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Happiness videos are about the general subject of happiness, whether science, abundance, happiness tools, wellbeing or on relationships.

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 »

Can Money Buy REAL Happiness?

Can Money Buy REAL Happiness?

“A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.” ~ John Ruskin ~ They say that money can’t buy happiness. Maybe “they’re” wrong, and in fact a number of studies are telling us that “they” are. There are so many new studies out about happiness and money that it seems like everybody on the “happiness circuit” wants to be a “myth buster.” Not so long ago there was a Princeton University Study that concluded $75,000 was all you needed to reach the happiness threshold. So, if you happen to make more than ... Read More »

Imaginal Cells are Real

Imaginal Cells Are Real

“When I die I will soar with Angels and when I die to the Angels what I shall become you cannot imagine.” Rumi They my sound as if they are a creation straight out of the mind of a of a fantasy writer, but imaginal cells are real, they exist in the caterpillar and hold the key to it’s transformation into a butterfly. Just as a butterfly emerges from its chrysalis as a wholly different creature, we can as authentic humans, transform our role in an the emerging world with a new understanding of how the care and maintenance of  the world is ... Read More »

Choose thoughts that lean in the direction of happiness

Choose thoughts that lean in the direction of happiness

A person that can choose thoughts that lean in the direction of happiness is a person that’s “aware of vibration, who is alert to emotion, who cares about how they feel and directs thoughts accordingly.” This, Abraham points out, is the only way anyone can be consistently happy. The characteristics of alignment do not necessarily require overt expressions of happiness. Bliss is, vibrationally, the highest expression of joy, which is very expressive, sometimes outwardly. Abraham’s example is music; songs that raise the roof, as the expression goes. Then there is the inward expressions like contemplation and meditation; connections to joy ... Read More »

Acts of Kindness

Acts of Kindness

Happy for a Lifetime “Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.” ― Henry James In her book, “The How of Happiness,” Sonja Lyubomirsky makes it clear how strongly she believes that relationships are the number one contributor to our survival and longevity. What make relationships so powerful are the two important conditions needed for happy relationships; nurturing relationships and acts of kindness. In this video Sonja Lyubomirsky focuses on acts of kindness and describes the results from a particular study that she ... Read More »

Happiness is measured in GNH

Can Happiness be Measured in GNH?

First of all, what is GNH and just how can happiness be measured in GNH? GNH means “Gross National Happiness,” the concept was originated by the leader of Bhutan, the fourth Dragon King. In a “nut shell” the idea was to measure the level of happiness of the people of Bhutan. Bhutan’s government seeks to balance and connect the happiness and personal well-being of its entire people with the economic growth of the country. How to you measure that? Bhutan’s “A Short Guide to Gross National Happiness Index,” offers number of measurable indicators, for example; Psychological Wellbeing which includes factors such ... Read More »