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Happy for No Reason
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What would it take to make you happy? A fulfilling career? A big bank account? The perfect mate? What if you could experience happiness from the inside out - no matter what's going on in your life? You can! Patricia’s guest is Marci Shimoff, transformational expert and author of the bestseller “Happy for No Reason: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out,” a breakthrough approach to being happy, one that doesn't depend on achievements, goals, money, relationships, or anything else.
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Marci Shimoff Part One
Patricia and Marci discuss the meaning of being happy for no reason, and review Marcis 20 questions for happiness. They also talk about whether happiness is a gift or if it can be learned, and habitual negative thoughts and tools that can change those thinking patterns.
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Marci Shimoff Part Two
Marci talks about some of the happiness myths of society, such as Ill be happy when, and money equals happiness. She also discusses the most common questions she gets about happiness, and how the five people you are closest to directly affect your emotional state.
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Marci Shimoff Part Three
Marci shares her seven steps to being happy, and compares them to building a house. She also talks about methods for combating soft addictions, and the concept of contraction versus expansion.
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Marci Shimoff Part Four
Marci discusses the twenty-one core happiness habits, and the most essential one Let Love Lead. She also shares how her work in happiness has affected her personally, what she learned from her father about happiness, and the keys to a happy marriage.
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In Happy for No Reason: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out, transformational expert Marci Shimoff offers a breakthrough approach to being happy, one that doesn't depend on achievements, goals, money, relationships, or anything else "out there." Based on cutting-edge research and knowledge from the world's leading experts in the fields of positive psychology and neurophysiology, plus interviews with 100 truly happy people, this life-changing book provides a powerful, proven 7-step program that will enable you to be happier right now, no matter where you start.

Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Marci Shimoff
Marci Shimoff is the woman's face of the biggest self-help book phenomenon in history, Chicken Soup for the Soul. Her six bestselling titles in the series, including Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul and Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul, have met with stunning success, selling more than 13 million copies worldwide in 33 languages and have been on the New York Times bestseller list for a total of 108 weeks. Marci is one of the bestselling female nonfiction authors of all time. In addition, she's a featured teacher in the international film and book phenomenon, The Secret. Her new book, HAPPY FOR NO REASON: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out, immediately soared to #1 on many bestseller lists including Amazon and Barnes & Noble.com, and debuted at #2 on The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. A celebrated transformational leader and one of the nation's leading experts on happiness, success, and the law of attraction, Marci has inspired millions of people around the world, sharing her breakthrough methods for personal fulfillment and professional success. President and co-founder of the Esteem Group, she delivers keynote addresses and seminars on self-esteem, self-empowerment, and peak performance to corporations, professional and non-profit organizations, and women's associations. As an acclaimed authority on success and happiness, Marci is often approached by media for her insights and advice. She has been on more than 500 national and regional television and radio shows and has been interviewed for over 100 newspaper articles nationwide. Marci earned her MBA from UCLA and holds an advanced certificate as a stress management consultant.

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