Apr 23, 2011 – Well, Oprah Winfrey wanted us to know as part of her recent show on “What Makes Us Happy”. So she sent Jenny McCarthy, actress and advocate of the Autism Awareness movement to San Luis Obispo to find out. Oprah’s guest, National Geographic author, Dan Buettner named the city “The Happiest Place in America” in his recent book Thrive: Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way. Jenny not only visited San Luis Obispo’s Fire Department which is also one of the happiest jobs to have, but she found out a lot of what we might do to make our communites happier too.
Oprah Winfrey did a show with Goldie Hawn, actress and founder of the Hawn Foundation and Dan Buettner, best-selling author whose new book ‘Thrive: Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way’ has been recently released.
In answer to the question,
Do you think that happiness is genetic?
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, say that, Continue reading “Oprah: Happiness is Genetic!”
Oprah Winfrey asked her studio audience this question on the recent show she had on the subject of Happiness and what makes us Happier. Seems that there are a few factors that may effect the happiness quotient with this question. Oprah’s guests, popular actress Goldie Hawn and founder of the Hawn Foundation and mother herself, and Dan Buettner, researcher and best-selling author, share insights and findings that may help you decide if this should be your route to happiness. Continue reading “Oprah: Does Having Children Make You Happier?”
On a recent Oprah Show , the question “What Makes Us Happy?” revealed some interesting results and insights. Oprah and Dan Buettner, researcher and National Geographic author of Thrive, Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way shared their insights on the happiness value of things as is maybe Oprah’s “Favorite Things”. Continue reading “Oprah: Do Things Make You Happy?”
Well, Goldie Hawn may have an answer. She appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show to help Oprah solve some of our happiness issues.
Goldie Hawn has been actively concerned about happiness as the founder of The Hawn Foundation. With the increase of school violence and youth suicide, Goldie Hawn founded the organization with the goal of teaching children how to better manage their stress and develop social and emotional skills in order to help them be more successful and find happiness in school and life situations.
What impressed me was Goldie’s profound insight she showed on the subject through a suggestion she gave to an audience member. Continue reading “Goldie Hawn: How can I change a negative self image?”
I think some men and women may have two different answers on that one!
However, on a recent Oprah Show episode dedicated to “What makes Us Happy”, a polled studio audience showed these results when asked “How often do you have sex?” Continue reading “Oprah: Do we really need sex to make us happier?”
On an Oprah Show episode about What Makes us Happy, it was revealed that one key factor is a litte time in silence.
It was revealed that studies at Harvard University have shown That Just 10 Minutes of Quiet time a Day Increases Happiness.
Sounding like she was speaking from experience, Oprah declared, Continue reading “Oprah: One minute of silence a day can make you Happier!”