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Living From Happiness

The Happiness Doc, Dr. Melanie Harth, and guests share thought-provoking convos every week on Living From Happiness. From mindfulness and neuroscience to positive psychology and creativity, the show's all about living well in transformational times.
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Now displaying: July, 2020
Jul 28, 2020

Political activist, climate activist, and Santa Fe young poet laureate Artemisio Romero y Carver returns for another fast-paced show.

In this episode, Arte shares facts and feelings about racial justice. It's a wide-ranging convo, including collective trauma, white guilt, and why it's necessary to challenge the status quo.

Toward the end of the 2nd half, Arte gives one of the most heartfelt and heart-full descriptions of happiness in chaotic times that Melanie's ever heard.

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Jul 21, 2020

Today's episode continues last week's conversation with Dr. Anita Johnston, eating psychology pioneer, storyteller, co-founder of the Anorexia & Bulimia Center of Hawaii, developer of Hawaii’s first in-patient eating disorders treatment program at Kahi Mohala Hospital, supervisor for the International Association of Eating Professionals …

 … and the author of Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationship With Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling.

She shares a wonderful story from Kenya in this episode. It’s lovely, but no spoilers.

Anita also talks about how the answers reside in “your true self,” and what that means.

Finally, she talks about cracking the code of the metaphorical meanings of some food tastes. You can download that for free here.

Dr. Anita Johnston's website is here

The Happiness Doc, Dr. Melanie Harth's website is here

Melanie's Facebook page, Dr. Melanie Harth / The Happiness Doc is here

Dr. Anita Johnston is a keynote speaker and workshop presenter at the upcoming US Journal Santa Fe virtual conference.

Jul 14, 2020

Dr. Anita Johnston is an eating psychology pioneer, storyteller, the co-founder of the Anorexia & Bulimia Center of Hawaii, developer of Hawaii's first in-patient eating disorders treatment program at Kahi Mohala Hospital, supervisor for the International Association of Eating Professionals ...

 ... and the author of Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationship With Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling.

She's a powerful champion of women struggling with disordered eating. The conversation ranges from imbalances in our psyches, to what disordered eating is trying to say to us.

What it means to live in a "fat-phobic culture" is part of this episode, as well as how recovery is really a process of transformation.

This was such a rich conversation that Anita and Melanie ended up recording another show ... look for it to drop next week.

Dr. Anita Johnston's website is here

Dr. Melanie Harth's website is here

Dr. Anita Johnston is a keynote speaker at the upcoming US Journal Santa Fe virtual conference.

Jul 7, 2020

Psychologist, happiness and wellbeing expert, author, and international speaker Jonah Paquette returns for another fascinating show.

His first two books, Real Happiness, and The Happiness Toolbox focus on positive psychology and strategies for enhancing well-being.

In this episode, Jonah and Melanie talk about his brand-new book Awestruck: How Embracing Wonder Can Make You Happier, Healthier, and More Connected. Awe with a capital "A"; how feeling safe in the presence of something bigger than ourselves is a universal human experience; a personal story from Jonah about Moorea, French Polynesia; feeling small, and feeling safe at the same time ... all of this is featured!

If you missed the first show with him, please download that podcast, as well. It includes a lively discussion about what happiness is, what wellbeing means, and why these things even matter.

'Cause Jonah really is a happiness expert, with a Psy.D. from Stanford University to back it up.

watch the video of the show on Facebook here

Jonah Paquette website here

Melanie Harth website here

Dr. Jonah Paquette is a keynote speaker at the upcoming US Journal Santa Fe virtual conference

 

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