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In Happier News is a weekly roundup of positive and good news stories in 10 minutes or less as well as episodes with inspiring people. This is a podcast for people who believe there is too much negativity in the media and would rather be uplifted by hearing about the good in the world and happier news instead. Host Deanne Goodman is a former tv news reporter and anchor who spent years reporting mostly bad news before having a life-changing experience that led her to her current mission of spreading positivity instead. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inhappiernews/support

In Happier News is a weekly roundup of positive and good news stories in 10 minutes or less as well as episodes with inspiring people. This is a podcast for people who believe there is too much negativity in the media and would rather be uplifted by hearing about the good in the world and happier news instead. Host Deanne Goodman is a former tv news reporter and anchor who spent years reporting mostly bad news before having a life-changing experience that led her to her current mission of spreading positivity instead. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inhappiernews/support
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In Happier News is a weekly roundup of positive and good news stories in 10 minutes or less as well as episodes with inspiring people. This is a podcast for people who believe there is too much negativity in the media and would rather be uplifted by hearing about the good in the world and happier news instead. Host Deanne Goodman is a former tv news reporter and anchor who spent years reporting mostly bad news before having a life-changing experience that led her to her current mission of spreading positivity instead. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inhappiernews/support

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Episodes

Vegan Meals for the Homeless, Beauty Queen's Talent is Science and More Positive News in Under 10 Minutes - Episode 38

7/15/2019
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Vegan meals for the homeless, a beauty queen proves science is rad, a non profit with a moving message and with summer heating up, we round out this episode with the coolest lemonade stand and a story about cops giving out ice cream tickets to kids caught doing the right thing when it comes to bike safety. These stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Welcome to the In Happier News podcast, with host Deanne Goodman. Deanne scours the news each week to bring you the happy, inspiring and...

Duration:00:07:30

The Story that Inspired Oprah, Remembering a Holocaust Hero and More Positive News in 10 Minutes or Less- Episode 37

7/8/2019
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In this week's episode we learn about an awesome non-profit inspired by a young child with Alopecia, a teen in foster care who just wants a family before turning 18 and how his plea has been heard around the world. We honor the man who saved 669 children during the Holocaust who recently passed away at age 106. Plus, find out what inspired Oprah to donate a half a million dollar to a school in Newark New Jersey. These stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Welcome to the In Happier News...

Duration:00:08:09

Internet Shaming Turns Positive, Good News for Elephants & More! 10 Minutes of Happier News - Episode 36

6/28/2019
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A photo shared to social media shaming a homeless dad turns out to be the best thing ever, an ex-con and the officer who arrested him form an unlikely friendship, a survey finds we get more joyful as we age, a restaurant's movement to check in the mental health and emotions of employees, great news for elephants, and a golf balls that are actually fish food! These stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Welcome to the In Happier News podcast, with host Deanne Goodman. Deanne scours the...

Duration:00:11:03

Choosing Happiness After a Rough Start - Jerry Dugan Episode 35

6/27/2019
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Jerry Dugan says he is one of the most annoyingly happy people you will ever meet, yet he grew up in a broken home, saw his dad attempt suicide, experienced combat in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and almost lost his home multiple times during the 2007 Recession. He believes mindset is everything and it’s how we react to life’s circumstances that makes all the difference. Jerry is the co-host of Beyond the Rut podcast and like me, his hope is to inspire people to live a happier life. He lives...

Duration:00:41:39

Inspiring Stories That Will Motivate Anyone - Episode 34

6/22/2019
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In Happier News this week, a 103-year-old runner breaking records shares a lifetime of wisdom, an Uber driver helps her passenger - a sickly veteran - with his home, why some people in Stockton, CA should be feeling extra lucky, and a 12-year-old making children in hospitals feel better through an invention called the Medi Teddy. These stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Welcome to the In Happier News podcast, with host Deanne Goodman. Deanne scours the news each week to bring you the...

