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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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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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“Coping Fatigue” Learning to cope in the midst of crisis and uncertainty can understandably take its toll on your brain, body, and being. These feelings can become all the more heightened in a situation like the COVID-19 crisis when trying to manage stress and anxiety over your health, work, family, finances, and the future. As Read more

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  Your key to keeping calm in times of crisis and uncertainty is learning how to “Be Adaptive, Not Reactive to Change”. Enjoy the first in the “Calm Is the Cure” video series to help you achieve greater emotional and mental well-being. Get more great, free content at www.DrJayKumar.com Stay Calm. Stay Safe. Stay Healthy Read more

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Navigating change is never easy. Whether it’s a health scare, personal loss, or financial hardship, it’s natural to experience anxiety, grief, and a lack of feeling in control. But the current COVID-19 crisis is in a league of its own. The unexpected disruption to our accustomed routine can feel overwhelming and unrelenting. Worst of all Read more

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As someone who lost a family member to suicide when I was young, I know all too well the pain and grief it leaves for those who have lost a loved one in this way.  There’s currently another side to the tragedy of the global pandemic that we are facing—the dangerous and deadly battle that 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