Spend time with friends.


From Laverne and Shirley to The Blues Brothers, we’ve always loved to watch best friends fight, make up and yuck it up on screen.T o these celluloid pals and others, we dedicate this homage in celebration of the United Nations-designated International Day of Friendship, which occurs every July 30.


Stephen Cope is a Senior Scholar-in-Residence and a Kripalu Ambassador. He is a Western-trained psychotherapist who writes and teaches about the relationship between Western psychological paradigms and the Eastern contemplative traditions. Learn about the power of friends in this Live Happy Now episode.