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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. For an even deeper dive...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 12,074 ratings
i learned so much!
i appreciate her evidence-based strategies to be happier. she explains why we are the way we are, and helps us make positive changes
literallydavid_ via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/04/20
Favorite Podcast
A podcast that will really help you change your life for the better! Can’t stop listening!
kristen1760 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/04/20
Love it!
Can’t stop listening, every episode is so thought provoking and the perfect thing to listen to during these uncertain times.
Mailis8 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/03/20
Recent Episodes
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Published 06/29/20
Feeling you belong to a group can be great - but it also has a darker side, leading us down an unhappy path of hatred and violence towards people with different identities and backgrounds. Dr Laurie Santos talks to Mina Cikara - whose homeland descended into a bloody civil war - and Jamil Zaki...
Published 06/22/20
Cait Flanders went deep into debt so she could buy all the clothes, books and gadgets she thought would make her happier. It was only when she junked it all that she found that 'doing' rather than 'having' is a better way to spend your salary. Dr Laurie Santos examines why investing in...
Published 06/15/20
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