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Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? We explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 10 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, but because we take specific actions in our lives to create it. Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D., author of 13 books, TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer, has been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and he wants to share what he knows with you. Come and explore, along with millions of others from the Happiness Podcast, Dr. Puff books and Psychology Today blog, private clients and corporate workshop attendees, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life. To learn more, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org/

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Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? We explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 10 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, but because we take specific actions in our lives to create it. Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D., author of 13 books, TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer, has been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and he wants to share what he knows with you. Come and explore, along with millions of others from the Happiness Podcast, Dr. Puff books and Psychology Today blog, private clients and corporate workshop attendees, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life. To learn more, go to: http://www.HappinessPodcast.org/

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#483 Mind Over Matter: How Thoughts Shape Our World

5/17/2024
Mind Over Matter: How Thoughts Shape Our World This podcast delves into the fascinating ways our internal landscape directly influences how we perceive the world. Exploring the interplay of emotions, thought patterns, and past conditioning, "Mind Over Matter" reveals how these factors mold our understanding of reality. Listeners will discover that our minds are not just passive observers but powerful architects, shaping our experiences from the inside out. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #mindovermatter #howthoughtsshapeourworld #findinghappiness

Duration:00:14:09

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#482 Personal Growth: Lessons from Others' Failures

5/10/2024
Personal Growth: Lessons from Others' Failures Have you ever wished you could avoid the pitfalls and setbacks that inevitably come with navigating life? The good news is, you don't have to learn everything the hard way! In "Personal Growth: Lessons from Others' Failures" we delve into the missteps and mistakes of others – in relationships, careers, finances, and more – extracting valuable wisdom for you to apply to your own life. Discover how to sidestep common blunders, accelerate your growth, and achieve your goals faster by learning from those who've gone before you. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #PersonalGrowth #LessonsfromOthersFailures

Duration:00:14:39

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#481 Never Give Up: Finding Your Good Life

5/3/2024
Never Give Up: Finding Your Good Life This talk dives into the profound truth that a fulfilling life is possible, even after setbacks and difficult experiences. We'll explore the transformative power of hope and the importance of self-belief in overcoming challenges. Discover actionable steps to break free from the weight of the past, redefine what a "good life" means for you, and cultivate the resilience to pursue it relentlessly. This talk offers a message of empowerment and possibility, reminding you that your story is far from over. The most famous Winston Churchill quote about never giving up is: “Never give in, never give in, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” This quote was delivered in a speech at Harrow School on October 29th, 1941, during World War II. It became a rallying cry for Britain and a timeless source of inspiration. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #nevergiveup #findingyourgoodlife

Duration:00:13:33

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#480 The Quiet Mind: A Path to Happiness

4/26/2024
The Quiet Mind: A Path to Happiness In a world saturated with noise and distraction, "The Quiet Mind: A Path to Happiness" offers a sanctuary from the storm. This guide invites you on a journey of self-discovery, teaching you how to tame the restless chatter of the mind and uncover the wellspring of peace within. Through insightful teachings and gentle practices, you'll learn to cultivate mindfulness, break free from the grip of anxiety, and tap into the profound joy that arises from a quiet mind. As you embrace the stillness, you'll discover that happiness isn't something found in fleeting external pursuits, but an ever-present state of being, waiting to be awakened within your own heart. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #thequietmind #apathtohappiness #happiness #happinesspodcast #howtobehappy #happy #happinessisachoice #happinessisaninsidejob #enlightenment #drrobertpuff #stressmanagement #findyourhappiness #becomehappy #happinesscomesfromwithin #happinessiswhereyouare #happinessisbeautiful #HappinessYouDeserve #happinessallaroundme #happinessjourney #createyourhappiness #happyyou #pursuityourhappiness #clinicalpsychologist #drrobertpuff #happinesscomesfromwithin #HappinessPodcast #newportbeachpsychologist

Duration:00:15:25

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#479 Find Peace in the Rollercoaster of Competition

4/19/2024
Find Peace in the Rollercoaster of Competition: A Guide to Mindful Sports Viewing Are you a sports fan who gets caught up in the emotional rollercoaster of wins and losses? Do post-game blues or heated rivalries leave you feeling stressed rather than entertained? If so, this podcast is for you. We'll explore how to enjoy the thrill of the game without letting the outcome dictate your mood. Learn strategies for staying mindful, appreciating the beauty of sportsmanship, and finding joy in the journey, not just the destination. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #sports #mindfulsportsviewing #howtobehappy #howtofindhappiness #happinesspodcast #happiness

