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SAMPLE NATIONAL BROADCAST MEDIA (newest at bottom):

Varying DatesSelection of video clips; click here to view

1/8/08: ABC-TV, “Good Morning America”; click here to view

1/8/08: GMA Now

1/9/08: ABC News NOW

1/9/08: ABC Radio Satellite Tour — check local listings for:

  • WJR/ Detroit
  • KEX/ Portland
  • WLW/ Cincinnati
  • KTRS/ St. Louis
  • KTRH/ Houston
  • WIBC/ Indianapolis
  • KCMO/ Kansas City

1/11/08: ABC-TV, “20/20″; click here to view

1/19/08: Sirius Satellite Radio, “Outdoor Fitness with Tina Vindum”

1/27/08: “The Allen Hunt Show”

  • WSB/ Atlanta
  • KRMG/ Tulsa
  • WBT/ Charlotte
  • WHIO/ Dayton
  • WGUL/ Tampa
  • WLSS/ Sarasota

1/28/08: Sirius Satellite Radio, “Out Q in the Morning with Larry Flick”

1/31/08: Oprah & Friends XM 156, “The Jean Chatzky Show”

2/11/08: Strand Media Group, “Something You Should Know”

2/11/08: CBS Radio Network, “Science Today”

2/15/08: Inspiration Network, “Danny Fontana Show”

2/15/08: Sirius Satellite Radio/XM, “Deepak Chopra’s Wellness”

2/18/08: National Public Radio, “On Point”

2/18/08: CBS Radio Network, “Science Today”

2/22/08: Sirius Satellite Radio, “Be Happy Dammit”

2/22/08: KCBS-KCAL-TV, “12 Simple Steps To Be Happy”; click here to view

2/24/08: KOIT-AM, “Positive Parenting,” with Armin Brott

2/27/08: WCBQ-WHNC-AM, “Alvin Jones Show”

3/3/08: Southern California Public Radio, “AirTalk,” with Larry Mantle

3/3/08: CBS Radio Network, “Science Today”

3/10/08: CBS Radio Network, “Science Today”

3/15/08: WFAS-FM, “Here’s to Your Good Health with Dr. Harris”

3/17/08: Business Talk Radio, “The Business Shrink”

3/24/08: CBS Radio Network, “Science Today”

4/3/08: Southern California Public Radio, “Patt Morrison”

4/3/08: 938LIVE, “Talkback & Breakfast Club”

4/5/08: American Public Media, “Weekend America”

4/17/08: Channel News Asia, “Primetime Morning”

5/2/08: KQED, Northern California Public Radio, “Forum”

6/26/08: CJAD Montreal & CFRB Toronto, “Holder Tonight”

7/15/08: CAZT/Cable 13-TV Arizona, “Books That Matter”

7/16/08: CNBC-TV, “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch”

12/11/08: Charles Adler (14 stations in Canada) radio show

12/26/08: KQED, Northern California Public Radio, “Forum”

1/2/09: KTLA Morning News (Channel 5)

4/10/09: WPRO 99.7 FM/630 AM, “Positive Living”

9/4/09: WHRV 89.5 FM, “HearSay”

10/31/09: Sirius Satellite Radio/XM, “Deepak Chopra’s Wellness”

11/9/09: “The Dr. Oz Show” (syndicated TV)

11/23/09: Charles Adler (14 stations in Canada) radio show

11/26/09: KGO radio (San Francisco/ABC) afternoon news

12/1/09: Radio Free Europe (Russian Service)

12/7/09: Science Today (CBS radio), “A Study Focuses on People’s Responses to Depression”; click here to listen

1/6/10: PBS documentary series “This Emotional Life”; click here to download and view

2/22/10: WLW Cincinnati, “The Early Morning Show with Jim Scott”

3/2/10: “Think Fit” from WebTalkRadio.net; click here to listen

3/26/10: WNYC (NYC National Public Radio), “The Leonard Lopate Show”

4/5/10: “The Dr. Oz Show” (syndicated TV)

4/9/10: SIRIUS Satellite Radio, “The Graham Bensinger Show”

4/20/10: Radio City 89.3 FM (BBC Ecuador)

4/10: WKNU 89.7 (Cincinnati National Public Radio)

5/9/10: SIRIUS Satellite Radio, “The Graham Bensinger Show”

5/28/10: WCPN 90.3 FM (Cleveland), “The Sound of Ideas”

9/17/10: Genesis Communications Network, “The Dr. Katherine Albrecht Radio Show”

10/6/10: Business Matters radio (Chicago), “Are We Better Off?”

10/8/10: Columbia radio affiliates, “Los Originales” radio show

10/30/10: KFWB 980 AM (Los Angeles), “Sound Advice”

11/6/10: KRNT 1350 AM (Des Moines), “The Unsecret Shopper”

12/19/10: WFYI Public Radio (Indiana), “Sound Medicine”

6/3/11: KPCRadio.com, “Thrive!”

