Scientologists @home showcases the many people across the globe who are staying safe, staying well and thriving in life.
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When Paul found himself with a little “extra” time at home, he got busy.
Ming Chung prepares a simple and sweet tasty treat—custard toast.
World-class garment manufacturer George is now creating some high-fashion filtration!
Get outside and walk, move, jump! That’s Clara’s advice for fighting the fatigue of lockdown.
When fine artist Lisa felt her world becoming a bit “dark,” she brightened it up by painting.
It’s party time! Winter combines cones, candies, cookies … and sprinkles, of course, to come up with an irresistible party treat—the cookie party hat!
Take a walk in the woods of Puebla to a picturesque lagoon surrounded by sheer rock cliffs and that’s where you’ll find Josué.
Christopher not only has an awesome collection of cuckoo clocks, he’s an expert at repairing them, too.
Kya and Kiranmai gather the ingredients to bake up a lava cake that will erupt with gooey, chocolaty goodness.
Making a dent disappear is nothing for auto-body maestro Alfonso. He’s got the gadgets and the expertise to knock out nicks in even the toughest spots.
Hsin-Yi and her family members are using this time to take up the guitar.
Miho is a music events producer, and though she may not be able to pump up the jams during these difficult times, she’s still rockin’ the house by conducting online seminars.
It’s been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Well, Rosa makes a breakfast that’s got all the protein, fiber and minerals to start off any day in a healthy way.
One could say that Tony fell for fly-fishing, hook, line and sinker. These days, he outfits himself in a fisherman’s vest that has pockets for all his tackle.
After a two-month shutdown, the display cases in Antonella’s delightful pastry shop are once again lined with perfectly delectable desserts.
Shih-Chen perfected some serious shirt-folding skills with a technique he calls the “sushi garment.”
Willmer works out these days, building his strength and stamina with an energetic routine of weightlifting and running—inside his home.
Over the last several months, Melissa’s had to constantly come up with new ways to keep her children busy and learning.
Talia’s baking brownies with her own secret twist—adding crumbled coffee cookies to the batter.
After some months off, Rosina’s company is back to the business of making wooden packaging.
Jung-Chun discovered that art is a method of communication. The proof—he’s able to create comic characters that express his ideas to others.
Jason is an IT professional who, at the end of the day, feels the need to step away from his computer screens.
Florian and his family trek into the orchard to make some fresh-from-the-tree apple cider.
Maryoris markets essential products right now—from cleaning and disinfecting items to nutritional supplements.
Maria Eugenia is the mother of two very active kids. During this time, her main occupation has been keeping them busy and occupied.
Gloria gets a lot of joy out of playing piano with her son while he learns to become an accomplished piano player.
John is taking on a project to make sure his family can get clean, safe drinking water at his home in the middle of the mountains.
When the lockdown was locked down, something unexpected happened to José, a 20-year veteran of the clothing business—the world opened up to him.
Mariela’s keeping her family healthy with a healthy regimen. She begins with a nutritious drink like fresh apple juice made from … fresh apples.
Lexi’s been locked down with her delightful toddler, Leila.
Chie gets pampered with a makeover from her budding make-up artist daughter.
Reva’s making sure the lockdown isn’t locking her out of her healthy routines, so she’s following a video workout program to keep fit.
Steve keeps busy by getting household projects done, like installing a ceiling fan.
Linda is a hardcore hard-boiled egg enthusiast. She’s so serious, she even gave her handy egg-slicing gadget a name.
Ildikó’s clients were in dire need of some sound advice during these difficult times.
During his time at home, Roberto took The Way to Happiness precept “Be Competent” to heart.
Max is breathing new life into a classic car, prepping the body for a new paint job.
Adrián’s a graphic designer who, rain or shine, takes breaks from his computer screen to take a walk around the block in his neighborhood in the Costa Rican capital.
Elena’s set up her home office with a focus on production. And part of her everyday work-from-home routine is taking her not-so-everyday pet for a walk.
Lior knows raising healthy children requires feeding them healthy foods.
Yen Yu is the puppet master of a colorful dancing lion—a symbol of luck in his culture.
For Tatsuya, the silver lining of this year is getting to spend more time with his young daughter.
Scott loads his fishing gear into his kayak and paddles out to see what surprises the bay has in store for him.
Rose is bringing some sunshine indoors by decorating her walls with hand-painted shiny golden flowers.
During this time of change, it’s not unusual to feel a bit like a stranger in a strange land.
Yi-Ning’s reaping rewards by running in competitions—and he’s got plenty of medals to prove it.
Makiko and her young daughter, Koko, play with clay, covering the tabletop with fun objects—from flowers to rice balls to shortcakes.
How does a fresh-from-the-oven, warm apple cider donut sound? Well, when the treat is baked by a young baker like Lana, you can bet it’s going to be mouthwateringly delish.
Cara draws in the Japanese style called “manga.” The young artist learned to master manga tools and techniques and now creates great characters in scenes infused with drama.
Jamie breeds pets that don’t bark or meow or even chirp … they slither.
When Reika’s legs get tired, she’s got a stretching regimen that relaxes her legs and brings her back to battery.
Although Ryan is working from home, he makes time for creative endeavors—like his lifelong love of cello.
Fernanda’s perfected applying makeup to subtly create a radiant, natural look.
Over the last several months, Isabela and her dog, Aria, spent a lot of time at home together.
