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  • Episode 16 – Energy

    Episode 16 – Energy

    In episode 16 of the Exploring Happiness podcast, I discuss Energy. I get into acupuncture and Feng Shui as methods to stimulate the flow. I discuss the importance for happiness, indeed that it might be happiness at some point. Positive energy means that everything works out or feels easy. If there are obstacles, there are…

  • Episode 14 – Free Will & Freedom

    Episode 14 – Free Will & Freedom

    In episode 14 of the Exploring Happiness podcast, I discuss free will and freedom. Free will is when you make your own choice and act upon it. That is then freedom when you can make your own choice and implement it. Free will and freedom are safe paths to happiness. What is the problem then?…

  • Episode 13 – Affirmations

    Episode 13 – Affirmations

    In this episode (13) of the Exploring Happiness podcast, I share my recent experiences with affirmations. While I have been aware of this tool for a long time and have tried them out before, I have only now discovered it for me. Affirmations can be powerful tools to help change beliefs, brain patterns, and overwriting…

  • Episode 15 – Productivity

    Episode 15 – Productivity

    In episode 15 of the Exploring Happiness podcast, I discuss productivity. Productivity is a buzzword. We are all meant to be productive. And score – if we are happy, we are 12% more productive, at least according to this study. But is productivity making us happier? Yes and no (as usual). It most certainly can…

  • Episode 12 – Play

    Episode 12 – Play

    Episode 12 of the Exploring Happiness podcast is all about Play. I used this article to kickstart me. Play is great because it helps relieve stress, improves brain function, boosts mind and creativity, improves relationships and makes us feels more energetic and young. Play can be extensive or just a little joke here and there.…

  • Episode 10 – The Midnight Library

    Episode 10 – The Midnight Library

    Episode 10 of the Exploring Happiness podcast is all about regrets. I talk about Matt Haig’s book The Midnight Library. The Midnight Library is an easy read and I found it inspiring. Spoiler alert!!! The story follows a woman, Nora, who struggles with past decisions in her life. She doesn’t see the point in continuing…

  • Episode 9 – The Happiness Project

    Episode 9 – The Happiness Project

    In episode 9 of the Exploring Happiness podcast, I talk about Gretchen Rubin‘s book which is called The Happiness Project. The Happiness Project has inspired me and helped me to turn around from a journey into unhappiness. It has been such a milestone in my happiness journey that I dedicate this episode to this book.…

  • Episode 8 – Negativity Bias

    Episode 8 – Negativity Bias

    In episode 8 of the Exploring Happiness podcast, I talk about the negativity bias. The negativity bias has been important for our survival. It still is but it often pops up when it is not that urgent. The negativity bias causes a lot of preventable stress which counteracts happiness. In this episode, I introduce the…

  • Episode 11 – Global Warming

    Episode 11 – Global Warming

    In episode 11 of the Exploring Happiness podcast, I discuss Global Warming. Since it is such a threatening topic making so many people anxious, I believe it is a good idea to talk about it. As always, talking about it can relieve some of the anxiety and overwhelm and give us action steps to move…

  • Episode 7 – Healthy Habits

    Episode 7 – Healthy Habits

    In episode 7 of the Exploring Happiness podcast, I explore healthy habits. It is the final part of my mini-series introducing intentional activities to make us happier. Healthy habits prepare the soil for happiness. Only when we are nourished and well-rested, can we feel happy and pursue goals that make us happy. I am sharing…