Happiness Podcast

Happiness Podcast

Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? We explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 10 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, but because we take specific actions in our lives to create it. Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D., author of 13 books, TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer, has been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and he wants to share what he knows with you. Come and explore, along with millions of others from the Happiness Podcast, Dr. Puff books and Psychology Today blog, private clients and corporate workshop attendees, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life. To learn more, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org/

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May 20, 2022 14 min

Every thought and action that we take throughout the day impacts our soul. In this talk, we explore ways to feed our souls healthy and positive things and ways to avoid damaging our souls. What we expose ourselves to and how we cognitively engage with these encounters matter.

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One of the essential questions of our time here on earth is: "What's your purpose of life." It is a difficult question, too, as there are so many opinions on our purpose. But what if we look at all the people we know in life (past and present) and work on emulating their life, one day at a time. Might this perhaps be the essential purpose of our lives.

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Sometimes people do some very unkind, mean things to each other. In this talk, we explore how they happen and, more importantly, how to prevent them from ever happening. We can have skills that keep our emotions "safe," and kindness is always the better path.

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April 29, 2022 14 min

One of the most demanding challenges we all face in life is how do we respond to unkind actions directed at us. At times, the world can be cruel, and we cannot control it. But what we do have control over is how we respond. In this talk, we explore two negative responses to unkindness and how instead, we can stay kind throughout our lives.

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April 22, 2022 13 min

Fear eats the soul, as it takes away from the peace of our hearts. But to keep our worries strong, we have to feed these fears. We strengthen our fears through what we expose ourselves to all day long and what thoughts we have throughout the day. We can take specific steps to reduce and even eliminate our fears.

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Regret is a feeling of sadness about something sad or wrong or about a mistake you have made and a wish that it could have been different. There are ways to overcome regrets and move on with our lives. In this talk, we explore understanding, forgiving, healing, and penance as ways to address regrets.

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April 8, 2022 15 min

Finding balance in life is one of the most challenging parts of finding happiness. It is so easy to focus on one "goal" at the expense of living a balanced life. Unfortunately, this always leads to unhappiness. We discuss ways to create a balanced and happy life in this talk.

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Resentment is like a poison we carry around inside us, hoping that we can deposit it where it will harm another who has injured us when we get the chance. The fact is that we carry this poison at extreme risk to ourselves. We will explore ways to let it go in this talk so that we can find peace and happiness in our lives.

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March 25, 2022 15 min

The cause of unhappiness in life seems numerous and varied. But what causes us to suffer is the false belief systems that tell us things "should" be different. Our beliefs are shaped by our past and present brainwashing. When we understand that our thoughts cause our suffering, we can identify these beliefs and change them or let them go.

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March 18, 2022 15 min

“One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats, and if some of these can be inexpensive and quickly procured so much the better.”― Iris Murdoch, The Sea, The Sea. The little things in life are indeed where our happiness is nourished. When we look for joy in the here and now, the future hopes, dreams, and fears become quieter, and peace rises in our hearts.

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Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" is considered by many to be the greatest of all paintings. For many, da Vinci's artistic greatness is attributed to the ongoing refinements of his paintings. What would it take to create ourselves in the image of a fantastic human being? Are specific skills and methods for humans who achieve the highest level of self-actualization? Come and explore how we all can create ourselves into...

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March 4, 2022 14 min

We love the beautiful pleasures of life. Sitting on the porch of our vacation home while listening to the birds sing. Or we are having a glass of wine at the end of the week to relax. But can these pleasures come with too high of a price if we are working two jobs to pay for that vacation home or drinking a bottle of wine every day to get by? Balancing with life and finding simple pleasures in our everyday lives is a far more peace...

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February 25, 2022 13 min

"Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting movement," wrote Benjamin Franklin. In this talk, we explore four steps to follow so that our words can always be kind in all situations. Because to be kind is to be strong.

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February 18, 2022 14 min

Given all the obstacles to living a good life, are there specific steps we can take to improve our lives? If we focus on three things, our lives can get better and better. First, identify what is causing the problems in our lives. Second, determine the external factors that negatively influence us. But thirdly and more importantly, ask ourselves what we can do internally to change, as that is what we have the most control over.

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February 11, 2022 14 min

We cannot deny the influence of others in our lives. But why do our friendships matter so much? Because they have such an enormous impact on our emotional health and happiness. But to find great friends and to be a great friend can be a challenging task. In this talk, we explore how to find and be a great friend and why this matters.

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February 4, 2022 14 min

Change is often one of the hardest things we face in life. A parent's death, an ending of a career, and the close of a loving relationship are just a few examples of changes that we face in life. But if we are looking for the key ingredient for maintaining happiness, then adaptation to change is crucial. In this talk, we explore how to flow through life, with the inevitable changes, instead of fighting life all along the way.

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Finding and creating happiness in our lives, especially when going through difficult times, can be overwhelming. Are there specific things we can do to live happy lives, even with these current challenges? One of the keys to how to learn to be happy is by making small, beautiful changes until these changes become a habit. Then we keep moving forward as our lives keep getting better.

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How do you control your anger? The dangers of anger expression are harmful, sometimes even deadly. When was the last time anger expression was beneficial to you? The emotions of anger can keep us up all night and lead to countless emotional and physical problems. In this talk on anger management, we explore ways to gain mastery over our anger and live a life in harmony with others.

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"Stop bothering me." How often have we either thought or even said this? There are so many things that can annoy us. They take away from our enjoyment of our day or our lives.

There are ways to overcome these annoyances and have a happy life when something is bothering me. In this talk, we explore healthy ways to be less upset by things that are bothering us.

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Finding, creating, and keeping peace and happiness in our lives takes discipline. When you learn to discipline your mind (for happiness), peace and happiness will become your natural state. But this takes awareness, practice, and creating habits that feed our souls "good things." With time, we will find, happiness is our natural state, not something we only experience on occasions.

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