ways to be happy


#281 Happiness – “The Cliff”

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What we are doing today, choices and behaviors that may not be very good for us, can take a while for the consequences of our actions to manifest in our lives. Unfortunately, these changes can come rapidly and without much warning. How do we avoid these cliffs?  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


#280 Happiness – How Am I Doing (Right Now)?

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As we navigate our lives, how do we determine what is and is not important in regards to living a successful, happy life?  We explore 3 clues to help us live well. 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 


#279 Happiness – Embracing Love Instead of Hate

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During the course of our lives, we make mistakes. When we hurt others with our actions. What is the healthy way to heal and find happiness in life, even with these negative engagements?   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


#278 Happiness – “If Only I”

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Sometimes in our journey through life we make mistakes or wished things in the past had been different. Is this some helpful or harmful? Is there something else we can do? 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


#277 Happiness – 3 Choices When Life is Hard

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The challenges of life may not come often, but when they do, these challenges can be overwhelming. In this talk, we explore three potential options when dealing with these challenges and how best to overcome them. 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


#276 Happiness – The Enemy to Our Happiness

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Are the events in our lives the ultimate cause of our unhappiness, or is there something else at the root of our suffering? Perhaps we have more control over our happiness than we think. 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


#275 Happiness – What We Are In Control Of

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At times during our lives, we can feel like we are in complete control of events that occur to us and at other times we feel that we don’t have any control whatsoever.  What are we really in control of?  The philosopher Epictetus is mentioned in the podcast. 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


#274 Happiness – Two Key Components of The Good Life

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On our search for the good life, is there anything they we can focus on throughout the day to help us? Dr. Puff explores 2 key ingredients of living the good life. Two books meantioned in the talk were “Remembrance of Things Past” by Marcel Proust and “The Pillow Book” by Sei Shonagon. 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


#273 Happiness – The Joy of Friends

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Good friends are one of the great blessing of life.  Come explore how to find and to be an awesome friend. 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


#272 Happiness – Love Thy Neighbor

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Is there anyone whom we couldn’t love once we have heard their story? Healing, compassion and forgivenness can all be found in listening to and learning from other people’s story. 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


#271 Happiness – The Beauty of Acceptance

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Life doesn’t always go the way we plan or hope for. When unexpected change happens, we can choose to fight that change or work towards acceptance of the change. There is wonderful beauty in developing the art of acceptance. 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


#270 Happiness – Less Ego, More Happiness

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Our lives are often dictated by striving to win the approval of others and ourselves. What would our lives be like if we did things for the pure joy and happiness of these experiences? 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


#269 Happiness – When Less is More

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In this episode, we explore the wisdom of simplification and living less attached to things and others.  John Muir and Paul Erdos are used as examples. 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


#268 Happiness – Embracing Change

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In this intense time of change in our world, are we destined to suffer or can we learn to embrace change and find peace and beauty in our lives? Perhaps there is a choice. 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


#267 Happiness – Amor Fati “Love of Fate”

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Are there aspects of our lives which we have little or perhaps no control over?  Given that this statement seems true at times, how do we live well with this lack of control?  What can and can’t we 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