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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…

Episode 20: What If You Had Never Met?

Do you take your partner for granted? Our Happiness Guinea Pig, cartoonist Gene Luen Yang,

Episode 19: How to Stop Dwelling

Are you stuck ruminating about the past?  Legendary skater Tommy Guerrero tries looking…

Episode 18: Listen Like It’s Your First Date

Do you find yourself looking at your phone when you're supposed to be paying attention to a…

Episode 17: Why You Shouldn’t Hate Small Talk

Many of us avoid chatting with strangers – isn't small talk tedious and dull? Listen as…

Episode 16: How to Change Your Mind

Author Michael Pollan, shares his experiences on being a guinea pig for his new book, How…

Episode 15: What Do You Want To Do With Your Life?

Did you know what you wanted when you were in high school? Our teen guinea pig takes on the…

Episode 14: What Are You Afraid Of?

Would you rather swim with sharks or give a speech before thousands of people? Discover how…

Episode 13: How to Forgive Your Father

Holding on to a grudge? Hear how our happiness guinea pig tried to let go of deep-seated…