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Event Organizers

If you are looking for a highly engaging, entertaining, and extremely knowledgeable speaker/facilitator I strongly recommend Paul. He delivered a keynote on positive psychology along with some breakout sessions on happiness, mindfulness, and leadership for more than 400 university employees – absolutely inspiring! The feedback has been excellent!

Coby Fulton, Thompson Rivers University

Paul’s presentation during our National Planning Session was excellent! We got phenomenal feedback from everybody we polled. His approach was very interactive. He got people up who typically wouldn’t participate. It was a powerful, clear, and very positive message.

Jeff Smith, Investors Group

Paul was very energetic. The happiness was literally contagious. He laid a foundation why happiness is important. It was a very mixed audience yet people really enjoyed what he brought!

Ursula Lee, BC Cancer Agency

I hired Paul to deliver a workshop for a group of international project managers. The scientific basis of his teachings was really important to me. . . and delivered in such a fun way! Great feedback from the audience! Great participation! Everything was just what I asked for.

Linda Jones, Project Management Institute

Paul led a two hour workshop at our conference.  We got overwhelming positive feedback from the conference attendees. Paul brought an inspiring message . . . . If you are looking for an engaging speaker who can shift perspectives, I recommend Paul. 

Ron Corbeil, SAFER

As a regular event planner, I am always looking for fresh, exciting speakers. Paul was everything I could hope for: professional, polished, funny, and very informative. My audience loved him. And we were all happier for the experience! 

Lisa Tate, Institute of Families

Paul worked closely with our team and tailored the content to fit our unique needs. He easily engaged the audience with his energy and enthusiasm and I was amazed at how he made it all make sense with some practical skills to put into practice right away. He showed us all that happiness really is a positive choice that we can make every day. 

Tammy Scott, Amica

We had a lot of laughs. Paul’s energy is just electric. The way he presents allows information to really seep in and become memorable. We will be doing more work with him and highly recommend him to others! 

Melinda Morben, Island Timberlands 

Paul’s energetic and dynamic talk to our Annual Meeting of the International Association of Defense Counsel was a hit with our lawyer members. Paul was able to adapt his presentation to our needs, and he was a pleasure to work with.

Steven Rosenhek, International Association of Defense Counsel

Paul spoke to something essential all business owners crave: achieving meaningfulness and reward in how we approach our work and, by extension, our life. I appreciated his science based approach to demonstrate how greater satisfaction can be achieved. He was sincere and approachable. 

Murray Kimber, SpeedPro 

We needed someone to come in a give the team a lift – to remind us of what we can accomplish together, and that our workplace is a good place to be! The thing that really strikes me about Paul is that he is real. He speaks from the heart, and he is truly passionate about what he talks about which easily engages his audience. I am telling anyone who will listen that Paul is fantastic! 

Cheryl Lawrence, Government of British Columbia 

What Paul said was relevant to any industry. . . He spoke at our gala event. He made a lot of sense to everyone, including the many small business owners who were in the crowd. The presentation was fantastic. There was rapt attention! 

Susan Dankert, Pet Industry and Joint Advisory Council 

Paul presented a  high energy and positive session on “Happiness and Well-being”.  He entered a room of a somewhat skeptical group of professionals and was able to keep them engaged and participative throughout the session.  He is able to combine theoretical knowledge, storytelling and audience participation in his presentation. I highly recommend him. 

Marna Johns, Vancouver Island Correctional Center 

The feedback has been great! Everyone who attended said they really valued what they learned. Paul, you are so energetic and knowledgeable. It was great to have someone so enthusiastic and passionate talk about happiness and mindfulness. Thanks for being open, honest and such a great presenter! We hope to have you present at Clearly again soon! 

Mindy McManus, Clearly 

Paul had an easy engaging style and used a variety of formats to present an interesting and informative workshop. It certainly inspired and encouraged us to think about the ways we can positively influence our workplace. I have clearly observed the ongoing positive impact of that on our staff. From an organizational point of view, it was time very well spent! 

