​May 25, 2017 - (NEWSWIRE) Agoura Hills, CA - David Mezzapelle to keynote the Concert for Charity July 9th, 2017 in Agoura Hills, CA.  Individuals or groups interested in attending should contact sandyp923@gmail.com for more details. Proceeds and donations to benefit the Beagle Freedom Project.  This organization negotiates with laboratories across the world to secure the release of animals to give them a chance at a normal home life.   

September 27, 2016 - (NEWSWIRE) Sayreville, NJ - Congratulations to the Sayreville Public Library for entering their 3rd year of running a Contagious Optimism monthly group and to Piscataway Public Library for their 2nd year. Thank you both for supporting optimism and for all that you do - especially coauthor Dr. Colleen Georges for running these events.  

September 16, 2016 - (NEWSWIRE) Los Angeles, CA - The Contagious Optimism team is proud to announce the launch of the Contagious Optimism theme song, Optimism is Contagious (Affinity Records). Originally written and performed by Harold Payne for the Contagious Optimism Live series at the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, California, this song is now available on CD or as a digital download on iTunes (keywords "Optimism is Contagious").  

September 16, 2016 - (NEWSWIRE) Los Angeles, CA - The Contagious Optimism team is happy to announce the launch of Los Angeles-based Turning On The Light Entertainment. Learn more about this terrific project, and the team behind it, at https://youtu.be/IgUf5nj9HiY.

July 20,2016 - (Nice, France) Empowerment Radio: Breakthrough Solutions for Confident Living with Dr. Friedemann Schaub: Contagious Optimism with David Mezzapelle. Tune in for the podcast version or listen to the archive anytime by clicking here.  11:00am PT/2:00pm ET/8:00pm GMT +2

May 10, 2016 - (Darien, CT) In Memoriam; Daniel P. Tully. 1932 - 2016. Coauthor and Friend. Dan, a former Merrill Lynch & Co. chairman and chief executive officer, has died. He was 84. He died May 10 in Darien, Connecticut. He was a resident of Hobe Sound, Florida. In 2013, Dan wrote the foreword in the bestselling Contagious Optimism book series and was active in its continued growth. In addition to his daughter Eileen, survivors include his wife of 59 years, Grace Tully; children Daniel, Timothy and Elizabeth; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

February 13, 2016 - David Mezzapelle, author and founder of Contagious Optimism, is interviewed by Mike Carlon of, Uncorking a StoryRead and listen here.

February 1, 2016 - The Happiness Hall of Fame releases David Mezzapelle's induction speech.  Visit https://youtu.be/Wi3qwkfg7GY

October 23, 2015 - (NEWSWIRE). Stanford, CA - Congratulations to David Mezzapelle, 2015 Happiness Hall of Fame recipient. Award to be presented November 7th, 2015 at Stanford University. Other recipients include physician, Deepak Chopra, author of Chicken Soup For The Soul, Jack Canfield, happiness researcher, Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky, Dr. Jim Doty, founder of CCARE at Stanford University Medical School, author Marci Shimoff, author-trainer Shawn Anchor, and more. 

October 6, 2015 - David Mezzapelle guest appearance today on Life Mastery radio in Seattle, WA.  Listen here

July 17, 2015 - NEWSWIRE. New York City, NY. Contagious Optimism Volume II, 10 Habits of Highly Optimistic People... Power Your Life With The Positive (Viva Editions 2015) achieves bestseller status and an Amazon "Recommended Read." This is the second volume in the series to achieve bestseller. "The strength of this book series, and the message of hope we are spreading around the globe, is a tribute to our amazing team of writers and editors. They truly earned the title 'bestselling coauthors,'" says David Mezzapelle, author and founder of the Contagious Optimism brand.  

June 6, 2015 - Contagious Optimism launches the "Let's Clothe The World In Optimism" Campaign. For every shirt purchased, a shirt will be donated on the buyer's behalf to the charity of their choice. Learn more

May 20, 2015 - David Mezzapelle appeared on NPR - Wisconsin Radio. Listen here

April 30, 2015 - David Mezzapelle on the Cyrus Webb Show, "Conversations Live," broadcast in Jackson, MS.  Enjoy the podcast by clicking here.

