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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July 23, 2021 15 min

We all experience pain at various times of our lives.  But how can we not let this pain turn into unwarranted suffering?  Come explore how focusing on solutions to our problems is the most effective method.

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When we focus on improving our lives, we so often try to change others or the circumstances in our lives. That is like going to our MD and asking them to give us medicine for those people causing us stress in our lives. When we focus on changing ourselves, then we are on the road to happiness. 

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Being kind is facilitated by first, acknowledging that unkindness is never justified. Second, understanding the difference between feeling anger and acting unkindly. Third, implementing strategies that help reduce the anger in our hearts and minds. With these three things in place, we can become very kind (and happy) souls.

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Like how David sculptured "Michelangelo" out of marble and created his masterpiece  And how the "Winged Victory of Samothrace" is a masterpiece of Hellenistic sculpture even though part of her body is missing.  We can sculpt a happy and peaceful life for ourselves through effort.

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Throughout our lives, we have stories running through our heads. Sometimes these stories can be uplifting and supportive. Othertimes these stories can be unkind and self-harming. In this talk, we will explores ways to cultivate beautiful stories.

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Throughout our lives, we have an ongoing inner voice commenting on ourselves and others.  That inner voice can be a critical of ourselves and others, or the voice can be supportive, loving and encouraging.  In this talk we explore how to both learn which voice we have, and if it is critical, change the voice into a cheerleader.

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When we are hurt by others, our response it to make sure we heal and do not pass that hurt on. There are numerous ways explored that can help us heal.

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If it's out of our control, it deserves freedom from our mind too. There are 3 areas we can work on in order to avoids the worries of our mind and find peace in our hearts.

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Wabi-sabi is based on the principles of acceptance of our imperfections. We learn to interprete the imperfect qualities of both others and ourselves through the eyes of beauty. Beauty can be flawed, yet still cherished.

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To create peace and happiness in our hearts, it's not about being in control, it's about being in alignment.  Alignment with our purpose, with our passions and with our purpose here on earth.  The path to find our alignment is through reflection and self-inquiry.  

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Friendships can add or subtract so much from our lives, especially the friendship that we have with our significant others. In this talk, we explore the importance of finding and keeping great friends.

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When it comes to happiness, slow and steady progress works much better than fast and impulsive actions.  There is wisdom in Aesop's fable, "The Tortoise and the Hare," which suggests: slow and steady wins the "happiness" race.

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Most of us want to create peace and happiness in our lives. But do we actually realize the cost of happiness? To live a happy life, we have to let go two main things: all our fears and desires. Many people seek happiness, but happiness requires us to let go of everything else.

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Engaging in negative self talk, especially when we feel that the talk is an accurate portrayal of reality, is harmful and not helpful.  Encouragement and kindness, towards others and ourselves, is always the more happy and healthy approach.  Come explore ways to overcome negative self talk.

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Personal growth is beautifully enhanced when two things occur. First, we see our struggles as growth opportunities. Second, we find teacher(s) who can help us find our way to peace and happiness.

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Jealousy has rapidly grown around the world, especially with the rise of social media.  Is there anything that we can do to reduce the jealousy we experience in our lives?  Come explore the specific steps of overcoming the comparison game and live life well.

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When we act in a kind or unkind way towards others, our actions have a ripple effect in our world, impacting others far more then we can ever know. Let's learn the wisdom and beauty of kindness.

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Come explore the four parts of a worrying mind and the specific steps to let go of our worries and find peace of mind and happiness.

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We make decisions all the time. How to we decide when to accept what is happening or keep working towards changing the situation in our life. We explore a 5 steps process to find if we should accept or change life.

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One of most challenging tasks in our lives is to avoid comparing ourselves to others, in order that we may find happiness in our lives.   In this talk, Dr. Puff explores the specifics steps to avoid the trap of feeling of inferior or superior to others.

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