Are You Happy?

Are You Happy?

Are You Happy?

It is such a simple question with so many ways to answer. What is happiness? Is it different for each person? How does one achieve happiness? We attempt to answer this question and more each week as we talk to different guests with different backgrounds on if they're happy. You can find more information on the show at areyouhappypodcast.com.

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I want your feedback! Tell me what you want to hear on the show, what format you want, how you want Are You Happy? to grow and change! Email: areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @drew_tomlinson Instagram: @atomlinson13 If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com. Subscribe to this show at: 
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Jul 2019

3 min 59 sec

If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com. Be sure to follow me on twitter at www.twitter.com/@drew_tomlinson This week I talk with a couple who are halfway through their pregnancy about the happiness, and anxiety, of preparing to having a child. Subscribe to this show at: 
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Jul 2019

39 min 20 sec

If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com. Be sure to follow me on twitter at www.twitter.com/@drew_tomlinson This week I talk with therapist and executive coach Megan Bruneau. We discuss finding happiness through therapy, and how to know when it is the right time to pursue professional help. Interestingly, we also dive into how those in the mental health profession stay happy and allow themselves to stay in the right space in order to continue to help others. * You can learn more about Megan at her website: https://meganbruneau.com/ * As mentioned on the show, the best way to connect with Megan is via Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meganjbruneau/ * You also can find Megan on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/meganbruneauma Subscribe to this show at: 
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Jun 2019

40 min 17 sec

If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com. Be sure to follow me on twitter at www.twitter.com/@drew_tomlinson This week I talk with Ryan Drysdale, an advocate working with several not for profits. He has experience working to get people to vote domestically, and in enabling learning - as well as providing better local infrastructure - abroad. We discuss the role of not for profits in helping others, and how not for profits know if they are still doing good in the world. * Learn more about All In Campus Democracy Challenge at: https://www.allinchallenge.org/ * Learn more about Global Playground at: https://www.globalplayground.org/ * Connect with Ryan on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-drysdale-85730714/ Subscribe to this show at: 
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Jun 2019

30 min 59 sec

If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com. Be sure to follow me on twitter at www.twitter.com/@drew_tomlinson This week I talk with Alina, a Pastor and Elder at the Virtual Reality Church (VR Church) about what the church is about, how going to church in virtual reality differs from going in person, what it is like to connect with people without being physically with them, and what spirituality is truly about. * Learn more about VR Church at: https://www.vrchurch.org/ * Follow VRChurch on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/djsoto * Read the Polygon article I reference at: https://www.polygon.com/2019/5/20/18632723/vr-chat-baptism-anime-girl-dj-soto * Watch Alina's Baptism at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fLjxjgD9Bo&feature=youtu.be Subscribe to this show at: 
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Jun 2019

36 min 30 sec

If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com. Be sure to follow me on twitter at www.twitter.com/@drew_tomlinson This week we talk with Dave from the Dopey Podcast to learn about what it's like to facilitate happiness, Dave's own recovery story, and how Dopey helps others seek a way out of recovery to find happiness. * Follow Dopey on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/dopeypodcast * Listen to the episode of This American Life Dopey was featured on at: https://www.thisamericanlife.org/667/wartime-radio If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse or addiction visit: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline Subscribe to this show at: 
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Jun 2019

34 min 20 sec

If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com. Be sure to follow me on twitter at www.twitter.com/@drew_tomlinson This week we talk with Ify Nwadiwe about how he became a comedian, what it's like working for retirement, and how to find happiness when culture is trying to oppress you. Oh yeah, and we talk about how Dragon Ball Z relates to the black experience in America. * Follow Ify on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/IfyNwadiwe * Learn more about his career at: http://www.ifycomedy.com/ * Download his weekly podcast Nerdificent at: https://www.nerdificent.com/ Subscribe to this show at: 
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May 2019

43 min 18 sec

If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com. Be sure to follow me on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/@drew_tomlinson This week we talk with Chris Powers about how he experiences happiness, what it is like running a bar, and how our perception of life impacts our happiness. Be sure to visit Ivy and Coney (https://www.ivyandconey.com) and order a Coney Dog! You can follow them on twitter at https://twitter.com/ivyandconey For Epic Curing visit: https://epiccuring.com/ Subscribe to this show at: 
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May 2019

35 min 43 sec

If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com. Be sure to follow me on twitter at twitter.com/@drew_tomlinson This week we talk with Desirée Stolar about her experiences in the business world, her experiences as a mother, and her view on some of the key issues impacting us today including gun violence. Subscribe to this show at: 
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May 2019

