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About Alice

Chief Happiness Officer

Alice Inoue is a Life Expert and the founder of Happiness U.  She helps both companies and individuals develop positive mindsets in order to live more inspired in both their professional and private lives.

Born in San Francisco and raised in Taiwan from the age of eight, she entered the University of California as a pre-med student and earned a degree in Biology at the age of twenty. Rather than enter medical school at that time, Alice traveled to Japan to teach English. Already ­fluent in English and Mandarin, she added Japanese to her linguistic skills and cultural studies.

In an unexpected shift, she jumped into the world of media, first debuting as a live-daily TV show host, followed by years as a bilingual news anchor and host of her own weekly Japanese TV shows. During this time Alice also served as spokesperson for a multitude of companies.

Inspired by inner guidance and a long-standing interest in spirituality, Alice once again made a dramatic shift in her life path and became an ordained minister. Within months she began rigorous self-study, as well as intensive studies with respected masters of feng shui and astrology.

Since then she has advised thousands worldwide as an astrologer and “life guide.” She’s officiated close to 900 wedding ceremonies. She’s also offered her feng shui expertise to hundreds of homes and businesses in all parts of the world before retiring in 2013.

Over the years, she has made numerous appearances on radio and television and has been prominently featured by all major state publications. She’s appeared as an author expert on happiness in on Lifetime Television’s highest-rated morning show “The Balancing Act.”

Her series of three feng shui instructional DVDs are based on her signature presentations; Feng Shui Demystified, Feng Shui Illuminated, and O­ffice Feng Shui were co-produced with Oceanic Time Warner.

Formerly an award-winning columnist in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser she has also made an impact in Hawaii’s largest publication, MidWeek, with her column “A Mindful Moment” where she shares pertinent life wisdom.

She has published nine books – A Loving Guide to th­ese Shifting Times (2008), Be Happy! It’s Your Choice (2009), Feng Shui Your Life! (2010), Just Ask Alice! (2011), Destination Happiness(2012), Mindful Moments (2016), More Mindful Moments (2017), Master Your Superpowers (2019), and The Best of Mindful Moments (2022). All of her books have won Indie Excellence Awards in the Mind, Body, and Spirit or Personal Growth categories. Her books guide readers towards empowerment and gaining a new perspective in their lives.

Your Life Your Way

Alice opened Happiness University in 2013 in Honolulu, and she serves as the corporate presenter, as well as the main teacher for Happiness U, a business that helps both companies and individuals develop positive mindsets in order to live more inspired in their professional and private lives.

Happiness U is a one-of-a-kind educational establishment located in Honolulu, Hawaii, offering both corporate programs, in house and online classes and events. Inspired facilitators lead dozens of classes each month, in areas that encompass the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspect of life. The focus is on personal growth, self-development, and finding meaning in life.

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