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In DR. R. Murali Krishna's new book, "VIBRANT: To Heal and Be Whole From India to Oklahoma City," he shows us how to take ownership of our own happiness. For more info visit http://www.drkrishna.com.

In DR. R. Murali Krishna's new book, "VIBRANT: To Heal and Be Whole From India to Oklahoma City," he shows us how to take ownership of our own happiness. For more info visit http://www.drkrishna.com.

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  • 1. www.drkrishna.com The Keys to Happiness
  • 2. www.drkrishna.com —R. Murali Krishna, Vibrant: To Heal and Be Whole (2012) Happy people like themselves. They feel they have something to offer and they like to know they are contributing. Being a productive citizen of the world gives us a sense of accomplishment. “ ”
  • 3. www.drkrishna.com Dr. Krishna is president and chief operating officer of INTEGRIS Mental Health, that provides adult and child/adolescent mental health services in inpatient, residential, outpatient & clinical settings; an employee assistance program; and crisis intervention services. He is also co-founder and president of the James L. Hall, Jr. Center for Mind, Body and Spirit, an educational organization devoted to improving health through raising awareness of the healing power of the connection between mind, body, and spirit.
  • 4. www.drkrishna.com In DR. R. Murali Krishna's new book, "VIBRANT: To Heal and Be Whole From India to Oklahoma City," he shows us how to take ownership of our own happiness.
  • 5. www.drkrishna.com One of the most common themes associated with happiness is money. But money is vitally important to happiness only when it is being spent on the most basic life necessities: food, shelter and health care. Once these basic needs are met, money loses much of its power. Happiness is not necessarily having what you want; happiness is wanting what you have. Here are some keys to happiness
  • 6. www.drkrishna.com Happiness is only 50% determined by our genes and 10% by what happens to us. A whopping 40% of happiness is determined by our volition and activities! Something we have control over!. Optimism is a characteristic of happy people. They look for positives in people, places and things.
  • 7. www.drkrishna.com Happy people are close to others. The most important aspect is to have a close, trusting relationship with others. Spirituality is one of the keys to being happy. We need to believe in the intangibles that add meaning and value to our lives.
  • 8. www.drkrishna.com Happy people tend to have balance in their lives. Work, play and spirituality are all components we need in our lives to be happy. Creativity can play an important role in our happiness.
  • 9. www.drkrishna.com It is within us all to be happy. Being happy is a fundamental right of all humans. Not only is it a right, it is essential to our overall health and wellbeing. The relationship between mind, body and spirit is central to our health.
  • 10. www.drkrishna.com Author of VIBRANT: To Heal and Be Whole - From India to Oklahoma City, Dr. Krishna reveals the secrets to living a vibrant life while overcoming: • Anxiety • Trauma • Sleep dysfunction • Stress • Obesity • Emotional dysfunction • Depression • Addiction • Substance abuse • Loss • Anger • Unresolved issues • Relationship stress • Mental illness • Alcoholism
  • 11. www.drkrishna.com R. Murali Krishna, MD, DLFAPA Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Univ. of OK Health Sciences Center Co-Founder & President, James L. Hall, Jr Center for Mind, Body and Spirit President, Oklahoma State Board of Health Founding President, Health Alliance for the Uninsured President & COO, INTEGRIS Mental Health
  • 12. www.drkrishna.com