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Check out the latest news about Be the Sun, Not the Salt, as well as featured articles written by Dr. Harry Cohen. You can also join Harry as he meets with a variety of Podcast and TV hosts to discuss the book, heliotropism, and what it means to be more like the sun.
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Harry discusses his book, the science behind the heliotropic effect, and the power of smiling. Harry stated, “Be kind and uplifting, smile at a stranger, and see what happens. It’s empirical.”
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Harry discusses his book, the heliotropic effect and the power of positive energizers. Harry states, “The simple power of smiling: it’s a really simple and easy thing to do, or forget to do. So smile at a stranger or smile at your loved ones. It literally makes you feel better, and other people feel better.”
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The Simple Secret to Happiness with Dr. Harry Cohen

Harry discusses embracing virtue, and becoming the positive change you seek in the world. Harry states, “The Learning is by doing. You want to be brave, act bravely. That’s Aristotle. Send the text, make the call, pick up the phone.”

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Harry discusses what it means to be salty and how to be a positive energizer. Dr. Cohen states, “All of the behaviors that human beings engage in when we get frustrated or impatient or disappointed, it’s our worst qualities that come out in those moments and we usually regret them. All people engage in salty behaviors sometimes, and the key to it is to see it and do the next right thing. Apologize well and do your best to be your better self, not the salty self.”

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Explore our library of articles and videos designed to help you make this practice a bigger part of your daily life. These simple reminders are always here to help you reflect, recharge, and see situations in a different light.

Today, Harry shares his insight into how to apologize well. A genuine apology is as simple as expressing honest regret...

Self-Compassion Simply Means To Have Compassion For Yourself.The definition of self-compassion is the same as that of compassion. Just that...

Hello Positive Energizers, BE YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND! Every day we have thousands of internal thoughts, emotions, stories and experiences. Emotional...

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In this episode, Harry talks about what being sunny not salty means.It’s a metaphor highlighting people, like plants, are attracted...

Speak Fluent Gratitude In November each year, the United States celebrates Gratitude in November, recognized as National Gratitude Month. Thankfully,...

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