Why Foundations of Happiness is For You
Endorsed Coach by The Science Behind Law of Attraction Magazine.
“It has taken me decades to learn from classes, books and webinars what Maura Sweeney has expertly placed in her Foundations of Happiness ecourse. Read, watch and listen as Maura breaks down complex life topics, making them easy to absorb and understand. I give this course a WOW!”
~ Joanne Weiland, Chief Collaboration Officer at LinktoEXPERT
Have you been locked in toxic relationships?
Found yourself medicating on drugs, alcohol or other destructive behaviors?
Do you feel victimized by a world that continues to use and abuse you?
Is your life constantly replaying the same outcome, one you no longer desire?
Are you looking everywhere for answers, instead of looking within?
Perhaps it’s time to stop and reflect and find the answers that have been hiding inside your heart.
Previewing the Foundations of Happiness eCourse
Maybe you’re rich in cash, successful in your career, or powerful in leadership.
You might perform well in academics and test out high in I.Q. tests, too.
But what’s your emotional intelligence? Are your insides at peace, at rest and energized and inspired from within?
Are you happy in life, building meaningful relationships and growing in ways that satisfy you personally?
If not, perhaps it’s time for a self-study course in happiness — yours!
Recently, I curated over a half century of experience — not just my experience, but wisdom and story elements from others, too. During a period of several months, I created a special course entitled Foundations of Happiness.
Watch the video below for answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about this unique Foundations of Happiness eCourse.
What’s Inside this Foundations of Happiness Course
Foundations of Happiness includes the following five modules:
- Your Source and Identity
- Your Mental Backdrop
- Forgiveness, Reconstruction & Gratitude
- Personal Responsibility
- Pursuing Your Destiny
An immersive, multi-media experience, Foundations of Happiness offers over 100 pages of text, plus dozens of videos and audios.
In addition, each module provides questions and self-directed exercises for personal reflection.
How You Will Benefit from this Course
- Deconstruct some of your most limiting beliefs
- Reframe your mental narratives
- Step into a grander, more fully expressed version of yourself
- Unearth greater happiness and authenticity in life
- Discover your intrinsic value, giftings and personal wealth
- Find your life purpose and destiny
Together, the elements of this course will help you discover the essence of who you truly are.
Its focus is to help you discover the truth of happiness that’s been hiding within waiting to be revealed!
Available for $97, Foundations of Happiness is designed for your introspection and personal enlightenment.
“Maura does not simply tell you how to find happiness. She holds your hand and helps you dive deep inside yourself where happiness is born. Her unique style is one of storytelling through her graceful written word as well as through reflective, inspirational video vignettes. Maura stirs things up, and you cannot help but see your world through a different lens. Take the plunge and dig deep! You won’t regret it.”
~ Amy Van Atta Slater, Business Leader, Author, and Keynote Speaker
~ Amba Brown, Finding Your Path: A Guide to Life and Happiness After School
“Life is precious and Maura’s Foundations of Happiness ecourse is a must have, taking us to who we truly are – love & joy. Highly recommended for everyone for a return to happiness to their life at its roots.”
~ Ashwin Srisailam, Monk-turned-Entrepreneur
“Maura’s Foundations of Happiness is an amazing ecourse for any and every human being, guiding people stepwise toward that profound space of inner beauty and happiness. I greatly recommend this E-course to everyone.”
~ Diane Bachhus-Quddus, Co-Founder and President of Ahhaa, Inc.
“Maura is passionate about helping others to learn that happiness is an art and a practice. Her delightful way to approach all aspects of the inner work she suggests encourages forward movement in a refreshing way. She is approachable and genuine. Maura ‘walks her talk.’”
~ Judith McClimans, Feng Shui Master Practitioner
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Welcome & Introduction
Finding Your Happy Place
This course helps you pave a path to your personal place of happiness.Continue reading
Why this course is all about brightening the light that already exists within you.Continue reading
How This Course Works
A brief introduction to the 5 modules and reflection sections in this course.Continue reading
Make This Course a Personal Experience
An explanation of the how-to’s and why of journaling through this course.Continue reading
Module 1 – You & Your World
You & Your World Intro
How do you see yourself in the world? Are you a cosmic accident or something else?Continue reading
Video: The Sun Always Shines
This video underscores the theme of perpetual sunshine despite cloudy weather.Continue reading
Video: Looking at Your Perspective
From the Netherlands, a video demonstrating how our perspective changes to correspond with our thoughts.Continue reading
Becoming Our Bigger Self
A personal story to challenge you to step into your own personal greatness.Continue reading
Video: Giving You a Piece of My Mind
A video from Bucharest, Romania providing a visual of my mind to yours!Continue reading
Module 2 – Backdrops, Thoughts & Intentions
Backdrops, Thoughts & Intentions
An introduction to the concept of backdrops of the mind.Continue reading
What is a Backdrop?
Explanations and exercises to learn about the backdrop of your mind.Continue reading
Audio: What Are You Thinking About?
Learn the subtle backdrops my husband and I carried in our minds and start to discern those of your own.Continue reading
Video: The Canopy of Your Thoughts
From Edinburgh, Scotland, this video provides a visual for backdrops to the mind.Continue reading
Thoughts & Intentions
Introduction to how our thoughts and intentions manifest into physical matter. Video included.Continue reading
Video: What is Your Name?
Video introducing the concept of creating a newly inspired, emblematic name you wish to physically convey.Continue reading
Video: What Are You Eating?
Keeping with thoughts transforming into matter, this video explores the mental food we are ingesting.Continue reading
Module 3 – Religion, Forgiveness & Debt Relief
Religion, Forgiveness & Debt Relief
A brief introduction and explanation of Module 3 goals.Continue reading
How this loosely held word describes any strongly held beliefs we’ve adopted or acquired.Continue reading
Does God Talk to People?