Duration:00:14:33

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#478 Inevitable Challenges Controllable Responses

4/12/2024
Inevitable Challenges Controllable Responses Life is full of curveballs – unexpected setbacks, difficult people, and moments that test our limits. While we can't control the challenges we face, we always have power over how we react. The "Inevitable Challenges, Controllable Responses" podcast explores this empowering idea. We'll delve into strategies for developing resilience, emotional intelligence, and a growth mindset to turn adversity into opportunities. Our goal is to help you shift from feeling like a victim of circumstance to becoming the conscious architect of your own responses. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #challenges #overwhelmed #howtobehappy #howtofindhappiness #happinesspodcast #happiness

Duration:00:14:33

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#477 Mental Pain as Urgent as Physical Pain

4/5/2024
Mental Pain as Urgent as Physical Pain We're trained to recognize physical pain. A broken bone, a deep cut –these demand immediate attention. But what about the pain that isn't visible? The ache of depression, the sharp sting of anxiety, the relentless throb of unhealed trauma? We've been conditioned to ignore these wounds of the mind, to tell ourselves to "toughen up" or "just get over it." This needs to change. Mental pain is not a sign of weakness. It's a signal, just as vital as the alarm bells of physical injury. Our psychological struggles are our mind's desperate way of telling us that something is deeply wrong. Just like we wouldn't ignore a bleeding wound, we cannot ignore the cries of a wounded spirit. Dismissing emotional pain can lead to severe consequences - worsening mental health, strained relationships, and even the tragic potential of self-harm or suicide. By recognizing mental pain as the urgent call for help it truly is, we take the first step towards healing and creating healthier, more resilient lives. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #mentalpain #mentalpainasurgentasphysicalpain #howtobehappy #howtofindhappiness #happinesspodcast #happiness

Duration:00:14:27

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#476 The Discipline of Happiness (Why Joy Isn’t Accidental)

3/29/2024
The Discipline of Happiness (Why Joy Isn’t Accidental) We often imagine happiness as a fleeting emotion, a stroke of luck that comes and goes. But what if true, sustained joy is something we cultivate, not something we stumble upon? "The Discipline of Happiness: Why Joy Isn't Accidental" explores the idea that happiness, like any skill, requires practice. It delves into the habits, mindsets, and intentional choices that foster an inner state of well-being. This isn't about chasing temporary highs or ignoring life's challenges. It's about developing a resilience of spirit that allows joy to flourish even amidst difficulty. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #thedisciplineofhappiness #howtobehappy #howtofindhappiness #happinesspodcast #happiness #whyjoyisntaccidental

Duration:00:14:18

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#475 Every Choice Matters (How to Shape a Positive Future)

3/22/2024
Every choice we make, no matter how seemingly insignificant, has the power to ripple through our lives and shape our future. It's easy to get caught up in the day-to-day and overlook the long-term consequences of our decisions. However, recognizing that each choice carries weight is an empowering first step towards building the kind of future you desire. This guide explores the profound link between decision-making and personal destiny. By understanding how your choices influence your path, you can begin to make more conscious decisions aligned with your values and goals. Whether big or small, the choices you make today lay the foundation for your future. Learn to harness this power and intentionally steer your life towards a positive and fulfilling tomorrow. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #everychoicematters #howtoshapeapositivefuture #positive #positivefuture #howtofindhappiness

Duration:00:14:30

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#474 Being Present (Seeing the World with an Unconditioned Heart)

3/15/2024
Being Present (Seeing the World with an Unconditioned Heart) Being present means shedding the filters of judgment, expectation, and reactivity that color our experience of the world. It's about witnessing each moment with the open curiosity of a child. Our hearts, often hardened by past hurts or future worries, become filters through which we perceive everything. An unconditioned heart is one that is soft, receptive, and free of these habitual judgments. When we see the world through this lens, we rediscover the beauty and wonder in the ordinary. The simple act of sunlight on a leaf, the sound of rain, or the curve of a stranger's smile can spark genuine appreciation without the need to analyze, categorize, or compare. Seeing the world with an unconditioned heart fosters a deep sense of connection. When we drop our preconceived notions, we find common threads of humanity in others. We notice shared joys, shared struggles, and recognize our place in the greater tapestry of life. This connection erodes the boundaries of self and other, dissolving feelings of isolation and fostering a profound sense of compassion. In this state of being, the world is not something we must conquer or analyze, but a place to participate in, a place to belong. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #beingpresent

