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The Happier Approach

By Nancy Jane Smith

Join Nancy Jane Smith, Licensed professional counselor, author, and teacher as she shares stories and lessons from a personal and professional quest to Live Happier. Nancy talks about practical strategies to reduce perfectionism, quiet the inner critic, and live with more authenticity and intention. Plenty of laughter, insight, and strategies.

  1. 1.
    Episode 102: The Dangers Of Positive Thinking10/10/2019
    17:32
  2. 2.
    Episode 101: Positive Thinking Vs Radical Acceptance10/03/2019
    14:42
  3. 3.
    Introducing The Happier Approach10/02/2019
    2:30
  4. 4.
    Episode 100: Looking Back My Favorite Episodes04/25/2019
    17:10
  5. 5.
    Episode 099: The Curse of "I'm Fine"04/06/2019
    14:12
  6. 6.
    Episode 098: Ok, I think I have High Functioning Anxiety. What do I do about it?03/23/2019
    12:59
  7. 7.
    Episode 097: What is High Functioning Anxiety?03/10/2019
    19:51
  8. 8.
    Episode 096: Resistance vs Procrastination02/28/2019
    20:31
  1. 9.
    Episode 095: Feeling Invisible09/23/2018
    14:37
  2. 10.
    Episode 094: Lessons Learned in Iowa09/09/2018
    13:50
  3. 11.
    Episode 093: Anxiety and Acceptance08/26/2018
    13:53
  4. 12.
    Episode 092: Your Monger isn’t a Bitch, a Mean Girl or a Gremlin. Why Hating on Your Monger Won’t Help08/15/2018
    15:28
  5. 13.
    Episode 091: What is Scarier Praise or Criticism?08/05/2018
    10:18
  6. 14.
    Episode 090: Can’t Love Yourself? Practice Being Kind07/23/2018
    10:31
  7. 15.
    Episode 089: Making the Beast Beautiful07/09/2018
    14:16
  8. 16.
    Episode 088: Are you a BFF, Biggest Fan, or a Monger?06/24/2018
    11:05
  9. 17.
    Episode 087: This Isn't Just About The Stigma of Mental Illness06/10/2018
    7:08
  10. 18.
    Episode 086: You are the Answer05/27/2018
    10:47
  11. 19.
    Episode 085: What does a GOOD Day look like?05/12/2018
    9:59
  12. 20.
    Episode 084: Things that Have been Annoying Me Lately04/29/2018
    14:46
  13. 21.
    Episode 083: Live Happier Q&A (April Edition)04/12/2018
    14:01
  14. 22.
    Episode 082: The Warm Cozy Sweater of Our Monger04/02/2018
    10:15
  15. 23.
    Episode 081: The Love Hate Relationship with Our To-Do List03/25/2018
    10:02
  16. 24.
    Episode 080: Random Observations about Our Inner Dialogue03/11/2018
    11:26
  17. 25.
    Episode 079: Happier Approach Q&A03/05/2018
    14:00
  18. 26.
    Episode 078: Riding the Waves02/26/2018
    10:04
  19. 27.
    Episode 077: Judgment and Jealousy They Are Not ALL Bad02/18/2018
    9:34
  20. 28.
    Episode 076: Sneaky Ways Your Inner Monger Sabotages You02/11/2018
    9:09
  21. 29.
    Episode 075: A Behind the Scene Look at Bravery02/04/2018
    11:44
  22. 30.
    Episode 074: A.S.K. Part 3 Slowing Down and Seeing the Big Picture01/28/2018
    13:14
  23. 31.
    Episode 073: A.S.K. Part 2: Acknowledge What You Are Feeling01/21/2018
    13:02
  24. 32.
    Episode 072: The Power of A.S.K.01/14/2018
    10:00
  25. 33.
    Episode 071: Holiday Reminder: You Don't Live in a Norman Rockwell Painting11/19/2017
    7:28
  26. 34.
    Episode 070: 2 Tips to be More Productive (without your Monger)11/12/2017
    12:24
  27. 35.
    Episode 069: I Did Something Good, But...10/29/2017
    12:46
  28. 36.
    Episode 068: My Dad, Grief and Living Happier10/12/2017
    15:22
  29. 37.
    Episode 067: A Few Thoughts on the World Today10/04/2017
    14:24
  30. 38.
    Episode 066: Counseling vs Coaching...What's the Difference?09/20/2017
    12:02
  31. 39.
    Episode 065: You Don’t Need to Make Yourself Small09/07/2017
    11:48
  32. 40.
    Episode 064: The Downside of Gratitude08/30/2017
    11:03
  33. 41.
    Episode 063: Even More Myths of the Monger08/16/2017
    9:42
  34. 42.
    Episode 062: You don’t have to be Zen to fight your Monger08/08/2017
    10:23
  35. 43.
    Episode 061: More Myths of the Monger07/31/2017
    12:18
  36. 44.
    Episode 60: Without My Monger I Won't Get Anything Done06/19/2017
    12:16
  37. 45.
    Episode 059: The Power of Language06/14/2017
    11:48
  38. 46.
    Episode 058: What are your rules?06/05/2017
    11:16
  39. 47.
    Episode 057: The Slippery Slope of Emotions05/30/2017
    12:29
  40. 48.
    Episode 056: Confessions of a Day with my Monger05/22/2017
    10:48
  41. 49.