8/7/11: Al Jazeera English (TV)

12/25/11: blogtalkradio, “Advice Goddess Radio”; click here to listen

12/27/11: Newstalk 1010 (Toronto), “Live Drive”

1/6/12: The Edge with Tom Smith; click here to listen

1/6/12: NBC-TV, “The Today Show”: click here to view

4/9/12: KCRW-FM Public Radio (Santa Monica, CA), Warren Olney’s “To The Point”

5/15/12: News Talk 650 CKOM (Saskatchewan, Canada), “The Richard Brown Show”

7/19/12: BBC Radio 4′s “All in the Mind”; click here to listen

10/11/12: ABC-TV, “Katie” (Katie Couric show); click here to view

1/2/13: NBC-TV, “The Today Show”; click here to view

1/3/13: National Public Radio, “The Diane Rehm Show”; click here to listen and see transcript

1/4/13: FOX-TV, “Fox & Friends”; click here to view

1/4/13: WPR, “Veronica Rueckert Show”

1/5/13: blogtalkradio, “Kardec Radio”; click here to listen

1/7/13: WCHER 1520 AM, “Libby’s Luncheonette”

1/9/13: Southern California Public Radio, “AirTalk,” with Larry Mantle; click here to listen

1/10/13: Arthur Kade; click here to view

1/14/13: The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann, “Conversations With Great Minds”; click here to view Part I and Part II

1/14/13: Wall Street Journal Radio Network, “Market Wrap with Moe”

1/16/13: WPOC 93.1, “Laurie DeYoung Morning Show”; click here to listen

1/16/13: Radio Satellite Tour — check local listings for:

  • WMJI/ Cleveland, “Lanigan & Malone”
  • WFIN/ Toledo, “Good Morning!”
  • WOBM/ Jersey Shore, “The Breakfast Show”; click here to listen
  • KMA/ Cedar Rapids, “Dean & Don”
  • WHAM/ Rochester, “Morning Show”
  • KFRU/ Columbia, “Morning Show”
  • KPCW/ Salt Lake City, “The Mountain Life”
  • KVON/ Napa, “Late Mornings with Jeff Schechtman”
  • KNN/ Regional, “Kentucky Focus”
  • WAMC/ Northeast Public Radio, “Roundtable”; click here to listen
  • KLLC/ KITS/ KMVQ/ KFRC / San Francisco, “Sunday Magazine”
  • Talk of Connecticut/ Regional, “The Mary Jones Show”
  • KISW/ KKWF/ KMTT/ KNDD / Seattle, “Conversations”

1/21/13: FOX KTTV-LA, “Good Day L. A.”; click here to view

1/23/13: WILS-AM 1320/ Lansing, MI, “Capital City Recap”

1/23/13: WCCO-AM/ Minneapolis, “The Nite Show”

1/27/13: “Big Think,” expert video; click here and here to view

1/27/13: “Nerd Your Way to a Better Life,” Advice Goddess Radio; click here to listen

1/30/13: KATU-TV, “AM Northwest”; click here to view

2/4/13: CBS Radio Network, “Science Today”

2/4/13: Sirius XM, “Michelangelo Signorile Show”

2/19/13: National Public Radio, “Morning Edition”; click here to listen

2/21/13: KINK-FM 101.9, “Speaking Freely”; click here to listen

3/7/13: AMAZ-TV, “Morning Scramble”; click here to view

3/9/13: WGBH 89.7, “Innovation Hub” with Kara Miller; click here or here to listen

4/29/13: AMI Media, “Contact”; click here to listen

8/1/13: KUER-FM / Salt Lake City, “RadioWest”

10/22/13: WCEV / Chicago, “Radio Islam”; click here to listen

2/4/14: WBZ-AM / Boston, “J Talking Radio Show”

2/5/14: Radio Satellite Tour — check local listings for:

  • WCBQ/WHNC-AM & WFED-AM / Raleigh, “The Morning Show”
  • KXFN-AM / St. Louis, “Victoria Babu’s Morning Mix”
  • WDEV-FM / Burlington & Plattsburgh, “Mark Johnson Show”
  • WFBK-FM / Charlotte, “Fort Mill Morning”
  • WKNY-AM / Regional, NY—Hudson Valley, “Warren Lawrence Show”
  • WXBR-AM / Boston-Providence, RI, “Big Show With Ron Van Dam”
  • WJRZ-FM / New York, “Morning Show”
  • WBKV-FM / Milwaukee, “Morning Show”
  • WGN-AM / Chicago, “Bill Leff & Wendy Snyder Show”
  • WLW-AM / Cincinnati, “Eddie and Tracey Show”
  • WWJ-AM / Detroit, “Morning News Show”
  • WZUS-FM / Springfield-Decatur, IL, “Afternoon Show”
  • WCCO-AM / Minneapolis, “John Hines Show”
  • WCAP-AM / Boston, “Merrimack Valley Radio Midday”
  • WFNT-FM / Flint, MI, “The Tom Summer Show”

