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Sometimes life is so full we feel crowded out. We get lost amongst the noise and can't find any space to take a breath, but it's like looking at the clouds and forgetting that there is always a clear sky above them. If we can learn to look above the clouds of our thoughts and emotions, we can find the relief we so deperately crave.

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In this sometimes amusing interview, Tahlia chats with a teacher and psycotherapist with a long history of helping people to achieve a sense of well-being. They discuss the importance of presence and how to deal with anxiety and aging. What is bigger than happiness?

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American Shaman Mushroom Montoya shares his Happiness Hint, hurdle and hero.

 

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Mindfulness is quite popular these days. Why is that? What does mindfulness mean exactly and how do we practice it?

 

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In this episode Tahlia talks to Maureen Cooper of the Awareness in Action organisation. She shares a Happiness Hint, hurdle, hero and quote.

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What do you do when you want an apple but you get a pomegranate? This week Tahlia interviews David Kerr, a relationship counseller. He shares his Happiness Hint, a Happiness Hurdle, his Happiness Hero and a happiness quote. 

 

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One of the traditional things to do on New Year's Eve is to make a resolution for the coming year, but do they work? What do you do when you find that you've forgotten? And how do you keep those vast vows, like "I vow to be more happy"?

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Christmas is not always a happy time, and expecting that we should be happy makes it worse. Tahlia talks about the general attitude that helps you to be happy no matter what and then talks specifically about missing someone who has died during the year, not having enough money for food or presents, having difficulties with your family and being alone.

Want a FREE MP3 Guided Meditation set to the sounds of the rainforest. Go to http://tahlianewland.com/guided-meditation/

Tahlia Newland is an author, editor, and artist who has studied and practiced meditation since 1986, and Tibetan Buddhism intensively since 1998. She presents Buddhist principles without religious overlays, in terms that everyone can understand and with a sense of humour. 

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This week on Happiness Hints, Tahlia interviews Jo Wall de Gallo, a Buddhist practictioner who meditates for several hours every day, and shares her thoughts on how having a noble aim for our life can help our level of happiness.

Jo talks about how she manages to keep a smile on her face despite facing severe pain. 

Want a FREE MP3 Guided Meditation set to the sounds of the rainforest. Go to http://tahlianewland.com/guided-meditation/

Tahlia Newland is an author, editor, and artist who has studied and practiced meditation since 1986, and Tibetan Buddhism intensively since 1998. She presents Buddhist principles without religious overlays, in terms that everyone can understand and with a sense of humour. 

 

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Erric Soloman from the Radically Happy organisation shares his Happiness Hint, Hurdle, Hero and Quote, after which Tahlia talks about the role gratitude has to play in our happiness. It may go deeper than you think.

Gratitude is often mentioned as being important for ones happiness, but it can be more than taking time each day to list the things you're grateful for. You can even be grateful for what appears as negative in your life. An attitude of gratitude has the power to completely transform every moment of your day. 

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