“Learn to be happy by being happy all the time.”Paramhansa Yogananda, author of the well-known spiritual classic, Autobiography of a Yogi
There is no time like the present, and no greater search than the journey for joy.
This online course, “How to Be Happy All the Time,” is for those happiness-seekers with a pioneering spirit who are motivated to be free from fear and stress, to re-energize their life and stay well, and to live with peace and harmony once more.
It’s led by Kalamali Joy, a certified meditation teacher and public health wellness educator.
Happiness is not a thing: It is a state of mind. It must be lived. Paramhansa Yogananda, How to Be Happy All the Time
“Kalamali is an engaging instructor who makes the spiritual path come alive. I love sharing with her and hearing real life stories that are personally meaningful to me. She is a friend for all those who come to class and carries the energy for everyone to do their studies and be successful.”
—N.M. Scotts Valley, California
Summary of Course:
This wonderful course offers the inspiration necessary to live a life filled with inner strength and happiness. The essence of all spiritual teachings is the recognition that all fulfillment and joy lies within us. We’ll explore the sayings of Paramhansa Yogananda and see how we, too, can realize our true joy.
Through affirmations, visualizations, and other research supported exercises and practices, you will leave with practical skills and tools for being happy in your busy, daily life—no matter what comes.
Sample Topics From Our Happiness Course:
How you can choose to be happy regardless of outer circumstances
Tools and techniques for achieving lasting happiness and inner peace
Improving harmony at home, at work, or in your community
Learn how to use your will power to master your energy
Learn the art and science of a simple, yet profound meditation technqiue
How to redirect your energy to positivity and stop negativity in its tracks
What You’ll Receive:
New techniques for daily mindfulness and meditation practices.
Guided affirmations, visualizations, and journaling exercises
Personal support (via email or phone)
Interactive forum discussions with fellow students and instructor
Video classes given by certified Ananda Yoga and Meditation teachers and lifelong meditators.
Audio MP3 downloads for deepening your understanding on-the-go.
Textbook and handouts (PDF format)
Certificate of Completion (on the Advanced Certificate of Spiritual Development track)
“Never lose hope. Your soul, being a reflection of the ever joyous spirit, is, in essence, happiness itself.”Paramhansa Yogananda
This course is based on the science of yoga brought to the West by Paramhansa Yogananda, who came to spread a message of true and lasting joy. Ananda is a worldwide movement of spiritual communities and yoga and meditation centers, with teachers who have been meditating twice daily for nearly 50 years.
This course is not only profound, but it is transformational for it is based on practical skills and tools that you can bring into your home, work, and community. It is for those who are motivated and dedicated and want to be personally supported by the global virtual community of fellow truth-seekers. It is for those of every race, nation and religious background who are seeking hope during such challenging times.
What Makes This Happiness Course Unique?
In this self-paced course you will have 90 days to complete nine lessons. We encourage you to complete one lesson per week and to dedicate some time every day to your study so that you may get the most from the material. Take full advantage of the interactive forums to share your thoughts and inspiration with other participants, and the course instructor is available to support you throughout your journey.
You will receive an email reminder seven days before your enrollment period expires. We offer enrollment extensions freely, so if you find you need more time to complete the course, you can let us know
Kalamali Joy came to Ananda Village through the karma yoga program on January 5, 2011. She first read Autobiography of a Yogi while in school in Boston, Massachusetts and knew she found the right place to study yoga when she saw Paramhansa Yogananda’s picture on Ananda’s website. From there, she began the path of Kriya Yoga, became a certified Ananda Meditation teacher, and began her service in wellness and communications.
Kalamali currently works with spiritual directors Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi on their weekly A Touch of Light letters through Crystal Clarity Publishers. She also recently launched a new program with the help of friends from Ananda around the world to help medical workers in need during the pandemic called, Wellness for Warriors in Healthcare.
Kalamali carries a public health background and enjoys coaching one-on-one with those ready to focus on improving their lives from the inside out. She is the author of the new series, Tips for Joyful Living. This includes her popular book, The Yoga of Marketing, based on over 10 years of experience for how to best share a positive message with the world, to improve the lives of individuals of all backgrounds and personal beliefs.
Discover true happiness within your own Self
Welcome this Spring with a fresh approach to happiness. Let the budding flowers of freedom and joy blossom in your relationships and inner life.
Enrollment Period: 90 Days