Katrina Jensen, Aids Vancouver Island 

I have invited Paul to speak at Brentwood College three times and I will keep inviting him back. His presentations are inspiring and practical. I always get fabulous feedback from the audience. Paul is the real deal—professional, intelligent, and engaging. 

Jasmin Thomas-Brown, Brentwood College 

This was one of the best presentations I have ever been to.  So powerful and effective. It can literally change your perspective on happiness for the rest of your life! 

Keivan MehrtabarDiacon 

As a public speaker Paul was inspiring. Just right . . . not pushy or contrived, rather he was 100% committed to his mission. It was an offering, take it or leave it. I loved it. Paul is a friendly, confident speaker with no overinflated personality. Great delivery. Great message. 

Dawn Miles, View Royal Municipality 

Paul provided a window into a necessary understanding of human behavior that will benefit all who attend his talks. His easy-going style of delivery allows everyone to connect not only with the material, but also with him. Paul provides us with the tools to harness this essential human experience, and make it benefit our daily existence. 

Susan Sproule, Forest Safety Council 

The scientific perspective was an interesting approach to the concept of individual happiness. The presentation was engaging and informative; providing tips to immediately start impacting the neural network and happiness level. 

Aimee Arsenault, Tridon Communications 

Paul Krismer presented an entertaining, informative, and thought-provoking presentation on happiness and positive psychology. Feedback from the talk was very positive and we look forward to bringing him back at some point in the future for other presentations. I would highly recommend Paul as a speaker and “happiness expert”. 

Eli Baker, Victoria Hospice 

Paul led a session that was extremely engaging. We all walked away learning something new about ourselves – valuable information that we could use both in our professional and personal lives. I would strongly recommend Paul for corporate workshops and/or one on one professional coaching.

Linda Tesser, IG Publications

Funny! Energetic! Relevant! A ten out of ten! I recommend Paul.

Chris Kleeven, Fortis BC

. . . a consummate professional and truly skilled for this role.

Dianne Hawkins, Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce

Testimonials: Attendees

The content was highly applicable and was presented in an easy to understand, motivating way. Paul is very engaging and approachable. He clearly practices what he preaches and I found him encouraging and inspiring

Karla Kerr

High energy! Passionate! Great examples and slides! Excellent Content! The talk made me feel optimistic about life in general and in my role as a manager of people!

Jason Jarvis

Paul is a very engaging public speaker on the science of happiness. Paul speaks from the heart in a warm and humorous manner. He will leave you with ideas about how you are going to approach life and work differently.

Tom Foley

Paul has such a depth of knowledge and knows how to present it well. I learned a lot about happiness and myself in the process and highly recommend it!

Lorna Rennie

This energizing presentation will have a positive impact on our goals!

James Wiebe

Paul’s presentation explains specific behavioral patterns, based on scientific research, that happy people do. It was a real “ah ha” moment for me. It led to discussions with family members that were very productive. Thank you Paul!

Jessica Sneider

This presentation was a perfect ten—absolutely engaging! It was great to focus on positive thoughts. It was humorous and enlightening. Paul has an ability to really relate to the audience!

Gary Fillingham

For sure, I recommend this talk. Paul was very positive and enthusiastic. The only thing that could have been better was to have the presentation longer. cool

Ryan Teesdale

Massive energy and positivity…I put what I learned into practice!

Jordan Hintz

Extremely interactive! Very polished! I think more of this teaching is needed in the workplace.

Gary Williams

This program was relevant. I especially liked Paul’s engagement on the subject with the audience. I recommend it!

Craig Cornell

Paul was extremely engaging, personable and clearly passionate. The information he presented was tangible and explained in layman’s terms. I felt empowered and inspired to put my new perspective into practice.

Hannah Nawroth

Yes, I recommend this presentation. Paul was passionate, real and thought-provoking. I left feeling happy and hopeful!

Ron Tates

I loved Paul’s enthusiasm and passion. I recommend this presentation to others for both a change in one’s personal perspective AND a new look on corporate life.

