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Is the Pursuit of Happiness All It’s Cracked Up To Be?
(It May Not Be For Many People.)

Happiness

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Is the Pursuit of Happiness All It's Cracked Up To Be?
(It May Not Be For Many People.)

Heading toward the East Coast on a breezy and fragrant morning in May, I was ready for my long-awaited spring sail on the Chesapeake. I was driving across the Appalachian Mountains somewhere in West Virginia and found myself pondering a question I’d received only a few days earlier instead of my upcoming adventure. It was a question about happiness, or more specifically the lack thereof in someone’s life. While many questions I receive are comparatively simple to answer, happiness is different because of the ever-present entanglements between what we believe it to be and the endless contradictory messages we encounter in day-to-day life and living that challenge those understandings. Our perceptions about happiness are shaped and challenged by what we believe it to be and how our life experiences cause those existing beliefs to be mistrusted. Happiness is indeed a fickle and dangerously malleable thing that is all too often the cooperative victim of our own manipulation and uncertainty.

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Welcome to the very cool world of Ask Doc Happy!

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Introducing Ask Doc Happy™

Life Environments is a life sciences company that pioneers new technologies, methodologies, and solutions that help people lead healthier happier lives with less anxiety and stress in quite novel yet surprisingly effective ways. It should come as no surprise our resident health, happiness, and lifestyle guru receives questions from our global family of customers almost every day – and he answers many of them. He is known arounbd here as, “Doc Happy,” and we believe you’re going to enjoy getting to know his unvarnished, frank, and often hilarious insights.

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