2/7/14: WRVA-AM / Richmond, “Richmond’s Morning News”

3/1/14: KPFK-FM 90.7, “Free Forum With Terrence McNally”; click here to listen

4/16/14: wsRadio.com, “The Coaching Show”; click here and here to listen

6/15/14: CNN News; click here to watch

7/15/14: Slate, “The Gist”; click here to listen

7/25/14: CCTV-America, “Full Frame”; click here to watch

10/13/14: AM 770 / Calgary, CANADA, “Calgary Today”

LINKS TO PRINT COVERAGE (newest at bottom):

Self – “Create your own happy-life list!

Money Magazine – “21 Ways to Stomach a Sour Market

Los Angeles Times – “The Science of Happiness

Los Angeles Times – “A Guide to Enhancing Happiness

Los Angeles Times – “Recent Self-Help Books on Happiness

Los Angeles Times – “How a ‘Happiness’ Guide Helped One Topanga Canyon Family

Fashion – “Glee Club

The Star-Ledger – “How to Be Happy: Research Shows People Have Power to Change Emotions

The Toronto Star – “Research Shows Gratitude a Positive Force

The Globe & MailBook review

Santa Monica Daily PressBook review

The Wall Street Journal – “The Pursuit of Happiness

New York Daily Newsarticle on the “classic” self-help books

The New York Timesarticle on gratitude journals

Chicago Tribune reviewed in “5 Things We Learned From…” column

San Francisco Chronicle Magazinearticle on happiness and parenting

Good Housekeepingarticle on finding happiness

Parade Magazineincluded in “Parade Picks” under “Dare to be great”

US News & World ReportQ & A with Sonja Lyubomirsky

Newsweek“The ‘How To’ of Leading a Happy Life”

The Press-Enterprise – “UCR Professor Takes Scientific Approach to Happiness

Psychology Today – “Bookshelf: Money, Happiness, and Sex

Sunday Express – “Seven Steps to New Year Happiness

Reader’s Digest – “The Way to Happiness

The Guardiancolumn on happiness

The Boston Globe – “Money Makes You Happy — If You Spend It On Others

New Scientist – “Give Away Your Money and Be Happy

Forbes – “Happiness Is in the Genes

The Korea Times – “How to be Happy, the Scientific Way

New York Daily News – “Taking Control of Your Half of Happiness

The New York Review of Books – “Are You Happy?

Monitor on Psychology – “The happiness diet”

AOL Life & Style – “How To Be Happy”

The News & Advance – “Measuring Your Life’s Happiness”

The Coloradoan – “Not Optimistic? Actions a Gateway to Happiness”

Greater Good –No Quick Fix for Happiness”

The National – “Living in the Laps of Luxury”

The News-Press – “Stress for Success”

Los Angeles Times – “After the Tragedy: Vent? Not Necessarily”

USA Today – “Researcher: Techniques Can Boost Happiness”

Readers Digest (Australia) — “Why Kindness is Good For You

New York Times — Why We’re Still Happy” (op-ed piece)

Mente & Cerebro (Brazil) — “A Pesquisador da Felicidade

Science TodayHow Often Do You Count Your Blessings?

Riverside Press Enterprise — “Smiles Give Leadership Clues” (op-ed piece)

The Hamilton Spectator — “Happy New Year! If…

Forbes – “Ten Ways To Be Happier Now

Yahoo! Finance — “Fight Off Your Financial Demons

San Francisco Chronicle – “Cheer Up – You Can Learn To Be Happy

US News & World Report – “5 Ways To Be Happy in a Recession

MSN Money – “Little Things That Make You Feel Rich

Womansday.com – “How Facebook Can Boost Your Well-Being

CBS MoneyWatch.com – “Feeling Up When the Economy’s Down

US News & World Report – “10 Secrets to Finding Happiness During the Recession

Realtor Magazine – “Don’t Worry, Be Happy

CNN.com – “Learning To Be Happy in Tough Economic Times

US News & World Report – “How Positive Psychology Can Increase Your Happiness

beliefnet.com – “5 Ways to Practice Gratitude: An Interview with Sonja Lyubomirsky

TIME  – “The Science of Happiness Turns 10. What Has It Taught?

