Happy Now to share how he has learned to become just 10
Queen Bees and Wannabes – Inside the Life of Teenagers with Rosalind Wiseman
Sep 6, 2016 • 25 min
Rosalind Wiseman has had only one job since graduating from college—to help communities shift the way we think about children and teens’ emotional and physical well-being. Rosalind is the author of Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter…
How to Create the Perfect Playlist with Paula Felps
Aug 30, 2016 • 20 min
How to pick the perfect songs to reset your brain and charge your happiness.
EP78: The Best of Season 1 - Live Happy Now
Aug 9, 2016 • 38 min
We look back on past interviews from the Live Happy Now podcast with Live Happy CEO and Editorial Director Deborah Heisz. Did your favorite episode make the list?
EP77: Dr. Srikumar Rao - Creativity and Personal Mastery to Change Your Life
Aug 2, 2016 • 22 min
Discover how to dramatically reduce stress in your life, form deeper, more meaningful relationships and feel more purpose and meaning in day to day work and activities with Dr. Srikumar Rao.
EP76: The Importance of Positive Education - Part 2
Jul 26, 2016 • 19 min
Live from the Festival of Positive Education with sit down with positive psychology and well-being thought leaders to discuss the importance of positive education.
EP75: The Importance of Positive Education - Part 1
Jul 21, 2016 • 11 min
Live from the Festival of Positive Education with sit down with positive psychology and well-being thought leaders to discuss the importance of positive education.
EP74: Heather Shumaker - Raising Confident and Creative Kids
Jul 19, 2016 • 22 min
Heather Shumaker is a national speaker on parenting and early childhood topics and is the author of two renegade parenting books: It’s OK Not to Share…and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids and It’s OK to Go Up the Sli
EP73: Natalia Cohen - Rowing the Pacific
Jul 12, 2016 • 29 min
Natalia became part of the first all-female team to row unsupported across the Pacific Ocean. Natalia shares her amazing story in this episode of Live Happy Now.
EP72: Lisa Loeb - Sparking Happiness Through Creativity
Jul 5, 2016 • 21 min
Pop star, author, style maven, philanthropist and mom Lisa Loeb shares more about her fourth children’s album and raising happy, creative kids.
EP71: Raj Raghunathan - If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy?
Jun 28, 2016 • 31 min
Raj is professor of marketing at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and is interested in exploring the impact that people’s judgments and decisions have on their own happiness and fulfillment.
EP70: Joseph Cardillo - How to Master Body Intelligence
Jun 21, 2016 • 28 min
Learn how to train your body and mind to give you the energy you need automatically
EP69: Zelana Montminy - 21 Days to Resilience
Jun 13, 2016 • 21 min
What’s the super power of happy people? Find out in this episode with author of 21 Days to Resilience Zelana Montminy.
EP68: Dr. Michelle Robin - Small Changes, Big Shifts
Jun 7, 2016 • 27 min
Live Happy CEO Deborah K. Heisz joins Dr. Michelle Robin to talk about the impact of small changes on your overall well-being.
EP67: Kristin Meekhof - Finding Joy After Loss
May 31, 2016 • 17 min
Kristin Meekhof is a licensed master’s level social worker and author of the book A Widow’s Guide to Healing: Gentle Support and Advice For the First Five Years.
EP66: Neil Pasricha - The Happiness Equation
May 25, 2016 • 24 min
What if the secret to happiness was found in an equation? New York Times best-selling author Neil Pasricha shares more in this episode.
EP65: Ross Mathews - From Small Town Life to the Hollywood Red Carpet
May 17, 2016 • 20 min
Ross Mathews has won the hearts of millions of Americans since his television debut as a correspondent for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. In this episode we learn more about Ross’s journey toward happiness and what his keys are to living happy.
EP64: Linda Swain - The Happiest People and Places on the Planet
May 10, 2016 • 18 min
Linda Swain is a creator, producer and television host of Tapping In: The Happiest People and Places on the Planet. In this episode of Live Happy Now Linda shares more about her experience traveling the world in search of happiness.
EP63: Joshua Smyth - How Expressive Writing Improves Your Happiness
May 3, 2016 • 27 min
Learn how expressive writing can help manage stress and improve well-being.
EP62: Dr. Edward Hallowell - The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness
Apr 26, 2016 • 20 min
Child and adult psychiatrist and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Edward Hallowell on the steps parents can take to help their children become happier as adults.
