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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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Happiness is a journey everyone takes. But it’s often easy to sabotage your happiness. Here’s a secret I want to share with you: The key to your happiness is remembering that happiness isn’t a destination, happiness is a direction. That’s precisely what I reveal in my new book “Science of a Happy Brain”. Learn more Read more

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Dear Happiness, Where are you? As I look around the world, isolation and despair rule. People are suffering and finding solace in drugs and suicide. We are driving ourselves crazy as wars rage, the earth weakens and stalemates drive political and personal wedges between us. People live on 4×3 inch screens and thirst for deeper Read more

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  In an age of political division and social discord, it’s often easy to focus on our differences. Happiness is a journey everyone walks. Regardless of how we look, vote, pray, or love, the universal quest for happiness unites us more than divides us. The drive to seek happiness for oneself and those we love Read more

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Humans are social creatures. Your brain is wired from birth for connection. Studies suggest that having a strong social network, or tribe, is associated with better health and well-being.  These studies indicate that having a robust and rewarding social life has multiple health benefits such as: lower stress levels, better mental and physical health, stronger Read more

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Enjoy my recent TV interview on WGN Morning News in Chicago discussing why “happiness isn’t a promise, happiness is a practice!” Read more

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It is with great enthusiasm that I’m committed to making 2020 your Year of Happiness! As a valued member of our Happiness Tribe, I wish to share with you the latest tools and strategies for achieving greater resilience, joy, and abundance in 2020 and beyond. If you haven’t already done so, I invite you to Read more

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I genuinely hope you continue to celebrate the spirit and joy of the Season with your loved ones. For those in the Northern Hemisphere, this weekend’s Winter Solstice marks the day of the year when the light of the sun is the shortest. It’s the reason why all of humanity’s sacred traditions recognize and celebrate Read more

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While you all seek to enjoy a “Happy Holiday,” let’s face it, the Holidays for many can generate unwanted stress and anxiety. During the Holidays 40% of Americans feel greater psychological and emotional stress. Do you know what the top Holiday stressors are? Time and money! It probably comes as no surprise that during the Holidays 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