After months being cooped up inside, Marcel heads to wide-open spaces for trail runs up the rocky hills of Pretoria.
Isla’s discovered the secret to becoming a great gymnast in The Way to Happiness—PRACTICE.
Ting-Yun takes her job as a whale observer pretty seriously, because sometimes she’s all that stands between a whale and potentially harmful sea-based construction projects.
As a proud member of her community board of directors, Susan is making sure the community pool is a cool place to be.
Ricardo is a professional musician whose rousing Latin rhythms can improve anyone’s mood and get them into the groove.
When your three-year-old daughter is a fan of the movie Frozen, you do what Michelle did—transform her child’s bedroom into a mini Arendelle, the movie’s fictional village.
Yu Lun’s been spending more time on her phone and computer these days.
Spending time with Ye Ye is like taking a trip around the world—without ever leaving home.
Professional translator Alejandro translates the current situation like this: “Get busy and improve your environment.”
As chief information officer for his business, Robert’s responsible for keeping the digital traffic running smoothly.
For artist and graphic designer Kate, making beautiful art comes naturally.
For a five-year-old, Ping‑Jui’s life is all fun and games. But it’s not just about playing in his own personal Legoland—he’s also helping his mother and father.
Though being homebound is hardly a fairy tale, Deana and her young daughter, Oceana, are making a game out of it.
Anamaria once helped a mother bring a new life into the world. The baby became her friend for life, and just so happened to grow up to be a thousand-pound cow.
Barb may have been born in Poland, but after 12 years she’s pretty settled in the UK.
Yulia is Zooming—her Pilates lessons, that is. Her virtual sessions keep her clients in great shape.
Tien-Lee mastered the musical instrument called the ocarina and uses it to play a classic Taiwanese folk song.
Jasha loves to create art. She splatters, scrapes and smudges paints across her canvas to create beautiful works.
Charlotta’s been spending time with her children working on their backyard garden.
Ellie’s slamming the brakes on the spread of germs in her car by thoroughly cleaning and sanitizing its interior.
At a time when many businesses were slowing down, Monica and Roseddlyn were just getting started.
Jun Zee’s a fantastic dancer who choreographs his own pieces.
While Arthur’s got time on his hands, he keeps his hands full. He goes from a virtual piano concert for his grandfather to online schooling.
Chris’s favorite reference from Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought is: “Life Is a Game.”
Idan and David are photo/video pros who constantly create for work. But sometimes they just do it for fun.
Vica is a professional color, style and make-up consultant who knows a thing or two about selecting the best colors and shades for her clients.
These days, Yu-Chi, like a lot of kids, has to stay inside. But he’s turning confinement into a win by playing lots of indoor games with his family.
After being stuck at home, Chris and Carole are ready for an adventure in the great outdoors.
Lety stays productive by getting her home organized, from top to bottom.
While LeAnn completes the book she’s been writing for the past year, her husband, Rob, carries on with his chief information officer duties from his temporary executive suite (aka, their living room).
Becca’s purpose is pretty well summed up by The Way to Happiness precept “Love and Help Children.”
Young Yu-Fan might just be the next Leonardo da Vinci.
Martin is a supremely skilled handyman who gets things done for everyone else.
Diana stays fit with a regimen of exercises and a healthy dose of a super upbeat attitude.
Rosa’s philosophy might just go something like this: when life hands you lemons … make lemon ice cream!
With the current scene, Marc’s relocated his professional consultancy business to an online environment.
May makes her family happy and healthy by making her famous soft-boiled eggs.
When it comes to protecting himself and his family, Andrew’s not one to leave things to chance.
Sara’s house plants are thriving since she’s been able to show them a bit of extra care during her time at home.
Artistic crafts spring from young artist Autumn. She takes a can, some sticks and pine cones to create an awesome faux floral centerpiece.
Using a little ingenuity, Winter breathes new life into an old favorite dessert.
During their time at home, Dai‑Yin and Da‑Yu have sharpened their skills as mother-daughter anime artists.
Leala lends her mom a hand with baking and cooking whenever needed. And luckily, it’s needed now.
With no gigs on his calendar, singer and entertainer Les decided it was the perfect time to debut his new website.
As a software engineer, Miguel sometimes finds it hard to get his head out of his work.
Noel stays busy and productive, connecting to his Birmingham community through videoconferences.
When looking at the positive outcomes of this time, Chia Chiao is thankful for having more time with her kids.
Xannie, like a lot of people, enjoys her sweets. But during this time she’s trying to eat healthy.
Michelle paints beautiful portraits of wildlife and landscapes in her home art studio.
Looking out for his business while at home, Leon keeps his focus on work by regularly looking out at the world outside.
Don’t let her mild-mannered appearance fool you—Joanna is a superhero.
When lockdown upended the gym business Yu-Ning manages, she decided to stretch into a new direction and develop online courses.
These are a few of Fi’s favorite things—rhubarb, apple and a pint-sized helper at her side in the kitchen.
Sigrid is an educator who’s been teaching kids for over 30 years, but of course, never during a time like this.
If you’re looking for an example of The Way to Happiness precept “Flourish and Prosper,” look no further than Warren’s backyard.
Even during unusual times, children’s novelist Shaila sticks to the first rule of writing—write every day.
Gabriel isn’t even in his teens yet and he’s already doing computer coding online.
No one was really prepared for the ways in which life changed over the last few months.
Rick’s a comic book artist who uses digital technology to help him create his latest, greatest, out-of-this-world adventure.
