Author Spotlight Talk-Story: "Why Be Happy?" with Scott Haas (2021)



Zoom Webinar

Join us as we welcome author and clinical psychologist Scott Haas to discuss his book "Why Be Happy?: The Japanese Way of Acceptance". Learn about how the Japanese concept of ukeireru 'acceptance' may help you reduce stress and anxiety, and boost your happiness and well-being. To learn more about his book, read this great review by Forbes at You may order his book on Amazon at This webinar is free to the public, but we at the Japan-America Society of Hawaii urge you to consider making a one-time tax-deductible donation so that we can continue crafting quality programs for you and our Japan-Hawaii community. To donate, visit

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