Other Episodes

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…

Episode 42: Who Makes You Feel Connected?

Our Happiness Guinea Pig, the creator of Cartoon Network's We Bare Bears, finds a way to…

Episode 41: A Better Way to Talk to Yourself

Her husband has been in prison for 23 years. Our Happiness Guinea Pig tries a new approach…

Episode 40: What to Do When You Feel Like a Failure

The loss of a job, the pain of a breakup -- it's easy to get down on ourselves when things…

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…

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