Duration:00:15:34

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#473 Accepting The World As It Is

3/8/2024
Accepting The World As It Is Accommodate your mind to the way the world works, not to the way you wish the world worked. 1. Acceptance of Reality: At its core, it emphasizes the importance of accepting the world as it is, rather than clinging to idealized expectations. Sometimes there's a gap between how we want things to be and how they actually are. This can lead to frustration and disappointment. 2. Adaptability: The statement suggests that by understanding how the world operates—its rules, systems, and limitations—we can adapt and position ourselves for greater success and inner peace. Stubbornly wishing for things to change without adjusting our approach can create resistance. 3. Pragmatism vs. Idealism: It hints at a balance between striving for positive change and working within the confines of the current reality. Idealistic visions are important catalysts for the future, but practical awareness of how the world functions is crucial for navigating the present. 4. Letting Go of Control: The phrase implies releasing our tight grip on wanting things to conform to our desires. While we can influence our surroundings to some extent, fixating on outcomes outside our control can lead to unnecessary distress. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #acceptance #acceptingtheworldasitis

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#472 Patience Is a Virtue. Why?

3/1/2024
Patience is a virtue because it cultivates inner strength and sound judgment. In a world that often feels rushed and demanding, the ability to wait calmly and tolerate delays empowers us to make clear-headed decisions rather than act impulsively. Patience helps us avoid acting out of frustration or anger, thus preventing hasty choices that could have negative consequences. It allows us to navigate challenges with a level head, helping us focus on long-term goals rather than short-term setbacks. Moreover, patience fosters resilience and teaches us perseverance. When things don't go according to plan, patience grants us the fortitude to remain determined and optimistic. It reminds us that worthwhile achievements often take time and effort. Cultivating patience allows us to appreciate the process of growth and helps us handle adversity with grace, ultimately promoting greater peace and contentment in our lives. Northeastern University College of Science. "Can gratitude reduce costly impatience?." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 31 March 2014. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140331100236.htm New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #patienceisavirtue

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#471 Seeing Others As Crippled, Not Evil

2/23/2024
Seeing Others As Crippled, Not Evil The phrase "seeing others as crippled, not evil" suggests a fundamental shift in how we perceive people often stigmatized, misunderstood, or labeled as bad. Here's a breakdown of what this perspective might entail: 1. Challenging Assumptions about Evil Evil as a label: Understanding motivation: 2. Crippled vs. Disabled Intentional language: 3. Focusing on Humanity The dangers of dehumanization: Recognizing Shared Struggles: 4. Compassion and Opportunity Focus on Help over Condemnation: Potential within Limitations: Important Considerations: Avoiding Generalizations: Not Disregarding Responsibility: Overall, "seeing others as crippled, not evil" encourages a move away from stigmatization and encourages greater empathy, focus on potential, and the possibility of redemption based on a better understanding of the situations surrounding others. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #happiness #happinesspodcast #howtobehappy #happy #drrobertpuff #findyourhappiness #happinesscomesfromwithin #clinicalpsychologist #HappinessPodcast #newportbeachpsychologist #becomehappy

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#470 Pain Is Inevitable, But Suffering Is Optional

2/16/2024
Pain is inevitable because it's a natural part of being human. We experience challenges, losses, and setbacks, leading to unavoidable emotional and sometimes physical pain. Suffering, however, is not just the pain itself. It's the mental and emotional anguish we create around the pain. This includes negative thoughts, dwelling on the past, resisting the reality of the situation, and clinging to what we've lost. Suffering amplifies the pain and makes it much worse. The key idea here is that we have some control over the suffering aspect, even though we can't escape the pain entirely. Here are some ways to make suffering optional: Acceptance: Mindfulness: Resilience: Perspective: Self-compassion: It's important to remember that this doesn't mean ignoring pain or pretending it doesn't exist. It simply means acknowledging it while choosing not to let it define our experience and control our emotions. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #painisinevitablebutsufferingisoptional

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#469 Punished Not For Your Anger, But By Your Anger

