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What to Do When You Don’t Like the Way You Feel

Our guest tried a practice in radical acceptance, a Buddhist principle made popular by today's…

Why We Should Seek Beauty in the Everyday Life (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

What happens when we intentionally look for beautiful things in our day-to-day lives? We explore a…

How to Stick to Your Resolutions in 2024 (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

We explore how the science of behavior change can help us form new habits and be happier while doing…

How Thinking About Your Ancestors Can Help You Thrive (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

We explore how contemplating our heritage can make us feel more belonging, gratitude, and confidence…

When It’s Hard to Connect, Try Being Curious (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

When we're more curious, we are more likely to be happier and have stronger relationships. Try…

Being Kind Is Good for Your Health (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

Doing good for others benefits our own minds and bodies, as well. We explore the science of…

Encore: The Science of a Good Night’s Sleep (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

This week we revisit our science-backed tips for a good night's sleep with sleep scientist Eti Ben…

The Science of Singing Along (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

For time immemorial, humans have connected deeply through singing with one another. We explore the…

How Holding Yourself Can Reduce Stress (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

Simple actions like consciously placing a hand on your heart or hugging yourself can lower your…

How to Use Your Body to Relax Your Mind (The Science of Happiness)

Want to destress your mind? Start with your body. Progressive Muscle Relaxation is a practice where…

Making Difficult Interactions More Respectful (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

Dr. Omar Guzman reflects on how a practice to cultivate more respect shaped the way he interacts…

Why Compassion Requires Vulnerability (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

Rapper Rexx Life Raj shared his deepest pain in his latest album, and discovered it was one big…

Why Humor Matters for Happiness (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

Humor can help us with stress, anxiety, and feeling more connected to others. But is humor connected…

How Improv Makes You More Confident and Less Anxious (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

Just 20 minutes of improv theater can foster creativity and confidence, and help with anxiety,…

How to Let Go Without Giving Up (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

War veteran and country music singer Sal Gonzalez tries the Taoist practice of Wu Wei to improve his…

Finding Delight Through Your Five Senses (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

We enjoy the world through our five senses, so why don't we do more to heighten them? We explore the…

How to Feel Better About Yourself (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

Self-compassion reduces our feelings of shame and self-doubt. We explore a practice to help quiet…

Where to Look for Joy (The Science of Happiness Podcast)

How can we feel more moments of joy? We explore the science of joy and how we can cultivate it in…

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…

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…

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