Healing Through Gratitude
A stranger helped her through the hardest day of her life. When she expresses her gratitude, our guest encounters the power of true connection.
21 Jan 2021
Can You Predict What Will Make You Happy?
Do memories of your past affect your happiness today? Susannah Cahalan was young and healthy when she was stricken with a mysterious illness. Learn how writing about her “month of madness” in the bestselling book Brain on Fire helped her reclaim her life.
26 Mar 2018
BONUS: The Science of Happiness at Work
What would make you happier at work? Featuring some of our happiness guinea pigs, we share the latest insights and research on well-being and happiness in the workplace.
11 Oct 2018
Being Kinder to Yourself
When you’re helping others cope with stress and anxiety, how do you deal with your own? Psychiatrist Elizabeth Guinto tries a practice to be kinder to herself.
6 Dec 2018
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Do you fixate on what's going wrong in your life? Poet and "recovering pessimist" Maggie Smith practices looking on the bright side.
26 Sep 2019
Find That Inner Calm
International megastar Daniel Wu tries a practice that brings him calm amidst the chaos.
22 Nov 2018
How To Be Less Hard on Yourself
Do you beat yourself up over every mistake? A high school senior tries to be kinder to himself during an especially stressful time.
5 Dec 2019
Remembering to Breathe
How a doctor stays calm and centered during times of uncertainty, one breath at a time.
9 Apr 2020
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Feeling hard on yourself? Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp learns to quiet his inner critic and tap into his highest potential.
8 Oct 2020
How to Make Better Decisions
Can practicing mindfulness make us wiser? Judge Jeremy Fogel explores how being present in the moment helps him keep a clear mind and stay connected to his true values.
26 Nov 2020
Finding Beauty in the Everyday
A tree next to a bus stop, a flower poking through the sidewalk. Our guest, a veteran of the Iraq War, discovers how awe and wonder can be found anywhere — if you just pay attention.
10 Oct 2019
What to Do When You Feel Like a Failure
The loss of a job, the pain of a breakup -- it's easy to get down on ourselves when things aren't going well. Find out how our Happiness Guinea Pig tuned down the self-critic in her head.
11 Apr 2019
How To Get Your Priorities Straight
It's easy to lose sight of what matters most. Our guest finds a way to reconnect with her values during stressful times.
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A Better Way to Talk to Yourself
Her husband has been in prison for 23 years. Our Happiness Guinea Pig tries a new approach to stay strong while working to get him released.
6 Jun 2019
How To Let Go of Anger
Are you still mad at someone who hurt you in the past? That can eat away at your health and well-being. Our Happiness Guinea Pig tries a new approach to giving up a grudge.
28 Mar 2019
A Cure for Loneliness
Feeling lonely? Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy learns why focusing on the quality of our relationships, not the quantity, can be an antidote.
24 Sep 2020
How to Reconnect with Your Partner
A couple try a practice to bring more excitement and passion into their relationship, even while sheltering-in-place.
30 Jul 2020
What's Your "Why" in Life?
Adrian Michael Green asks big questions designed to help teens — and adults — find more meaning and purpose in their lives.
18 Jun 2020
How to Love People You Don't Like
Our guest tries a practice to help her feel compassion toward others — even those she disagrees with.
2 Jul 2020