The older we get the more our bodies, families, politics, career, etc. can detract from our happiness. Is it possible to actually be consistently happy? Joel Drazner believes it is and will tell you how in this episode.
Do you struggle some days (or often) to feel happy amidst challenges with family, career, your body, the political arena…?
With more responsibilities and a world that is speeding up and getting more complicated, is it getting harder for you to feel joyful or peaceful? I’ll admit it sometimes is for me!
The more I research and explore happiness, the more I see false beliefs I’ve absorbed about what happiness actually is.
It can be illusive and challenging to understand, but today’s podcast guest, resilience coach Joel Drazner, has found consistent access to happiness. He has guided many people from struggle and feeling stressed to happiness and a capacity to ride life’s inevitable waves and suffering.
In this conversation Joel and I discussed:
- The difference between fundamental happiness and a passing happy state
- The shift that allows us to experience happiness more often
- How to reach the point where we don’t need others or situations to make us happy
- What most of our parents never taught us about our thoughts and feelings
- The myth of separateness and the suffering we experience as a result
If these days you spend time wondering where your youthful happiness has gone, or you want to continue to feel happier as you age, have a listen to this important conversation!
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Joel Drazner (MA in Spiritual Psychology) is a resilience coach for individuals, businesses, students, K-12 teachers, and families with loved ones in treatment or recovery. He works with clients globally and has been a keynote speaker at various commerce and service organizations. Joel has worked with incarcerated women, high-schoolers, teachers, business leaders, military veterans, attorneys grappling with stress, and is currently working with actors in Los Angeles on issues surrounding performance anxiety. He is curriculum director for the Int’l Committee of Artists for Peace, with programs addressing bullying, dropping out, and drug use among K-12 students, as well as bringing out their inherent potential and resilience.