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The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos
The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos
Pushkin Industries

You might think you know what it takes to lead a happier life… more money, a better job, or Instagram-worthy vacations. You’re... more

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How Talking to a Friend Helps (Live at The International Festival of Arts and Ideas)

Making shows about her own happiness challenges was both fun and instructive for Dr Laurie, but it also took guts... more

19 Jul 2024 · 48 minutes
A Matter of Life and Death

Dr Laurie HATES thinking about her own death. It's scary, creepy and morbid, right? Wrong. Thinking about our finite lives... more

15 Jul 2024 · 32 minutes
Why Don't We Have a 15-hour Work Week?

By 2030 we'll only work 15 hours a week, predicted the legendary economist John Maynard Keynes back in 1930. He... more

08 Jul 2024 · 35 minutes
Does the You of Today Hate the You of Tomorrow?

We often do things now that will make our lives more difficult or stressful in the future. We spend money,... more

01 Jul 2024 · 28 minutes
The Power of Awe... and Where to Find it

Awe reduces stress, helps us forget our minor worries and makes us feel more connected to the people around us.... more

24 Jun 2024 · 31 minutes
How to Tame Stress

Dr Laurie is stressed, and it's harming her health. Constant worry and stress is bad for our bodies and our... more

17 Jun 2024 · 37 minutes
How I Stopped Fearing Boredom

Dr Laurie HATES boredom! Since childhood she's found it so painful that she'll do anything to avoid being bored. She'll... more

10 Jun 2024 · 25 minutes
How to Fight Perfectionism

Holding yourself to impossibly high standards is self-defeating and makes for a miserable life. Can Dr Laurie Santos find ways... more

03 Jun 2024 · 29 minutes
My Personal Struggle to be Happy (Coming June 3)

Sometimes the happiness teacher flunks her own class. In a deeply personal new season, Dr Laurie Santos opens up about... more

27 May 2024 · 1 minute
Happiness Through Generosity : Liz Dunn on The TED Interview

Liz Dunn is a regular guest on The Happiness Lab, but in this extended interview with TED's Chris Anderson she... more

20 May 2024 · 53 minutes
The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos
How Talking to a Friend Helps (Live at The International Festival of Arts and Ideas)
The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos