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How To Be Happy When Everything Is Sh*t The Quicky

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We're constantly being told and sold new ways to make ourselves feel happy, but as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on it is much easier said than done as we continue experience a range of complex emotions.

So how can we feel happy when it seems like everything is still crappy?

The Quicky speaks to an expert who has spent their career researching what it means to be happy about how we can really feel better amid the current health crisis, and why leaning in to other less pleasant feelings rather than trying to avoid them might help.

CREDITS 

Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri

Guest:

Professor Brock Bastian - Social Psychologist and happiness expert based in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Melbourne whose research focuses on ethics and well-being, pain, happiness, and morality.

Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/

CONTACT US

Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Support the show: https://www.mamamia.com.au/mplus/

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We're constantly being told and sold new ways to make ourselves feel happy, but as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on it is much easier said than done as we continue experience a range of complex emotions.

So how can we feel happy when it seems like everything is still crappy?

The Quicky speaks to an expert who has spent their career researching what it means to be happy about how we can really feel better amid the current health crisis, and why leaning in to other less pleasant feelings rather than trying to avoid them might help.

CREDITS 

Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri

Guest:

Professor Brock Bastian - Social Psychologist and happiness expert based in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Melbourne whose research focuses on ethics and well-being, pain, happiness, and morality.

Subscribe to The Quicky at... https://mamamia.com.au/the-quicky/

CONTACT US

Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at thequicky@mamamia.com.au

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Support the show: https://www.mamamia.com.au/mplus/

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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