Other Episodes

Episode 39: Delight in the Unexpected

A high-five from a stranger, a hummingbird on a busy city street. Poet Ross Gay shares his…

Episode 38: How To Let Go of Anger

Are you still mad at someone who hurt you in the past? That can eat away at your health and…

Episode 37: What Are Your Strongest Reminders of Connection?

What kinds of objects, images, and words surround your home or office? Our Happiness Guinea…

Episode 36: Do You Know How to Eat a Raisin?

Do you have trouble slowing down enough to actually enjoy your life? Our Happiness Guinea…

Episode 35: Finding Awe in Every Step

How can we feel connected to the world around us? Singer Diana Gameros tries to cultivate a…

Episode 34: Finding Your Strengths

Do you fixate on your flaws and shortcomings? Our happiness guinea pig tries the opposite:…

Episode 33: Trying Compassion on Capitol Hill

Can you extend compassion toward a difficult person in your life? Congressman Tim Ryan…

Episode 32: A Lesson in Thanks and Vulnerability

A junior high school teacher spent his life defying stereotypes about how men should…

Episode 31: Notice the Good in Your Life

Comedian Maz Jobrani tries to pay more attention to the good things in his life by writing…

Episode 30: The Power of Expressing Your Deepest Emotions

He started Afghanistan's first post-Taliban rock band when he was 18 years old. A decade…

Episode 29: Who’s Got Your Back?

How do you build feelings of trust and security? Our Happiness Guinea Pig learns some…

Episode 28: Being Kinder to Yourself

When you’re helping others cope with stress and anxiety, how do you deal with your own?…

Episode 27: W. Kamau Bell’s Thoughts on Awkward Relationships and Bridging Divides

Comedian W. Kamau Bell discusses the challenges of finding common ground, even with people…

Episode 26: How to Connect with Your Body

International megastar Daniel Wu tries a practice that brings him calm amidst the chaos.

Episode 25: These Words Cause Happiness

Did you know that you have the power to spark happiness in someone else's brain with just a…

Episode 24: Try This Recipe for Happiness

Our Happiness Guinea Pig, children's author Joanne Rocklin, shares her happiness practice:…

Episode 23: Can’t Relax? This Will Help

Why does a bath or swim feel so relaxing? Our guest shares her own happiness…

Episode 22: A Better Way to Say Sorry

“I'm sorry you feel that way.”
Some apologies can actually make things worse. Our…

Episode 21: How to Deal with Uncertainty

How do you respond when you feel threatened or defensive? Our Happiness Guinea Pig, writer…

The Science of Happiness at Work

What would make you happier at work? Featuring several of our Happiness Guinea Pigs, we…