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The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos
You might think you know what it takes to lead a happier life… more money, a better job, or Instagram-worthy vacations. You’re dead wrong. Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos has studied the science of happiness and found that many of us do the exact opposite of what will truly make our lives better. Based on the psychology course she teaches at Yale -- the most popular class in the university’s 300-year history -- Laurie will take you through the latest scientific research and share some surprising and inspiring stories that will change the way you think about happiness.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 19,146 ratings
My podcast show of choice
I leave every episode feeling more in tune with myself, kinder to myself and hopeful for change. So grateful to have this show to help me become a better version of myself all free of charge. It has honestly been life changing
tiffeewiffee via Apple Podcasts · South Africa · 06/06/24
Great podcast
I always feel better after listening to this podcast and love the actionable evidence based insights. Always great guests related to each topic.
Marshmallow-86884 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/03/24
Slow burn
Some podcasts grab you instantly and you want to listen to all of them. Others creep up on you, and The Happiness Lab is one of them. I initially thought this would be more like this self-help business books which take one shaky observation and turn it into a three-part list of acronyms. But...Read full review »
Twistedfluff via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/03/24
Recent Episodes
Dr Laurie HATES boredom! Since childhood she's found it so painful that she'll do anything to avoid being bored. She'll watch crappy TV. She'll find extra work to do. She'll snack. But boredom is actually an incredibly useful tool to boost our happiness and creativity.   With the help of leading...
Published 06/10/24
Holding yourself to impossibly high standards is self-defeating and makes for a miserable life. Can Dr Laurie Santos find ways to tackle her constant perfectionism so she can perform better and have more fun?  She hears from researcher Thomas Curran about a worrying growth in perfectionism in...
Published 06/03/24
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