Read a story about how my personal belief codes were challenged.Continue reading
Time for you to reflect, record and renew your thoughts about your own strongly held beliefs.Continue reading
Video: What’s Your Religion?
Filmed with Church of Scientology’s spiritual headquarters as backdrop, I turn all religions on their head!Continue reading
From childhood on, read about several of my personal experiences in gifting forgiveness.Continue reading
Audio: The Power of Forgiveness
Listen and learn about the power gained through gifting forgiveness in life.Continue reading
Video: Forgiveness & Happiness
Exploring personal resolutions and citing forgiveness as a means to attaining personal happiness.Continue reading
Time for you to reflect, record and renew your thoughts about forgiveness.Continue reading
Video: Forgiveness & Personal Debt
Introducing potential links between personal forgiveness and financial debt.Continue reading
Parable of the Unforgiving Debtor
An alternate look at potential links between unforgiveness and financial debt.Continue reading
Video: Are You Equal?
Filmed in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, reflections on partiality v. equality in our thought life and dealings with others.Continue reading
Time to reflect, record and reconsider bringing equality to thought life and dealings with others.Continue reading
Module 4 – Reconstruction & Gratitude
Reconstruction & Gratitude
Introduction to Module 4 and a brief explanation of its aims.Continue reading
Move from forgiveness to reconstruction as you start seeing new possibilities on your path to happiness.Continue reading
Video: Your Old Bones
Filmed at NYC’s old Limelight Club, a visual of how old bones became revived into something relevant and new.Continue reading
Video: Trash or Treasure
Filmed from South Street in Philadelphia, a look at how broken old tiles transformed into a hip new form of urban art.Continue reading
Video: Are You Worth Saving?
Filmed at Union Station in Washington, D.C., a look at how this historic site was restored into a present day beauty.Continue reading
From Holocaust to Happiness
Read about Eva Schloss in this insightful and compelling tale of personal reconstruction.Continue reading
Video: Preserving Memories
Filmed aboard the S.S. American Victory, a look at turning negative memories into something more noble.Continue reading
Time to reflect, record and reconstruct some of your personal life narratives.Continue reading
An introduction to the power of gratitude as a transformative mental catalyst.Continue reading
Video: Viewing Life From a Different Angle
Filmed from the Dutch island of St. Maarten, this video explores the value of celebrating the bright side of challenges.Continue reading
A personal story about cultivating gratitude from a dark chapter of my high school years.Continue reading
Time for you to reflect, record and recreate constructive and empowering narratives in your own life.Continue reading
Module 5 – Responsibility & Destiny
Responsibility & Destiny
Brief introduction to Module 5 aim of assuming personal responsibility.Continue reading
Introducing the concept that responsibility is something under your power and control.Continue reading
Becoming Captain of Your Life Ship
Drawing an analogy between responsibility and becoming captain of your own life.Continue reading
Audio: Where is Your Ship Headed?
Learn more about rudders as you hear my story of watching ships enter the harbor in Split, Croatia.Continue reading
Preview questions in anticipation of several audio and video lessons that follow.Continue reading
A look at the common addiction to stress to help you consider other possible addictions you may have acquired.Continue reading
Exploring judgment as a means of control and an inhibitor to personal happiness and peace.Continue reading
Video: Lack of Belief
Exploring the role of unbelief as an inhibitor to moving forward in life purpose and possibilities.Continue reading
Listen to this discussion about the deeper meaning of identity as you begin to connect with your own.Continue reading
Audio: Bullying Behaviors
A look into the harmful effects we suffer when marginalizing and mocking others.Continue reading
Video: Errant Familiars
Watch a cleverly titled video exploring some of the dispiriting friends we’ve picked up in life.Continue reading
Video: Comfort Zones
Watch as I recount some of the challenges and joys I’ve experienced in exiting my own comfort zone.Continue reading
Audio: Minding Our Business
Listen to talk about working on your own life v. interfering with everyone else’s.Continue reading
Video: Cleaning House & Life
Watch a fun video about carrying too much baggage in life.Continue reading
Video: Fear of Criticism
Using Las Vegas lights as a backdrop, a discussion about worrying about what others think of us.Continue reading
Video: Transparency & Acceptance
Watch as I out myself while encouraging you to accept your more authentic side, too.Continue reading
An encouraging video for anyone avoiding life’s humble road to the top.Continue reading
Module 5B: From Responsibility to Destiny
Responsibility and Hope
Recap on assuming personal responsibility with a focus on life’s greater prizes ahead.Continue reading
Transitioning from Responsibility to Destiny
An introduction to the meaning of destiny.Continue reading
An Annie Story
One woman’s inspiring true story about transitioning from loss to new life during midlife.Continue reading
Time to reflect, record and make your own personal connections with Annie’s Story.Continue reading
Destiny and You
Getting you ready to stand up and demonstrate your own destiny in life.Continue reading
Video: Inner Voice of Destiny
A lesson and video that conveys a piece of my destiny and explains how you can listen for yours, too.Continue reading
Time for you to reflect. Tips for connecting with your own life and future destiny.Continue reading
No Longer Etched in Sand
Read an inspiring story about personal destiny from NY Times’ bestselling memoirist Regina Calcaterra.Continue reading
Time for you to reflect on victimhood v. using your own life to become a beneficiary of greater destiny.Continue reading
Your Personal Wealth
Read and listen to my personal reflections about unearthing my intrinsic sense of wealth.Continue reading
Conclusion & My Hope for You
P.S. What’s Next?
A final video to help you hurdle the realities of practicing this course and turning happiness into your reality.Continue reading