As an insurance adjuster, Laurie is accustomed to making house calls. But she’s had to adopt a new business model that centers on virtual house calls.
Stockholm-based singer-songwriter Mimmi can compose a new song at the drop of a hat.
Without person-to-person contact, chiropractor Yi‑Feng can’t conduct his usual clinic.
David and his trusty assistant, young son Benjamin, blend up a cornucopia of fresh fruits and vegetables for a juice drink to keep them healthy.
Pete’s been learning all about creating video special effects. He shoots videos, loads the footage into his computer and comes up with some cool Hollywood kind of magic!
Take Cookie, an accomplished violinist, give her some time off and an electric violin and the result is pretty magical.
John’s a professional sculptor who finds this an opportune time to expand his sculpting repertoire.
With businesses closed, business lecturer Wen-Lan had no business. She spent her time off designing new courses.
Making the most of every day is how Michael lives his life.
David trains people on how to survive a hurricane, or any disaster for that matter.
Gavin transforms blank canvases into visually appealing abstract works of art.
Inna does a lot of interesting things in life, but the one she likes most is parenting her son, Miroslav.
Po-Jung is serious about his coffee—like making sure to heat the water to exactly 194 degrees serious.
Kenny’s ensuring his home stays safe, taking a clinical approach to killing germs.
When it comes to learning, Shantal is on fire. She’s practicing and perfecting the art of hairstyling, doing arts and crafts and … she’s learning to speak two new languages!
Leanne’s job requires intense focus for 12 hours a day. So, she relishes the opportunity to head to the farm and harvest its bounty of peppers and vegetables.
Raising a young daughter and caring for her household during these confusing and alarming times, Anastasia’s got a lot on her plate.
Songshanmens knows his stuff when it comes to making YouTube videos. Using some very basic items, he creates cool and impactful videos.
Romel’s a crew manager who’s managing to stay super upbeat and productive while working from home.
Sachie works for a trading company, and during the lockdown she’s traded her office for a work space at home.
DM is adding some artistic touches to his new house, like making custom-designed wall mounts for his collection of guitars and ukuleles.
After Pat’s gym closed down, he wasn’t going to wait for weights. After diving into some research, he discovered the power of working out with resistance bands.
As a pro photographer, Natasha’s normally out capturing memorable moments at weddings and special occasions.
Need a logo? No problem. Commercial designer Feng-Fu has got you covered.
Steve takes scenic bike rides that include spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the beautiful landmarks and landscapes of San Francisco.
In Jaymie’s case, you might say, the baker doesn’t fall far from the kitchen. In other words—this young lady learned everything she knows about baking from her baker mom.
Radek’s not just sitting around during these stay-at-home times. Instead, he stays active, going out for walks around his neighborhood.
Yung-Yu starts his day with a traditional Chinese exercise called “Ping Shuai Gong”—which translates to “Swing Hands Exercise.”
Claude’s spent the past few months revitalizing his backyard garden. Between repotting, regenerating and turning the soil, his little patch of Auckland is bursting with fruits and veggies.
Jennifer’s making sure that even in lockdown her children keep on learning.
What does a professional baker do when their shop is closed? Well, Iride experiments in her home kitchen with things like a keto key lime pie, uploading the final recipes to Instagram.
Joe grabs a cup of joe, safety goggles and hedge trimmers to tame the wild wall of shrubs at his home.
Kun Chen is an avid player of Go, one of the most popular board games in the world. The rules seem simple enough, although it’s described as “the most complex game ever devised.”
Zara practices a form of martial arts called “Wing Chun.” With double punches, kicks and something called the “Dracula move,” nobody’s going to mess with Zara.
These days, Barbara is all about creativity. She sings the praises of her home vocal studio where she layers her harmonizing to create a one‑person choir.
Gabe inherited his dad’s 1960 BMW motorcycle. He also inherited the job of maintaining the mechanics of his road‑bound heirloom.
Morocco’s marketplace may be a bit bare these days, but that doesn’t stop Naima from getting a taste of the popular fashions and textiles.
Shaw Wei sticks to a daily routine that includes preparing lunch for the next day and tending her potted plants.
Mayra adds a massive dose of exuberance to her workouts and that helps her power through to achieve her fitness goals.
Artist Martine harnesses the power of her imagination to take the sometimes stark realities of quarantine and transform them into whimsical, joyful fantasies.
Jayla has some pretty slick slime-making skills. The young slime aficionado can concoct a batch so cool, every kid is going to want to definitely try it at home.
Vanessa’s family’s Northern Italian garden center specializes in tropical plants and flowers, so she’s surrounded all day by an array of fascinating flora and beautiful blossoms.
After he gets home from work, Kai-Jhong edits together photos and videos he shoots to create stories he can share with others.
Nothing lifts Johanna’s spirits like being creative, and she’s been exploring a new creative outlet—baking.
How do you show someone how truly special they are? Designer David does it with beautiful personalized cards and gifts.
There’s one thing that keeps Shawn and his family going during these times—staying active.
Nives is developing a new skill, focusing her attention on how to snap a great snapshot.
Aika’s toddler doesn’t speak yet, but that doesn’t stop mother from communicating with her daughter.
When Wan Ting is ready for a home-cooked meal, she just gets online and searches “delicious dinner.”
Quentin’s a young wiz at solving a Rubik’s cube in the blink of an eye.
Joe’s a professional business consultant, coach, trainer, advisor and a whole lot more.