Duration:00:08:16

Dads Making a Difference, The Power of Flowers, and More Positive News in 10 Minutes or Less - Episode 33

6/15/2019
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In celebration of Father's Day, we're starting with an uplifting story of a dad who recently saved lives by giving out free dad hugs at a pride parade. Pampers is helping dads by installing 5000 changing tables in men's restrooms. Find out the what an amusement park employee did to save the day for a child with autism was having a meltdown, why you need more flowers in your life, a school that's giving PE credit to students who do yard work for the disabled and elderly. Plus one daughter's...

Duration:00:09:29

Hero Teachers, Cupcakes for Disney, Tiniest Baby Leaves Hospital & More - Positive News Roundup Episode 32

6/8/2019
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Two teachers take the cake for going above and beyond their call of duty. Speaking of cake, a teen in Minnesota earned enough money making cupcakes that he was able to take his entire family of 7 on a trip to Walt Disney World. A circus is using holograms of animals, and a man carries his blind dog 800 miles on his shoulders so she can continue to enjoy the great outdoors. Plus a happy update on the world's smallest baby, news that may get you to floss more, and a kindness photo contest with...

Duration:00:11:38

Alex Trebeck, Ending Child Marriage, Paying It Forward - This Week's Happier News in 10 Minutes, Episode 31

6/1/2019
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This week we have great news for fans of Jeopardy, Alex Trebeck is crushing his diagnosis of stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer like a champ, plus other stories of beating the odds. More than 1,200 girls in Malawi have gone back to school thanks to one Chief who has made it her mission to end child marriages. A two-year-old gets the coolest walker made out of PVC pipes. A chance encounter saves a man's life and the college cello player with a story you have to hear to believe! These stories and more...

Duration:00:11:10

Immigrant and Foster Parent Journey- Episode 30 with Roman Prokopchuk

5/28/2019
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Episode 30 of the In Happier News podcast features an interview with Roman Prokopchuk, a digital marketing expert who immigrated to America as a child and is currently navigating the world of being a foster parent to two young boys. Roman opens up about his experiences and his tips to staying positive. Update May 28, 8:25pm - The day this episode went live, Roman let us know that at 3pm on the 28th, the boys were picked up and reunified with their biological mother. They learned this would...

Duration:00:18:00

Surprise Gifts, Cute Pups & More Good News in Under 10 Minutes - Episode 29

5/25/2019
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A Walmart Cashier gets a gifted a car, a billionaire pays off $40 million of student debt for graduating seniors he doesn't even know, teachers around the state of Alabama donate sick days to a football coach so he be with his toddler battling cancer, four fox pups are doing well thanks to a farmer's quick actions and the wait is over for a shelter dog who has spent seven years waiting for a forever home! Welcome to the In Happier News podcast, with host Deanne Goodman. Deanne scours the...

Duration:00:10:26

Smile Inducing Inspiring Stories & Happy News in 10 Minutes or Less - Episode 28

5/18/2019
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A skydiver's lost leg is found, a drone successfully delivers a donated organ, hydration blobs made from seaweed extract are revolutionizing races, a super inspiring kindergarten teacher, a recent college graduate who lost everything in Hurricane Florence is ready to start her teaching career at age 78, the punishment for vandalism that's actually working, plus two whale-of-a-tale stories that will put a smile on your face! Welcome to the In Happier News podcast, with host Deanne Goodman....

Duration:00:08:52

The Importance of Self-Love with Joie Cheng, Episode 27

5/13/2019
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Episode 27 of the In Happier News podcast features an interview with Joie Cheng, the self-love transformational queen. Growing up, she endured many trials and tribulations including her parents’ messy divorce, two near-death experiences, bouts with depression, finding herself in an emotionally abusive relationship, and experiencing the death of her mother at age 27 and father at age 31. However, it was through these experiences that she cultivated the empowerment tools of energy healing...

Duration:00:19:00

Celebrating Mothers - Positive and Inspiring News Stories From Around the World. Episode 26.

5/9/2019
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This week Deanne pulled together stories in celebration of Mother’s Day. Some are about biological mothers and others are about people who have played a motherly role in someone’s life. Welcome to the In Happier News podcast, with host Deanne Goodman. We scour the news each week to bring you the happy, inspiring and positive stories in 10 minutes or less! The uplifting and good news stories of Episode 26 include: 13-year-old sells Xbox and does Yard Work to buy his Single Mom a...