2/9/2024
Punished Not For Your Anger, But By Your Anger We will not be punished for our anger, but we might be punished by our anger, if we aren’t careful: Consequences of uncontrolled anger: While you won't face external punishment for expressing anger, the emotion itself can lead to negative consequences. It can damage relationships, cloud judgment, and hinder personal growth. In essence, your anger becomes its own punishment. Inner turmoil and self-inflicted harm: Unprocessed anger can fester internally, leading to stress, anxiety, and even physical health problems. It's like carrying a burning torch - you're the one getting scorched. Learning and growth from anger: While anger can be destructive, it can also be a powerful motivator for change. Recognizing the source of your anger and using it to address underlying issues can lead to personal growth and resilience. In this sense, facing your anger head-on is not punitive, but empowering. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #anger #angermanagement

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#468 Kindness is My Religion

2/2/2024
Kindness is My Religion Choosing kindness as your guiding principle cultivates a harvest of blessings. Your own spirit flourishes under the sun of selflessness, finding joy in uplifting others. The ripple effect of your actions creates a kinder world, where compassion becomes contagious and bridges form between differences. Deeper connections weave through your life, enriching it with genuine friendships and a profound sense of belonging. Every act of kindness, no matter how small, contributes to a symphony of harmony, making your own inner peace reverberate outward. Remember, kindness isn't just a philosophy, it's a revolution - one smile, one helping hand at a time. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #kindness #kindnessismyreligion

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#467 The Goal of Life (Embracing the Journey of Self-Improvement)

1/26/2024
The Goal of Life (Embracing the Journey of Self-Improvement) The Elusive Goal of Life The question of life's purpose has haunted humanity for millennia. Philosophers, theologians, and everyday people have pondered its meaning, offering diverse and often conflicting answers. Is it to find happiness? Achieve success? Leave a lasting legacy? While these are all worthy pursuits, they often involve external factors beyond our complete control. Luck, circumstance, and the actions of others play a significant role in shaping our outcomes. This can leave us feeling frustrated and powerless, adrift in a sea of forces we cannot command. While these are all worthy pursuits, they often involve external factors beyond our complete control. Luck, circumstance, and the actions of others play a significant role in shaping our outcomes. This can leave us feeling frustrated and powerless, adrift in a sea of forces we cannot command. The Power Within But amidst the uncertainty, there's one element we can truly influence: ourselves. Our thoughts, choices, and actions are within our grasp. We can cultivate our talents, develop our skills, and shape our character. We can choose how we react to challenges and setbacks, and how we navigate the complexities of life. Embracing the Journey of Self-Improvement The idea that the goal of life is to do your best, then, is not about achieving some predetermined end point. It's about embracing the ongoing journey of self-improvement. It's about striving to be the best version of yourself, day by day, moment by moment. This doesn't mean striving for perfection, which is an unattainable and often counterproductive goal. It means accepting your flaws and imperfections while working to overcome them. It means learning from your mistakes and using them as stepping stones to growth. Finding Meaning in the Process By focusing on self-improvement, we find meaning and purpose in the process itself. We experience the satisfaction of accomplishment, the joy of learning, and the strength that comes from facing challenges and overcoming obstacles. We become more resilient, adaptable, and capable of navigating life's inevitable ups and downs. Living a Life of Integrity and Purpose When we strive to do our best, we also live with greater integrity and purpose. We align our actions with our values and contribute positively to the world around us. We become better partners, friends, and family members, and we leave a positive impact on the communities we touch. Remember, the journey of self-improvement is a lifelong one. There will be times when you stumble and fall. But as long as you keep getting up, dusting yourself off, and moving forward, you'll be on the path to living a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling. In Conclusion While the ultimate goal of life may remain a mystery, focusing on doing your best offers a powerful and empowering perspective. It allows you to take control of your own destiny and find meaning and purpose in the journey itself. So, embrace the challenge, commit to self-improvement, and discover the best version of yourself that you can be. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying...

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#466 The Worry Trap (How to Free Yourself from Anxiety)

1/19/2024
The Worry Trap (How to Free Yourself from Anxiety) The worry trap is a cunning beast, always lurking for its next victim. No matter how big or small your worries, it can twist them into an endless loop, magnifying anxieties and casting sunshine into shadow. Just like a hungry magpie, it collects trinkets of trouble, convincing you that every rustle in the bushes is a predator. So, how do we escape its clutches? We must learn to be mindful of its whispers, untangle ourselves from its barbed wires, and step into the present moment, where worry loses its grip and joy can finally bloom. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #theworrytrap #anxiety #stress #worry #howtofreeyourselffromanxiety #happiness #happinesspodcast #howtobehappy #happy #drrobertpuff #findyourhappiness #happinesscomesfromwithin #clinicalpsychologist #HappinessPodcast #newportbeachpsychologist #becomehappy

