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You need a happiness practice. Here at the Happiness Playbook we're here to help. We share uplifting stories, game plans and engaging discussions about the application of Play Theory, a set of life changing principles that improve relationships, increase creativity and strengthen overall well being.



We believe life is a team sport and we're thrilled you're joining team happy. See you at practice: )



Visit playtheory.org for more information.

The Happiness Playbook Neal Hooper and LaRee Florence

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 125 Ratings

You need a happiness practice. Here at the Happiness Playbook we're here to help. We share uplifting stories, game plans and engaging discussions about the application of Play Theory, a set of life changing principles that improve relationships, increase creativity and strengthen overall well being.



We believe life is a team sport and we're thrilled you're joining team happy. See you at practice: )



Visit playtheory.org for more information.

    How It All Began

    How It All Began

    Ever wonder how Play Theory got started? I sit down with Janna Hargadon and talk about the origins of Take Note Troupe, the theater program where Play Theory was conceived. Without Janna, Take Note Troupe nor Play Theory would exist. In our conversation we cover the impetus behind the creation of Play Theory and how […]

    • 19 min
    To Find Yourself, Lose Yourself

    To Find Yourself, Lose Yourself

    To find ourselves we have to look past our reflection and see the others in our sphere of influence. As we do this we’ll develop deeper connection and more satisfying relationships. In this episode we take a look at how looking outward and serving others is ironically the best way to serve ourselves. Play of […]

    Pain Happens, Suffering is Optional

    Pain Happens, Suffering is Optional

    Pain is a very real part of our lives. It’s unavoidable. It's even essential for our well being. But what about suffering?  All suffering is pain without acceptance. This is where the PLAY THEORY principle, Accept and Build, comes in. We all experience pain. When we refuse to accept it and instead resist it, is when […]

    When the Game Stops Being Fun

    When the Game Stops Being Fun

    Has this ever happened to you? You’re enjoying an evening of cards with friends and someone gets unlucky one time too many and suddenly everyone is walking on eggshells cause they know that person is about to lose it. What do you do? How do you defuse the negative energy? How can you rise above it […]

    • 19 min
    Don't Be a Goldfish, Get a Drishti

    Don't Be a Goldfish, Get a Drishti

    In this episode we’re focusing on the PLAY THEORY principle, Be Present and the power of focus. Another word for focus is attention. The longer our attention span the greater our ability to focus. So who do you think has a longer attention span, us or goldfish? Listen to find out. We also cover why our attention […]

    • 18 min
    Overcoming Eating disorders with Ryann Bailey Wawro (Part 2)

    Overcoming Eating disorders with Ryann Bailey Wawro (Part 2)

    Part 2 of our conversation with Ryann Bailey Wawro about her journey through eating disorders.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
125 Ratings

125 Ratings

dramadooins ,

We are here!

My middle school classes have started listening to the Bootcamp Episodes! They caught on to your message about paradigms, especially your paradigm shift about skiing. These Play Theory scholars are benefiting as they listen and they are writing down reflections about what they learn!

nickname echo ,

Principles to create happy culture

Every environment where these principles are applied becomes one that is happy, safe, and somewhere people want to be!

Rybaybaymylion ,

Changing the world- one listener at a time

I really enjoyed listening to LaRee’s month-long play theory Boot Camp. It help me put into practice play theory in my daily life.

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