Happiness & Humor

Ask Teal: Is it Selfish to Seek Happiness? (Helping Yourself vs. Helping Other People) [video]

Posted by on December 9, 2012 in Happiness & Humor with 1 Comment
Ask Teal: Is it Selfish to Seek Happiness? (Helping Yourself vs. Helping Other People) [video]

This Ask Teal Episode addresses the fear that focusing on our own happiness feeds the ego. You must find your own happiness first before helping others.

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10 Ways to Boost the Happiness Gene – Alexis Brooks

10 Ways to Boost the Happiness Gene – Alexis Brooks

About two years ago, while waxing philosophical about the dynamics of what it means to be happy, a colleague lamented, “I don’t think people should feel entitled to happiness.” I have to admit, I was taken aback. I had never thought of happiness as something we acquire or that is handed to us, but rather […]

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How To Create a Better Life by Replacing Self-Limiting Beliefs and Following Your Bliss

How To Create a Better Life by Replacing Self-Limiting Beliefs and Following Your Bliss

Today, I would love to talk to you in more depth about beliefs and how they shape our lives. I have studied and participated in many courses in which this topic is widely discussed.  It all comes down to this: certain beliefs can seriously limit our development and growth if we don’t do something to […]

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Enlightening Documentary Film ‘Happy’ Explores the Meaning and Causes of Happiness in the Most Entertaining Possible Way — Watch it Online for FREE

Posted by on November 29, 2012 in Happiness & Humor with 2 Comments
Enlightening Documentary Film ‘Happy’ Explores the Meaning and Causes of Happiness in the Most Entertaining Possible Way — Watch it Online for FREE

Combining interviews with some of the world’s leading researchers on the science of happiness with stories of real people from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata, Happy takes viewers on a journey around the globe to explore this most important but often overlooked of subjects.

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Louie Schwartzberg – Gratitude [highly inspirational and stunningly beautiful video]

Posted by on November 25, 2012 in Happiness & Humor, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Louie Schwartzberg – Gratitude [highly inspirational and stunningly beautiful video]

This piece includes his short film on Gratitude and Happiness. Brother David Steindl-Rast’s spoken words, Gary Malkin’s musical compositions and Louie Schwartzberg’s cinematography make this a stunningly beautiful piece, reminding us of the precious gift of life, and the beauty all around us.

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Amma, the Hugging Saint: Message For 2012 and Beyond [video]

Posted by on November 20, 2012 in Conscious Evolution, Happiness & Humor, Inspirational with 2 Comments
Amma, the Hugging Saint: Message For 2012 and Beyond [video]

Amma, the hugging saint, is interviewed by Lilou Mace. Among the questions asked by Lilou was what is your message for 2012 and beyond? Amma’s response (via an interpreter) included the following advice for humanity…

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Role Models: American Idolatry

Role Models: American Idolatry

Celebrity gossip is common and it has many roots within the fact that these “role models” have been disgraced.  You hear about them being arrested, getting a divorce, doing drugs, or any number of scandals.  It serves to highlight the danger of idolizing such people.  There is a deeper layer.  Should we be modeling after […]

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15 Things To Start Practicing Today To Be Happy

Written by on November 6, 2012 in Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
15 Things To Start Practicing Today To Be Happy

Albert Einstein once said that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Well, doing the same things everyday but with a slightly different approach is actually the key to happiness. Start bringing those changes in your attitude towards life and you’ll see how simple it is to be happy.

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The Endorphin Effect – Our Saving Grace (plus “Liquid Gold” meditation)

Written by on October 27, 2012 in Conscious Evolution, Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
The Endorphin Effect – Our Saving Grace (plus “Liquid Gold” meditation)

How can we stay afloat in the rising torrent of human emotion? One answer is ‘The Endorphin Effect’. Endorphins make us feel uplifted and joyful inside. It is endorphins that create the feeling of being in love for example. So how might we generate a greater sense of internal joy and love in our lives?

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How To Be Happy – Busting the Happiness Myths

Written by on October 23, 2012 in Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
How To Be Happy – Busting the Happiness Myths

Recently I read an article on, in a nutshell, how to be happy. In the article, the spiritual teacher states that she has found that many people in her circle who have been following the “path” have been in fact experiencing a lot of the opposite recently; for example, serious health problems or incidents of what […]

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7 Ways to Lift You from Depression

Written by on October 22, 2012 in Happiness & Humor, Psychology-Psychiatry with 0 Comments
7 Ways to Lift You from Depression

We all have our dark moments, but what can we do to get ourselves back on track besides stuff our faces with choco-licious treats or sumptuously sipping at a glass of merlot? Gratitude is important and heart-centered living is the future. So with this in mind, how do we expand our feelings of love and gratitude?

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Teal Scott: The Fastest Way To Find Happiness (Ask Teal Episode) [video]

Posted by on October 21, 2012 in Happiness & Humor, Manifestation / LOA with 1 Comment
Teal Scott: The Fastest Way To Find Happiness (Ask Teal Episode) [video]

The fastest way to find happiness is to alter your thoughts so that they feel good to think. Your life is nothing more than the byproduct of your thoughts and  beliefs. If you want an enjoyable experience, the answer is to choose enjoyable thoughts and beliefs. The end of your suffering is accomplished by questioning […]

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Five Simple Steps to a Happier Life

Posted by on October 21, 2012 in Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
Five Simple Steps to a Happier Life

Shawn Achor: We discovered about five things so far that we know create a positive “Tetris Effect,” this pattern in which the brain diverts resources to actually scan the world to not only make us happier, but actually to raise our levels of performance as well. One of those is writing down three things you’re grateful for every morning.

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MUST SEE: The Happiness Advantage: Linking Positive Brains to Performance [video]

Posted by on October 20, 2012 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor with 1 Comment
MUST SEE: The Happiness Advantage: Linking Positive Brains to Performance [video]

Do yourself a huge favor and watch this funny and potentially life-changing,12-minute video of Shaw Achor’s presentation at TEDxBloomington. Shawn is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard.

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How to Cultivate Unconditional Love and Forgiveness

How to Cultivate Unconditional Love and Forgiveness

If we allow ourselves to focus on Divine or Unconditional Love, we can learn to look at our glass of life, as being half full, instead of being half empty.

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