Warning! Being Happy Is Dangerous For Your Mind, Body, & Soul

Warning! Being Happy Is Dangerous For Your Mind, Body, & Soul

For those readers who’ve been following this site for a while, you know that I’m big on the subject of happiness (happiness project). I’m blown away by the concept of happiness, its presence on everyone’s goals list, its potential, and how happiness can improve the quality of our lives, or at least the quality of […]

Posted by in Featured, Happiness Project | September 4, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 26 comments

Tackle Happiness, Don’t Chase It

My whole life I wondered how it is that, all things being equal, two people in the same situation can be happy and unhappy, respectively.
It puzzled me how people gravitated toward happiness in dire situations, while others, who seemingly had everything, were constantly depressed.
Several months ago I stopped wondering and started searching by conducting what […]

Happiness Project (Contest Winners and More Participants)

During the month of February, I hosted the Happiness Project. A series of interviews on non-other than the subject of happiness.The possibility that I created for this project, is that everyone who participates, and reads these interviews will be left inspired, empowered, and happier than they were before. Judging by the enormous response from all […]

Posted by in Happiness Project | March 2, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 7 comments

Happiness: The Group Writing Project

In the month of February 2008 I had the opportunity to interview 34 amazing people on the subject of happiness. The possibility that I created for this project, is that everyone who participates, and reads these interviews will be left inspired, empowered, and happier than they were before.
What made this project so exciting is that […]

Posted by in Happiness Project | March 1, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 107 comments

Happiness Project: Dr. Joe DiMaggio of Landmark Education

The happiness project would not be complete without an interview with Joseph J. DiMaggio, MD., a former oncologist and senior forum leader at Landmark Education. The reason I say it wouldn’t be complete, is because while I was on the phone with Dr. DiMaggio, he explained that for over a year he led a research […]

Posted by in Happiness Project | February 29, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 3 comments

Happiness Project: Jenny Mannion of Heal Pain Naturally

The first time I met Jenny Mannion we were at the Steve Pavlina meetup in NYC. That’s the first time I’ve met her in person anyway, I’ve talked to her via e-mail several times before, so she was the first person I talked to when I got there.
Jenny’s story is quite extraordinary, because she has […]

Posted by in Happiness Project | February 29, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 6 comments

Happiness Project: Neil Selden – Life Coach and Movie Director

Neil Selden and his wife Lee are currently wrapping up their first feature film, FINAL GIFTS, written and directed by Neil, produced by their company Wayhaven Productions.Based on historical events and real people, FINAL GIFTS tells the story of two courageous women-a Salvadoran peasant and a Jewish doctor–who fought against fascism in different […]

Posted by in Happiness Project | February 28, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | Comments Off on Happiness Project: Neil Selden – Life Coach and Movie Director

Happiness Project: Jonathan Fields of Awake At The Wheel

Jonathan Fields is…a giddy dad, husband, New Yorker, multi-time health & fitness industry entrepreneur, recovering S.E.C./mega-firm hedge-fund lawyer, slightly-warped, unusually-stretchy, spiritually-inclined, obsessed with creation, direct-response copywriter, small-biz and online marketing-maven, speaker, entrepreneur-coach, yoga-teacher, columnist, author, once-a-decade hook-rug savant and blogger…gone wild at Awake At The Wheel.
Jonathan is an interesting case of ‘getting it’ via tragedy. […]

Posted by in Happiness Project | February 28, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 2 comments

Happiness Project: Steve Olson of People Pursuing Freedom

Like many of us Steve Olson is on a quest to find personal freedom. Since both Steve and his wife Christine are on this path, Steve often shares both of their discoveries. While Steve does not think personal freedom is necessarily a destination, through persistence the journey that he calls personal freedom can grow indefinitely.
Somebody […]

Posted by in Happiness Project | February 27, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 4 comments

Happiness Project: Tony D Clark of Success from the Nest

This creative cartoonist really has had a great deal of success working from his nest. Freelancing since his early 20s, Tony D. Clark has been a freelancer for nearly 15 years. This freelancing stuff has led Tony to develop a jewelry business, web design company, independent software development, instructional design, and now the building and […]

Posted by in Happiness Project | February 27, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 3 comments

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