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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Featured Happiness Videos

Featured Happiness Videos

This is a collection of the happiness and inspirational videos which have been featured on the front page of Laughter happiness and Bliss.com. These videos are considered the “best-of-the best” happiness videos and why they were “featured.” So, if you need an extra special boost of inspiration; try these. LH&B I Choose Love  Gratitude a Fast Track to Happiness  Read More »

The Power of Positive Attitude

The Power of Positive Attitude

Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude towards it, for that determines our success or failure.”                                                                                         ~Dr. Norman Vincent Peale~ Attitude is the energy that you bring with you wherever you go. You can have a positive attitude about what’s happening in your life, or you can whine and complain. Believe it or ... Read More »

Ten Secrets to Lasting Happiness

Ten Secrets to Lasting Happiness

“I am in charge of how I feel and today I am choosing happiness.”                                                                                                                     ~Likainen Parketti~  We’re all looking for things which will make us happier. That turns out to be a big mistake. Yes, things will make you happy – for ... Read More »

Three Blessings – A Practice for Happiness

Three Blessings Practice for Happiness

“Do you have a WAIT problem? Are you waiting to be happy?”                                                                                                             ~Dr. Robert Holden~ The goal of “Laughter Happiness and Bliss” is to provide tools and practices that will help you unlock the secrets to lasting happiness. This particular practice is called the “Three Blessings” ... Read More »

Focusing on the Good

Focusing on the Good

“Feelings change. Sometimes sorrow, sometimes joy. But beneath it all remember the innate perfection of your life unfolding. That is the secret of unreasonable happiness.”                                                        ~Dan Millman ~  The saying is “you are what you eat” and we all know what it means, that if we eat junk food consistently that our bodies will reflect that reality and become “junk food bodies.” The same is true of our minds. The stream of experiences ... Read More »

Is Your Smart Phone a Path to Happiness?

Is Your Smart Phone a Path to Happiness?

“A man only learns in two ways, one by reading and the other by association with smarter people.”                                                                                                                                                               ~Will Rogers~ I ... Read More »

Want a Happy Retreat – Try Belize

Want a Happy Retreat – Try Belize

Everybody needs a break, a pause, to change things up; to step away from the craziness of modern life. Because even as the U.S. economy is recovering it appears that we Americans aren’t, at least according to a recent Harries Poll. Of course you really don’t need a poll to tell you that. One of the best ways to reconnect with your happy self is to get away from your daily life and go on a retreat. A retreat is different from a vacation. I mean, how may time have you heard someone say, “I need a vacation from my ... Read More »

Forgiveness Creates a Path for Gratitude

Forgiveness Creates a Path for Gratitude

“Forgiveness becomes easier when love means more to you than anything else.”                                                                                              ~Robert Holden~  Gratitude has been offered as a “metastrategy” by many positive psychologists and as an antidote to the plague of negative emotions which sweep though us, as a seemingly, natural part of the human condition. Prominent teachers of happiness praise the ... Read More »

Happiness is a Robert Holden Documentary

Happiness is a Robert Holden Documentary

“People who follow their joy discover a depth of creativity and talent that inspires the world.” ~Dr. Robert Holden~ I wanted to share these Robert Holden documentaries because, even though they are now somewhat dated, I feel that for anyone who is  a “new student of happiness” these videos are a wonderful place to start, especially for those of you who have read one or more of Roberts books. I want to offer the videos in one location that was easily accessible. It was said of this by Richard Davidson, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who measured the brain function ... Read More »

Heart Sutra Meditation and the Metta Prayer

The Heart Sutra Meditation and the Metta Prayer

Guided Meditations for Happiness   I have chosen share two forms of the lovingkindness meditation, in Guided Meditations for Happiness, because they have been the most transformational, that is, they’ve had the greatest impact for me personally, of all the self-guided meditations. The lovingkindness meditation is a practice that is particularly well suited for helping you handle challenging relationships with grace. The Heart Sutra Meditation and the Metta Prayer are meditations that calm the heart and open it to peace, harmony, happiness and love, the home of true freedom and Bliss. This meditation or prayer can be practiced by anyone, ... Read More »