EP61: Peter Neill - Why the Oceans Matter More Than We Realize
Apr 19, 2016 • 28 min
Learn more about the importance of our oceans to our global well-being with Peter Neill, founder and director of World Ocean Observatory.
EP60: Matt Tenney - The Mindfulness Edge
Apr 12, 2016 • 29 min
Discover why mindfulness can be considered the ultimate success habit.
EP59: Stacy Kaiser - The Perfect Parent
Apr 5, 2016 • 20 min
Explore the idea of “super parents” and why striving to be a good parent by allowing room for error and accepting imperfections really helps model to children that trying your best is what is really important.
EP58: Dr. Drew Ramsey on Health
Mar 29, 2016 • 26 min
Dr. Drew Ramsey, author of Fifty Shades of Kale, shares the link between good health and overall happiness.
EP57: Kenneth Pargament on Spirituality
Mar 24, 2016 • 19 min
Kenneth Pargament, Ph.D., is a professor emeritus of psychology at Bowling Green State University.
EP56: Steve Leventhal on Resilience
Mar 22, 2016 • 28 min
Steve Leventhal is the executive director of CorStone, an international nongovernmental organization that develops and provides personal resilience programs.
EP55: Celebrate the International Day of Happiness
Mar 17, 2016 • 13 min
Learn how you can help make the world a happier place on the International Day of Happiness and beyond.
EP54: Ali Smith on Mindfulness
Mar 15, 2016 • 18 min
Ali Smith, co-founder of the Holistic Life Foundation, has more than 15 years of experience teaching yoga and mindfulness to diverse populations.
EP53: Birju Pandya on Giving Back
Mar 10, 2016 • 25 min
Birju Pandya, a senior advisor for RSF Social Financial, shares the benefits of giving back—one of 10 practices for choosing joy.
EP52: Sonja Lyubomirsky on Gratitude
Mar 8, 2016 • 21 min
Sonja Lyubomirsky, author of The How of Happiness, shares more about gratitude: one of 10 practices for choosing joy.
EP51: Holly Raynes on Creativity
Mar 3, 2016 • 21 min
Discover the power of creativity—one of 10 practices for choosing joy.
EP50: The Science of Savoring with Paula Felps PLUS a preview of the April 2016 issue
Mar 1, 2016 • 22 min
Take a glimpse into the new April 2016 issue of Live Happy magazine and discover the science of savoring.
EP49: Alastair Moock on Meaning
Feb 24, 2016
Alastair Moock, a 2013 Grammy Awards nominee, discusses meaning—one of ten practices for choosing joy.
EP48: Mary Miller on Attitude
Feb 22, 2016 • 21 min
Mary Miller discusses one of our ten practices for choosing joy—attitude.
EP47: Barbara Fredrickson on Relationships and Love
Feb 16, 2016 • 19 min
Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D. discusses one of our ten practices for choosing joy—relationships and love.
EP46: James and Suzie Pawelski - Achieving Harmonious Passion
Feb 11, 2016 • 27 min
Learn how to achieve harmonious passion in your personal relationships.
EP45: Success Stories - 90 Days to a Happier You
Feb 8, 2016 • 28 min
Hear from the Live Happy staff about their journey to becoming happier in 90 days.
EP44: Gretchen Rubin - Better Than Before
Feb 2, 2016 • 20 min
Gretchen Rubin, author of several best-selling books, including Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, talks about the power of habits in creating a happier and more successful life.
EP43: Valorie Burton - Find Your Happiness Trigger
Jan 28, 2016 • 22 min
Valorie Burton is a best-selling author and speaker who helps people “get unstuck” and “be unstoppable” in every area of their lives.
EP42: Christine Carter - Learning to Unplug from Work
Jan 26, 2016 • 28 min
Christine Carter, sociologist and senior fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center and author of The Sweet Spot shares how to become more present in life.
EP41: Emma Seppälä - The Happiness Track
Jan 20, 2016 • 14 min
Emma Seppälä is Science Director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education as well as the author of The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success.
EP40: Caroline Miller - Setting Career Goals
Jan 19, 2016 • 28 min
Caroline Miller is a pioneer with her ground-breaking work in the areas of goal setting/accomplishment, grit, happiness and success. Caroline shares the science of goal-setting and the link between happiness and success.
EP39: Michael Breus - Overcoming Chronic Insomnia
Jan 14, 2016 • 24 min
Michael Breus, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
EP38: Karen Cassiday - Managing Negative Thinking
Jan 12, 2016 • 25 min
Karen Cassiday is the president-elect of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America and shares the causes and difficulties with worry and how to overcome it.
