More happy sounds at UNLV studios...

Hello everybody. We went into the studio on Friday with Nathan Tanouye and a wonderful group of musicians.

I hadn't heard anything that Nathan had written for our songs. It is a bit of an exercise in letting go…Read more

12. Give up your excuses.

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy*

12. Give up your excuses. 

Ah excuses! For me they fall into the same category as blaming. There is no payoff to slacking off. It is merely an illusion. It…Read more

11. Give up on your fears.

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy*

11. Give up on your fears. 


“The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself.”  - Franklin D. Roosevelt

I have heard this quote from Franklin Roosevelt many times…Read more

10. Give up labels.

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy*

10. Give up labels.

“The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.” - Wayne Dyer

I once had a room-mate who was quite…Read more

9. Give up your resistance to change.

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy*

9. Give up your resistance to change.

“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls” - Joseph Campbell

First of all, let…Read more

8. Give up your need to impress others.

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy*

8. Give up your need to impress others.

Well, it is interesting that this is the subject matter after I posted my gym results on my wall... I am proud…Read more

7. Give up the luxury of criticism.

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy*

7. Give up the luxury of criticism. 

Behold the critic! Every artists favorite person. Yes I am being facetious. But what artist hasn’t been cast off like yesterday’s news at…Read more

6. Give up complaining

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy*

6. Give up complaining 

“The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive.” - Eckhart Tolle

This list is very interesting to work…Read more

5. Give up your limiting beliefs

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy*

5. Give up your limiting beliefs

“A belief is not an idea held by the mind, it is an idea that holds the mind” - Elly Roselle

I remember hearing…Read more

4. Give up your self-defeating self-talk.

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy*

4. Give up your self-defeating self-talk.

One thing almost all my students come equipped with is a critical voice. I would even say that the louder the critical voice, the…Read more

3. Give up on blame

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy*

3. Give up on blame

When I was 20 my friend’s dad was a psychologist. Dinner at their house always proved to have very interesting conversation subjects. One such time…Read more