At the end of the day, if you aren’t happy, what’s the point of all the hustle?  So we asked the community: what makes you happy and why?

Dr. Stacy Friedman | Clinical Sexologist & Certified Sex/Intimacy Coach

It’s the small stuff. To answer your question about what makes me happy? It’s the orchids blooming in my yard, it’s the “good morning beautiful”, that I get from my fiancé in the morning. It’s my dog Koko, who rolls over as I walk over to her to pet her belly as her talk starts to wag, it’s being able to open my eyes and knowing I have my health when so many are suffering, when my kids come home and smile, laugh or just give me hugs and tell me they love me. Read more>>

Edgar Miguel Abréu | Musician | Tenor | Teacher | Performer

I’m in constant pursuit of my daily happiness. Often, I feel like a butterfly caught in a constant pendulum of metamorphosis. I probably shouldn’t be so histrionic, but it’s my truth. I am a tenor after all! Jokes aside – I do my best to wake up every day and be grateful for my life and for living the life I’ve chosen. This is particularly hard to remember when I feel like I haven’t accomplished much. Read more>>

Paola Andrea Rodriguez | Psychotherapist & Sex Therapist

I believe that the definition of happiness is a moving target, an ongoing creation. Before I could understand what made me happy, I had to explore and understand my purpose. I like to think of happiness as living in accordance to my values and to remind myself of those values I use the four C’s, connection, curiosity, compassion and contribution. Connection is about staying in the present long enough to find out who you really are. Read more>>

Linda Scheele | Professional Speaker on Health & Wellness & Aging in Reverse

My son, my granddchildren. Nature. Happiness is not found outside it comes from within. Being grateful makes me happy. Being compassionate makes me happy. I lost two children 15 and 17 years ago. My accountant gave me the book by Wayne Dyer “The Power of Intention” and it changed my life. I love his quote “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. We only have the present; we can’t change the past and the future hasn’t happened. Read more>>

David Goodman | Using Sustainability Certificaton to drive growth and profit

One of our marketing phrases is, “Doing the Right Thing can lead to a Good Thing!” We deliver the world’s premier sustainability certification program, the Edenark Group ISO 14001. It is, by a significant margin, the world’s most respected and followed sustainability standard and our price is roughly 5% that of lesser programs. Our program is unique in many ways and we are published by the United Nations. Read more>>