Happiness a One Week Journey

Posted by Teresa, Volunteer Mentor @hopeful33250, Apr 30, 2017

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As you have all posted in Mayo Connect’s Mental Health Group, I wanted to invite you to join in a program by Dr. Amit Sood, entitled Happiness a One Week Journey. Probably many of you are familiar with Dr. Amit Sood, a psychiatrist at Mayo. This is a free online program that addresses the issue of happiness. Here is what Dr. Sood says about this program.

Dear friends,

You and I face one common enemy – suffering. Pain, physical or emotional, when it becomes unbearable, is experienced as suffering. Pain is unavoidable, but suffering is optional. My goal is to help you find a path so you can bypass suffering in this life. One reward of traversing that journey is finding greater happiness.

Happiness is a habit. Some of us are innately happy. But most others have to choose. We often, however, don’t realize we have that choice. We also don’t know how to exercise that choice. As a result, we push happiness away. Let that not happen to you.

Join me, if you wish, to spend the next week of your life, choosing greater happiness. Each day, you’ll be guided to a practice that can make you happier. To enroll, you’ll need to register with your name and email address to connect with us for the next week. Select ‘Happiness: A One Week Journey,’ below for more information.

Take care.

Here is the website where you can sign up and join me on this journey: http://stressfree.org/happiness/


It is good Saturday morning! Happy Ramadan! Happiness a One Week Journey is what leading us to here. I see happiness determined in general guidelines and developed through communications with others. Each group whatever that group small or big, professional or unprofessional is determining the type of happiness that create satisfaction of their needs. And as people are different in their cultures and languages, so listening and changing become the best part in happiness. Words in summary could be “communicate with others by empowering the main goals that end up in sending good messages and effective understanding”.

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I’m listening. I can’t write tonight because it’s bedtime, but if I can, I’ll write tomorrow.


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