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What is Happiness For You?

PRESENTED ON FEB 27, 2014
IN MEXICO CITY @ VOL 34

Antonio Sabater tries to understand the true meaning of happiness. Is it a nice car, family, a dog, a child? He defines happiness as the center between health, love, profession, and spirit and towards the end goes through things that make him happy. (in Spanish) 

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Deciphering Happiness

BY STEPHANIE PAUL
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 15, 2013

There is no secret to happiness, at least not after you watch this presentation by Stephanie Paul. With sublimely simple slides and undeniable reasoning, Stephanie could convince you that you are already happy, once you recognize what it is. So come on, be happy!

"Presentation of the Day" on March 1, 2014.

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The Myth Behind Happily Ever After

BY JESSICA WATSON
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2014

Traveling graphic designer Jessica Watson contemplates happiness and what it looks like in the real world, apart from what movies tell us it should be. She describes her search for "happily ever after" as she committs to travelling around the U.S., going out of her comfort zone, meeting new people, and learning life lessons. 

 

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A Present for Yourself

BY STELLA THOMASSEN
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 09, 2014

What would become possible for you if you started living your life to the full 100%? This is exactly what happened to Stella Thomassen one year ago. 

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Hope, Happiness and Stars

BY NATHALIE UMMELS
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 30, 2018

Nathalie Ummels is an education innovator, community-activist and world traveller with a passion for sustainability and dark chocolate. In her presentation, Nathalie talks about the unexpected life lessons from a family who hit the road and left everything behind.

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D I V O R C E

BY ADRIANA ROSCA
@ VOL 46 ON JUN 05, 2018

Adriana Rosca emigrated 10 years ago from Romania, and thinks life is to short to live in misery!

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Dan Mitchell: The Guy Who Accidentally Started a Candle Company & Then Quit His Corporate Career to Pursue Happiness (No, Seriously)

BY DANIEL MITCHELL
@ VOL 34 ON MAY 31, 2018

"Mitchell's don't quit."

Entrepreneur Dan Mitchell shares his personal story on how he went from living a dispassionate corporate life to serendipitously starting his independent and successful candle company, Farmer's Son Co. He also shares how his family (and their motto) has given him the strength and the courage to pursue happiness in the face of risk and ultimately escape the metaphorical beige office.

Find out more about Dan and Farmer's Son Co on his website at http://www.farmerssonco.com/.

Dan's talk was recorded live at PechaKucha Night Winnipeg Vol. 34, on May 31, 2018, at the Park Theatre. 


For more information on PKN Winnipeg, follow us on Twitter (@pkn_winnipeg), Instagram (@pkn_winnipeg), or Facebook (www.facebook.com/pechakuchanightwinnipeg). PKN Winnipeg is presented by the Manitoba Chapter of the Graphic Designers of Canada.

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The Art of Happiness

BY DONNY BRAZILE
@ VOL 10 ON MAR 27, 2017

What makes us happy? Is there an art to human happiness? Join Flagler College faculty member Donny Brazile as he explores the history of happiness from Aristotle to advancing cognitive science. 

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You Being You is Something Good

BY HAROLD GEORGE
@ VOL 10 ON MAR 27, 2017

Harold George reflects on his life, and how practicing the fine art of invisibility as a teenager slowly gave way to living a life of meaning and happiness without apology. 

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The Enigma of Happiness

BY ANDY WIBLE
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 15, 2018

The Enigma of Happiness - Andy Wible   Proving the principle that those who cannot do, teach, Andy's talk will be on happiness. It will look at what it is, explore why we all want it, and discuss several philosophical conundrums around it. Even though happiness will always be a bit of a mystery, examining these issues will hopefully help us to have a more fulfilling life.


Andy Wible is a philosophy professor at Muskegon Community College. He enjoys traveling, running, writing, socializing, and playing golf. He was able to bring together two of his favorite things, golf and philosophy, in a book called Golf and Philosophy: Lessons from the Links a few years ago. He is best known locally for being married to Oliver Songlingco.