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#465 Does Wisdom Come With Age (Maybe)

1/12/2024
Does Wisdom Come With Age (Maybe) Does wisdom come with age? Maybe. While there's a comforting adage in the silver lining of a wrinkled brow, age alone isn't a ticket to the sage club. True wisdom requires more than mere chronometers clicking; it's a dance of experience, reflection, and a dash of humility. Sure, years gather knowledge, a library accumulated on life's dusty shelves. But wisdom whispers in the margins, born from grappling with that knowledge, turning it over in open hands, and accepting its flickering shadows. Some souls, young or old, have an uncanny knack for this waltz, while others, even with age's gentle hand, remain tangled in the threads of their experience. So, does age bring wisdom? It can, like fertile soil waiting for the right seed. But in the end, it's the heart's soil that truly matters, its openness to life's lessons, not the mere passage of time. (Bollywood movie talked about in podcast: "Lage Raho Munda Bhai" ((Keep Going, Munna Bro)), 2006) New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #doeswisdomcomewithage #wisdom #happiness #happinesspodcast #howtobehappy #happy #drrobertpuff #findyourhappiness #happinesscomesfromwithin #clinicalpsychologist #HappinessPodcast #newportbeachpsychologist #becomehappy

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#464 Saving Face (The Wisdom of Kind Boundaries)

1/5/2024
Saving Face (The Wisdom of Kind Boundaries) The familiar notion of "saving face" usually evokes images of hiding blunders or anxieties from public view. But within the framework of "kind boundaries," it's transformed into a more active and mindful concept. Here, it's about proactively safeguarding your emotional well-being by drawing clear, yet compassionate, lines in your relationships. It's about protecting your own self-respect and valuing your well-being, even when faced with the unkindness of others. Crucially, this act of "saving your face" in the context of boundaries doesn't justify mirroring the disrespect you might encounter. Even amidst negativity, treating others with kindness and respect remains essential. This isn't about becoming a doormat or condoning hurtful behavior. Instead, it's about upholding your own integrity and demonstrating the respect you expect for yourself by consistently extending it to others, regardless of their actions. Think of it like this: By responding with kindness and respect, even in the face of negativity, you are essentially refusing to let someone else's behavior dictate your own. You are choosing to maintain your composure, self-worth, and emotional boundaries, not out of weakness, but as a demonstration of your own personal strength and respect for everyone involved, including yourself. This approach might seem counterintuitive at first, but it can have powerful ramifications. Maintaining kind boundaries while treating others with respect can pave the way for potential understanding and positive change. It might even inspire the other person to re-evaluate their own behavior. Ultimately, "saving face" in the context of kind boundaries is about honoring yourself and everyone involved, without compromising your emotional well-being. It's about acting with integrity and respect, even when faced with negativity, because you know that doing so preserves your own value and opens the door for potential growth and understanding. New Happiness Podcast episode with Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist 🎧 Listen to all Episodes of the Happiness Podcast NOW! https://www.HappinessPodcast.org 💛 Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? ➡️ I explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 17 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, it happens when we take specific actions in our lives to create it 💯 Welcome to my channel! My name is Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D. I am an author of 13 books, I am a TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer. I have been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and I would love to share what I've learned with you! My Happiness Podcast is entirely free to listen to, so why not give it a try! ➡️ So, come and explore the Happiness Podcast, my books, and Psychology Today blog, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life! ************* ✅ Follow Dr. Robert Puff and the Happiness Podcast on social media: Instagram ▶️ https://www.instagram.com/robertpuffjr/ LinkedIn ▶️ https://www.linkedin.com/in/doctorpuff Twitter ▶️ https://twitter.com/HappinesPodcast Facebook ▶️ https://www.facebook.com/HappinessPodcast/ 📧 Email Dr. Robert Puff: DrRobertPuff@icloud.com 📞 Contact Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 📲 WhatsApp Dr. Robert Puff: 1-714-337-4889 ✅ Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist: https://www.DoctorPuff.com � Music: By Kevin MacLeod #savingface #saveface #happiness #happinesspodcast #howtobehappy #happy #drrobertpuff #findyourhappiness #happinesscomesfromwithin #clinicalpsychologist #HappinessPodcast #newportbeachpsychologist #becomehappy

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