31 min 49 sec

If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com Be sure to follow me on twitter at twitter.com/@drew_tomlinson Subscribe to this show at: 
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 * spotify.areyouhappypodcast.com * googleplay.areyouhappypodcast.com You can find more about Alison: * On Twitter at: https://twitter.com/alisonhaislip * On Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/alisonhaislip/ * On Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/alisonhaislipofficial/ * On her show the Half Hour Happy Hour: Ladies Night: https://starburns.audio/podcasts/half-hour-happy-hour/

May 2019

32 min 52 sec

If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com Be sure to follow me on twitter at twitter.com/@drew_tomlinson Subscribe to this show at: 
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 * http://spotify.areyouhappypodcast.com * http://googleplay.areyouhappypodcast.com You can find Veronica Belmont: * On Twitter at www.twitter.com/@veronica * Subscribe to The Sword and Laser at http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheSwordAndLaser * Learn more about Veronica at https://veronicabelmont.com/

May 2019

35 min 34 sec

If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com Subscribe to this show at: * www.areyouhappypodcast.com * www.iTunes.areyouhappypodcast.com * www.spotify.areyouhappypodcast.com *www.googleplay.areyouhappypodcast.com Be sure to follow me on twitter twitter.com/@drew_tomlinson To follow Chris check him out at: *Twitter: https://twitter.com/chrisburkenfl *The Athletic: https://theathletic.com/author/chris-burke/ Free trials for the Athletic can be found at: https://theathletic.com/checkout/?plan_id=46&pc=hp7dben&source=homepagebenefits

Apr 2019

36 min 54 sec

Find out more about the show at http://areyouhappypodcast.com Subscribe to the show: * itunes.areyouhappypodcast.com * spotify.areyouhappypodcast.com Following Justin on instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/housespousesworldwide/ Justin Van Der Horn is a Sustainability Strategist, most recently for Tiffany and Co. who is living with his Husband in Zurich Switzerland. He is a social and environmental specialist by trade and a graduate of American University in Washington, DC. Originally hailing from northern New Jersey, Justin has lived all along the Eastern Seaboard and only recently moved abroad to Europe in February. He is an avid traveler and board game player who always loves a good cocktail with friends. You can follow his new project “House Spouses Worldwide” on Instagram where he chronicles his life abroad with his friend Corinne. He has one cat and is my wife’s best friend.

Apr 2019

38 min

If you or someone you know might be a good guest for the Are You Happy? podcast please contact me at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com Subscribe to this show at: * www.areyouhappypodcast.com * www.iTunes.areyouhappypodcast.com * www.spotify.areyouhappypodcast.com Be sure to follow me on twitter twitter.com/@drew_tomlinson You can find Christian Spicer: * On Twitter twitter.com/@Spicer * His podcast DLC on 5by5.tv/DLC * His youtube work at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEiwzqKtJZSGL728-0sdC7w * And his latest album “We’re All Going to Die:" * iTunes: http://tinyurl.com/jl3jtyr * Amazon: https://tinyurl.com/htehalb * Google Music: http://tinyurl.com/j6g8e8g In this episode we discuss the late comedian Brody Stevens. Please check out his comedy and below are some of my favorite clips: * At Meltdown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYFCTND-r3g * At Laugh Factory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9jjSpWcoEg To learn more about Brody’s struggles with depression and to better understand what others with depression may be going through, Brody discusses his depression on his show Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1ZswNRQUAw If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts please reach out to the prevention hotline: 1-800-273-8255 If you’re looking to talk to someone contact Crisis Text by messaging CONNECT to 741741.

Apr 2019

40 min 40 sec

Episode 1 is finally here. Thank you to everyone for your support in the lead up to launch. Audio was a little wonky on this episode, but upgrades have been made to how the show is recorded and it will be improved moving forward. This week we talk to my good friend Kelcie Pegher about her experiences moving across the country, getting laid off, and how she finds her happy place in life. Kelcie's Twitter: https://twitter.com/klcpegher This show's Twitter: https://twitter.com/AreYouHappyPod If you have suggestions, feedback, or ideas for future guests be sure to reach out at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com.

Apr 2019

30 min 51 sec

Welcome to Are You Happy? A weekly look into peoples lives, if they're happy, how they find happiness, and what happiness looks like to them. We will be launching very very soon, but for now if you have any ideas for who you want to hear from, drop us a line at areyouhappypodcast@gmail.com and be sure to follow us on twitter @AreYouHappyPod. Be sure to follow us on your podcast application of choice.

Feb 2019

2 min 15 sec