    Episode 055: Stay In Your Own Car05/09/2017
    10:58
  42. 50.
    Episode 054: You are Going to Do it Wrong05/02/2017
    7:36
  43. 51.
    Episode 053: Asking for Help...Why is it so Hard?04/23/2017
    12:23
  44. 52.
    Episode 052: Own It Part 2...Now What?04/16/2017
    13:21
  45. 53.
    Episode 051: Own It04/05/2017
    11:44
  46. 54.
    Episode 050: Live Happier Through the Holidays Part 612/30/2016
    9:35
  47. 55.
    Episode 049: Live Happier Through the Holidays Part 5 Peace12/23/2016
    8:09
  48. 56.
    Episode 048: Live Happier Through the Holidays Part 4: Grief12/16/2016
    10:07
  49. 57.
    Episode 047: Live Happier Through the Holidays Part 3 Joy12/09/2016
    8:53
  50. 58.
    Episode 046: Live Happier Through the Holidays Part 212/03/2016
    9:01
  51. 59.
    Episode 045: Live Happier Through the Holidays Part 112/03/2016
    9:44
  52. 60.
    Episode 044: Holding Both11/11/2016
    10:22
  53. 61.
    Episode 043: You Don't Have to Blow it All Up10/28/2016
    13:21
  54. 62.
    Episode 042: Tips for Channeling Your Biggest Fan10/12/2016
    10:27
  55. 63.
    Episode 041: Your Suffering Isn't Helping09/29/2016
    9:49
  56. 64.
    Episode 040: Living Without Drama09/22/2016
    9:52
  57. 65.
    Episode 039: Being Me09/13/2016
    10:53
  58. 66.
    Episode 038: The Complexity of Empathy09/08/2016
    13:40
  59. 67.
    Episode 037: Quieting the Inner Critic08/25/2016
    12:34
  60. 68.
    Episode 036: Anxiety as a Badge of Honor06/29/2016
    8:59
  61. 69.
    Episode 034: Why Pay Twice?06/03/2016
    8:21
  62. 70.
    Episode 035: Living Happier in a Quick Fix Society06/03/2016
    10:25
  63. 71.
    Episode 033: Whose Carrot are You Chasing?06/03/2016
    9:14
  64. 72.
    Episode 032: Addicted to Busy06/03/2016
    11:10
  65. 73.
    Episode 031: Coming Alive05/19/2016
    9:58
  66. 74.
    Episode 030: What’s Underneath your Procrastination05/04/2016
    13:13
  67. 75.
    Episode 029: The Ways We Get Around Speaking Up For Our Self04/22/2016
    12:55
  68. 76.
    Episode 028: Meditation Isn't for Everyone (and that's ok)04/17/2016
    11:11
  69. 77.
    Episode 027: A Spiritual Principle that Will Change Your Life04/03/2016
    11:32
  70. 78.
    Episode 026: Stop Obsessing...You Always Have a Choice03/27/2016
    9:27
  71. 79.
    Episode 025: Unraveling the Need to Please03/17/2016
    11:25
  72. 80.
    Episode 024: Stop Fighting Yourself03/05/2016
    11:51
  73. 81.
    Episode 023: There is No Right Answer02/24/2016
    11:40
  74. 82.
    Episode 022: A Ban on Unsolicited Advice02/13/2016
    9:46
  75. 83.
    Episode 021: Is Just Being You Enough?02/03/2016
    8:50
  76. 84.
    Episode 020: The Simplest Most Challenging Advice to Living Happier01/28/2016
    12:03
  77. 85.
    Episode 019: The 4am Visitor01/20/2016
    10:40
  78. 86.
    Episode 018: Bigger isn't always better01/08/2016
    10:52
  79. 87.
    Episode 017: I Think I Am Addicted to my Phone12/06/2015
    10:00
  80. 88.
    Episode 016: Tips to Live Happier During Thanksgiving11/24/2015
    7:16
  81. 89.
    Episode 015: A Live Happier Red Flag: I SHOULD be Happy11/19/2015
    10:03
  82. 90.
    Episode 014: A Few Thoughts on Grief and Living Happier11/12/2015
    10:50
  83. 91.
    Episode 013: Self Help Run Amuck11/04/2015
    7:46
  84. 92.
    Episode 012: How to Stop Taking out Your Frustration on Those Closest to you10/31/2015
    14:24
  85. 93.
    Episode 011: What is underneath that Resentment?10/21/2015
    14:41
  86. 94.
    Episode 010: Lies we Tell Ourselves About Stress10/15/2015
    11:33
  87. 95.
    Episode 009: Dealing with your First Responders10/07/2015
    11:52
  88. 96.
    Episode 008: Reducing Stress and Enhancing Energy09/29/2015
    13:15
  89. 97.
    Episode 007: The Secret to Living Happier...Values09/22/2015
    10:31
  90. 98.
    Episode 006: Making Lasting Change: Closing the Loop09/15/2015
    11:31
  91. 99.
    Episode 005: Life is More than a Pinterest Quote09/08/2015
    9:38
  92. 100.
    Episode 004: Feeling your Feelings: The Street Fight09/01/2015
    13:23
  93. 101.
    Episode 003: Why Positive Thinking is Keeping You Stuck08/26/2015
    9:35
  94. 102.
    Episode 002: What Does it Mean to Live Happier?08/26/2015
    12:34
  95. 103.
    Episode 001: Want to be Happy? Stop Searching for the Magic Button08/25/2015
    11:26

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