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Live Happy: International Day of Happiness

Guest Info & Links: Deborah K. Heisz , COO, Co-Founder & Editorial Director of Live Happy
From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: March 20th is International Day of Happiness. How can you live happy?
Air Date: 3/16/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Deborah K. Heisz , COO, Co-Founder & Editorial Director of Live Happy
Deborah HeiszDeborah K. Heisz is the co-founder and editorial director of Live Happy LLC, as well as the author of the newly released book, Live Happy: Ten Practices for Choosing Joy. She, along with founder Jeff Olson, leads the company that produces Live Happy, an award-winning bi-monthly print and digital magazine, Livehappy.com, and Live Happy products and apparel.

By combining the science of positive psychology with practical advice from experts on well-being to help people lead joyous and productive lives, the first-of-its-kind company is leading a movement to make the world a happier place.

Deborah also produces and is featured on Live Happy Now, a weekly podcast featuring uplifting and unique interviews with researchers in the field of positive psychology, practitioners, and experts on their own personal happiness journeys.

The adventure of leading the Live Happy team comes after serving as the founding editor-in-chief of SUCCESS magazine, spending almost a decade growing successful startups in the publishing industry, and 25-plus years of management experience in a variety of fast-moving organizations.

Deborah's greatest source of joy and wonder is watching her kids learn, experience life and ask questions without filter. Spending time in the great outdoors with her family and dogs brings her the most happiness in the world. She resides in Dallas, Texas with her spouse and three children.
  • Book Title: Live Happy: Ten Practices for Choosing Joy
  • Guest Facebook Account: www.facebook.com/livehappy
  • Guest Twitter Account: @dheisz
Live Happy: International Day of Happiness
March 20th is International Day of Happiness.

Studies have recently shown that happiness plays an important role in your health. A UCLA study showed that happiness lowered gene inflammation and stronger antibody and antiviral responses. Happiness also reduces stress, decreases pain and enhances your bonds with other people.

Happiness expert, Deborah Heisz, gives ten practices that can make you happy:

  1. Positive attitude
  2. Connection & love
  3. Meaning
  4. Creativity
  5. Gratitude
  6. Mindfulness
  7. Health
  8. Resilience
  9. Spirituality
  10. Giving back
Listen in as Deborah joins host Melanie Cole to share how you can be happier and encourage others to be happier as well.