April 27, 2015 - Stacy Juba reviews and discusses Contagious Optimism Books: #Motivational Author David Mezzapelle @coliveus. Learn more

April 13, 2015 - Huffington Post featuring Dr. Colleen Georges and Contagious Optimism.  Psychology Habits For Work and Life. Click here.  

April 8th, 2015 - Part II from Imperfect Spirituality.  Contagious Optimism - How to Pick it up and Pass It On!

April 6, 2015 - Why We Need Stories With Happy Endings.  A wonderful review of the Contagious Optimism Book Series from Polly Campbell at Imperfect Spirituality. 

April 2, 2015 - Enjoy this terrific review of 10 Habits of Highly Optimistic People by Paula Rizzo, Emmy award winning producer from Fox News Health and author of List ProducerClick Here

March 25, 2015 - (NEWSWIRE) - Congratulations to the Stanford University Class of 2015 Happiness Hall of Fame recipients. Awards to be presented in November 2015 at the Stanford University Faculty Club. Recipients include physician, Deepak Chopra, author of Chicken Soup For The Soul, Jack Canfield, author of Contagious Optimism, David Mezzapelle, happiness researcher, Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky, Dr. Jim Doty, founder of CCARE at Stanford University Medical School, author Marci Shimoff, Shawn Anchor, and more.

March 9, 2015 - (REUTERS) - Contagious Optimism coauthor, Dr. Colleen Georges, head shot and book reference appeared on the Times Square Reuters New York City main color billboard.  

March 1, 2015 - (NEWSWIRE).  David Mezzapelle to be joining the world’s first-ever 24-Hour Happiness Live Stream airing from Dallas, TX March 19th, 2015 8:00PM ET to March 20th, 2015 8:00PM ET. Learn more

February 23, 2015 - Contagious Optimism Volume II (10 Habits of Highly Optimistic People: Power Your Life With The Positive) now available. Purchase at your favorite bookstore or online by clicking here.  

February 16, 2015 - Tune in this evening (7pm ET) to 89.9 FM in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to hear David Mezzapelle discuss Contagious Optimism and its global reach. The show is airing on Malaysia's popular BFM station at http://www.bfm.my.  

February 9, 2015 - Fast Company Magazine features David Mezzapelle.  Click here for the online version.  

January 20, 2015 - See David Mezzapelle on The Doctors, the #1 daytime health show. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Tim Harris's talk from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Terry Paulson's talk from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Sourena Vasseghi's talk from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Sekou Andrew's talk and performance from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Ricky Powell's talk from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Lynn Rose's talk and performance from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Laura Fortgang's talk from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Kym Douglas's talk from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Kathy Buckley's talk from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Jim Cathcart's talk and performance from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Jana Stanfield's talk and performance from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Faith Rivera's talk and performance from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of David Pollay's talk from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Becky Woodbridge's talk from October 11th. Watch here

January 14, 2015 - Contagious Optimism LIVE release of Harold Payne's talk and performance from October 11th. Watch here

January 8th, 2015 - NEWSWIRE.  Jupiter, FLA. Tune in Tuesday, January 20th to see David Mezzapelle on The Doctors, the #1 daytime health show. Check your local listings here. (Most regions air on CBS and The CW).   

January 1, 2015 - Apple App Store and iTunes releases the Contagious Optimism App for iPhone and iPad (Publisher: Viva Editions and Mmotio, LLC). Click here to learn more.

December 2, 2014 - Higher Ed Geek Book Review - Contagious Optimism.  Click here

November 9, 2014 - NEWSWIRE. Jupiter, FLA. David Mezzapelle to receive the Reader's International silver medal in nonfiction for the bestselling Contagious Optimism book series. Award to be presented at the Miami Book Fair Saturday, November 22.

October 23, 2014 - David Mezzapelle guest on Sedona Talk Radio with host, Dr. Jeanette Gallagher. Broadcast from New Orleans, LA.  Listen here

October 8, 2014 - David Mezzapelle, BJ Gallagher (author of, It's not too late to be what you might have been), and Sunny Chayes on Contagious Optimism Radio. 
Watch here 

October 4, 2014 - David Mezzapelle and Sherry Hursey to host Contagious Optimism LIVE.  Watch the promo here (including bloopers!).

