The State of Happiness Podcast

At the State of Happiness Podcast, Leslie Juvin-Acker offers advice, inspiration, and ideas on how to create happiness in the areas of your career, relationships, abundance, and emotional well-being.

Each week, Leslie brings on the Leslie Inc. team, experts, and friends in a format that’s always fun, always happy, and never boring.

July is The Summer of Love – we’re talking about all of the ways you can love yourself, others, and what you do. We’re talking about gay pride in the workplace, how to stop being too busy for sex, feeling good in your body, and creating happiness.

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Date Title Duration
July 10, 2018 5:00 am Have A Happy Sex Life
Too busy for sex? Think again! During the summer of love, Michelle tells us how you can have a healthier sex-life, the causes of sexual dysfunction, and how busy professionals can make time for good sex.
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July 3, 2018 5:00 am How This Gay Man Puts “Pride” In His Work
Dangilo shares his story as a gay professional rising in the San Diego night club scene while using his talents as an event producer for his philanthropic works. Find out how to love yourself and learn more about San Diego's gay pride parade and kickoff.
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June 26, 2018 5:00 am This Artist Shares His Secret For Improving Your Creativity
Meet Wesley, the artist and illustrator of The Happiness Deck app. Discover the behind the scenes story. Discover the power of imagination.
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June 19, 2018 5:00 am How Your Food Is Making You Unhappy
How did Toby go from being a firefighter to selling and marketing natural products nationwide? Find out how being an occupational athlete changed how he saw mental health, physical well-being, and the needs of high performing professionals.
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June 12, 2018 6:05 am Recruiter’s Secrets To Getting A Job You Love
Pam shares how to find the job you love without losing your authentic self. She shares her tips on connecting with recruiters. And, she recommends where to get started if you're thinking about a career change.
0:49:36
June 5, 2018 6:05 pm Why You Should Quit Your Job Right Now
For employee wellness month, Jen shares her "Devil Wears Prada" story of how she quit a prestigious job in the publishing world to travel and run around the world telling stories. Her advice for avoiding burnout and how she stays happy on the road.
0:42:37
May 29, 2018 5:00 am Are Allergies The Phobia of The Mind?
Together, Leslie Inc. VP of Development Ana Gomez shares how Leslie helped her get over the allergy attack by using simple emotional intelligence tools. Leslie reveals how allergies are often rooted in emotional trauma stored in the subconscious mind.
0:36:38
May 22, 2018 12:00 am Happiness After An Eating Disorder
For Mental Health Month, Gabi shares her seven year battle with an eating disorder and how she escaped an abusive marriage. Find out her advice for falling in love with yourself and beginning a healthy new life.
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May 15, 2018 12:00 am Living With A Person With Depression
For Mental Health Month, Leslie and her husband Franck talk about her battle with postpartum depression. Find out how they coped and discover how to love and live with someone going through depression.
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May 8, 2018 5:00 am Happy Herbs For Mental Health
Herbalist Gabriel shares his advice for improving your energy and attitude through herbs and Chinese medicine. He shares how he overcame chronic fatigue and his tips for women who are facing burnout, postpartum, and for those who want to become pregnant.
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May 1, 2018 5:00 am Growing Up Happy After Child Abuse
Angela was a child of a drug addict and grew up to be one, too. How did she overcome? She tells her story and credits Home Start Inc., the charity Leslie raises money for each year.
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April 24, 2018 10:40 pm The Miracle of Asking For Help
Leslie shares how she had a panic attack and emotional breakdown while on a business trip. She describes the unusual way she broke through and the moment she saw an angel.
0:46:17
April 10, 2018 4:20 am Why Every Child Deserves A Happy Home
For Child Abuse Prevention Month, Leslie welcomes Caitlin to discuss the Blue Ribbon Gala, for which Leslie serves on the planning committee. They discuss success stories and the services families in crisis can use thanks to Home Start.
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April 3, 2018 5:11 am Living A Purposeful Life
Can the subconscious mind unlock unlimited potential? Is there healing of performance and emotional problems through hypnosis? Leslie shares her experience during a hypnotic trance with Peter and what she learned about her life purpose.
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March 27, 2018 6:22 pm How Giving Back Make You Happier