Young sisters Zarina and Sara love doing arts and crafts. The joy they find in creating jumps out from each of their drawings.
Shan-Yun brings the fun indoors for her son and niece, playing games like Jenga.
When life hands Erik a tree felled by a storm, he doesn’t just make firewood.
Mimi’s morning routine means making the rounds in her backyard barnyard to feed the goats, geese, chickens and dogs.
Martin’s highflying international business consultancy business was grounded by the lockdown.
Katrin escapes the negative effects of the dramatic news reports with walks in the park with her son, pointing out the beautiful things they see in nature.
Yi-Wen wields a pair of pliers to fashion one‑of‑a‑kind crystal earrings. She loves to create beautiful things, and not just jewelry.
Caitlin enlists her two young sons to help grow and harvest the vegetables and fruits in their backyard.
Bernard is an author, educator and consultant who’s normally traveling the world, helping people improve their lives and careers.
Dominic’s focusing on lots of ways to stay healthy during these times.
When Joe needs a little space, he heads out for a motorcycle ride.
Amy loves spending this time doing activities with her son, like bouncing on their backyard trampoline.
Aspasia’s got big plans for turning her first-ever new home into her dream home.
Mikayla’s been experimenting in the kitchen, making decadent-looking desserts that are actually healthy.
Luciano’s rustic home is situated in an incredibly beautiful patch of Italian countryside.
Diego’s a singer-songwriter. He keeps the rhythm of his life steady, even in these times, by taking to heart the precepts from The Way to Happiness.
Pei-Ting has a brand-new baby at home. Between taking care of her newborn and working, she can’t really afford to be in a bad mood.
Anjero’s using this time to up his computer programming skills and take his career to the next level.
Liliana’s found herself a new hobby—revamping old furniture.
Krisztina prepares a meal for friends with her own special Hungarian twist.
Kelli makes sure that even while her children stay home their imaginations can venture to wherever they please.
Cinthya designs some seriously stylish shoes. This fashion-forward young designer takes stay-at-home orders in stride by staying in touch with her clients through her web page.
As a golf aficionado, during this time Brett’s been honing his skills by teeing off at the driving range.
Mark’s back to work painting and upgrading homes. With a fresh coat of paint, he can bring a room, a hall, even an old door, back to life.
Ruo-Tong has a lesson to teach—simple ingredients sometimes make the most spectacular treats.
Vivian’s kids, like most kids, enjoy taking a good whack at a piñata and pouncing on the bounty pouring out.
Larry has acquired a guitar collection that most guitarists only dream about.
Nick’s up early and off for baseball training—hitting some balls in the batting cage and catching a few more behind home plate.
Zoltán is a carpenter specializing in antique window repairs. Recreating fixtures from the past is an exacting job that requires just the right materials and skill set.
Sisters Adwen and Elora are busily working on cool arts and crafts projects, including that coolest of projects—making slime!
Artist Takehiko creates stunning landscapes and cityscapes. This painter accomplishes awe-inspiring aesthetics by maintaining an outward perspective on life.
Julian’s Leaning Tower of Al Pastor may not compare aesthetically with its namesake in Pisa, but unlike the Italian landmark, you can make tacos from Julian’s little masterpiece.
Marjorye, like a lot of people these days, is doing a lot more video calls. So she’s put together some makeup tips for always having that “camera ready” look.
Roberto’s an interior designer who specializes in creating beautiful home kitchens.
Yu-Hui is a renaissance artist who strives for competence in everything she does.
Fine artist Craig applies finishing touches to his latest portrait until he’s fully satisfied with the final piece.
With a little extra time on her hands, Maia spends some of it giving herself an at-home, professional manicure.
Susan brightens up her yard with artistic solar lighthouses. Using a stack of terra-cotta pots, some paint and a solar lamp, she creates enchanting yard decor.
Mariano makes his days a bit brighter by brewing himself some maté tea.
Growing up steeped in Japan’s traditional tea industry, Masao is what you might call a “matcha master.”
Wellness coach Eileen trains doing something called Piloxing. As the name suggests, it’s part Pilates, part boxing, with a little dance thrown in.
Caty calls these “interesting times,” and she’s making the most of them by discovering interesting things to do in the kitchen.
Sheila and her family pitch in together to create an awesome backyard barnyard with chickens (aka, “backyard art”), a goat and one really big “puppy.”
After being off the road for months, Derek gives his classic car some
Cheng-Yun pumps up the personal factor to an otherwise mundane old daily planner.
Jordan’s using this time to sharpen his focus on family.
Jeff is an artist/sculptor. Working in his home studio, he produces some amazing pieces of art out of everything from clay to concrete.
Daniela’s a professional eyelash artist who helps people attain the much sought after look of long, thick lashes.
It’s back to work for Tamás, a Hungarian trainer and writer.
Chien-Feng is a Chinese medicine practitioner who prescribes care for his patients from a 5,000‑year‑old tradition of healing arts.
Valentina’s a new mom, and along with the baby comes a whole new world of learning and caring.
Becca’s bending and stretching her way to physical fitness while staying at home.
Venezuelan native María prepares a delicious homestyle meal in Florida, her home away from home.
Ali’s plumbing shop hit a bit of a clog when the lockdown caused work orders to slow down to a trickle.
Eden is a prolific young artist with an impressive output of creative sketches and digital drawings.
Alex is taking on a pretty hefty project renovating his kitchen. But he’s not doing it alone.
