Metagenics


#240 Happiness – The Second Law of Thermodynamics

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How are we to live our lives well if all things in the universe must adhere to the law describing that everything moves in the direction of a state of order to a state of disorder?  Discover our beautiful options in the 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 


#239 Happiness – There Is a Solution to This Problem

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Sometimes in life we face very difficult challenges. When they arrive, we have 3 choices of how deal with them. One solution is healthy, the other two solutions cause ongoing suffering.  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 


#238 Happiness – 90% Me, 10% You

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In relationships with others, whether partners, friendships, family or enemies, when things go wrong, our focus should be on our behavior and far less on the how the other person reacted.  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 


#237 Happiness – 3 Things We Can Do When Life is Really Hard

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Life can be so challenging sometimes that we aren’t even sure if life is worth living anymore. If you know someone going through such a hard time, he or she may find this podcast helpful.   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 


#236 Happiness – A Beautiful Life

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In this episode, we explore what is meant by having “a beautiful life” and the steps we can take to have this 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 


#235 Happiness – Happiness Lessons from Our Younger Selves

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As we grow older and often more affluent, we lose our peace of mind and feel trapped by all that we have. We explore the lessons of youth and having less.  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 


#234 Happiness – Maitri Meditation

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In this episode, we explore the benefits of sending lovingkindness to others and how everyone benefits from this practice.  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 


#233 Happiness – How to Respond to Meanness & Unkindness

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Sometimes as we travel through life, we experience acts of meanness that can take our breath away. In this podcast, we explore 3 healthy responses to this unkindness.  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

 


#232 Happiness – Happier in 12 Minutes

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A quick and easy technique to feel happier and less anxious in 12 minutes.  This is based on a study done by Douglas Gentile, Dawn Sweet & Lanmiao He entitled, “Caring for Others Cares for the Self: An Experimental Test of Brief Downward Social Comparison, Loving-Kindness, And Interconnectedness Contemplations,”  reported in the Journal of Happiness Studies, 2019.  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 


#231 Happiness – Tending Our Garden

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Each of us is given a garden to tend. To create and keep a beautiful garden takes time and effort. Based on Abbey House Gardens in Malmesbury, England. 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


#230 Happiness – The Scorpion and the Frog

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Finding good friends and well-matched life partners can be challenging at times.  The old story of “The Scorpion and the Frog” gives us some clues into finding healthy relationships and knowing what we can and cannot change.   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


#229 Happiness – The Happy Heart in Nature

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New research describes the benefits of just spending 20 minutes in nature.  In this episode, we explore the the beautiful ramifications of spending time in nature.  The study was was done by  H. Yuen & G. Jenkins and was titled “Factors associated with changes in subjective well-being immediately after urban park visit.” International Journal of Environmental Health Research 2019.  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


#228 Happiness – The Happiness Reset Button

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Sometimes life is challenging. What if we could reset our day and our lives. Though we often can’t do much to change the external conditions of our lives, we can always change our internal conditions. Learn how to press the “Happiness Reset Button.”  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


#227 Happiness – 2 Unexpected Lessons from Mother Teresa

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During the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, some of her personal letters where made public.  The insights from these letters and her struggles can help us learn how to address struggles with attachments in our own 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


#226 Happiness – The 3 Benefits of Smiles

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In this talk, we explore the positive benefits that smiling can have in our lives. We also look at the research study on smiling by N. Coles, J. Larsen and H. Lench entitled “A meta-analyiss of the facial feedback literature: Effects of facial feedback on emotional experience are small and variable,” published in Psychological Bulletin, 2019.  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