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The JOY of LIVING Podcast discusses contemporary issues affecting the well-being of people . Barry has been dubbed the Ambassador of JOY because of his infectious attitude of CAN DO Spirit as exemplified by his recovery from full body paralysis.

During these unique times when STRESS is on everyone’s mind and is affecting the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of everyone’s Life, the Uplifting Message of HOPE that Barry brings is vitally important.

The JOY of LIVING Podcast enjoys a worldwide listenership of over 300,000 weekly. The Audience is generally split evenly M/F with 80% under the age of 38. More than 2.9 million downloads in its first 30 months. And some of the most interesting and intriguing people on the planet discussing relevant issues.

The True Focus of the Podcast is on the Listener.

The emphasis of the Podcast is on YOU, the Listener. The Goal is to offer Transformative Insights to enable a person to become the Best Version of them self.

This is why Barry attracts such fascinating Guests. It truly is a Program centered upon The JOY of LIVING.

And as Barry notes, JOY is an acronym that stands for Journey Of YOU.


Jack Canfield

co-author Chicken Soup for the Soul Series

Rachel McCord

CEO, designer, author, 999k IG followers

Frank Shankwitz

Founder of Make A Wish Foundation

Sam Sorbo,

Actress, Author and Talk Radio Host

Dan Nitro

American Gladiator, television personality, author, actor

Other Notable Guests Include:

Milana Vayntrub: Activist, Transformer, 935k IG followers, the AT&T girl; Michael Gerber: The E MYTH; Tom Ziglar: Zig Ziglar’s son; Tom Hopkins: World Renown Sales Trainer; Mark Victor & Crystal Hansen (also of Chicken Soup Fame); Sharon Leichter: of Rich dad Poor Dad Fame; Dylan G & Justin L: founders of Next GEN; Jeff Hoffman: co-founder PriceLine; Michael Medved: National Talk Show, Author, Film Critic; Atara Twersky: World Renown Pension Attorney; Peter Nolan: Entrepreneur & Senior Adviser to $50 Billion Fund

The Ambassador of JOY ™, Barry Shore is a mental health activist, change maker and life transformer whose profound message of JOY is being embraced globally. His mission is to relieve STRESS and transform the world through JOY..

From paralyzed to long distance swimmer. Barry was afflicted suddenly with a crippling disease that left him a quadriplegic overnight. Barry’s decision to use this experience to better his life and the lives of others has opened a unique opportunity to find JOY in living regardless of circumstance. He has become an avid swimmer, swimming 2 miles a day, six days a week. His goal is to swim around the world.

Barry Shore’s reach and extended network. Barry’s podcast, the Joy of Living, attracts 300,000+ listeners weekly and has 2.7 Million downloads in 30 months. He is known by stellar and world renowned people.

Best selling author and motivational speaker. Barry’s latest book, the Joy of Living: How to Slay Stress and Be Happy made the Los Angeles Tribune’s best seller list. A highly paid motivational speaker, Barry has spoken to thousands across America on being Happier, Healthier and Wealthier.

A successful entrepreneur with two multi-million dollar exits and 3 issued patents. Barry’s business background and personal recovery led to the development of [email protected] (Joy at Work Sessions), a program to help business nurture people and improve the bottom line.


Oprah’s Favorite Things: Barry Shore founded ChangeBowl, a revolutionary new fundraising platform that makes it effortless for donors to support their favorite non-profit with their “spare change”. Oprah liked Changebowl so much she put us in her December magazine for favorite things!

Oprah's favorite things likes Changebowl

Barry Shore founded the Keep Smiling Movement spreading Joy  , Happiness, Peace and Love through Joy Cards. These powerful positive cards are now available in 27 languages and more than 2.9 Million have been shared worldwide, for FREE.

Jack Canfield, Co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul which has sold over 500 million copies, sits down with Barry Shore to discuss a number of topics including Happiness, inspiration and the 11 Strategies for Living in JOY.

Jack Canfield interviews Barry Shore