Our bodies have great wisdom and the more we trust them, the better they are able to fulfill this function.


What we believe about our ability to heal affects whether or not we actually heal. What begins in the mind, happens in the body.

Feeling as if someone cares makes a difference.

Listen to the statistics for optimists. At Happiness 1st Institute, we give you tools that enable you to become an optimist and sustain optimistic mindsets even during stressful situations. 

Natural self-repair mechanisms do not work when we are stressed.

The emotional guidance system is what Dr. Rankin refers to as the Inner Pilot Light. We teach our students how to correctly interpret its messages.