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Live Happy Now

Bringing you scientifically proven tips and ideas to live a happier and more meaningful life through interviews with positive psychology and well-being thought leaders. The editors of Live Happy magazine bring you best-selling authors and happiness gurus that share their knowledge on topics such as wellness, gratitude, well-being and mindfulness. Interviews are conducted with people like Shawn Achor, Michelle Gielan, Dr. Christine Carter, Margaret Greenberg, Dr. Drew Ramsey, Gretchen Rubin, Barbara Fredrickson, Tal Ben-Shahar, Deepak Chopra, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Stacy Kaiser, Darin McMahon, Michelle McQuaid, Fred Luskin, Shani Robins, Kristin Neff, Dr. Rick Hanson, and many more.
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Jul 17, 2017

Each week, Live Happy Radio presents #HappyFacts designed to enlighten, educate and entertain you. This week we discuss:

  • Pet dogs can help kids feel less stressed during anxious moments.
  • If you want to put some romance back in your marriage, watch internet videos of puppies.
  • Pets can provide the same psychological benefits as a close friend.
Jul 10, 2017

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:

  • Maybe its the sunrise, maybe its the coffee, maybe it's the Cap'n Crunch with Crunchberries, but people are at their most positive in the mornings.
  • Biking to work may save your life, or at the very least, make your day great.
  • Do smart phones create stupid people? 
Jun 27, 2017

After producing and hosting over 1500 segments of ESPN Sport Science, 6 times Emmy Award-winning host and The New York Times best-selling author, John Brenkus, recognized that “high achievers” tend to share a similar story of attaining success. Through The Brink of Midnight podcast, John explores the moments that guests credit with changing their lives forever. Those moments that pushed them in an unexpected direction, shaping the experiences that followed and molding them into the people who they are today.

What you'll learn in this podcast:

  • The inspiration behind The Brink of Midnight podcast
  • What goes into creating life-changing moments
  • Inspirational stories from sports figures, celebrities and more
Jun 26, 2017

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:

  • Paying your bills makes you happy
  • Swinging can teach kids to be more collaborative
  • Remembering the good old days can help you appreciate the good new days
Jun 19, 2017

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:

  • Friends over family?
  • Deep thoughts for happy people.
  • Craving coffee? Take the stairs!
Jun 12, 2017

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:

  • Music is medicine
  • Joy is contagious
  • Could this be your happy place? 
May 23, 2017

Explore some of the fun facts that are shared in the July 2017 issue of Live Happy magazine.

  • You can slow time down by doing things that leave you awe-struck.
  • Cities with more public grass are happier and healthier.
  • There are five characteristics that the most long-lived cultures seem to share, and one of them is that they don’t exercise.
Mar 20, 2017

In 2012 the United Nations established March 20 as the International Day of Happiness. Each year Live Happy leads the way with a campaign to spread happiness around the globe. On March 20 giant orange Happiness Walls are erected across North America as a central point for people to pledge how they will share happiness with others. Schools, offices and local community organizations also can join in the celebration by hosting their own happiness walls.

Learn more at happyacts.org

Mar 7, 2017

In this episode of the Live Happy Now podcast we 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.

What you'll hear in this podcast:

  • Queen Latifah shares her secrets to success and lasting joy
  • Sam Worthington explores his own evolution both on and off the screen
  • How to use humor to build confidence and charisma
  • 33 ideas to make your home a place of positivity
Feb 16, 2017

The World Happiness Summit is coming! Find out what this meeting of the minds is all about on this episode of Live Happy Now.

Suzanne Jewell is the Chief Mindfulness Officer for the World Happiness. Suzanne believes her life path has led to participate and support this history making movement of sharing the science and practice of happiness. Having struggled through her own paralyzing anxiety after the loss of her best friend, which was her Mom, she dedicated herself to learning tools & techniques to “grow through”, not just “go through” the challenge and build her own personal resilience.

Oct 18, 2016

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 schedules and help them to be more successful through the practice of mindfulness.

Susie Wolbe holds a Doctor of Education in educational supervision with a concentration in curriculum and instruction and has spent 30+ years as an educator in public and private schools. By making use of mindfulness strategies Susie has learned how to manage life’s (sometimes) overwhelming demands, and she is now committed to helping others do the same, especially as it applies to students, educators and parents.

What you'll learn in this podcast:

  • How to have a school year that is less stressful for students and families
  • How to create a family mission statement
  • How to ensure that your family is making conscious decisions that are aligned with what's most important
Oct 11, 2016

In this episode of the Live Happy Now podcast we geek out over the new issue of Live Happy magazine with Live Happy CEO and Editorial Director Deborah Heisz. Listen in as we preview four of the articles in this issue and explore the topic of happiness in the brain.

What you'll hear in this podcast:

  • How Mayim Bialik stays balanced with a busy schedule
  • The importance of your vagus nerve to your happiness
  • The value of friendship and healthy relationships
  • How a community in Detroit has brought joy to the Eastern Market
Oct 6, 2016

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. Dr. Rao has helped thousands of executives and entrepreneurs all over the world discover deep meaning. His methods have enabled them to achieve quantum leaps in effectiveness. Graduates of his workshops have become more creative and more inspiring leaders. He conceived the innovative course Creativity and Personal Mastery course that he teaches in London and New York. Students found it so overwhelmingly powerful that it remains the only business school course in the world to have its own alumni association.

What you'll learn in this podcast:

  • How to overcome negative self talk
  • How to have deeper connections with others
  • How to combat toxic personalities
Sep 27, 2016

Steve Keller, CEO of ivAudio Branding, is one of the world’s leading experts in the field of audio branding. Combining his degree in Psychology with over 25 years of experience in the music industry as a producer, composer, independent label executive, music publisher and manager, he looks at how sounds and music affect us.

What you'll learn in this podcast:

  • How your senses affect your perception of things
  • What sweet and spicy sound like
  • More about the emerging field of neurogastronomy
Sep 15, 2016

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 which is a free global initiative where groups around the world screen films on the science of character development and dive into free discussion materials.

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