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The Skill of Happiness with Doug Smith

What does it mean to live a truly joyful life? How do we find and embrace happiness during our personal and professional journeys and as we age? Doug Smith – former business executive and bestselling author of Happiness – The Art of Living with Peace, Confidence and Joy – leads an exploration of positive psychology, which offers intriguing ways to consider these important questions.

This new field of science reveals much about what it really means to be happy, why happiness is so important to successful living, and the roles played by genetics, circumstances and individual choices. At this life-changing wellness retreat at Canyon Ranch Lenox, you’ll learn about a set of 13 skills that can help you find peace about the past, confidence in the future and joy and exuberance in the present – the skills of happiness.

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Event Highlights

Join Doug Smith for a restorative, three-day happiness retreat featuring enlightening presentations on the science of positive psychology.

Happiness: What Does It Take?
Doug Smith shares the keys to happiness, according to indications from the emerging science of positive psychology.
Finding Peace In The Past & Confidence In The Future
Learn skills that enable you to let go of the painful past and face the future with confidence.
Living With Joy In The Present
Joy is found in the present, but we must be present to find it. In a world full of distractions, being in the present is more difficult than ever. Learn to live with joy and relish the gift of each day – to live in the present.
Nature's Call To Be Happy
Walk the beautiful grounds and trails and discover the many ways nature – the sky, the trees, the water, the earth – all call upon us to practice the very skills that enable us to live joyful, meaningful lives. Retreat to nature in scenic Western Massachusetts.

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