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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. iHeartMedia is the...
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4.8 stars from 16,941 ratings
In dealing with a difficult life struggle, this pod cast offers hope. It’s a wake up call that you do in fact have some control over your happiness. In a life where I’m surrounded by sad unhappy negative people, this podcast helps me build some tools for happiness. I look forward to every new...Read full review »
Lexus Driver i350 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/21/21
As a University student, in maybe one of the hardest faculties around my college, this podcast really helped me to reorganise my priorities, find again my balance and to focus on more aspects I was mistakenly neglecting. It’s a pleasure to hear so many news, straight facts and real pieces of...Read full review »
Ermejdepesre via Apple Podcasts · Italy · 10/19/21
My Brain is Happy to be Learning
I love what I learn from this podcast. Happiness is always something I’m trying to achieve. It’s awesome to learn all the science behind it. I find this podcast super relatable and ease to connect to the stories explored.
Lstew1305 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 10/17/21
Recent Episodes
Dr Laurie Santos doesn't have so much fun these days - which is really bad for her health and wellbeing. So Catherine Price (author of The Power of Fun: How to Feel Alive Again) is staging an emergency fun-tervention which will take Laurie to the beach and totally out of her comfort zone.
Published 10/11/21
Dr Laurie Santos is on a personal mission to have more fun. The season finale is the culmination of her fun-tervention, but we've reluctantly decided to delay its release. Sorry. It will drop on Oct 11. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Published 10/04/21
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