how to be happy


#45 Happiness – Monastery of San Francisco and Our Death

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While on vacation to Peru, Dr. Robert Puff visited the Monastery of San Francisco’s Catacombs and discusses our own limited life-span and learning how to live well in the face of and ultimate truth of our deaths.


#44 Happiness – “Kindness” is a Key Ingredient of Change

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If we want to be happy, we have to work towards changing our “unhappiness” behavior and thoughts. Kindness is the key ingredient to bring about this change.


#43 Happiness – “Adaptation” is a Key Ingredient of Happiness

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In this episode, we explore the power of “adaptation.” Life if full of changes, adaptation is the key ingredient to deal successfully with these changes.


#42 Happiness – Nine Ways We Can Deal with Criticism and Find Happiness

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Dr. Puff explores the negative impact of criticism and give 9 ways we can effectively deal with criticism and live happy lives.


#41 Happiness – Where are the Hippies and How the Media is Powerful

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In this podcast, Dr. Puff explores how in the 1960s, there was a Hippie Movement in response to the wealth growth of our world. Why isn’t there one now? We will look at the power of the media and our thoughts to destroy our happiness.


#40 Happiness – 4 Steps to Get Rid of Fear and Find Happiness

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Dr. Puff explores our fears and 4 steps we can use to live a fearless life and find happiness. To learn more, visit: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org


#39 Happiness – How to Lose Anger and Find Happiness

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This podcast explores the cause of anger and how to lose the anger and be happy.


#38 Happiness – How to Lose Sadness and Find Happiness

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We all go through times of sadness. But even when we do, we can either find depression in this sadness or heal this sadness and return to happiness.


#37 Happiness – Three Things We Can Do to Prepare for Life Changes

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Life is going to change. This is guaranteed. How, when the changes come, can we handle them well and live happy lives no matter what? Learn the 3 steps to finding happiness in the change.


#36 Happiness – Movie “Transcendence” and the “Singularity”

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Dr. Puff explores the implications of the movie “Transcendence” and the concept of “Singularity” in regards to finding happiness in the here and now.


#35 Happiness – Identifying with the “No-Self”

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Dr. Puff explains how we can free ourselves from the egoic illusion of the self. Explore how our egoic self gets in the way of living life and finding happiness.


#34 Happiness – Making Time for Happiness

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Dr. Puff explains the importance to making time to be happy. With our busy lives, we often forget to finding happiness in the here and now.


The Consequence of Not Pursuing Happiness

About 20 years ago, when I first started in Private Practice, I had a young man come to me who was so amazingly intelligent, bright, and alive with life. Although he was an incredible pleasure to work with, he came from a background where there was a lot of pain, a lot of suffering, and a lot of darkness. There were a number of very, very painful things that had happened to him in his life.

As we worked together for roughly six months, he was definitely getting better and was on an uphill trajectory. He was so intelligent that I am sure he had the potential to do a great deal of wonderful things in his life. However, circumstances changed and he stopped coming to therapy. He got involved in other things, and he … Read More »


#33 Happiness – How to Create a Beautiful Life

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#32 (b) Happiness – All Is Well Affirmations

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#32 (b) Happiness – All Is Well Affirmations