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Happiness Isn’t a Promise
Happiness Is a Practice

Dr. Jay (Your Happiness Professor) shares how cutting-edge scientific research meets ancient spiritual wisdom to provide you and society with proven strategies for achieving your Happy Brain. Discover the timeless truth that Dr. Jay teaches in his popular university Happiness course:

Happy Brains Make Happy People. Happy People Make a Happy World.

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It’s now been a year since the COVID crisis. Many of us, myself included, have endured a year of isolation, grief, and loss from the pandemic. So, it’s normal to feel a sense of exhaustion and fatigue. But with the arrival of spring and a renewed sense of hope on the horizon from more of Read more

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Merry Xmas & Happy Holidays, FB Friends! With many of us experiencing grief & loss this Holiday Season, here’s my personal message of hope and inspiration to you all. Wishing you all a Happy & Safe Holidays. Seasons Greetings, Stay Safe. Stay Strong. Stay Calm. Stay Connected. Dr. Jay Kumar”Your Happiness Professor” FB/IG/TW @docjaykumar Author Read more

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  As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holidays, I’d like to share a personal mantra with you that I find to be true: In order to enjoy a future of abundance and happiness, you need to express gratitude for what you have in the present.  For many of us, Thanksgiving this year may be different than previous Read more

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If you’re feeling stressed over the upcoming election or anxiously awaiting official results, you’re not alone! Nearly 70% of Americans report feeling apprehensive and concern over the 2020 presidential election. That’s up from 52% in 2016! There’s now even a term for it — Election Stress Disorder (ESD). Why are so many of us suffering Read more

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As Americans celebrate the Fourth of July, this year—more so than in the past—I can’t help but reflect on the significance behind this national holiday. I’m reminded of the famous motto that is the backbone of American democracy: “United we stand; divided we fall.” Yet, in a summer of unfolding and simultaneous crises, it may Read more

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“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” Rumi If You’re Hurting, You’re Not Alone Like many of us right now, my heart feels heavy. My soul hurts. While navigating through the array of conflicting emotions over the past few days, I observed an interesting pattern in many of my conversations. Amidst my numerous Read more

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I’m thrilled to announce my partnership with genconnectU on a brand new online  course: INVESTING IN HAPPINESS: Improving Your Business and Work Through Brain Science, provides a much-needed roadmap to success in these strange times. For both businesses and employees, it can be difficult to navigate this changing, uncertain world. Because the human brain is Read more

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How exactly does gratitude make you happy and healthy? The emotion of gratitude has powerful benefits to your overall health and well-being and helps you to feel more connected to others. Just saying the simple words “thank you” can lift you out of your own individual concerns and serve to remind you of the joy Read more

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Quote of the Week

“No external conditions are required for happiness. Happiness is who you are!” —Dr. Jay Kumar