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In this episode of Office Hours with David Meltzer, Zahra Karsan, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of 6 Weeks to Happy, delves into the intricacies of rewiring the human mind for happiness and success. 

Zahra shares the details of her groundbreaking REWIRE Mindset System, emphasizing our inherent conflict between survival instincts and the pursuit of happiness. 

Through her extensive studies and personal experiences, Zahra has identified patterns among individuals who exude happiness and success, leading her to distill more than 30 years of research into a six-week methodology.

Episode Highlights

  • Understanding Human Behavior | Zahra explains how our innate survival mechanisms often hinder our pursuit of happiness and success. In her conversion with David Meltzer, she illustrates this with examples from personal relationships and professional endeavors, highlighting the unconscious behaviors that hold us back from meaningful progress.
  • The Quest for Happiness | Zahra discusses the disconnect between achieving your goals and experiencing true happiness. She points out that many individuals lack clarity on what truly brings them joy and peace, leading to a continued cycle of frustration and unhappiness.
  • The Science of Neuroplasticity | Zahra unveils the scientific foundation of her six-week program, 6 Weeks to Happy, drawing on extensive neuroplasticity research. By tapping into the brain’s ability to form new neural pathways, Zahra explains how lasting changes can be achieved within a relatively short period of time!
  • The Role of the Subconscious | Is it all really in our heads? Zahra shows the listener how deeply ingrained patterns can be dismantled and replaced with healthier alternatives. She also underscores the necessity of understanding the subconscious mind in order to bring about meaningful changes.

Where to Listen

Listeners can tune in to Office Hours with David Meltzer at THIS LINK.

For more information on Zahra’s methodology and programs, visit to start your transformative journey towards lasting happiness and success!


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