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Welcome to Happiness Index? We continue to explore the role of “play” in creating happiness in our life. We have two wonderful guests, Zef Amen and Mukund Subramanian. Laughter is punctuation for play, Mukund said. Of all animal species, humans are the biggest players of all. We are built to play and built through play. When we play, we are engaged in the purest expression of our humanity, the truest expression of our individuality. Is it any wonder that often the times we feel most alive, those that make up our best memories, are moments of play? Write Stuart Brown. Join the conversation, call (347) 539-5818 and share your wisdom on how play opens the gate of happiness.
Thank you for listening to Happiness Index and we are continuing our conversation on hope and service. Hope is an optimistic attitude of mind based on an expectation of positive outcomes related to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large. Vaclav Havel, former President of the Czech Rebubic said, Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out. We are convinced that everyone who gives of their time to serve others are deeply rooted in hope. Hope is an optimistic state of confidence and an anticipation that service is hope. It encourages to believe that your giving of yourself will make a difference. Hope is a cornerstone of volunteerism. Our focus today will be on the value of hope to inspire us to serve and how hope and service is a path to happiness. Thank you for listening to Happiness Index on Blog Talk Radio. Join us in this conversation and make the world better for all, call (347) 539-5818.
Welcome to Happiness Index! Our discussion today is to explore the role of “play” in creating happiness in our life. The truth is that play seems to be one of the most advanced methods nature has invented to allow a complex brain to create itself. ? Stuart Brown, author of PLAY: HOW IT SHAPES THE BRAIN, OPENS THE IMAGINATION, AND INVIGORATES THE SOUL. Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul. Of all animal species, humans are the biggest players of all. We are built to play and built through play. When we play, we are engaged in the purest expression of our humanity, the truest expression of our individuality. Is it any wonder that often the times we feel most alive, those that make up our best memories, are moments of play? Write Stuart Brown. Join the conversation, call (347) 539-5818 and share your wisdom on how play opens the gate of happiness.
Let me first begin by stating the not so obvious...
...Pleasure and happiness are NOT the same!!
Pleasure, is a sensation caused by outside stimuli. It is only a obtained through physical things. A more simpler term for pleasure is a short term state of FEELING gratified.
Happiness, on the other hand, is a state of being. It is not obtained through material objects. It is what you are.
Tune in to discover how to obtain your TRUE INNATE HAPPINESS!!
Today we will talk with Delrae of the Life Learning Center of Self, about the distinction between joy and happiness as well as the importance of them in our lives. Questions have arisen recently after Lakewood Church co-pastor Victoria Osteen received backlash from the Christian community after video footage of an August sermon surfaced showing Osteen encouraging congregants to "do good for your own self." -- with one church leader speaking about Ms Osteen's naivete about the difference between joy and happiness.
Are joy and happiness simply different degrees of the same feeling? Or are they truly two entirely different things?
Please join us today in conversation as we explore these questions and the roles of joy and happiness in our lives.
In the non-canonical Gospel of Thomas, Jesus says, "Let him who seeks continue seeking until he finds. When he finds, he will become troubled. When he becomes troubled, he will be astonished, and he will rule over the All."
On this episode of EYE of the SEER, Bryan and Amanda discuss one of the many traps that spiritual seekers fall into. Is spirituality obligated to make us happy? Is happiness the end-goal of the spiritual life? What motivates people to engage a religion or spirituality? What is more important: full realization or peace of mind?
We attempt to answer these questions while asking some new ones.
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How do we even start to become happy if we aren't? Is there a certain point in time that we can point to that made us unhappy? Probably not.
Usually a lack of happiness manifests itself as frustration or sadness or even perhaps just a lack of satisfaction that there is more. This isn't bad-it just means we have to start looking areound to find out what's wrong. Do we need to add something? Or subtract something? We may just be giving 1 person or 1 situation too much power over our emotions or mind set!! Take a listen as I reveal the main reason for happiness and unhappinesss!!
You may even be suprised to learn how easy it is to use your diet or weight loss to experiment with different ways of looking at things!!
Join us for our indepth series, "Life Isn't A Dress Rehearsal."
Summer is in and Spring is out!
Summer is a time to relax and enjoy ourselves as well as family and friends. It's also a time for vacations and other fun in the sun things.
With so much Summer on the brain let's not forget that we still have to check up on ourselves. That means having that "me time", and taking inventory.
It's important to do those things so that we can stay on our happiness journey. Life doesn't stop just because a new season rolls around...It keeps going and we want you to keep it moving right along with it.
Tune in as we "Life Isn't A Dress Rehearsal-Seriously Not A Rehearsal."
Stay tuned and keep it locked.
Hi everyone! Thursday at 6PM we are talking with Erica Glessing! She is the CEO of Happy Publishing and WOW what a beautiful energy Erica has and I am so excited to introduce her to you because I know you will Love her as much as I do. Not only is Erica Glessing the CEO of Happy Publishing but she is the Publisher of #1 Bestselling book "The Energy of Happiness" 2015, #1 Bestselling book "The Energy of Receiving" 2015, #1 Bestselling book "The Energy of Expansion" 2015, Author of "Happiness Quotations: Gentle Reminders of Your Preciousness" 2011.
You can find Erica here: www.EricaGlessing.com Twitter@ericaglessing
In addition to all of that she is building her psychic medium business!! How does it get any better than this? And we are going to talk about that and so much more!! So please join us on Thursday 6PM EST for some girl talk and feel the "happy" energy!
Recap of last few weeks:
Forgiveness in the Faith based field
Forgiveness in the Criminal Justice field
Forgiveness in the Medical field
Forgiveness from the Scientific standpoint
Today's topic: How To Start Forgiving?
Keep Calm and Let Go
"The past has no power over the present moment." - Eckhart Tolle
Stop trying and start being.
Stop trying for a while.
Be in charge of your thoughts and emotions (Be the watcher of your thoughts)
By not judging your thoughts or blaming them on anyone else, and merely watching them, there will be a big shift within you - your sense of self worth.
Love yourself for who you are and where you are in your life right now, right here.
Learn to replace anger, hurt, frustration, vengeance into present love.
The bottom line is that the best revenge is happiness, because nothing drives your adversaries more insane than seeing a fresh smile on your face. (Read Buddha's Brain.)
Let go of the need to firgive every mistake.
Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom. Most of the time they just need to be accepted, not forgiven.
Feel how your body shifts from feeling hurt and upset to peaceful and loving. (does not mean forgiveness, just realizing where you are)
Don't hold on to false beliefs, let go of what you cannot change. Live the best you can be and do day by day --> no need to forgive.and no regrets.
So, How do we start forgiving? Step by step, letting go of what cannot be changed, turning anger, revenge, hurt into love and enjyoing it.
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