The Pursuit of Happiness | Dr. Joan speaks with Meiyoko Taylor Part 1

The pursuit of happiness has long been ingrained in our collective consciousness as a fundamental goal in life. It is often believed that happiness is a destination to be relentlessly pursued, an elusive state that promises fulfillment and contentment. However, the notion of attaining a permanent state of happiness may be misleading as happiness is an emotion. True happiness is not something that can be learned or achieved through a single, definitive path. Instead, it is an ever-evolving journey that involves self-discovery and identity.

In this episode of Hey, I’m Listening, Dr. Joan speaks with Meiyoko Taylor about The Pursuit of Happiness

Meiyoko Taylor is a 2x best-selling author, entrepreneur, and transformation coach. For more than a decade he has helped stressed high-performance leaders, business professionals, and entrepreneurs escape the hustle & grind culture so they can finally create a life of purpose, freedom & fulfillment. He is a certified master life coach, and NLP practitioner, and utilizes cognitive behavior therapy as well as other cutting-edge strategies to provide the best results for the people he serves. For Meiyoko, God is first and Family is very important. When he is not impacting clients, he is in church as a musician, choir director, or just enjoying the service. He is a girl dad and absolutely loves it! 

Connect with Meiyoko Taylor | Social Media: @meiyokotaylor 

What you can expect from this episode

00:36 Welcome and Introduction

01:55 The ‘Hustle and Grind’ Mindset 

04:10 Is it possible to teach children from a young age what happiness is?

07:00 The process we have to move through as humans

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About Dr. Joan

Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.

Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.

In 2016, she founded Becoming Inc., and in 2020 she founded the Village of Peace not-for-profit organization. Dr. Joan is the author of 490: Forgive and Live Fearlessly, Forgive: Master The Art of Letting Go and Becoming the Journey to Love, and the mind behind the revolutionary new therapeutic modality and certification “The Forgiveness Method” launching in 2023.

Dr. Joan is a Jamaican-Canadian Toronto native who lives in the beautiful community of Kamloops, B.C., alongside her loving husband and family.
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