TIME  – “20 Ways To Get and Stay Happy

The Chronicle of Higher Education – “An Intellectual Movement for the Masses

The Guardian – “How to Feel Up in a Downturn

Saturday Evening Post – “Know Your Wants From Your Needs

Forbes – “Why Positive Thinking May Be Overrated

San Bernardino Sun – “UCR Professor Creates Happiness App for the iPhone

NRC Handelsblad – “Geluk is…je geld uitgeven aan fijne dingen”

Riverside Press Enterprise — “Happy, Despite It All” (op-ed piece)

Cincinnati Enquirer –”Key to Happiness? Check Your Genes

RachaelRay.com –”Hey Grumpy Parents! You Can Learn Happiness

US News & World Report – “The Science of Workplace Happiness

Calgary Herald – “Cranky or Content: Wealthier Canadians Happier

The Plain Dealer – “Look in the Mirror and Summon Forth a New You

The Jerusalem Post – “Moving Forward: Thanks For Your Gratitude

The Ottawa Citizen – “The Tao of Happy Kids

The Press-Enterprise – “UCR Researchers To Study Generosity

Christian Science Monitor – “You Bought It. Are You Happy?

The Observer (Guardian) – “The 10 Best Self-Help Gurus

EverydayHealth.com – “Finding the Road to Happiness

Forbes – “Do You Know How to Mix Happiness and Business?

Reform Judaism – “Happiness Rx: What Science Says” (cover story)

US News & World Report – “With Depression, Helping Others May In Turn Help You

Economist – “The Joys of Parenthood

MSNBC – “Parents Are Happier Than Non-Parents

TIME – “Parents (Especially Dads) Are Happier Than Their Childless Pals

Aquarius – “7 Ways to Lasting Happiness

New York Times“New Love: A Short Shelf Life” (op-ed piece)

FoxNews.com“7 Secrets to a Super-Happy Winter”

Spirituality & Health“Two New Books on Finding Real Joy in Relationships”

People Magazine – “I’ll Be Happy When…”; click here to download PDF

BookPage –”Making Choices for a Happier You”; click here to download PDF

Zola – “Zola Q & A: The Myths of Happiness

Publisher’s Weekly“Pay Attention: Be Happy: PW Talks with Sonja Lyubomirsky”

New York TimesWhy Aren’t People Happier During the Holidays?: Fantasy vs. Reality” (op-ed piece)

US News & World Report“How to Turn Life’s Challenges into Positive Outcomes”

The Week“Sonja Lyubomirsky’s 6 Favorite Books”

New York Times“That Loving Feeling Takes a Lot of Work”

USA Today“Are Parents Happier? Dads May Be, But Not Moms, Singles”

Business Week“A 30 Rock Guide to Workplace Happiness”

The StarReview of The Myths of Happiness

US News & World Report – “Acts of Kindness Can Make You Happier

Oprah.com – “Self-Help Advice You Haven’t Heard Before

Oakland Tribune – “Author Dispels ‘Myths of Happiness” in Berkeley Talk

Los Angeles Review of Books – “Getting Happier: Three Books on Happiness

TIMEHow to Keep Up With Your Kids: Tips for Older Dads

Zócalo Public Square – “Squaring Off: Happiness is a Big Fat Lie

New York Times – “Happiness Inc.”

Toronto Star – “A Meditation on Happiness in the Wake of Fear

TIME – “Do Children Bring Happiness–Or Misery?” (op-ed piece)

Revista Claudia – “5 Mitos Que Sabotam A Sua Felicidade

New York Magazine – “Scientists Still Searching for Proof That Kids Make Us Happy

WorldLifestyle – “10 Zen Blogs You’ll Love

The Coloradoan – “A Life Not Lived Might Bring the Most Regret of All”

SUCCESS – “Six Happiness Myths

Yahoo! – “Four Ways to Get Happy Right Now

Stanford Report – “Stanford 2013 Roundtable Panelists Demystify the Secrets of Happiness

GEO Magazine – “Nach Glück zu Streben? Sinnlos!

Greater Good Magazine – “The Top 10 Insights from the ‘Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2013

Kansas City Star – “5 Books To Help You Reach Your Goals For 2014

La Jolla Light – “Don’t Worry, Be Happy! Psychologist Offers Insights on the Joy of Living at UC San Diego’s Stein Institute for Research on Aging in La Jolla

EnterpreneurSmile! 5 Books to Celebrate International Day of Happiness

The Huffington Post9 Ridiculously Simply Ways to Feel Happier Today

Rewire MeFascinating Findings at the ‘Leading to Well-Being’ Conference

NBC.com“Why People in Louisiana Are So Happy (and How You Can Be Too)”

Live Happy – “Breaking the Happiness Myths”

TIMEThe 8 Things the Happiest People Do Every Day

Vanidades– “Construe Tu Felicidad

The American Scholar– “Thanks for the Gratitude: But What’s the Upside for the Curmudgeon?