Happiness is NOW will be more than bringing happiness to schools across the nation. We will be spreading happiness as a form of the NATURAL high one can achieve when doing what they love and finding their passion. Once happiness is achieved, coping through alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs is eliminated. As a young teen, [...]
I had a revelation this past weekend. I was challenged by a fellow speaker to tell my story, which would change the game. In order to do this, I needed to find the courage to be vulnerable…This TED Talk got me through the most important talk of my life!
I watched this a couple of days ago and realized that if I don’t have many options then I’m happier with the ONLY option available because I don’t wonder about the others. Appreciating what I have instead of wanting what I don’t have is such a hard reality to deal with, but can be practiced [...]
Shane Koyczan makes spoken-word poetry and music. His poem “To This Day” is a powerful story of bullying and survival, illustrated by animators from around the world.
This is a story from the book “The 4-Hour Workweek” by Timothy Ferriss An American businessman took a vacation to a small coastal Mexican village on doctor’s orders. Unable to sleep after an urgent phone call from the office the first morning, he walked out to the pier to clear his head. A small boat [...]
This past weekend I witnessed an uplifting and inspiring performance by a group I founded 19 years ago at Cal State Fullerton called “Team Millennia.” After all these years, they are still going strong and now under the direction of my best friend, John Abas. He, along with the current captains – Alexa Rabago, Shari [...]
We are proud to sponsor Ashley Yang for the upcoming Quest: Woman of the Year 2012. Ashley has demonstrated tenacity fighting against discriminatory actions from her former employer, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This has resulted in changes to TSA policy for transgender employees at the Los Angeles International Airport. She has since worked with [...]
In the spirit of Thanksgiving Day, we would like to thank all of you who have supported Happiness is NOW (HIN). Our movement is spreading fast and we’re about to bring HAPPINESS to our 12th school (next week @ Pinon Mesa Middle in Phelan, CA). We’d especially like to thank those who attended our recent [...]
Have you ever had a new idea, or hobby, or project that you were so thrilled about you had to share it with everyone around you? Have you ever been so stressed out about a new idea, hobby, or project you were working on that you just needed to vent it out to the whole [...]
What Does “Happiness is NOW” Mean to Me? by Samantha Pierce, Happiness is NOW dancer/performer Eudaimonia. A word I learned just recently in my third year of college to mean happiness. The idea that it is natural to our human nature to look for happiness and the good in things. We as people on this [...]