Personal Mastery to Change Your Life with Dr. Srikumar Rao

Srikumar Rao, Ph.D., has helped thousands of executives and entrepreneurs all over the world discover deep meaning. His methods have enabled them to achieve quantum leaps in effectiveness. Graduates of his workshops have become more creative and more inspiring leaders. He conceived the innovative Creativity and Personal Mastery course that he teaches in London and New York. Students found it so overwhelmingly powerful that it remains the only business school course in the world to have its own alumni association. What you'll learn in this podcast: How to dramatically reduce and possibly even eliminate stress in your life. How to form deeper, more meaningful relationships. How to feel more purpose and meaning in day-to-day work and activities. Links and resources mentioned in this episode: Download Srikumar's article "Stop. Think. Live!" Learn more about The Rao Institute. Request a syllabus from
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Raising Confident and Creative Kids with Heather Shumaker

Heather Shumaker is a national speaker on parenting and early childhood topics and is the author of two renegade parenting books: It’s OK Not to Share...and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids and It’s OK to Go Up the Slide. An advocate for free, unstructured play in homes and schools, she lives in northern Michigan with her family. What you'll learn in this podcast: How to keep your kids safer by giving them healthy risks. Recognizing common school practices that clash with child development. How you can be an advocate for your child. Links and resources mentioned in this episode: Follow Heather on Facebook and Twitter. Purchase It’s OK Not to Share. Purchase It’s OK to Go Up the Slide.
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Rowing the Pacific With Natalia Cohen

With 15 years experience of living and working in over 50 countries, Natalia Cohen has chosen to follow an unusual and fascinating path. Natalia is no stranger to being outside of her comfort zone and has made an art of embracing and adapting to change. Her understanding of team dynamics, the importance of a positive mindset and the ability to live in the moment led her to become part of the first all-female team to row unsupported across the Pacific Ocean.  Natalia shares her amazing story in this episode of Live Happy Now. What you'll learn in this podcast: How to control the controllable and not become overwhelmed by things. The power of strength and diversity within a team. The importance of enjoying the journey. Links and resources mentioned in this episode: Follow Natalia on Twitter.
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Sparking Happiness Through Creativity with Lisa Loeb

Pop star, author, style maven, philanthropist and mom Lisa Loeb has recently released her fourth children’s album exclusively with Amazon, Nursery Rhyme Parade. In this episode we talk about the importance of creativity to overall happiness, the song writing process and the Camp Lisa Foundation. What you'll learn in this podcast: How to engage with your children. Why summer camp is so important to a child's development. The importance of exploring creativity as a child. Links and resources mentioned in this episode: Order Nursery Rhyme Parade on Amazon. Request a free song from Nursery Rhyme Parade. Follow Lisa on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Learn more about Camp Lisa.
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If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy with Raj Raghunathan

Raj Raghunathan is professor of marketing at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He is interested in exploring the impact that people’s judgments and decisions have on their own happiness and fulfillment. Raj also has an online course on happiness with over 120,000 students from literally every country in the world. What you'll learn in this podcast: Why happiness doesn't just feel good, but is also functional. Why the happiness of the smart and successful people matters a lot for everyone—including the not-so-smart-or-successful. What one could do, starting today, to lead a happier and more fulfilling life. Links and resources mentioned in this episode: Find Raj on Facebook. Purchase a copy of If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy?
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How to Master Body Intelligence with Joseph Cardillo

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. joins Live Happy science editor Paula Felps this week to look at body intelligence and harnessing your body’s energies for your best life. Joseph is the best-selling author of several books in the fields of health, mind-body-spirit, and psychology and appears as the energy management expert in Michael Strahan’s new book Wake Up Happy.  What you'll learn in this podcast: How to access your body's full energy spectrum in a fun and accessible way. The different types of energy. How to train your body and mind to give you the energy you need automatically. Links and resources mentioned in this episode: Purchase a copy of Body Intelligence: Harness Your Body's Energies for Your Best Life. Visit
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21 Days to Resilience with Zelana Montminy

Zelana Montminy, Ph.D., is a leading figure in positive psychology, bringing a unique and varied skill set to the well-being realm. Zelana is the author of 21 Days to Resilience, which is ranked No. 1 on Amazon’s Mental Health Hot New Releases, and she speaks around the world on the topic of resilience. What you'll learn in this podcast: Resilience can be taught. Happiness should be a byproduct of your life, not the end goal. The true superpower of happy people. Links and resources mentioned in this episode: Purchase a copy of 21 Days to Resilience. Follow Zelana on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
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Small Changes, Big Shifts with Dr. Michelle Robin

Live Happy CEO Deborah K. Heisz joins Dr. Michelle Robin to talk about the impact of small changes on your overall well-being. Michelle is an international speaker, best-selling author and founder of Your Wellness Connection, one of the nation’s most successful integrative healing centers. What you'll learn in this podcast: Small steps you can take for a happier life Mindfulness practices you can implement today The importance of experiences over things Links and resources mentioned in this episode: Visit Listen to Dr. Robin's podcast on iTunes Follow Dr. Robin on Facebook and Twitter Thank you to our partner—AARP Life Reimagined!
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Finding Joy After Loss with Kristin Meekhof

In this episode we touch on the difficult subject of finding joy after the loss of a loved one. And although everyone must deal with grief in his or her own way, it is possible to be able to get back to living a life full of joy and find your authentic happiness once again. We speak with Kristin Meekhof who is a licensed master’s level social worker and author of the book A Widow’s Guide to Healing: Gentle Support and Advice For the First Five Years and was a contributor to Live Happy: Ten Practices for Choosing Joy for the piece titled “The Healing Power of Gratitude”. What you'll learn in this podcast: How to heal after any type of loss How to find a purpose after any setback or loss Why telling one's story can promote healing Links and resources mentioned in this episode: Download The Game Plan from A Widow's Guide to Healing Purchase a copy of A Widow's Guide to Healing Follow Kristin on Facebook and Twitter Thank you to our partner—AARP Life Reimagined!
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The Happiness Equation with Neil Pasricha

Neil Pasricha is The New York Times best-selling author of The Book of Awesome series. Neil is a Harvard MBA, one of the most popular TED speakers of all time and the Director of the Institute for Global Happiness. He has dedicated the past 15 years of his life to developing leaders—creating global programs inside the world’s largest companies and speaking to hundreds of thousands of people around the world. In this episode, he shares more about his new book The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything = Have Everything. What you'll learn in this podcast: The secret to never being too busy again and how to eliminate choice, time and access The 3 S's of Success and why you must ask which one you want before beginning a new project What 4 simple words block all criticism and let you move from struggle to happiness Links and resources mentioned in this episode: Download Happiness 101: The 20 For 20 Challenge to learn how to be happier today Download Happiness 202: The Secret to Never Being Too Busy Again to learn to increase productivity Purchase The Happiness Equation Purchase The Book of Awesome Follow Neil on Twitter Thank you to our partner—AARP Life Reimagined!
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