Kara McKay

Everything in the presentation worked for me. Paul is very engaging. I am wanting to learn more!

Lisa Laroque

Paul oozes passion! I highly recommend this program to others!

John McMahon

The content was well presented and thought-provoking. Paul is engaging and real. Everyone could take something beneficial away from this program!

Kris Crawford

Very engaging, authentic and enthusiastic. The presentation was applicable to work, but not in a traditional way. I recommend this program!

Emily Sinclair

This workshop had science to back up every learning point. And it provided the tools to put the science to work! Paul was really engaging, passionate and listened well. I recommend this workshop as a way to get more success in the workplace.

Krista Endema

Very high quality content and presented with an accommodating, open style. Paul is genuine and well-paced. I felt affirmed that happiness is essential to leadership, management and being a role model.

Sharon Brych

Everyone can benefit from this presentation—useful for life!

Elaine Corea

The presentation was relatable, applicable, humorous, and helped to build a sense of community!

Courtney Charlton

I recommend this workshop. I want my entire team to get this training!

Dave Futcher

I loved the use of videos.  Paul is energized and told great stories about his life. I recommend his program!

Debra Beattie

A 10 out of 10! Very engaging!

Christa Dey-Gerard

I stumbled upon Paul’s mindful happiness seminar and I’m glad I did. I haven’t been the happiest person of late and his class made me realize some things about me and the way I see things. Paul was engaging and knowledgeable!

Christopher Harrison

Paul was an awesome guide who provided tools to help aid in a happier life.  I left feeling empowered and inspired. I loved how the lessons were science-based but Paul gave us the freedom to see them from a spiritual angle. I highly recommend Paul to  anyone seeking an increase in happiness. Thank you so much Paul!

Jewels Lockhart

Paul is an energetic and funny person that keeps the audience engaged and focused!

Gina Guerrero

Paul reminds you of all those things you did as a child that made you happy and teaches you some very valuable new lessons and techniques to increase your happiness if you are willing to embrace it.

Katrina Mallon

CanadThere is so much to say. When a teacher can reach you on all levels, Mind Body Spirit, it is hard to express full appreciation in a short review. Paul was warm, encouraging, empathetic and a lovely balance or both calm and upbeat. I loved his approach to the material. He makes learning fun and easy. Paul, you have a student for life! Grateful for you!

Jessica Phillips

Engaging and insightful, sprinkled with humour and real life applications!

Taryl Geunter

Paul is so inspiring! Paul is so passionate about helping people live happier lives and he truly embodies someone who lives and breathes happiness.  He is upbeat and extremely passionate! Thank you so much Paul!  🙂

Brie Walker

I accidentally stumbled upon Paul’s seminar and I’m so happy I did. He was engaging, inviting and knowledgeable! I hope to hear him speak again in the future. Thanks Paul!

Shan Dee

I left with a wealth of information and ideas. I highly recommend it to everybody!!

Susan Brennan

Paul is awesome! Kept us learning and laughing all day! Very relatable and applicable learnings to life and work.

Caitlin Johnson

Paul presents authentic research and he is extremely knowledgeable about the entire topic. The small group setting was wonderful and we always felt engaged in the learning process.

Graeme Campbell

Paul is a dynamic and entertaining speaker. His presentation was clear and had no B.S. about affirmations! 🙂

Stacey Olson-Steele

Energetic, animated, and well-evidenced!

Jarita Heer

I learned so much more than I ever could have imagined. I was already experiencing more happiness before the end . . . . I definitely recommend Paul’s teaching to anyone looking to make positive change in their life.

Lynne Lelond

Great Presenter! Paul was very inspiring on self care and encouragement.

Susie Reiter

Encouraging, solid, funny, interesting, practical and VERY applicable!

Gordon Down

Paul did a fabulous job at engaging with a large crowd and his message was uplifting and encouraging with lots of practical ideas.

Laura Doan

Paul came highly recommended by a friend. I found Paul to be a very enthusiastic, caring and passionate teacher who inspired me! Paul’s lessons made a huge difference and shifted my focus so much.

