Other Episodes

Episode 61: Who Would You Be Without Them?

Think of an important person in your life. Now imagine you never met. Our guest practices…

Episode 60: Step Away from Anxiety

Do you have a hard time calming your nerves? Author Raina Telgemeier tries a practice to…

Episode 59: Who Is Your Rock?

He survived the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, two years ago and has been a student…

Episode 58: What Does It Take to Really Listen to Someone?

Are you actually listening when someone is talking to you, or just waiting for your turn to…

Episode 57: Why Shared Goals Can Bridge Divides

How can people from different groups get on the same page? Our guest, an educator and…

Episode 56: How to Make Time for Happiness

Her New Year's resolution was to have more joyful and fulfilling experiences in her daily…

Episode 55: How to Get Your Senses Tingling

There are millions of YouTube channels with people crinkling bubble wrap or whispering…

Episode 54: How to Be Less Hard on Yourself

Do you beat yourself up over every mistake? A high school senior tries to be kinder to…

Happy Again: How to Notice What You’re Thankful For (Encore)

Comedian Maz Jobrani tries to be more thankful for the good things in his life by writing…

Episode 53: Can You Find Wonder in the Ordinary?

When was the last time you felt connected to something bigger than yourself? Award-winning…

Episode 52: How To Get Your Priorities Straight

It's easy to lose sight of what matters most. Our guest finds a way to reconnect with her…

Episode 51: Does Your Doctor Listen to You?

Doctors are often trained to be emotionally detached. But our guest finds greater meaning…

Episode 50: Finding Beauty in the Everyday

A tree next to a bus stop, a flower poking through the sidewalk. Our guest, a veteran of…

Episode 49: How to Find Your Silver Linings

Do you fixate on what's going wrong in your life? Poet and "recovering pessimist" Maggie…

Episode 48: Can Margaret Cho Get Any Better?

She's one of the most accomplished comedians of her generation. But Margaret Cho wants to…

Episode 47: Can You Humanize a Zombie?

Should we try to find common ground with the villains in our lives? Comedian Zahra…

Episode 46: Making Kindness Contagious

We gave our Happiness Guinea Pig a mission: Do five random acts of kindness in one day.

Episode 45: Facing Your Fears

Heights. Public speaking. Death. Our Happiness Guinea Pig explains how she overcomes her…

Episode 44: How Michael Lewis Finds the Funny

How can you unearth humor in everyday life? Best-selling author Michael Lewis goes looking…

Episode 43: How to Keep Love Alive

After more than a decade together, our Happiness Guinea Pig tries to bring the spark back…

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