Happiness Break: Who Takes Care of You? With Dacher Keltner
When we feel cared for, our cortisol levels drop, we feel safe, and we handle stress better. Dacher leads a meditation to help us focus on…
Feeling Overworked? Take a Fika Break (The Science of Happiness Podcast)
A short break does more than just fuel our bodies, it strengthens our minds. Our overworked guest tries the Swedish practice of…
Happiness Break: How to Be in Harmony in Nature—Wherever You Are, With Yuria Celidwen
Indigenous scholar Yuria Celidwen guides us in a meditation to strengthen our sense of belonging and connection to the earth.
How to Do Good for the Environment (And Yourself) (The Science of Happiness Podcast)
Walking can increase our sense of connectedness with the earth and motivation to take climate action, which might be an important aspect of…
Happiness Break: Contemplating Our Interdependence With Nature, With Dekila Chungyalpa
Take 10 minutes to renew your connection to the earth through this guided meditation on our interdependence with the ecosystem.
How Helping Others Could Make You Feel Less Rushed
Overcoming barriers to compassion and social connection could entail changing our relationship to time.
How to Feel More Hopeful (The Science of Happiness Podcast)
How can we build a sense of hope when the future feels uncertain? Poet Tomás Morín tries a writing practice to make him feel more hopeful…
The Case for Hope, With Rebecca Solnit (The Science of Happiness Podcast)
In the first episode in our series Climate, Hope and Science, we explore how embracing uncertainty enables us to move beyond climate anxiety…
Five Ways to Respond to People Who Don’t Want the COVID-19 Vaccine
Here are some research-based guidelines to help people overcome their vaccine hesitancy.
Six Tips for Speaking Up Against Bad Behavior
Psychologist Catherine Sanderson explains how to be more courageous in speaking up about bad behavior, from offensive speech to harmful actions.
What Can We Do Now?
While votes for the 2020 election are counted, our contributors weigh in on what we as individuals can do now to preserve our well-being and…
The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2022
Our team names the most provocative and influential findings published during this past year.
How to Find Your Purpose in Life
Are you struggling to discover your purpose? That may be because you feel isolated from other people. Here's how you can overcome that.
What Can We Learn From the World’s Most Peaceful Societies?
A multidisciplinary team of researchers is discovering what makes some societies more peaceful than others.
Ten More Films That Highlight the Best in Humanity
It’s time for the Greater Goodies, honoring movies from one of the most difficult years in living memory.
How Life Could Get Better (or Worse) After COVID
Fifty-seven scientists make predictions about potential positive and negative consequences of the pandemic.