Dr. Drew Ramsey, New York Times best-selling author of Fifty Shades of Kale and The Happiness Diet, is one of psychiatry’s leading proponents of using dietary change to help balance moods, sharpen brain function and improve mental health.
In this episode Live Happy Science Editor Paula Felps talks with Drew about the best foods for a healthy and growing brain as well as great tips for wholesome eating on a budget.
Anne K. Fishel, Ph.D., is director of the Family and Couples Therapy Program at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and an associate clinical professor of psychology at the Harvard Medical School. She is a 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.
In this episode we explore why family dinners are great for the body, mind and mental health of all family members involved as well as some tips for making the conversation around the dinner table interesting, lively and meaningful.
Rhonda Cornum was a 36-year-old flight surgeon in 1991 when her Black Hawk helicopter was sent to rescue a downed F-16 pilot. Through this “one week of misadventure” she remained positive. Learn where that resilience came from, the major challenges to teaching and learning resilience, and a few tips to help you become more resilient.
Tom Rath is a best-selling author and researcher who studies the role of human behavior in business, health and well-being. Live Happy Editorial Director, COO and Co-Founder Deborah Heisz talks with Tom about 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.
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.