Happiness Break: Pause to Look at the Sky
Take a moment to appreciate the beauty and vastness of the sky. Dacher Keltner guides us through a practice of pausing to turn your gaze to…
Are Movies With Moral Lessons Popular?
A new report finds that kids and teens prefer films that highlight people with good character.
Why We Need Reminders of Connectedness (The Science of Happiness podcast)
How can we feel more connected to our loved ones, even when they're not around? Our guest tries a practice shown to make us feel less lonely…
Happiness Break: Feeling the Awe of Nature From Anywhere
Host Dacher Keltner leads us through an exercise in feeling the serenity and wonder that nature brings us, no matter where we are.
The Skills You Need for Happier Relationships With Family
After taking our free online course, many students see big changes in the way they interact with loved ones.
Happiness Break: An Affirmation Practice for the New Year
This New Year, affirm the wonderful qualities you already possess with this meditative writing practice called "I Am."
How to Make Life More Meaningful (The Science of Happiness podcast)
Chris Sharma is one of the greatest rock climbers of all time, and he's taking on some of the biggest challenges in life: becoming a parent…
Four Surprising Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep
Research suggests that practicing gratitude, forgiveness, mindfulness, and self-compassion may improve our sleep during stressful times.
Are you truly grateful for the good things in your life—or do you take them for granted?
The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2022
Our team names the most provocative and influential findings published during this past year.
How to Find Your Purpose in Life
Are you struggling to discover your purpose? That may be because you feel isolated from other people. Here's how you can overcome that.
How Gratitude Changes You and Your Brain
New research is starting to explore how gratitude works to improve our mental health.
10 Happiness Practices a Doctor Prescribes to His Patients
In the face of COVID-19, one doctor is prescribing habits for health and happiness.
Episode 95: How to Enjoy Life More With Michael Pollan
Bestselling author Michael Pollan tries to get more out of life by temporarily giving up one of his pleasures.