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The Science of Happiness
The Science of Happiness
PRX and Greater Good Science Center

Learn research-tested strategies for a happier, more meaningful life, drawing on the science of compassion, gratitude, mindfulness, and awe. Hosted by award-winning... more

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Happiness Break: A Meditation on Cultivating Awe Through Colors

Experiencing awe can help us slow down and connect to the world around us. So how can we harness the... more

16 May 2024 · 6 minutes
How Birdsong Can Help Your Mental Health

Hearing birdsong can help us feel less anxious, recover from stress faster, and even reduce muscle tension ... but can... more

09 May 2024 · 18 minutes
Happiness Break: A Meditation on Pilina: Our Deep Interconnectedness, With Jo Qina'au

Pilina is an indigenous Hawaiian word, or concept, that describes our deep interconnectedness. Harvard Clinical Psychology Fellow Jo Qina'au guides... more

02 May 2024 · 10 minutes
Are You Remembering The Good Times?

Thinking about happy memories activates reward centers in our brains, and can help us feel more connected and accepted. Palestinian-American... more

25 Apr 2024 · 19 minutes
Happiness Break: A Walking Meditation with Dan Harris of 10% Happier

A walking meditation led by 10% Happier Host Dan Harris How to Do This Practice: Begin walking. Bring your awareness to the present... more

18 Apr 2024 · 7 minutes
How To Make Work More Satisfying

Finding ways to bend tasks toward your strengths and passions can make you happier, more productive and find more meaning... more

11 Apr 2024 · 15 minutes
Happiness Break: A Meditation To Move Through Anger, With Eve Ekman

Accepting difficult feelings like anger or irritation can help us keep our cool, feel better overall, and find calm on... more

04 Apr 2024 · 7 minutes
How To Talk To People You Disagree With

We learn techniques for working across the aisle without compromising our values from a Democratic politician in one of the... more

28 Mar 2024 · 17 minutes
Happiness Break: Tap into the Joy that Surrounds You, With Anushka Fernandopulle

Beyond just feeling good, studies show experiencing other people's joy makes us more compassionate and satisfied with life. Link to episode... more

21 Mar 2024 · 4 minutes
Who’s Always There for You?

When we remember the times someone had our back, it changes the way we view ourselves and the world. Our... more

14 Mar 2024 · 16 minutes
The Science of Happiness
Happiness Break: A Meditation on Cultivating Awe Through Colors
The Science of Happiness