happiness


#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


#32 (a) Happiness – Finding Hope in Our Hopelessness

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#32 (a) Happiness – Finding Hope in Our Hopelessness


Ensure Happiness

Posted on July 16th, by Dr. Puff in Articles. No Comments

In our last chapter, we examined the ways in which awareness is the cornerstone of helping us change our behavior. In this chapter, we’re going to look at the ways in which awareness is the cornerstone of who we are.

You may wonder, “But Dr. Puff, how could awareness be the cornerstone of who we are? After all, we have our families, we have our experiences, we have our schoolings, we have our memories…don’t all of these things together create, make, and define us as who we are?” All of these things definitely play a role in who we think we are right now, but the key phrase to remember is “who we think we are.” The truth is that who we think we are is in constant flux, changing all the time.

For a moment, let’s close … Read More »


Earnestness – The Key to Living a Happy Life

Posted on July 16th, by Dr. Puff in Articles. No Comments

Is there a specific ingredient that one must have in order to be happy? Is there something that, if we possess it, will cause us to be happy? If this is true, are there only certain people that can be happy? In other words, is happiness limited to only a select few? Let’s explore these questions.

The great news is that I believe that any one of us can be happy, no matter our circumstances. It really doesn’t matter what we start out with in this world as long as we end up living a happy and joyful life. However, there is one thing that we need in order to achieve this, a principle that works across the board in life in general and with happiness especially. What is this principle? This principle … Read More »


#31 Happiness – Three Steps Towards Simplifying Our Lives

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#31 Happiness – Three Steps Towards Simplifying Our Lives


#30 Happiness-How to Remain Happy When Feeling Overwhelmed by Life

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#30 Happiness-How to Remain Happy When Feeling Overwhelmed by Life


#29 Happiness-The Key to Living a Happy Life Today

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#29 Happiness-The Key to Living a Happy Life Today


#28 Happiness-Finding Happiness by “Flowing” with Life

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#28 Happiness-Finding Happiness by “Flowing” with Life


#27 Happiness-The Most Effective Way to Stay Happy Throughout Our Day (And Our Lives)

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#27 Happiness-The Most Effective Way to Stay Happy Throughout Our Day (And Our Lives)


#26 Happiness-The Three Ways We Deal (or not) with Suffering

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#26 Happiness-The Three Ways We Deal (or not) with Suffering