A Beginner's Guide To Happiness

5 Meditations to Inspire Joy

Last updated 5/2023 English

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''A Beginner's Guide To Happiness'' with Ira Israel is a unique wellness video designed to teach you everything you need to know to keep you at the high end of your happiness spectrum.

You will learn how and why your mind has a negativity bias, why meditation is so difficult, why your mind feels continuously unsatisfied like a hungry ghost, and how you can cultivate the authentic connections that correlate strongly with life-long happiness. 

Psychotherapist Ira Israel is the best-selling author of “How To Survive Your Childhood Now That You’re and Adult: A Path to Authenticity and Awakening”, which is endorsed by Sting, Reverend Michael Beckwith, Marianne Williamson, Jack Kornfield, Shauna Shapiro, Warren Farrell, Katherine Woodward Thomas, Jai Uttal, Joanne Cacciatore, Lorin Roche, Fred Luskin and many many others.

Ira teaches sold-out Happiness and Authenticity workshops at Esalen and Kripalu and has written over 300 articles on psychology, philosophy, Buddhism, yoga, film, art, music & literature for The Huffington Post, Good Men Project, Mind Body Green, Thrive Global, and Medium.

Ira is also the producer, writer and actor of the best-selling series best-selling series "Authenticity and Awakening for Lovable Idiots", "A Beginner's Guide to Happiness", "A Beginner's Guide to Mindfulness Meditation", "Mindfulness for Depression", "Mindfulness for Anxiety" and "Yoga for Depression and Anxiety”.

He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and has graduate degrees in Psychology, Philosophy, and Religious Studies.

Who this course is for

Human beings who want to live life to the fullest.

What you'll learn

A set of tools designed to keep you at the highest end of your happiness spectrum.


The only thing you need to take this course is an open mind, a sense of wonder, and a desire to improve your life.

Course Content

6 Sections 7 Lectures 1h 8m total length

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