Anne Lafleur, MSW is a consultant and facilitator specializing in simple, practical ways to create positive social connections in families, workplaces, and communities. She has a Bachelor's degree in psychology and religious studies from Brown University, a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from Boston College, and over a decade of experience working in Human Resources at MIT.

She has taught courses and workshops in both business and community settings on happiness, emotions, listening, self-accountability, giving & receiving, and more. Anne's weekly blog revolves around themes of happiness, connection, and navigating the daily ups and downs of life and relationships.

Significant influences include Brian Johnson, Karla McLaren, Tami Simon's Insights at the Edge, Abraham-HicksA Course in MiraclesLifeResults and Insight seminars, hospice volunteering, and countless conversations with people about life, love and happiness.

Anne serves as a local coordinator for the Greater Boston Personal Growth Network, leads community workshops and events through her Alive & Connected and Free Listening Boston Meetup groups, and works with leaders of all kinds who want to make a positive difference with their lives.

She lives in Natick, MA with her husband and two school-aged children, who provide both loving support and endless opportunities for learning and growth.

This interview with the Mighty Married Moms explains a bit more of her journey, and the early origins and philosophy of The Gift of Happiness.