Vanessa’s doing what she can to help during this time. She’s a one-woman mask manufacturer.
Carlos is a certified personal trainer and when it comes to exercises, he’s got some favorites—from high knees to burpees to explosive lunges.
Angelique’s lemonade is about as fresh and natural as it gets—from tree to pitcher in a matter of minutes.
According to young Chi, “Cleanliness is next to healthfulness.” He’s inspired by The Way to Happiness to sweep, do the dishes and otherwise care for his environment.
Jason spends his spare time staying in shape with some Russian kettlebell training.
Inspired by the nature around her, Vicki paints joyful art.
Leo’s a professional guitarist who’s been at home for four months. But he’s not fretting.
Any suggestion of difficult times fades for Sarah and Sebastian when they look into the eyes of their newborn daughter.
Hairdresser Mayumi isn’t cutting corners when it comes to sanitizing her salon.
Shilah’s following the precepts from The Way to Happiness and learning how to be self‑sufficient.
While these times leave some people emotionally deflated, Chun‑Chu is pumping up the joy with her balloon modeling.
Darcy decided that the way to get through this period of time was to stay busy and productive.
Milton’s a musician who’s turned his downtime into a downbeat and created some new tunes.
Bao-Bao means “treasure” in Taiwanese and this young lady lives up to the name.
Nicaragua-born Jorge and his Costa Rican-born son, Franco, flourish and prosper in Sydney.
What does a counselor do when she can’t counsel clients in the office? Well, Kay got creative and started offering her knowledge to her entire community.
Harold helps run a bakery specializing in keto desserts.
Anna always wanted to learn to paint, so while captive in her Connecticut home, she logged on to an online class.
Watching Pat put together a sandwich is like watching a fine artist create a masterpiece.
Li Chen is a devoted grandmother. So, when her grandson comes to stay, she does whatever it takes to make sure he’s safe.
While the world was in lockdown, Aline danced the time away.
Spending more time at home is just fine with fine artist Lura. She uses the time to paint up a storm—and a few landscapes, too.
Eye doctor Tommasina gets through these difficult times by framing life as a game.
If it’s got strings, chances are Wei Kai’s got one. From a ukulele to multiple electric and acoustic guitars, his collection of musical instruments is impressive.
Sandra’s home country is Honduras, but her home base is Sydney.
As a dentist, Scott spends most of his workday focused on the small things—namely his patients’ mouths.
As the head of a school and tutoring center, Jen’s got a knack for teaching others new subjects.
As the head of a software development company, Greg spends his time peering at the behind-the-computer-code side of the internet.
“When in New Zealand, cook as the Kiwis do.” Mexican-born Ana spent her time at home mastering mealtime specialties of her adopted home.
Kuan-Hsiung just may have tapped into the fountain of youth.
If you’re a gamer or musician and you’re ever in Canberra, look up Glen.
Alina appreciates the power of flowers to add beauty to any environment, so she’s off to obtain some gorgeous orchids.
During his time at home, Roman picked up his guitar and played. And played.
After several “snipless” months, Judy is finally getting back into the swing of things, styling hair.
At Glenda’s home, getting ready for teatime can take time.
When looking for a new sport to get involved in, Patrick didn’t settle for tennis or golf.
Custom homebuilder Steve is accustomed to being at home—but he’s ready to get back to work.
Lina loves to make things lovely, so she infuses aesthetics into her environment at every turn.
Ever think about “glamping” in your own living room? Wayne lets his imagination run wild ...
Having seen all the sights of the great indoors for months, Casey is ready to take in a wide swath of the great outdoors.
Peter and son, Liam, are motorcycle fanatics, art aficionados, home renovators, pet lovers and connoisseurs of grade A grilling.
Seventeen-year-old Ellie practices her special effects makeup skills on herself.
Lucy and her cat, Bea, have been companions during the last few months. Lucy’s been busy keeping Bea continually curious.
Bruce runs a family-owned commercial cleaning business.
By profession, Corey is a baker. But since he’s been home, he’s traded his oven and dough for a stovetop covered with steamed vegetables and a thick seared steak.
Before Angela hits the hiking trail, she has her hiking partner fetch her shoes—one at a time.
Sandy is a supremely talented artist who specializes in canine art.
After months at home, Nisha is finally back to work at the family wood flooring business.
Bruce is an accomplished drummer. At home, he adds to his recording résumé “soundscapes”—collections of sounds that, when combined, create an audio atmosphere.
Fashion designer and marketeer Emma is designing her latest collection.
Master carpenter Joe makes magic with wood. He’s nailed the not-so-secret secrets of his trade, like “measure twice, cut once.”
Wade rides unicycles, juggles chain saws and makes folks laugh in the process.
Pirjo is finally taking the time to declutter her closet. Paring down her wardrobe makes for a simpler life.
Mu Yan faces the future with a “let’s flourish and prosper” attitude, confidently walking The Way to Happiness.
The arid climate of Las Vegas may not seem like the ideal spot for a backyard vegetable garden, yet Timothy’s cultivating quite a crop.
Barbie is a school principal who finally has the time for something she’s always wanted to do: illustrating textbooks for young learners.
Caroline strolls through her hometown of Hoboken, New Jersey.
Internet marketing expert Shailendra shares some handy shortcuts hidden in one of the world’s most popular email services.
Meng-Tzu starts her days with a healthy helping of homemade avocado milk.
