Louis Alloro is a change-agent working with individuals and organizations to enable positive evolution, even through the most difficult challenges. He is one of the first 100 people in the world to earn a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a second master's degree in the Foundations of Education.
In this episode we look at the power of gratitude as well as recommendations for positivity and peace during the holiday season.
Dr. Michael Finkelstein, also known as The Slow Medicine Doctor, is the author of Slow Medicine: Hope and Healing for Chronic Illness. Dr. Finkelstein has been featured in The New York Times and on CNN for his work on both a micro and macro point of view on today’s health care needs and challenges.
Live Happy COO, Co-Founder and Editorial Director Deborah Heisz joins Dr. Finkelstein to discuss the definition of forgiveness and some tools for releasing stress from traumatic experiences or toxic personalities.
Find out the family dynamics of New York Times best-selling author Deepak Chopra and his daughter Mallika and gain valuable insight into the importance of creating a relationship with yourself, the positive impact of meditation, and inspiring advice for parents. Deepak, a board-certified physician and co-founder of The Chopra Center for Well-being, is at the forefront of integrative medicine and personal transformation. His daughter Mallika Chopra is a busy mom of two, a successful entrepreneur, and the founder and CEO of Intent.com, a successful social platform for people sharing their intents to lead a happier, healthier and more meaningful life.
We also talk with Live Happy Web Editor Emily Miller about the gift that changed her life, and get a preview of the December issue of Live Happy magazine available on newsstands now.
Adam Shell is an award-winning documentary film director, editor and musician. In his latest film, Pursuing Happiness, Adam and producer Nicholas Kraft, embark upon a journey to find what makes Americans happy. Live Happy COO, Co-Founder and Editorial Director, Deborah Heisz talks with Adam about his documentary and what insights he has discovered along the way.
This week we look at the power of forgiveness with an emotional story from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker/TV producer Gayle Kirschenbaum and her mother Mildred. You can learn more about their path to forgiveness in the feature documentary, Look At Us Now, Mother!
Dr. Eric Pearl is the 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.
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.
James Pawelski-founding director of the UPenn Masters in Applied Positive Psychology program-and his wife, journalist and contributing editor to Live Happy Suzann Pileggi Pawelski, discuss how research from positive psychology can lead to meaningful and long-lasting relationships.
Shawn Achor is a New York Times best-selling author of Before Happiness and The Happiness Advantage. He is the winner of more than a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the school's most popular class. Shawn has become one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success.
In this episode, Shawn talks with Live Happy COO, Co-Founder and Editorial Director Deborah Heisz about how happiness fuels success and how you can capitalize on the Happiness Advantage as well as his two-part O-Course Experience on Oprah.com.
David Shadrack Smith serves as executive producer and director on the highly anticipated landmark series with Oprah Winfrey, Belief. Throughout his career, David has earned nine Emmy nominations and worked with broadcasters around the world, including National Geographic, PBS, Discovery, History, Showtime, BBC, and many more.
In this episode, David shares more about the upcoming series Belief, a groundbreaking television event exploring humankind’s ongoing search to connect with something greater than ourselves.
Live Happy Section Editor Chris Libby joins us to discuss the topic of bullying, how it starts and what you can do to help stop bullying. In this episode we are joined by a panel of people that were interviewed for an article published in the October issue of Live Happy magazine.
You will hear from Jaylen Arnold, a 15-year old with a mission to stop bullying, Deborah Temkin, Ph.D., who has worked closely with the US government to bring an intersection between education and healthy social and emotional development, and Alejandro Adler, a PhD candidate in Positive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania whose research focuses on well-being, education and public policy.
Darlene Mininni, Ph.D., is the author of The Emotional Toolkit and creator of the UCLA undergraduate well-being course Life Skills. Her work focuses on teaching research-based strategies that answer the question: “How can I thrive in my life?” In this episode, Live Happy editor at large Stacy Kaiser talks with Darlene about using mindfulness and meditation to reduce stress and how to fit it into your busy schedule.
Richard Sears, Ph.D., is 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. Richard shares the definition of mindfulness, activities you can do with your kids to teach them mindfulness and how to unplug from the technological world in this episode of Live Happy Now.
Caroline Miller is recognized as one of the world’s leading positive psychology experts in the areas of goal setting, grit, happiness, success and how to apply it to one’s life. Caroline was one of the first graduates of the University of Pennsylvania’s Masters of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program and is author of Creating Your Best Life and Positively Caroline. In this episode Caroline discusses goal setting, how to become grittier, and her new book Authentic Grit with Live Happy COO, Co-founder and Editorial Director Deborah Heisz.
Michelle McQuaid, best-selling author, workplace well-being teacher and playful change activator, joins Live Happy Now to talk about how to discover your strengths at work and how to use these strengths to bring you a more enjoyable and engaging workplace.