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#225 Happiness – The 2 Parts of Happy Goal Setting

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Goals can be an extremely effective tool to improve our lives. However, they also can cause us and others a lot of suffering if we don’t implement two key factors of successful goal setting.   To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#224 Happiness – Happiness Lessons from Voltaire’s “Candide”

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In the Eighteenth Century, life changed permanently because of a tragic event that happened in Lisbon, Portugal.  In this episode, we explore the implications to living a happy life with these new changes that continue to effect us today.    To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#223 Happiness – The Unhappiness of Too Much Control

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In this episode, we look at the three things we try to control in our lives and the potential negative consequences of this control.  To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#222 Happiness – Curiosity, A Side Effect of Living Well

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One of the side effects of growing emotionally and spiritually, is we should begin to see the curiosity of a child return to our hearts. Instead of being exhausted by life, we begin to find that life is a beautiful universe waiting to be explored.  To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#221 Happiness – Finding More Happiness in Giving than Receiving

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Is it better to give or to receive?  Well, when it comes to happiness, giving wins.  We examine the research findings of a study published in 2018 in Psychological Science entitled, ” Impediments to Effective Altruism: The Role of Subjective Preferences ins Charitable Giving,” by J. Berman, A. Barasch, E. Levine, & D. Small.  To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#219 Happiness – Burnout, How to Avoid It and Undo It

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Burnout is experienced by many people around the world.  The constant state of tiredness plagues many of us.  In this episode, we explore how to avoid burnout and even undo it. To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#218 Happiness – 5 Parts of the Daily Intentions for a Happier Life

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In this podcast, we explore how to create an intention for daily happiness and the five essential ingredients of this intention. Happiness and peace can be improved on a daily basis with the right intentions.  To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#217 Happiness – Happiness Helps Us Live Longer

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In this episode, we look at the potential benefits of living longer if we are happier people.  This is based on a study done by Choy-Lye Chei, June May-Ling Lee, Stefan Ma, & Rahul Malhotra at the Duke-NUS Medical School entitled “Happy Older People Live Longer” reported in the Age and Ageing, 2018.   To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#216 Happiness – Changing Ourselves Instead of Putting Out Fires

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In this podcast, we explore how to keep good habits and change bad habits. Our tendency is to put out fires and not change the old habits. But if we change our bad habits, we can find the happiness that often alludes us.  To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#215 Happiness – Insecurity, Self-Doubt & Happiness

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In this episode, we explore 3 ways to help improve of sense of self-worth.   To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#214 Happiness – Finding Happiness Through Movement

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In this episode we explore the importance of exercising for creating happiness in our lives.  This is based on a study done by Weiyun Chen and Zhanjia Zhang at the University of Michigan entitled “A Systematic Review of the Relationship Between Physical Activity and Happiness” reported in the Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018.  To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#213 Happiness – Maintaining Our Happiness

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In this episode, we explore the importance in maintaining our happiness, not just finding happiness in our lives.  To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#212 Happiness – Boredom, the Arch Enemy of Happiness

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Boredom is harmful for us in two ways.  We explore how to create positive change in our lives in this new episode. To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#210 Happiness – Why We Don’t Choose Happiness

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In this episode, we explore the key reason we don’t choose to live a happy and peaceful life.  To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com


#209 Happiness – Fine Tuning Happiness: There is Always a Solution

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In this episode, we explore how to find peace and happiness as we face the ongoing challenges of life.  We also look at the movie “The Upside.” To learn more about the Happiness Podcast, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org. To learn more about Dr. Puff’s Corporate Workshops, go to: http://www.SuccessBeyondYourImagination.com