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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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Now displaying: March, 2022
Mar 29, 2022

April is National Humor Month, which is the perfect time to talk about how to bring more laughter into your life. This week, host Paula Felps sits down with Greg Kettner, a TEDx speaker, happiness coach and podcaster who helps organizations create happier, healthier cultures through his WorkHappy™ Game Plan. He teaches companies how to use laughter as a leadership tool, and he talks about the power of humor, how he turned the loss of a job into an entire happiness movement – and what you can do to work happier.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How laughter makes our workplace — and our world — better.
  • How humor can increase productivity and job satisfaction.
  • How to apply the WorkHappy™ principles.
Mar 22, 2022

Throughout the month of March we’ve been taking on the issue of unity. Today, host Paula Felps is joined by Reverend Jennifer Bailey, who, in addition to being named one of the 15 Faith Leaders to Watch by the Center for American Progress, is the founder of Faith Matters Network. She’s also co-founder of The People’s Supper, which brings people together to engage constructively on issues affecting their communities. This project has brought together thousands of people to create a space for collective healing … all while enjoying a nourishing meal and civil conversation. She’s here today to share some of the tools she uses for bridging our differences. 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why getting curious can help build a bridge.
  • The role of radical hope in bridging our differences.
  • The benefits of spending time with “senior saints and playground prophets.”
Mar 15, 2022
As we continue celebrating March as the month of happiness, we’re using this time to focus on the theme of unity. This week, thought leader and author Peter Montoya joins host Paula Felps to talk about how to restore civil discourse and promote healing in these challenging — and divided — times. Peter’s latest book,  The Second Civil War: A citizen’s guide to healing our fractured nation, looks at the challenges we’re facing as a society and how things like technology and media consumption increase our anxiety. Then he talks about what we can do to promote unity and civility.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why the world feels so divided right now.
  • Simple ways to avoid being triggered.
  • How to change the conversation to promote civil discourse.
Mar 8, 2022

Throughout the month of March, we’re celebrating the International Day of Happiness and a whole month of Happy Acts. And, as part of this year’s celebration, we’re looking at the theme of unity. This week, host Paula Felps is joined by Jessie Kanzer, author of Don’t Just Sit There, Do Nothing: Healing, Chilling & Living with the Tao Te Ching. Jessie talks about social media and how we can use it to become less divided.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why social media is so addictive.
  • How to become more mindful about what you’re posting — and what you’re consuming.
  • Tips for creating healthier relationships on social media.
Mar 1, 2022
Every year, Live Happy celebrates the month of March in a big way! As we prepare to celebrate the International Day of Happiness on March 20, our team also creates a full month of activities called #HappyActs to help make the most of every day. This week, host Paula Felps is joined by Live Happy CEO and Co-Founder Deborah Heisz; E-commerce Marketing Manager Casey Johnson; Web Editor Chris Libby; Senior Marketing Manager Britney Chan; and Senior Digital Marketing Specialist Shane Lee to talk about what’s planned, why this month means so much to us, and how you can be part of it.  

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What the International Day of Happiness is all about.
  • How to create your own Happiness Wall.
  • What #HappyActs are and how you can participate.
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