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Date & Time Details: Please plan to arrive between 3:30-4:15 on Friday. You will check in with Micki, and receive your room assignments.

Location: Whidbey Institute

Address: 6449 Old Pietila Road, Clinton WA 98236

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Divine Happiness, Creative Gift of the Soul

With Carolyn Berry and Micki O'Brien

May 15 - 17, 2020

Happiness is not a frivolous feeling. It is a powerful state of being! Growing happiness is a movement to help heal the world. During this profound event, Divine Happiness: Creative Gift of the Soul, you will realize your connection to your happiness, how to expand it, and shine it out into the world to help activate a happier humanity. Based on her book, From Misery to Happiness, Carolyn Berry, LMFT The Go Shining Coach, and Micki O’Brien, M.A., Greatness Teacher/Coach, plus special guest, Dara Wagner, Reiki Master, will guide you on an experiential journey to your inner happiness. By weaving together the practical and the spiritual with their skillful use of storytelling, intuition, mindfulness, meditative and energy practices, Carolyn and Micki will clarify how acceptance, gratitude, constructive attention, and love are powerfully entwined with authentic happiness.

Our primary intention is for you to: gain a clear understanding of the pervasive impact of happiness; recognize happiness as a process, not a destination; know what makes happiness powerful; experience how happiness as a positive connector; and to celebrate that happiness is a divine gift of the soul. Most importantly that you will realize that you are the star of your life and can make a positive difference when you share your shine!



Single Occupancy $845 before April 1, $895 April 1 and after
Double Occupancy $700 each before April 1, $750 each April 1 and after

Prices include lodging at the Whidbey Institute, scrumptious meals, and a profound experience into the world of Divine Happiness.


Carolyn Berry
Carolyn Berry, LMFT, has spent over forty years guiding people to emotionally heal and to reach for their human potential. In this role she has served as the Go Shining Coach, a Marriage Family Therapist, wise woman mentor, and a workshop/retreat presenter. Carolyn became interested in “being happy” as a teenager, and strived to find that happiness during her adult years. It was in her late 60’s that she realized that she was authentically happy most of the time. She wrote the book, “From Misery to Happiness” in her early 70’s to share her journey to happiness. She has since…
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Micki O’Brien
Micki O’Brien, M.A. has spent the past 20 years engaged in contemplative practice, including both teaching and writing from a spiritual place, and supporting individuals of all ages in using their uniqueness well. As a Greatness Teacher and Coach, she sees the best in each person and situation, and empowers others in doing the same. Her signature talk, “What if That’s a Superpower,” about recognizing that our perceived weaknesses can actually point to our strengths, was a precursor to the Divine Happiness experience she’ll be facilitating, “Happy HERE: The Human Place Between Heaven and Earth.” In addition, she manages transformational…
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