October 1, 2014 - Think Positive. The future looks bright thanks to these innovators in optimism.  805 Magazine features Contagious Optimism LIVE!  Read the online version here. Page 58

September 22, 2014 - Unity FM radio hosts Contagious Optimism coauthor, and LIVE partner and performer, Harold Payne.  Listen here

September 15, 2014 - Unity FM radio, broadcasting from Thousand Oaks, CA and Unity Village, MO, hosts Contagious Optimism author, David Mezzapelle. Listen here
(For iTunes listen here).

September 10, 2014 - Concert Window to broadcast Contagious Optimism LIVE preview concert in Oak Park.  Click here to attend remotely

September 9, 2014 - The famous Reality Changers of San Diego to appear on Contagious Optimism LIVE October 11th.  Learn more

September 4, 2014 - David Mezzapelle is a guest on the Self-Improvement Show in Scottsdale, Arizona with the host, Irene Conlan.  Click here for the podcast version

September 3, 2014 - The Huff Post Third Metric, Redefining Success Beyond Money & Power, features David Mezzapelle in, How To Be The Most Positive Person In The Room.

September 1, 2014 - (Business Wire). Jupiter, FLA. David Mezzapelle's Contagious Optimism wins the Reader's Favorite Silver Medal in Nonfiction. 

September 1, 2014 - Contagious Optimism short and long sleeve shirts now available.  Visit the new online store today! 

September 2014 - Nothing But Good News magazine features David Mezzapelle, Optimism and Obsession, page 18. Read the digital version here.  

September 2014 - Contagious Optimism House Concert - Oak Park, CA. Featuring Harold Payne, David Mezzapelle, and more. 7:00pm PT Wednesday. Sept. 10th

August 2014 - 805 Living: The Insider features Contagious Optimism LIVE. Read here

August 26, 2014 - Mezzapelle to keynote on August 26, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Jennings Beach Pavilion in Fairfield, Connecticut. Fairfield Women's Book Club event.

August 26, 2014 -The Examiner.  The Positive Effects of Positive Thinking.   Read here

​August 21, 2014 - "Don’t worry, be happy," say optimists - The Acorn Newspaper. Thousand Oaks, California. Read more about Contagious Optimism LIVE

August 6, 2014 - Tim Harris of Contagious Optimism LIVE with President Obama. Watch here 

August 5, 2014 - SmileTV releases Becky Woodbridge's Contagious Optimism talk.  Watch here

July 29, 2014 - David Mezzapelle's Contagious Optimism on Inside South Florida CWTV.  Watch here

July 25, 2014 - The Entrepreneurs Network Radio featuring David Mezzapelle. Listen here

July 25, 2014 - SmileTV releases Ricky Wade's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk.  Watch here

July 25, 2014 - Conejo Valley Guide, Contagious Optimism Live in Thousand Oaks!

July 22, 2014 - David Mezzapelle's keynote speech at Ms. Wheelchair USA 2014. (A headset or earpods are recommended for listening due to the low volume audio recording). Watch here

July 21, 2014 -SmileTV releases Jana Stanfield's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk.  Watch here

July 16, 2014 - SmileTV releases Lance Stranahan's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk.  Watch here

July 13, 2014 - OHIO GOVERNOR TO EXTEND WELCOME MAT TO MISS WHEELCHAIR USA CONTESTANTS. MEZZAPELLE KEYNOTE AND AWARDS PRESENTER

July 10, 2014 - The Contagious Optimism theme song, written and produced by Harold Payne, is now available. Link to follow.

July 3, 2014 - Contagious Optimism welcomes Kym Douglas to the team. Learn more about Kym, Hollywood's beauty expert, here.

July 1, 2014 - SmileTV releases David Martin's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk.  Watch here

July 1, 2014 - SmileTV releases Sherry Hursey's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk. Watch here

June 27, 2014 - Sherry White, friend and supporter of Contagious Optimism, releases the Sherry Lee White media reel.  Watch here

June 27, 2014 - Radiance Magazine of Orange County, California features Contagious Optimism in the July/August 2014 issue. Page 12.  Read here  

June 25, 2014 - SmileTV releases Dr. Emile Allen's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk.  Watch here

June 24, 2014 - Barnes & Noble, in conjunction with publisher, Viva Editions, releases Contagious Optimism Volume One in hardcover.  

June 23, 2014 - Enjoy Contagious Optimism coauthor, Jim Cathcart, and Sunny Chayes on Contagious Optimism Radio!  Listen and watch here

June 20, 2014 - Ticketmaster opens up sales and registration for Contagious Optimism LIVE October 11, 2014 in Thousand Oaks, CA at the Civic Arts Plaza. Learn more and register here.    