Louise shares what it was like working at Transworld Magazine with her husband, co-founder, Larry. She tells us about the professionals like Shaun White and Sal Masakala got their start. And, how giving back to your community can increase your abundance.
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January 23, 2018 4:48 am Beyond Football: Jaguars, Passion, And Failure
Leslie and VP of Digital Josh Simpon discuss their favorite team and how to deal with failure.
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December 20, 2017 12:52 am Christmas After The Death of A Loved One
Christmas without our loved ones can be especially challenging. Leslie shares her tips on processing grief after the death of a loved one. And, how to start feeling better right now.
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December 5, 2017 5:00 am How To Tell If The Holidays Trigger Money Anxiety
Christmas can get us thinking about all those big expenses. Leslie shares how to neutralize money triggers in three steps.
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November 28, 2017 4:44 am How To Have A Drama Free Divorced Christmas
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November 21, 2017 5:00 am How To Stop Automatic Negative Thoughts
Most of the thoughts we think are automatic, pre-programmed thoughts that we've inherited from our parents and loved ones growing up. It's no wonder why we feel like our life is sometimes not one of our choosing. Find out how to take your power back.
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November 14, 2017 5:00 am How To Badass Your Brand with Guest Expert Pia Silva
If you are a service company, Pia shares how to take control of your business model. She shares how you can make more money with less clients. And, how to stop feeling so stressed and broke.
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November 7, 2017 5:00 am Knowing When To Let Go
Knowing when to let go is a common struggle. Find out how to know when and how to let go of unhealthy relationships, environments, and habits.
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October 31, 2017 6:00 am How To Grow Your Online Brand With Storytelling
Cyndi shares how she helped me get results with an online brand strategy. We also talk about imposter syndrome and leading a growing company.
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October 24, 2017 5:00 am Elon Musk: Leading With An Open Crown Chakra
How does Elon Musk handle stress and leadership? Who was Musk in a past life? Find out now.
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October 17, 2017 6:00 am How To Make Fun Team Building Experiences
Leslie Inc WorkHappy Retreats Camp Counselor Ana Gomez teaches the brand value of and how to create create fun corporate retreats.
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October 10, 2017 6:53 pm How To Overcome Career Doubts & Work Stress
Learn how Ana overcame career doubts and resistance to build a career for herself in the arts industry. We talk about stress, her breaking point, and how Ana bounced back better than ever with some coping skills she learned from Leslie.
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October 3, 2017 6:53 pm How This Man Found The Path To Happiness Through Divorce
Our guest, Will Sterling, says he found happiness through divorce. Will says that divorce doesn't have to be a painful process. And, divorce can lead to greater personal enlightenment.
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September 25, 2017 6:24 pm Why You Should Never Put A Deadline on Your Success, Will Sterling
Will Sterling says you should never put a deadline on your success. How to find happiness in your career and make the most of every interview opportunity.
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August 25, 2017 11:13 am My Husband Shares How To Find A New Career You Love
Leslie introduces to the audience her husband, Franck Juvin-Acker. She reveals their personal journey, what marriage is like with a psychic medium, and how Leslie helped Franck transition from a career in pool supplies to action sports.
0:57:43
August 17, 2017 5:08 pm Leslie Inc’s Resident Nerdcock Is Deaf & Blind, Investigated By The F.B.I.
Meet Leslie Inc's VP of Digital, Josh Simpson. Find out how Leslie and Josh met, why they were college room mates, and why the FBI came investigating Josh.
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August 10, 2017 1:21 pm Becoming Leslie: My Story of Psychic Awakening
A career coach who is also a psychic medium? Find out what happened that made Leslie change the course of her career forever.
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About Leslie Juvin-Acker

Leslie Juvin-Acker is Chief Happiness Officer at Leslie Inc. Leslie is an expert career development facilitator, emotional intelligence expert, and leadership coach. She is a public speaker, educator, author, and creator of the Happiness Decks app.

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