D. Geanna

Paul is passionate and happy to share experiences from his own life. He communicates in a very “real world” way. I recommend this workshop!

Megan Trask

He brought great energy into the room. I like that he gave practical tips that can be applied quickly into our lives. A fabulous speaker!

Antonia Lam

A great balance between science and charisma!!

Jason Brunet

Paul nailed it! He is engaging, energetic and still down-to-earth.

Shelly Craig

Selected Clients

Fasken Martineau logo

Fasken Martineau

An international law firm, consisting of over 700, lawyers in 10 different locations including Beijing, Johannesburg, London and Toronto. 
Investors Group

Investors Group

A full service financial planning and services company operating throughout Canada. 

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An international not-for-profit industry association representing all segments of the pet industry. 


The world’s leading integrated producer of phosphate and potash, employing more than 15,000 people in six countries.
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Celanese Corporation

From the global production network of their Acetyl Chain, Celanese provides materials to the global chemicals and paints industries, automotive and consumer electronics, and medical, food and beverage products.

CancerCare Manitoba

CancerCare Manitoba

CancerCare Manitoba is the provincially mandated cancer agency and is responsible for setting strategic priorities and long-term planning for cancer and blood disorders. 

Cascades Packaging

Cascades produces packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibres. The Company employs 11,000 people, who work in more than 90 manufacturing facilities.

Alberta Energy Regulator

The Alberta Energy Regulator provides for the safe, efficient, orderly, and environmentally responsible development of energy resources. This includes allocating and conserving water resources, managing public lands, and protecting the environment for all Albertans.
Advocates Society

The Advocates' Society

Represents and supports court room lawyers through both advocating for their concerns and providing on-going relevant education. 
BC Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education

The Ministry oversees the British Columbia school system of approximately 553,000 public school students. Paul has spoken to teachers, administration staff and students. 
Tridon Communications

Tridon Communications

Tridon Communications is the leading wireless communication provider for Northern Alberta. 
Insititute of Families

Institute of Families

A not-for-profit agency supporting and advocating for families coping with mental health issues amongst their youth. 
bc cancer agency

BC Cancer Agency

The BC Cancer Agency provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia. Additionally it supports research in oncology care and prevention. 
eWomens Network

eWomen's Network

An international association of women entrepreneurs. 
International Association of Defense Counsel

International Association of Defense Counsel

An international association of  approximately 2,500 invitation-only, peer reviewed members consisting of corporate and insurance defense attorneys and insurance executives since 1920. 
Fundacion Bolivar Davivienda

Fundacion de Bulivar Davividenda

charitable organization founded by Bolívar Group of companies in Colombia, whose mission is to support transformative, high impact projects that build a more just, equitable and innovative society. 
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International Occupation Health and Safety Congress

IOHS Expo is a leading International Occupational Health and Safety Congress and Fair. Organized by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, the event hosts over 5000 attendees. Topics range from health and safety legislation to scientific research, developments and technological advances.

Speedpro Signs

SpeedPro Signs

A North American franchising company, leading the market-place in large format image printing for business advertising and promotion. 
Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board

Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board

The provincial agency that delivers workplace insurance to Saskatchewan employers and benefits to Saskatchewan workers when they are hurt at work.  
Pacific Safety Center

Pacific Safety Center

A consortium of safety practitioners organizing western Canada’s largest annual safety conference. 
Western Forest Products

Western Forest Products

Supplying wood products to over 25 countries, Western Forest Products runs a vertically integrated wood harvesting and wood manufacturing business.  
Brentwood College

Brentwood College

Brentwood College is an elite, private residential boarding school catering to the most discerning families. 
BC Forest Safety Council

BC Forest Safety Council

The British Columbia Forest Safety Council is the health and safety association for forest harvesting and sawmills in British Columbia. 
Project Management Institute

Project Management Institute

With 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world, PMI advances the profession of project management through globally recognized standards, certifications, tools and resources.
Fortis BC