Vera’s putting together a top-notch travel diary to relive and share the memories of her epic white-water rafting trip down the Colorado River.
Architect and real estate pro Gladys is developing one of her properties into an absolutely charming cottage community for artists.
Jeri has a passion for baking, so she uses this time honing her baking skills.
Alessandro’s getting back to work producing virtual video events.
Alejandra is focused on staying healthy and productive, and encouraging others to do so.
Kabir’s spent his time as both a teacher and a student. He conducts virtual tutoring sessions to get a young friend up to speed on his 4th grade math.
Urania is using this time to learn something new—how to sew!
Laila loves to dance. Laila loves to sing. And above all else, this 13-year-old artistic whirlwind loves to stay productive.
János is the proprietor of a family-owned sausage shop.
Yin-Yan researches and develops new products for a cosmetics company.
Cheyenne is on a mission to get her toddler to eat his veggies, so the egg dish she prepares comes with a little motherly subterfuge.
Selisha prepares an incredible looking classic Mexican bake.
Shannon’s tutoring center is back in the business of educating.
Massimo’s mold-making business slowed down during lockdown.
Dong-Li spends his workday tethered to a computer by a microphone, and his space is defined by the size of his screen.
As an electrical contractor, Alex is an essential worker who never stopped working.
Tessa is a sprightly young dancer who performs elegant and graceful dance moves she creates herself.
Cristal’s backyard is packed with pecking chickens.
Hungarian author Bernadett bonds with her readers through her blog and website articles.
Chi Kuang makes quality time with his kids, bonding over board games and skateboarding—on the roof!
During this time, Jeremiah’s breaking out the power tools to do some serious home renovations.
As an accomplished seamstress, during her time at home Ruth’s been sewing everything from cushion covers to bedspreads.
Martin’s spending time outdoors, caring for his beautiful yard with its expansive green lawn and gorgeous flowers.
Danielle works in aviation, and flying across borders means having to overcome barriers in communication as part of her job.
Chi-Ying runs her own online business and wears a lot of hats herself to make it succeed.
Alex masters that quintessential Mexican dessert—flan! It’s golden. It’s delicious.
Arlen is a chiropractor who gives expert advice on easy “spinal twist exercises” anyone can do at home to stay limber.
Roger uses this time to sharpen his piano playing skills and write more songs—more than he’s written in years.
Paolo solves IT-related problems for his customers.
Facundo likes his coffee the traditional Costa Rican way.
These days, Gary guides his life straight from one of the precepts of The Way to Happiness—“Take care of yourself.”
Dog groomer Rosana will tell you that after a good grooming, every dog stands proud.
Olga is using this time at home to give her kids a good start in life when it comes to their education.
Ron is a young fan of Legos. Lots and lots of Legos. But the ultracool, intricate creations he builds aren’t just kids’ stuff.
Kari loves to paint pretty flowers, pretty landscapes and pretty much anything or anywhere her imagination takes her.
Ligia loves making a delicious Mexican dish called “pambazo.”
Budding chef Quillan is enrolled in culinary school, and from the appetizing look of his classwork, he’s off to a delicious start.
Until Nicole’s able to get back to her actual classroom, she teaches from her virtual classroom.
Desiree runs a construction business from her home office.
No matter the restrictions Chiao-Lin must endure at this time, nothing dampens her enthusiasm for life.
The boxing gym where David trains is down for the count right now.
Planning activities to keep two young boys entertained during lockdown has kept Anita on her toes.
Alex is a young musician who’s got the skills of some of the legendary rock guitarists of old.
Margareth’s business is renting holiday homes in Zimbabwe.
Ana Elisa dishes up the recipe for a famous Brazilian chocolate dessert called “brigadeiros.” These little treats taste as delightful as they look!
Pomm and her daughters aren’t willing to let the current situation stop them from creating happy moments together.
Felipe’s a photographer with an eye for composing the perfect picture.
Cathy may have mastered the saxophone, but she admits mastering life is a whole different tune.
Marina does daily deep cleaning and disinfecting of her environment.
Pat is excited to get back to his property management business.
Mercedes and Sophia team up to make a simple summer meal predicated on The Way to Happiness precept that says to “Eat Properly.”
Jim teaches his eager-to-please, four-legged student named Brody an impressive series of lessons.
Brennan lays out the three P’s to becoming an accomplished pianist.
Between a bearded dragon, an array of birds and an absolutely adorable new puppy named Tucker, Mila has an impressive collection of animals she cares for at home.
Chia Kuei displays nerves of steel as he prepares a rather big beetle to add to his extensive insect collection.
At Mike’s art gallery, the latest installation isn’t a work of art.
Norman just bought a new house. Putting on the finishing touches includes fresh paint inside and out.
Byron has a health food store and happily dispenses good advice for good health—like a recommendation for a daily dose of vitamin C to help keep immune systems strong.
When you’re in the beauty field like Nikolett, it’s tough to do business from a distance.
Charmaine runs an online vintage jewelry shop that treats its clients to treasures.
In the months Eylin’s been at home, she’s added another family member to her household.
Having to stay at home, Elian adapts his exercise regimen to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Dancer and instructor Serena just choreographed herself a whole new normal.
The Danube River never stopped flowing, but Budapest pretty much came to a standstill.
The son of a Chinese martial arts teacher, Cheng-Hong learned all the right moves at an early age.
Elena is an artist who works with glass, wood and acrylics to create some amazing works with a unique perspective.
