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.
Tory Johnson is seen every Thursday on ABC's Good Morning America where she presents the popular Deals & Steals segment. Her last book, The Shift, was a #1 New York Times bestseller, and now she has a brand new book Shift for Good: Simple Changes for Lasting Joy Inside and Out. Tory joins Live Happy COO, Co-Founder and Editorial Director Deborah Heisz to discuss more about her happiness journey.
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 of both power and ease.
Robert Holden, Ph.D., is a best-selling author, speaker and expert on happiness, forgiveness and well-being. In this episode Robert discusses his 8 week happiness program and finding the happiness within yourself.
Jonathan Haidt recently spoke at the 2015 IPPA (International Positive Psychology Association) conference. COO, Co-Founder and Editorial Director of Live Happy LLC, Deborah K. Heisz joins Haidt to further discuss the 10 great truths, ideas to creating lasting happiness and how to deal with opposite beliefs in a heated discussion.
Paula Felps, the science editor for Live Happy magazine has recently looked into current research about the “backlash” on positive psychology. This episode delves into how the pursuit of happiness is stressing us out, what the experts say about that – and how to take some of the pressure off yourself. Live Happy Co-Founder, COO and Editorial Director Deborah Heisz also gives a preview of the October issue of Live Happy magazine on newsstands now.
Founder of Live Happy, Jeff Olson, shares insights to small actions you can take every day to achieve happiness. Over the past 30 years Jeff has helped hundreds of thousands of individuals achieve better levels of financial freedom and personal excellence.
Michelle Gielan, founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research and an expert on the science of positive communication shares the steps you can take to broadcast happiness to create a positive impact on your community.
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 handle negative emotions.
Deborah Heisz, COO, Co-Founder and Editorial Director of Live Happy introduces what you can look forward to with the Live Happy Now podcast and a preview of the upcoming guests like Michelle Gielan, Tom Rath, Christine Carter, and Deepak Chopra. Deborah also shares more about the Live Happy mission to help make the world a happier place.