EP37: Michele Gravelle - Improving Communication with Others
Jan 7, 2016 • 34 min
Executive coach and communication expert Michele Gravelle shares the obstacles to effective communication and how to improve your communication with others.
EP36: Tal Ben Shahar - 3 Steps to Lasting Change PLUS a preview of the February 2016 issue
Jan 5, 2016 • 28 min
Tal Ben Shahar, Ph.D., author and lecturer who taught Harvard University’s most popular course on positive psychology, shares the three steps to lasting change and what you can do to help make your resolutions succeed.
EP35: Michelle Segar - New Year, New You
Dec 31, 2015 • 19 min
Michelle Segar, Ph.D., explores what really motivates us to make and keep resolutions as well as what we can do to successfully reach our health and fitness goals.
EP34: The Best of Live Happy Now 2015
Dec 28, 2015 • 36 min
We look back on past interviews from the Live Happy Now podcast with Live Happy COO, Co-Founder and Editorial Director Deborah Heisz.
EP33: Jim Brickman - How to Find the Calm Amid Everyday Chaos
Dec 22, 2015 • 16 min
Jim Brickman is a Grammy Award-nominated contemporary pianist. In his latest book, Soothe: How to find Calm Amid Everyday Chaos—he compiles a collection of both spiritual and practical advice that mirrors the way it feels when listening to his music.
EP32: Margaret Greenberg - Profit from the Positive
Dec 16, 2015 • 24 min
Margaret Greenberg, “Positive Work” columnist for Live Happy magazine, dives into the field of positive psychology, numerous tools to help you profit from the positive and advice to help you find your authentic happiness.
EP31: Jenny Santi - The Giving Way to Happiness
Dec 15, 2015 • 19 min
Jenny Santi is a trusted philanthropy advisor to some of the world’s most generous givers and celebrity activists. In this episode Jenny shares the science behind giving, how it makes you feel good and ways to overcome compassion fatigue.
EP30: Deepak Chopra and Rudolph Tanzi - Super Genes
Dec 7, 2015 • 18 min
New York Times best-selling author Deepak Chopra and internationally acclaimed expert on Alzheimer’s disease Rudolph Tanzi dive into their latest book Super Genes and how you have the power to change the activity of your genetic make-up.
EP29: Sara Oliveri - Coach Yourself to Happiness
Dec 2, 2015 • 23 min
Sara Oliveri, life coach and speaker, shares effective tools to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life and how to identify your personal core values to help you achieve authentic happiness.
EP28: Dr. Drew Ramsey - Happier with Every Bite
Nov 30, 2015 • 25 min
Dr. Drew Ramsey shares the best foods for a healthy and growing brain as well as great tips for wholesome eating on a budget.
EP27: Anne Fishel - Home for Dinner
Nov 24, 2015 • 23 min
Anne Fishel, Ph.D., is co-founder of The Family Dinner Project, a non-profit group that works online and in person to help families have healthy and enjoyable dinners, as well as meaningful conversation at the table.
EP26: Rhonda Cornum - Resilience Boot Camp
Nov 19, 2015 • 28 min
Rhonda Cornum discusses where her resilience came from, the major challenges to teaching and learning resilience, and a few tips to help you become more resilient.
EP25: Tom Rath - 3 Ways to Get More Out of Life
Nov 17, 2015 • 24 min
Tom Rath shares his most recent work, a feature-length documentary film, Fully Charged, which explores the key elements of energizing one’s work and life through personal stories and interviews with the world’s leading social scientists.
EP24: Louis Alloro - Tap Into the Power of Gratitude
Nov 10, 2015 • 22 min
In this episode we look at the power of gratitude as well as recommendations for positivity and peace during the holiday season.
EP23: Dr. Michael Finkelstein - The Slow Medicine Approach to Forgiveness
Nov 9, 2015 • 23 min
Dr. Michael Finkelstein discusses the definition of forgiveness and some tools for releasing stress from traumatic experiences or toxic personalities.
EP22: Deepak Chopra - Strength in Family PLUS a preview of the December 2015 issue
Nov 3, 2015 • 27 min
Deepak Chopra and his daughter Mallika share valuable insight into the importance of creating a relationship with yourself, the positive impact of meditation, and inspiring advice for parents.
EP21: Adam Shell - Pursuing Happiness
Oct 29, 2015 • 25 min
Adam Shell is an award-winning documentary film director and talks about his latest film, Pursuing Happiness.
