895: Robert Waldinger | Unlocking the Science of Happiness
What can an 85-year study tell us about the science of happiness, and how can we leverage this knowledge to live the good life? Robert Waldinger explains!
What We Discuss with Robert Waldinger:
- How does the ongoing Harvard Study of Adult Development, initiated in 1938, shed light on the key elements of leading a happy and fulfilling life?
- Relationships are the most important component of happiness — the good news is it's never too late to make new friends.
- The touch of a good friend or a beloved pet can bring our stress levels down and reduce whatever pain we're experiencing at that moment.
- 20 years from now, the only people who will remember that you worked late are your kids.
- Social media can be responsible for generating a lot of angst and FOMO, but it can also contribute to happiness if you use it for curated, positive communication with others.
- And much more...
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