These days, dancer and teacher Lyla grabs her tap shoes—along with her mask and gloves—and heads to her newly reopened dance studio.
Writing, drawing and tickling the ivories. Over the years, Louis had given up on these artistic pursuits.
Miklós is a professional writer whose career is dedicated to the cause of human rights.
These days, Norianna and her three young children divide their home time between schoolwork and extracurricular activities.
For Fernando, having no gym to go to is no excuse to stop his strength-training regimen.
Drummer Peter practices pretty much nonstop at home.
Kira takes her singing studies seriously.
After months confined to his New Delhi home, Satinder gets back to work at his high-end flooring business.
Chiao Wen doesn’t have a piano at home, but that doesn’t stop him from perfecting his musical skills.
Violinist Barbara plays a solo serenade and then strolls through her garden full of apples, lemons and herbs.
Colin’s learning the language of Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky so he can better communicate with his Russian friends.
Rebecca’s excited to get back to work at her salon. Her new normal is all about making clients feel safe during their relaxing mani/pedi.
Inspired by her daughter, Sandra and her husband got busy planting their previously fallow farmland.
Emlyn produces music at home and uses cutting-edge technology to get the sounds he wants—including some cool vocal special effects processing.
Tracy takes advantage of this time to strengthen family bonds. She and her clan play games, play tennis and generally stay productive.
Emerson works from home, designing social media messages. Since short attention spans are part of the social media climate, making an immediate impact is crucial.
Elizabeth’s got a green thumb. She is so proficient at growing her Lucky Bamboo, she’s ready to propagate another plant.
Sandra took a cue from a precept in The Way to Happiness, which states, “Production is the basis of morale,” and stopped spending so much of her day in front of the TV and, instead, put her culinary talents to the test.
Andrea’s a best-selling author with an extensive catalog of supernatural thrillers.
These days, pharmacist Chiao Wei fills “prescriptions” for masks. And she does it with an artistic flair—helping others while at the same time expressing her creativity.
During this time, Savana stays in touch with friends through good old cards sent by post.
Jerry’s an engineer for a gas company, so safety is a pretty big deal for him.
Diptaban practices the world’s strongest form of karate called “World Kyokushinkai Karate.”
Being in the green tea business, Yuki is steeped in knowledge about this traditional beverage.
Nic puts the finishing touches on photographs to make them look pixel-perfect for his entertainment studio clients.
Staying at home, Fredd follows The Way to Happiness and safeguards his environment.
Christine is a musician organizing a remote online project to get people involved in contributing to a song she wrote.
When Tama’s not tutoring her students online, she’s watching her own kids hit their homemade bike ramps and catch major air.
Chiropractor Mami is putting the finishing touches on an invention she conceived.
Lin-Chi keeps up with what’s in fashion right now in Taiwan. The importance of keeping up a good appearance is something she learned in The Way to Happiness.
Denise is a dentist who works with prison populations. On the job, she follows all sanitization protocols.
Conor’s big on fixing things. A part needs replacing? No problem. He just prints one with his 3-D printer.
Sion’s a musician with a long history of rocking out.
Cheng En is a pro at helping clients put their best face forward in their online advertising.
Professional photographer Jamie focuses on keeping her environment virus-free so she can keep shooting.
During this enforced “off-season,” Mike stays fit by doing what he loves—donning mask and gloves and getting outdoors to work on his baseball skills.
Ben’s new normal for car detailing goes beyond just mere waxing and polishing. Now it’s all about intensive cleaning and sanitizing.
Marco’s training for the Ironman competition, which requires a high degree of determination and persistence.
The online world advances at a blinding pace, so it’s crucial for Malou to keep current on the latest trends.
As a music education teacher, when Fu-Mei is around, children sing—literally.
Designer Karen is working from home. Her blueprint for staying busy includes drawing on the tools from the Solutions for a Dangerous Environment chapter in The Scientology Handbook.
After months of downtime, Alex powers his pressure wash business back up.
Katie, accompanied by her friend Margit, sings a lovely little song entitled “Be.”
Hsiu-Ju instills in students her love of learning, ensuring they excel from a solid foundation built on The Technology of Study.
They say beauty’s only skin deep, but Jennifer’s got her clients covered inside and out.
Victoria is ready to share what may possibly be the most tempting guacamole recipe ever!
Illustrator Mary’s home is her office—inside and outside. She starts with sketches in the garden and finishes up final art in her home studio.
Verushka helps her family stay active and busy during this time. Whether it’s cooking for each other or piecing together mega puzzles, they’re getting through this crisis together.
Creating beautiful floral arrangements is Ting-Yun’s hobby—a hobby she gets to do a lot of these days.
Staying at home, there’s no grass growing under the feet of South African transplant Phillipa.
Raising two young boys in Paris during these past few months might be daunting for some young mothers. But not for Lou.
Fergus’s ancestral home in the beautiful Irish countryside is a diamond in the rough.
Aneta’s rekindling her love for volleyball by studying it from a fresh perspective.
Masataka teaches many subjects, from science and social studies to languages, including Japanese and English.
Starting her day with a quick routine of exercises and stretches gets Aleksandra off to a good start.
When Eva feels tired after working long hours, she follows the advice from The Problems of Work and gets outside for a walk.
Rhona is an actress. But with the lockdown shutting down production, she found a new creative outlet—starring in her own culinary production.