EP20: Gayle and Mildred Kirschenbaum - The Power of Forgiveness
Oct 27, 2015 • 26 min
Emmy Award-winning filmmaker/TV producer Gayle Kirschenbaum and her mother Mildred share their path to forgiveness.
EP19: Dr. Eric Pearl - Understanding Energy
Oct 20, 2015 • 22 min
Dr. Eric Pearl is founder of The Reconnection and a pioneer in energy healthcare. In this episode, we’ll learn more about what energy healing can do for you, and how you can begin to restore your body to its optimal balance.
EP18: Shane Lopez - Making Hope Happen
Oct 15, 2015 • 19 min
Shane Lopez, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading researcher on hope. Find out the importance of creating a relationship with your future self, coming up with multiple pathways to reach your goals and a few activities you can try to become more helpful.
EP17: James and Suzie Pawelski - Romance and Research
Oct 13, 2015 • 29 min
How research from positive psychology can lead to meaningful and long-lasting relationships.
EP16: Shawn Achor - The Happiness Advantage
Oct 8, 2015 • 28 min
Shawn Achor is a New York Times best-selling author of Before Happiness and The Happiness Advantage.
EP15: David Shadrack Smith - Belief
Oct 6, 2015 • 21 min
David Shadrack Smith shares more about the upcoming series Belief, a groundbreaking television event.
EP14: Stop Bullying Now - an Anti-Bullying Special Episode
Oct 1, 2015 • 35 min
Learn more about how bullying starts and what you can do to help stop it from this panel of people that were interviewed for an article published in the October issue of Live Happy magazine.
EP13: Darlene Mininni - The Science of Resilience
Sep 29, 2015 • 24 min
Darlene Mininni, Ph.D., shares how to use mindfulness and meditation to reduce stress and how to fit it into your busy schedule.
EP12: Richard Sears - Mental and Physical Mindfulness
Sep 24, 2015 • 22 min
Richard Sears, Ph.D., s a board-certified clinical psychologist, the Director of the Center for Clinical Mindfulness & Meditation and is a clinical and research faculty member of the University of Cincinnati’s Center for Integrative Health and Wellness.
EP11: Caroline Miller - Authentic Grit
Sep 22, 2015 • 19 min
Caroline Miller was one of the first graduates of the University of Pennsylvania’s Masters of Applied Positive Psychology program and shares her happiness journey.
EP10: Michelle McQuaid - Put Your Strengths to Work
Sep 17, 2015 • 20 min
Michelle McQuaid is a best-selling author, workplace well-being teacher and playful change activator
EP9: Tory Johnson - The Mental Shift
Sep 15, 2015 • 23 min
Tory joins Live Happy COO, Co-Founder and Editorial Director Deborah Heisz to discuss more about her personal happiness journey.
EP8: Christine Carter - The Sweet Spot
Sep 10, 2015 • 23 min
Dr. Christine Carter combines scientific research and practical application to offer audiences not just a way to cope with modern pressures, but a way to truly thrive. Dr. Carter looks at living life from our “sweet spot”—that place…
EP7: Robert Holden - Happiness Now
Sep 8, 2015 • 20 min
Robert Holden, Ph.D., discusses his 8 week happiness program and finding the happiness within yourself.
EP6: Jonathan Haidt - Getting the Fundamentals Right
Sep 3, 2015 • 21 min
Jonathan Haidt discusses the 10 great truths, ideas to creating lasting happiness and how to deal with opposite beliefs in a heated discussion.
EP5: When Happiness Has a Bad Day PLUS a preview of the Oct 2015 issue
Sep 1, 2015 • 23 min
Paula Felps discusses when happiness has a bad day and Deborah Heisz gives a preview of the October 2015 issue of Live Happy magazine.
EP4: Jeff Olson - The Slight Edge to Happiness
Sep 1, 2015 • 23 min
Jeff Olson, Founder of Live Happy, has helped hundreds of thousands of individuals achieve better levels of financial freedom and personal excellence.
EP3: Michelle Gielan – Broadcasting Happiness
Aug 26, 2015 • 22 min
Michelle Gielan, Founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research, talks about the science of positive communication and how to use it to fuel success
EP2: Tom Rath - Are You Fully Charged?
Aug 26, 2015 • 25 min
Tom Rath, author of Are You Fully Charged? The Three Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life, studies the role of human behavior in business, health and well-being. In this episode Tom discusses the importance of positive interaction and how to…
EP1: Welcome to the Live Happy Now podcast!
Aug 26, 2015 • 8 min
Discover what Live Happy Now has to offer from COO and Co-Founder of Live Happy, Deborah Heisz