Video: Is Happiness Necessary? Dr. Dan Gottlieb

Happiness

by Dr. Dan Gottlieb~We are all constantly in the pursuit of happiness.  The question then becomes, is happiness necessary?  Join FamilyAffaires.com Publisher & Co Founder Roseann Vanella & Expert Contributor, Dr. Dan Gottlieb in this intriguing discussion about whether happiness is important in order to live a fulfilled life.

Dr. Dan Gottlieb recently authored a book, The Wisdom We’re Born With, where he researched this very topic.  In this discussion he talks about how a group of special needs children living in poverty in South Africa at the Khulani Special School,  that he met last summer have already found happiness and how many wealthy people in the world are in the constant search of happiness.

The discussion then takes us to the question of, what will make us happy? What do we long for as humans?  This discussion will make you take note of your own situation in life and question if you really do have happiness and just don’t even realize it or if you need to make some changes in life in order to find it AND resolve the answer to the question……….Is Happiness Necessary?

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About Dan Gottlieb

Dr. Dan Gottlieb has been practicing psychology since 1969.Since 1985, Daniel Gottlieb has been hosting “Voices in the Family,” an award-winning mental health call-in radio show aired on WHYY 90.9 FM, Philadelphia’s local public radio station. He has also previously published a total of four books. His most recent, “The Wisdom of Sam: Observations on Life from an Uncommon Child,”. In it, Dan tells of some of the remarkable insights shared by his grandson Sam who is on the autism spectrum. All of his royalties are donated to children’s charities. Dan is also a contributor to the Dana & Christopher Reeves Foundation.

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