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Redefining Happiness with Stephanie Harrison

Welcome back to another episode of the Kintsugi Podcast! Today, Michael O’Brien sits down with Stephanie Harrison, the visionary behind “New Happy.” Stephanie shares her journey from adhering to society’s flawed definitions of happiness to developing a new, more fulfilling philosophy. Together, they explore the myths of old happiness and the steps toward embracing a happier, more connected life.

Episode Highlights:

Community Check-Ins and Realizations

Stephanie’s Journey: Stephanie discusses how her community check-ins over the years have revealed a common struggle: feelings of inadequacy and unworthiness.

Shared Struggles: Realizing these feelings were universal helped Stephanie shift from self-blame to curiosity, eventually leading to her new philosophy on happiness.

Old Happy vs. New Happy

  1. You’re not enough.
  2. You must achieve to be happy.
  3. You’re separate from others.

The Three Lies of Old Happy: Stephanie breaks down the societal myths about happiness:

The New Happy Philosophy: Real happiness stems from understanding your worth, sharing your unique gifts, and helping others.

Stephanie’s New Book: The New Happy

A Comprehensive Guide: Stephanie’s book condenses ten years of research into a practical guide for finding true happiness.

Transformational Tools: The book provides tools to help readers identify their unique gifts and use them to improve their lives and the lives of others.

Key Quotes from Stephanie:

  • “The best way to be happy is to help other people to be happy.”
  • “Old happy is society’s definition or conceptualization of happiness that we’re conditioned into from a very early age.”
  • “You don’t have to trade off your happiness with the happiness of other people. Real happiness is a win-win.”

Three Action Steps:

  • Connect with Stephanie: Follow Stephanie on Instagram and LinkedIn for daily insights and updates. Visit The New Happy to learn more about her book and philosophy.
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