The January 2015 cover story, "Read Your Way to a Better You," of Book Page listed The OPA! Way: Finding Joy & Meaning in Everyday Life & Work first among five self-help books!
Feature article about The OPA! Way® paradigm and lifestyle, as well as about the newly-released book, The OPA! Way: Finding Joy & Meaning in Everyday Life & Work and its authors in the December 2014 issue of OPA! Magazine, based in Melbourne, Australia.
An article, "My Big, Fat, Meaningful Greek Life," which introduced The OPA! Way® paradigm and lifestyle, as well as our new book, The OPA! Way: Finding Joy & Meaning in Everyday Life & Work, was published in The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper of record, November 13, 2014.
A two-page spread profiling The OPA! Way® and the Greek edition of our book, Prisoners of Our Thoughts (ΦΥΛΑΚΙΣΜΕΝΟΙ ΣΤΙΣ ΣΚΕΨΕΙΣ ΜΑΣ), the book's 20th language, was published in the May 17, 2012 issue of ΛΟΙΠΟΝ, phonetically LOIPON (English: "SO"), a popular tabloid and guide to who and what are hot in business, politics, television, movies, books, music, and sports in Greece! OPA!
Our article, "OPA! It's a Lifestyle and Workstyle," is featured in the Career Section of the January/February/March 2012 issue of thePA TIMES as a way to inspire and engage employees and organizations! You may download the article (in pdf format) here: OPA-PATIMES-JanFebMar2012OPA!
The OPA! Way® was introduced in a unique interview published in The Greek Star (January 26, 2012), the "Voice of Chicago's Hellenic Community Serving Hellenism in America" since 1904, making it the oldest continuously published Greek-American newspaper in the United States of America! In her article, "OPA's Not Just a Word; It's a Way of Life," Associate Editor Maria A. Karamitsos traces the evolution and deeper meaning of The OPA! Way by focusing on the personal story of its founders, Alex and Elaine. You may download the article (in pdf format) here: The Greek Star_1-26-12OPA!
Alex was invited by the publisher of Greek America Magazine to write the cover story on Arianna Huffington for the November/December 2011 issue. His featured article, entitled "Arianna Huffington: Living Her Inner Greece!", included a personal Q&A. You may download the article (in pdf format) here: GA Magazine Cover Story_Huffington_PattakosOPA!
The OPA! Way® was introduced and "OPA! Happiness Secrets" were outlined in Woman's World Magazine (September 19, 2011) to over 1.6 million readers. OPA!
OPA! Magazine, based in Melbourne, Australia, featured and supported OPA! Day and our book, Prisoners of Our Thoughts (soon to be released in a Greek edition—the book's 20th language!), in the September 2011 issue. OPA!
Alex was interviewed in K Magazine, the weekly (Sunday) magazine of Η ΚΑΘΗΜΕΡΙΝΗ, the leading daily newspaper in Athens, Greece, published on September 18, 2011. The English translation of the headline reads: "A second Golden Age of Greece will come after the crisis." OPA!
Our concept of OPA! Day was introduced in an article, "OPA! Now There's a Name Day," in the September 4-10, 2010, issue of The National Herald (Ο ΕΘΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΗΡΥΞ), the Nation's leading Greek American newspaper. You may download the article (in pdf format) here: OPA! Now There's a Name Day
The OPA! Way® was promoted in the Fall 2010 issue of the HEART Business Journal for Women. For more information, click here.