June 18, 2014 - Contagious Optimism's David Mezzapelle to speak and present at Mrs. Wheelchair USA pageant in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.  July 18 - 20, 2014 

June 12, 2014 -SmileTV releases Joachim De Posada's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk.  Watch here 

June 8, 2014 - Contagious Optimism LIVE sponsorship package now available. Click here

June 6, 2014 - SmileTV releases Janet Bale's Contagious Optimism LIVE performance.  Watch here

June 5, 2014 - The Contagious Optimism Radio Show with hosts, David Mezzapelle and Sunny Chayes. David is in studio along with guest, Lama Marut.  Watch here

May 30, 2014 - SmileTV releases Joel Heller's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk. Watch here. 

May 28, 2014 - Arizona Networking News.  Editors Choice Book Review Selects Contagious OptimismClick here to read online

May 27, 2014 - David Mezzapelle Guest on Unity FM Radio.  Fort Worth.  Listen here

May 22, 2014 - SmileTV release of Ira Scott's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk.  Watch here

May 16, 2014 - SmileTV release of Harold Payne's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk.  Watch here

May 15, 2014 - The Intelligent Optimist magazine. "Contagiously Optimistic: Myrtle Newsam."  Read digital version here 

May 13, 2014 - Holbrook, NY.  David Mezzapelle, and Contagious Optimism, receive Sons of Italy Honor for his contributions to education and charity.  

May 13, 2014 - Contagious Optimism now a business bestseller on 800 CEO READ, a top business bookselling site.  Learn more

May 8, 2014 - SmileTV release of David Mezzapelle's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk.  Watch here

May 7, 2014 - The Contagious Optimism Radio Show with hosts, David Mezzapelle and Sunny Chayes. David is in studio along with guest, Regina Cates.  Watch here

May 7, 2014 - Optimist or Pessimist? Part II. Featuring David Mezzapelle.  Read here 
May 7, 2014 - SmileTV release of Krystian Leonard's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk.  Watch here

May 6, 2014 - SmileTV release of David Pollay's Contagious Optimism LIVE talk.  Watch here

April 28, 2014 - What is Contagious Optimism LIVE? RPM Network, a division of Maker Studios. 

April 27, 2014 - Promo video of Contagious Optimism LIVE with event clips released.  View here

April 27, 2014 - Networking Insight Book Review of Contagious Optimism. Read here

April 27, 2014 - Announcement of Contagious Optimism LIVE October 11, 2014.  Thousand Oaks, CA. Learn more at contagiousoptimismlive.com  

April 24, 2014 - The Contagious Optimism Radio Show in Hollywood California with Sunny Chayes, David Mezzapelle, and Eve Michaels.  Watch here

April 13, 2014 - Reader's Favorite Book Review and Award Contest gives Contagious Optimism 5-Stars.  Read Here 

April 10, 2014 - The Contagious Optimism books series has reached shelves in the Philippines and is now available for purchase.  

April 9, 2014 - The Contagious Optimism Radio Show in Hollywood California with Sunny Chayes and David Mezzapelle. Watch here

April 7, 2014 - Palm Beach Magazine, Gulfstream Media article "Eternal Optimism" "David Mezzapelle's Debut Self-Help Book Achieves Bestseller..."  Read Here

April 4, 2014 - The debut Contagious Optimism LIVE show at FAU Jupiter launches. Talks, music and entertainment - Real Stories, Real People!

April 2, 2014 - Contagious Optimism Live: David Mezzapelle Presents the Most Optimistic Event in America: PR WEB. Read Here 

April 1, 2014 - Alan Malizia and the Contagious Optimism book series in the Sacred Heart Alumni magazine - Alumni Collection Bookshelf.  Page 38.  Read here

March 29, 2014 - Coauthor Myrtle Newsam interviewed on SuperChangeYourLife.  Click here to enjoy her inspirational talk

March 29, 2014 - Coauthor Jordan Lowe interviewed on SuperChangeYourLife.  Click here to enjoy her inspirational talk

​March 26, 2014 - The world is getting psyched for Contagious Optimism LIVE April 4th, 2014 which will broadcast live from the Florida Atlantic University Lifelong Learning Society Auditorium.  
Watch the video here

March 26, 2014 - The Contagious Optimism Radio Show in Hollywood California with Sunny Chayes. Watch here

March 12, 2014 - The Contagious Optimism Radio Show in Hollywood California with Sunny Chayes and the Contagious Optimism Live Team - Becky, Teana, Marta, and Erin. Watch here

March 11, 2014 - Bestselling author, David Mezzapelle, appears on The Doctor's news page re health benefits of optimism. Watch here. 