Duration:00:09:27

Weekly Dose of Positive News and Inspiring Stories: Episode 25

4/29/2019
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A toddler spreads kindness to senior citizens, the story of a young man who went from homeless to being a NFL prospect, how a grandmother's wrong number dial turned into a friendship, drunk honeybees survive Notre Dame fire, a hospital patient creates a pay it forward pizza party and the secret to getting potholes filled faster in your community. Welcome to the In Happier News podcast, with host Deanne Goodman. We scour the news each week to bring you the happy, inspiring and positive...

Duration:00:08:03

The Secret to Living is Giving - 10 Minutes of Positive News and Inspiring Stories

4/23/2019
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Welcome to the In Happier News podcast, with host Deanne Goodman. We scour the news each week to bring you the happy, inspiring and positive stories in 10 minutes or less! The uplifting and good news stories of Episode 24 include: Police pitch in to help landscaper 12-year-old boy fills potholes in community with dirt from backyard Police officer throws bullied kid the best birthday ever! Everyday hero fighting human trafficking Willie Nelson Saves 70 horses from slaughter Get paid...

Duration:00:07:57

In Happier News: Caring for the Planet, Earth Day Edition

4/13/2019
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Episode 23 Each week I scour the news to bring you positive and inspiring stories in 10 minutes or less. This week, in honor of Earth Day on April 22nd I rounded up the positive news stories that had to do with saving the planet or nature. Story links: 7-year-old Sea Turtle Activist Gets L.L. Bean to Change Company Policy Actor Morgan Freeman Saves Honeybees at his Bee Sanctuary Stressed? Take a Nature Pill (think Vitamin Sea) Beyond Meat and Impossible Burgers hit Fast Food Places...

Duration:00:06:48

Positive News Roundup - Inspiring Stories for the Week Ahead

4/6/2019
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So much good news going on this week! Here are links to the eight inspiring stories shared to brighten your day! Basketball Coach Brings the Sport to Kids who Can’t Afford Local Programs Cable Tech Cuddles Special Needs Child While Fixing the Internet Another State Officially Names Shelter Animals the State Animal $18M Federal Dollars NOT Being Cut For Special Olympic Funding 95-Year-Old WWII Vet Running Across the US for 2nd time - Expected to Finish at Age 100 Good...

Duration:00:09:00

Positive News RoundUp: Homeless Chess Champ, Win a Free Trip to Finland, Cop Searches For Missing Teddy Bear & More

3/30/2019
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It's March 29, 2019 and here's a roundup of good news stories to brighten your day in 10 minutes or less! Links: 8-Year-Old Chess Champion Homeless No More https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/23/opinion/sunday/homeless-chess-champion-tani.html Three Leg Puppy and Double Amputee Owner are Paw’ing it Forward https://www.cbsnews.com/news/tiny-tim-disabled-puppy-is-training-for-a-special-task-thanks-to-a-veteran-paying-it-forward/ Police Officer helps Boy with Autism Reunite with Missing...

Duration:00:06:22

Positive News Roundup: Strangers Give Strangers Life-Changing Gifts

3/22/2019
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This episode is a roundup of positive news stories in 10 minutes or less. You'll hear about three people who heard about or witnessed others in need and came to the rescue by gifting a car, set of new tires and a Superbowl experience all to complete strangers. Links: Good samaritan gifts car to struggling nursing student with two jobs via Good Morning America Man overhears stressed mom’s conversation at America's Tires and pays for all four of her tires via Riverside County News...

Duration:00:06:57

5 Minutes of Inspiration: Soaring Beyond Limitations

3/13/2019
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This mini episode includes an amazing story of a heroic pigeon named Cher Ami, the unbelievably cool thing that bees can do and how so much rain is causing the most beautiful butterfly migration! Tune in for 5 minutes of positivity inspired by those willing to soar beyond limitations and the power of community. Connect with the host Deanne Goodman: www.facebook.com/deannegoodman www.instagram.com/deannestagram www.highlightpositive.com --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:05:31