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Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris

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Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical journalist who had a panic attack on live national television, which led him to try something he otherwise never would have considered: meditation. He went on to write the bestselling book, 10% Happier. On this show, Dan talks with eminent meditation teachers, top … read more


Happiness Takes Work | Sonja Lyubomirsky

Sonja Lyubomirsky has been studying human happiness for 30 years. As a professor at the University of California Riverside, her research has centered around things people can do to become happier. In this episode she talks about her findings, including the power of social connection and how that might just be the key ingredient to happiness. She also talks about how we can increase our level of social connection.
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References in the show:
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Susan Cain
Nick Epley, research on talking to strangers on the train
Liz Dunn - UBC Barrista researcher
Ed Dieiner -
Barb Frederickson - Love 2.0
Dacher Keltner - UC Berkley
Ken Sheldon
Susan Nolen-Hoeksema
Martin Seligman - UPenn Positive Psychology
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi - Flow
Lisa Walsh - Expressing gratitude on the other person
Nial Bolger - Columbia (visible versus invisible social support)
Ezra Klein’s Podcast with Allison Gopnick
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