March 11, 2014 - Dr. Colleen Georges, coauthor in Contagious Optimism, releases media reel.  

February 26, 2014 - Contagious Optimism Radio Show on Universal Broadcasting with host, Sunny Chayes, guest, Julian Michaels and coauthor, David Martin.  View here. 

February 19, 2014 - Contagious Optimism Radio Show on Universal Broadcasting with host Sunny Chayes and guest, Harold Payne. View here

February 14, 2014 - Making Optimism Contagious! - Jupiter Courier

February 12, 2014 - Marta Tracy to Join the Contagious Optimism Team as TV and Media Strategist. Marta is based in Los Angeles. 

February 11, 2014 - Spreading Optimism Through the Airwaves. PRWEB

February 10, 2014 - City Biz List South Florida. Contagious Optimism LIVE is Coming to South Florida!  Learn more

February 5, 2014 - Contagious Optimism author, David Mezzapelle, selected as one of 12 "Gems" for 2013 by On Purpose - Your Path to Fulfilling LifeWork. Read Here 

February 5, 2014 - The first Contagious Optimism show on the Universal Broadcasting Network with host, Sunny Chayes. Click here 

February 4, 2014 - Author, David Mezzapelle appears on Seattle's LifeMastery Radio with Todd Alan and Debbie Handrich. Listen here.

February 4, 2014 - Hollywood, CA.  The Contagious Optimism book series has announced a new project in conjunction with Universal Broadcasting: The Contagious Optimism Show

January 31, 2014 - Coauthor Alan Malizia interviewed on SuperChangeYourLife.  Click here to enjoy his inspirational talk.  

​January 31, 2014 - Coauthor Laurie Martin interviewed on SuperChangeYourLife.  Click here to enjoy his inspirational talk. 

​January 31, 2014 - Coauthor Krystian Leonard interviewed on SuperChangeYourLife.  Click here to enjoy his inspirational talk. 

​January 31, 2014 - Coauthor Colleen Georges interviewed on SuperChangeYourLife.  Click here to enjoy his inspirational talk. 

January 26 - 27, 2014 - Jupiter, FL. (Business Wire). The bestselling book series, Contagious Optimism, is a sponsor for Bucky Dent's 30th Annual Florida Invitational Golf Tournament in Lake Worth. Author, David Mezzapelle, playing in tournament along with former New York Yankee players and coaches. Funds raised are donated to the Delray American Little League and Scholarship Fund to provide funding to help underprivileged youths attend summer camps.

January 15, 2014 - Mommy of Two Book Review of Contagious Optimism. Click here

January 6, 2014 - Super Change Your Life Show with Stanley Bronstein and Author, David Mezzapelle - Click here

December 24, 2013 - Media reel of bestselling author, David Mezzapelle, now available on YouTube.  Click here

December 23, 2013 - Jupiter, FL. (Business Wire). Contagious Optimism releases the title for the second volume:  10 Habits of Truly Optimistic People - Power Your Life With The Positive!

December 19, 2013 - Marina Del Ray, CA. (Business Wire). Contagious Optimism author, David Mezzapelle, selects TV Brand Strategist, Marta Tracy, to implement and manage a television media property platform for its growing optimism movement. 

​December 19, 2013 - Los Angeles, CA. (Business Wire). Strategic alliances formed with Contagious Optimism, SmileTV Group, and Harold Payne music.  

December 1, 2013 - Gratitude Goes Global, David Mezzapelle. Reader's Digest 2014 New Year issue. Click here for the online version.  

November 21, 2013 - Crossing The Chasm To Success, by David Mezzapelle. CommPRO BIZ

November 20, 2013 - The Power Of Optimism In The Stories We Tell with David Mezzapelle. Listen here for free until Dec 3.

