Learn research-tested strategies for a happier, more meaningful life, drawing on the science of compassion, gratitude, mindfulness, and awe. Hosted by award-winning professor Dacher Keltner. Co-produced by PRX and UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center.
Don't be Afraid of Your Anger
What happens when we suppress our anger? And what if we tried to work with it instead? Our guest tries a practice to harness her inner fierceness to care for herself.
How to Enjoy Life More with Michael Pollan
Michael Pollan tries to get more out of life by temporarily giving up one of his pleasure.
How to Craft Your Life
When the world around you changes, so can your goals. This week's guest tries a practice to tap into a new sense of purpose.
Noticing Nature in the City
When was the last time you stopped to admire a tree? Our guest finds that paying attention to the greenery near his home can bring peace of mind.
What Humans Can Learn From Trees
Trees don't just compete with one another for resources, they also cooperate. Scientist and author Suzanne Simard explains the surprising science of trees.
Finding Strength through Gratitude
A doctor who serves communities in dire need shares how gratitude helps him find light in the darkness.