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Category Archives: Live Happier

Episode 068: My Dad, Grief and Living Happier

 Today I am sharing my story about the loss of my Dad and my grief over the past few months.  It is something I haven’t talked about much, so I wanted to share what I have learned about grief. It was a hard podcast to record and hopefully will be helpful if you are dealing… Continue Reading

Episode 065: You Don’t Need to Make Yourself Small

Recently someone said to me “I am done making myself small for people.” It struck me how often we do this and how it is linked to the way we talk to ourselves.  Are you making yourself small in your life? Tips to show up in your life fully. Press  to Listen Transcript: Hi and welcome.… Continue Reading

Feeling Paralyzed? I was Too…Here’s What I Did About it.

I am a professional who’s job it is to help people overcome their Monger. The voice in their head that shames and limits them.  And man oh man has my Monger voice been chatting lately about what has been happening in our country. I wanted to write a quick blog because I assume your Monger’s voice… Continue Reading

An Open Letter to Self Help Junkies

  Hello My Dear, My love.  I know you. I can so relate to you. The hunger for more books, more articles, more resources that will tell you how to be better, kinder, gentler, happier.  I know the joy from thinking this resources, this tip, this idea will be the answer, I know the exhaustion… Continue Reading

Episode 055: Stay in Your Own Car

A simple (but not always easy) way to avoid drama in our lives. Press  to Listen Transcript: Hi, there, and welcome. You are listening to the Happiness Hacks Podcast, formally Stories from a Quest to Live Happier. It’s the same format, just a different name. I’m your host, Nancy Jane Smith. I’m a licensed professional counselor,… Continue Reading