November 19, 2013 - CEO Magazine featuring David Mezzapelle, Leading From The Past With An Eye For The Future

November 14, 2013 - "Catching Optimism" on OnPurpose Radio with Susan and Rick on LinkedLocal Radio Network. Guest, David Mezzapelle. Listen here 

November 9, 2013 - Alan Malizia selected as an Inspire Me Today Luminary. Read more

November 8, 2013 - Forget Regrets - Embrace Your Experiences. Care2 Featuring David Mezzapelle and Contagious Optimism

November 7, 2013 - Barnes & Noble to setup a Contagious Optimism front-of-store display at all US stores effective Q2 2014. Will include hardcover and paperback editions

November 5, 2013 - Nothing But Good News article, Surmounting Obstacles. Featuring David Mezzapelle and coauthors Krystian Leonard, Alan Malizia, and Joel Heller

November 3, 2013 - Dr. Colleen Georges selected as an Inspire Me Today Luminary. Read more

October 25, 2013 - Wondermom Review - More than a self-help book... It is a reliable tool box that you can draw from for years to come. 

October 24, 2013 - "FAB FIT FORTIES" Review, The Perfect Book For Anyone!

October 23, 2013 - Contagious Optimist Shares the Best Ways to Stay Positive in Any Situation. Click here

October 21, 2013 - Peanut Butter and Whine - Review of Contagious Optimism

Oct 19, 2013 - (PRINT, VIDEO) San Francisco Examiner. David Mezzapelle, a joyful carrier of contagious optimism, by Janet Gallin (Love Letters Live). Click here

Oct 12, 2013 - (RADIO) Simple Life Radio AM540 KRXA With Cynthia Fernandes. Carmel-By-The Sea, CA. featuring David Martin, coauthor in Contagious Optimism. Click here 
Oct 8, 2013 - (VIDEO) NBC Milwaukee, "The Morning Blend Show" with Molly & Tiffany featuring author, David Mezzapelle. Watch here 

Oct 1, 2013 - Inspire Me Today. Author David Mezzapelle Selected as Luminary. Read here. 

Oct 1, 2013 -(RADIO)  Inspire Me Today Radio. Author David Mezzapelle Luminary Interview. Listen here.

Oct 1, 2013 - Fairfield Magazine "C'mon Get Happy!" featuring David Mezzapelle and Dan Tully of Contagious Optimism. Click here for the online version

Sept 30, 2013 - Angela Watkins Book Review and Interview. Read here.

Sept 27, 2013 -(RADIO, VIDEO) Universal Broadcast Network, Singing in the Rain with Sunny Chayes and Guest, David Mezzapelle of the Contagious Optimism Book Series  Click here for the Podcast. Video to follow shortly. 

Sept 27, 2013 - (RADIO) Love Letters Live with Janet Gallin and Guest, Author David Mezzapelle - Contagious OptimismPodcast available here.  

Sept 22, 2013 - (VIDEO) Agape Spiritual Center Los Angeles. David Mezzapelle's Uplifting Talks Fit Right at Home. Watch here 

(You can also enjoy the Agape morning services in their entirety, or use the counter numbers below to slide the bar to David's speech at the 9:00am and 11:30am services). Watch here.   

9:00am Service
01:37:50

11:30am Service
02:26:00

Sept 21, 2013 - Agape Workshops and Book Signing Announcement

Sept 22, 2013 - (VIDEO) CBS "Bay Sunday" San Francisco with author, David Mezzapelle and host, Michelle Griego. Watch here

Sept 20, 2013 - Contagious Optimism, David Mezzapelle Personal Excellence Magazine. Click here for web version (Referenced on cover and article on page 9).

Sept 19, 2013 - (VIDEO) TEDx Delray BeachDavid Mezzapelle TEDx Delray Beach Video

Sept 18, 2013 - The Habits of Supremely Happy People, Huffington Post. Featuring Contagious Optimism author, David Mezzapelle along with Martin Seligman and others in the field of positive psychology.

Sept 16, 2013 - Got Happiness? Good News in the East Bay. Contagious Optimism is Here.

Sept 11, 2013 - Contagious Optimism coauthor, Ira Scott, gives a terrific talk on Rainbow Visions radio. Listen here.

September 11, 2013 - Entrepreneur David Mezzapelle Brings His Inspirational Stories Back to California in a Broad Tour.  Street Insider, PRWeb 

September 10, 2013 - Podcast Nancy Ferrari Show W4CY Orange County California featuring David Mezzapelle, author of Contagious Optimism.