A natural gas and electricity company serving 1.1 million customers in British Columbia. 
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia

Insurance Corporation of British Columbia

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia is a provincial Crown corporation established to provide universal auto insurance to B.C. motorists. It is also responsible for driver licensing, and vehicle licensing and registration. 
AIDS Vancouver Island

AIDS Vancouver Island

AIDS Vancouver Island serves the needs of people infected and affected by HIV and hepatitis C. They take evidence-based action to prevent infection, provide support, and reduce stigma. 
Victoria Hospice

Victoria Hospice

Victoria Hospice provides end-of-life care focused on palliative treatmentEmpoying nurses, counsellors, spiritual caregivers, physicians, and trained volunteers to provide comfort for the patient and support for the family. 
Island Timberlands

Island Timberlands

A private timberlands business focused on growing, harvesting and delivering high quality timber and other forest products from coastal British Columbia to a broad customer base. 


A leader in the Employment Training industry in the areas of program development, management and delivery, specializing in the area of new business/entrepreneurial incubation programs. 


An agency of the government of Colombia, responsible for encouraging innovation and entrepreneurialism in this rapidly developing Latin American country. 
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Interior Designers of Canada

Founded in 1972, Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) is the national advocacy association for the interior design profession, representing more than 5,000 members including fully qualified interior designers.

City of Victoria

City of Victoria

Victoria, capital of British Columbia, sits on the craggy southern end of Vancouver Island. With abundant parkland, it’s known for outdoor activities.  
Canadian Armed Forces

Canadian Armed Forces

Employing over 68,000 military members and 24,000 civilians, National Defence Canada oversees operations of the Canadian navy, air force and army. 
Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

The Government of British Columbia, Canada represents the interests of 4.6 million citizens, providing universal healthcare, education, and a myriad of additional diverse services.  
Canadian Forces Health Promotion

Canadian Forces Health Promotion

Existing to serve the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel, and their families to take control of their own health and well-being. 
Pacific Blue Cross

Pacific Blue Cross

British Columbia’s largest health insurance company, covering 1.5 million policy holders—primarily through employer-paid group benefit plans. 


Safety Advisory Foundation for Education and Research—a union and employer funded organization that is responsible for enhancing safety and wellness outcomes in the forestry and wood product manufacturing sector. 
BC Corrections

BC Corrections

B.C. Corrections manages adults who are in custody or under community supervision. It provides secure custody for accused awaiting trial as well as for offenders serving sentences of less than two years. 
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Vigil Health Solutions is a leader in innovative call systems and resident monitoring solutions for senior living. 
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Strathcona Regional District

The Strathcona Regional District is a federation of five municipalities and four electoral areas providing over 43000 residents with a range of services.

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Thompson Rivers University

Thompson Rivers University is a public teaching and research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees and vocational training.

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Manufacturing Safety Alliance

The Manufacturing Safety Alliance is the health and safety association for manufacturers and food processors in British Columbia.

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Canadian Society of Safety Engineering

CSSE members work in many different industries, but share one common goal: Ensuring colleagues make it home safe at the end of the workday. The organization shapes the safety profession in Canada by working with its many members and partners.
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Sunrise Credit Union

The first credit union in Manitoba, organized in 1937. Traditional values, combined with sound business management have resulted in the growth from just one branch to fourteen, with over 150 employees and over $1billion in assets by the end of 2017.

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The Great Plains Safety & Health Organization

The Great Plains Safety & Health Organization promotes safety, health and environmental responsibility by providing affordable professional education, support and advice to businesses, organizations, and individuals.

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Travelzoo is a global media commerce company. With more than 28 million members in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and 25 offices worldwide, Travelzoo publishes offers from more than 2,000 travel, entertainment and local companies. 

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Craft Public Relations

Craft Public Relations provides communication strategy, media relations, influencer relations and social media services for consumer brands in Canada. 

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Chartered Professional Accountants of BC

The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) is the training, governing, and regulatory body for over 36,000 CPA members and 5,000 CPA students and candidates.

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