It took a nationwide lockdown to keep hot air balloonist Dalma tethered to the ground.
For Miao-Hsiang, there’s never been a better time to perfect her preparation of a traditional Taiwanese dish called “zongzi.”
As a costumer, Vanessa’s livelihood is on indefinite hold. So, she decided to use her craft to help by stitching together masks.
For Colleen, staying positive means staying focused on the meaningful things in life.
Homeschooling includes cooking lessons for Gillian and her kids.
Nathalie’s a drummer, but she and the rest of her jazz band are on opposite sides of the Swiss-Italian border!
For Hsiang-Mei, enhancing life at home meant making a few modifications. Specifically, she set out to soundproof her windows to make life a little more peaceful.
Christine enlists the help of her eager young daughter to take their cows Astrid, Tilly and Stella to pasture on their idyllic farm.
Melissa finds joy in using her extra time for her favorite hobby—knitting.
Bill ventures into the woods to hunt for wild chanterelle mushrooms. He knows precisely where to find them, how to harvest them and how to turn them into something healthy, hearty and delicious in the kitchen.
Picture this—after months at home, Leo, a professional photographer, gets back to capturing special family occasions for posterity.
Meng Hsiu shares her recipe for sanbeiji, a traditional Taiwanese chicken dish.
Karla’s been at home for months. But with restrictions lifted and hiking trails open again, she’s heading for the hills.
For Karina, right now is a time for growing—whether it’s growing her favorite plants in her garden or growing her knowledge to become more proficient at the things she loves doing.
For Mariano, it’s important to nurture his young son’s development during this time.
For a musician like Max, the cancellation of all live gigs meant having to find another outlet for his artistic spirit.
Qing-Wang lectures on children’s education. But with schools closed and students, teachers and parents at home, she had to take a new tack.
Voice-over artist and actor Madison (aka “Madi2theMax”) finds artistic inspiration in the book Scientology: A New Slant on Life.
As an author, illustrator and publisher, Richard writes every day. And he and his wife also tend to their vegetable garden every day.
Dr. Rob takes inspiration from the “Flourish and Prosper” precept in The Way to Happiness.
The world is pretty much turned upside down right now and Brittney, a fitness instructor, knows a thing or two about turning upside down.
Dancer and choreographer Jui-Yu stays in step during her time at home. She’s converted her rooftop into a dance studio, staying current with her dance moves and keeping her body in shape.
Jeff always wanted to learn to play … the oboe. But he never had the time to do so.
The fact that Mina and her four children couldn’t venture from home didn’t stop them from living a comfortable and productive life.
During these stress-filled days, professional violinist Ilona decided to soothe her neighbors’ nerves by presenting concerts from her balcony.
Peter and his family got through the last few months by getting their hands dirty—naturally.
The responsibilities of parenthood consumed so much of Jun-Liang’s time, he never had the time to study how to be a parent.
Silicon Valley is the home of cutting-edge innovation. It’s also home to young mother Cheryl-Anne, who’s doing some cutting-edge research on being a parent.
If you live in cattle country, you might say leather is a way of life.
Kieron’s secret for staying chipper and positive is in between the covers of what he calls “the most amazing book in the world”—Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health.
Professional photographer Nathalie works to ensure everything is just right with the subjects she captures—lighting, costumes and setting.
Hunter takes a stroll through the stunningly beautiful landscapes of the Australian bush.
Hsiang Ching shows off some dance moves from a popular dance challenge sweeping across Asia.
Being at home has just given Francisco more time to enhance his already serious drumming skills.
For rideshare driver Francoise, navigating the roadways and highways is a breeze, but maneuvering around the emotional roadblocks life can throw her way can be a little more challenging.
Right now, life for Jonathan is about taking care of the kids, making music and waiting for the day the family can get haircuts!
Yung-Feng uses his time at home to strengthen his body and his mind. To build muscle, he does resistance exercises.
Pierce is only 10 years old, but speaks with a wisdom way beyond his years. Doing his part to make the situation bearable for others, he spreads happiness to joggers and people walking their dogs.
Staying at home can be exhausting. But Julio stays alert and active by applying the handling for exhaustion in The Problems of Work.
Where do you go for the best chicken breast in NYC? Fuggedaboutit! Scot’s your man.
With schools closed, Francesca, like many parents, is homeschooling her child.
Rather than thinking about all the things he can’t do right now, Yao-Ching spends his time creating precious memories with his son through fun games and learning.
Geeian takes the confusion out of applying make-up with a simple trick to create a beautiful effect with eye shadow.
While sheltering in place in Brazil, Ana Clarah is trying out some new recipes.
Finally able to venture out again, Alex takes his little ones for a visit to the zoo. Being caged up at home can take its toll, but Alex found mental fortitude from one of his favorite books, Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health.
Joe’s a remodeling contractor and he’s gearing up to get back to work.
Mick knows how to spice up any Taiwanese dish—chop up a batch of red onions and fry them until they’re golden brown.
For Daniska, getting back to normal means donning her mask and gloves and getting back to her desk at the law office where she works.
With so much time spent at home, Daniel is rekindling childhood hobbies. For him, that means building some detailed models out of paper.
After weeks at home, Alina and her son ran out of things to do. Guided by a chapter from The Problems of Work, they started playing life like a game.
As a math tutor, for Arneet staying home meant staying away from her students. But after making her virtual classroom part of the equation, it all started to add up again.
Professional artist Joan describes her work as “minimalist but infused with energy.”