​September 10, 2013 - Book Bargains & Previews 5-Stary Review of Contagious Optimism. "This author is one of most direct, clear and decisive self-help writers you can read." Read the entire review here. 

September 3, 2013 - Central Minnesota - Contagious Optimism Book Review

September 1, 2013 - Jupiter Life Magazine featuring Contagious Optimism, David Mezzapelle and several coauthors

August 30, 2013 - Krystian Leonard, coauthor in Contagious Optimism to speak at TEDx Delray in December and Contagious Optimism LIVE in April. Four Points Magazine

August 29, 2013 - The Voracious Reader Book Review, Contagious Optimism - Watch here

August 21, 2013 - Conversations LIVE! with Cyrus Webb 92.3FM Radio and Blog Talk featuring David Mezzapelle. Listen here. 

August 21, 2013 - Conscious Talk Radio Seattle KKNW 1150 AM and London Radio Ear Network, England Featuring David Mezzapelle. Listen here.

August 19, 2013 - Inside Coral Springs featuring Contagious Optimism, David Mezzapelle, and several coauthors

August 18, 2013 - Catching Optimism with David Mezzapelle on the Lisa Jesswein show - Empower Radio

August 15, 2013 - Contagious Optimism Sweeps the Nation Right When America Needs it The Most - The WatchList News

August 8, 2013 - 'Contagious Optimism' First In a Series of Positive Thinking Books Connecticut Hearst Newspapers (Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Time, Danbury Times, Connecticut Post)

July 31, 2013 - Tarkenton - Office Depot Small Biz Club. What's Stopping You From Hiring An Intern, David Mezzapelle

July 30, 2013 - Contagious Optimism LIVE is schedule for Friday April 4th, 2014. Learn more by clicking here

July 27, 2013 - Fran Tarkenton Show featuring bestselling author, David Mezzapelle. SiriusXM Radio Channel 104

July 26, 2013 - Karie Millspaugh Abundance Summit Interview with David Mezzapelle, Bestselling author of Contagious Optimism

July 23, 2013 - David Mezzapelle TED Talk

July 22, 2013 - Broadway World. Contagious Optimism Author David Mezzapelle Shares His Message of Positive Forward Thinking in His Bestseller From Viva Editions. Mezzapelle and His Team Promote "Contagious Optimism" Around the Country. 

July 19, 2013 - Mezzapelle on Rene Syler's Good Enough Mother. Click here for his life's lessons. 

July 18, 2013 - Courage From Optimism, by David Mezzapelle

July 28, 2013 - The Stamford Advocate/Greenwich Time. Making Optimism Contagious. Featuring coauthor Michael Carlon

July 17, 2013 - Contagious Optimism earns "Best Books of the Year" on Amazon

July 16, 2013 - The Fairfield Sun (Print and Web) Author, Fairfield U Alumnus, Spreads ‘Contagious Optimism’

July 8, 2013 - Contagious Optimism listed as a Top 10 Hot New Release 

July 6, 2013 - Barnes & Noble San Jose with Contagious Optimism author, David Mezzapelle and co-author, David Martin. (Videos taken June 27, 2013)
Click here to watch part I
Click here to watch part II (Q&A session)

July 6, 2013 - Book Passage Corte Madera with Contagious Optimism author, David Mezzapelle and co-author, David Martin. Intro by Melissa, events manager (Videos taken June 29, 2013)
Click here to watch part I
Click here to watch part II
Click here to watch part III

​July 3, 2013 - Contagious Optimism Lecture by Colleen Georges at Rutgers University in New Jersey. (Video taken 6-23)
Click here for Colleen's discussion about her connection to Contagious Optimism
Click here for Colleen's lecture ​

July 3, 2013 - Daily OM, Nurturing Mind, Bo\dy & Spirit
Contagious Optimism: Uplifting Stories and Motivational Advice for Positive Forward Thinking

July 1, 2013 - Contagious Optimism LIVE! Announcement
Tickets are free but advanced registration required. Learn more today!

July 1, 2013 - Contagious Optimism Author to Speak at Decatur Book Festival August 31st, 2013
Click here for more information

July 1, 2013 - Winner of Fairfield University $1,000 Bookstore Gift Card, Campus Tour, and Lunch
​Click here to watch

July 1, 2013 - Contagious Optimism earns Bestseller status. 


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