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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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Sep 11, 2017

Each week, Live Happy Radio presents #HappyFacts designed to enlighten, educate and entertain you. This week we look at the following facts:

  • People who traded cash for time were found to be less anxious at the end of the day and reported less stress as well.
  • People who go to concerts are more satisfied with their lives.
  • Encouraging your employees to practice meditation can increase happiness and productivity.
Sep 4, 2017

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.

Aug 30, 2017

Sarah Ockwell-Smith is a mother of four children, founder of the parenting website GentleParentingInternational.com and author of eight parenting books, including the upcoming release Gentle Discipline.

What you’ll learn in this podcast:

  • How to effectively discipline your children for a peaceful, harmonious family life
  • How to raise kids who will be emotionally intelligent, confident and independent
  • How to control your temper and reduce yelling in the household
Aug 22, 2017

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 Clinical Research Fellow before relocating to Hong Kong.

What you’ll learn in this podcast:

  • One behavior that can dramatically reduce the impact of a stressful moment
  • Why you need a pleasure ‘piggy-bank’
  • Why chronic stress is the price we pay for having a plastic brain
Aug 18, 2017

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 shares the 5 steps to becoming your own #HealthHero for longevity, well-being and a joyful life.

What you’ll learn in this podcast:

  • What it means to be a health hero
  • An introduction to his book Ask Dr. Nandi
  • The 5 pillars to being a health hero
Aug 15, 2017

Elliot Berkman is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon and Director of the Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab. He studies the motivational and cognitive factors that contribute to success and failure at health goals such as cigarette smoking cessation and dieting. His work uses knowledge of brain function, structure, and connectivity to design and improve interventions on health behavior and wellbeing.

What you’ll learn in this podcast:

  • Achieving goals is not as important to well-being as striving for them
  • Why habits are hard to break and how you can create better habits
  • How to overcome temptations to create lasting change
Aug 14, 2017

Each week, Live Happy 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 time you're not feeling well, maybe you need a playlist, not a prescription.
Aug 8, 2017

Dr. Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist, researcher, and New York Times bestselling author (Bankable Leadership). With a PhD in organizational psychology, she is also the founder of The Eurich Group, where she’s helped thousands of leaders and teams improve their effectiveness through greater self-awareness.

What you’ll learn in this podcast:

  • How to make better career and life choices through a better understanding of your values, aspirations, strengths and weaknesses, and impact on others
  • The anatomy of a self-aware leader
  • How to deal with a boss, friend, in-law or sibling who completely lacks any self-awareness
Aug 8, 2017

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

What you'll learn in this episode:

  • 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’ competence is the biggest predictor of your happiness on the job.
Aug 1, 2017

Lea Waters is an Australian positive psychology expert and educator who specializes in positive education, parenting and organizations. Her first book The Strength Switch: How the New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Can Help Your Child and Your Teen to Flourish shows how focusing on our children’s strengths rather than trying to correct their weaknesses may be the key in raising a resilient, optimistic and successful child.

What you’ll learn in this podcast:

  • 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
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 20, 2017

Jaime Kurtz is Associate Professor of Psychology at James Madison University. Her research on happiness and savoring has been published widely in scientific journals, receiving national attention from NPR and The Today Show, as well as in print and online magazines. In her book, The Happy Traveler: Unpacking the Secrets of Better Vacations, Jaime looks at how travel can boost happiness and how we can get more of its benefits.

What you'll learn in this podcast:

  • How experiences are more influential to your happiness than material things
  • How to get more out of your vacations
  • Tips for a happy homecoming
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