101 Ways to Be Really Happy –Step 7: Happy Body, Happy Mind


It’s true. It’s hard to be happy when your body is not. And artificially created happiness, i.e. pharmaceuticals, may take the edge off, but they won’t create happiness. In fact, the serotonin replacement SSRIs will actually cause the brain to reduce it’s number of serotonin receptors in the brain, over time. When that happens, serotonin, … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy –Step 7: Happy Body, Happy Mind

The Science of Happiness: Getting in the Flow of Your Life


Almost 20 years ago, a Hungarian psychology professor, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, published his ground-breaking work, ‘Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience.’  I’ve been a fan of Csikszentmihalyi, (“chick-send-me-high-ee”) ever since that time. According to “flow” theory:   people are most happy when they are in a state of flow— a state of concentration or complete absorption with the activity … More The Science of Happiness: Getting in the Flow of Your Life