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#225: Happiness Takes Work | Sonja Lyubomirsky Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris

    • Mental Health

Sonja Lyubomirsky has been studying human happiness for 30 years. As a professor at the University of California Riverside, her research has centered around things people can do to become happier. In this episode she talks about her findings, including the power of social connection and how that might just be the key ingredient to happiness. She also talks about how we can increase our level of social connection.

Show notes: www.tenpercent.com/podcast
Sonja’s Website: http://drsonja.net/about-sonja/
Sonja’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/Sonja-Lyubomirsky/e/B001JP269S/
Sonja at UC Riverside: https://profiles.ucr.edu/app/home/profile/sonja
Sonja on Ten Percent Happier: https://10percenthappier.app.link/0E69lbTsH3

Check out the new Ten Percent Happier course on Health Habits with Kelly McGonigal and Alexis Santos: WWW.TENPERCENT.COM/HABITS

In the App: https://10percenthappier.app.link/gAd07mXoo2

References in the show:
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Susan Cain https://www.amazon.com/Quiet-Power-Introverts-World-Talking/dp/0307352153
Nick Epley, research on talking to strangers on the train https://www.nicholasepley.com/publications
Liz Dunn - UBC Barrista researcher https://dunn.psych.ubc.ca/curriculum-vitae-2/publications/
Ed Dieiner - https://eddiener.com/
Barb Frederickson - Love 2.0 https://www.positivityresonance.com/
Dacher Keltner - UC Berkley https://psychology.berkeley.edu/people/dacher-keltner
Ken Sheldon https://psychology.missouri.edu/people/sheldon
Susan Nolen-Hoeksema https://www.amazon.com/Susan-Nolen-Hoeksema/e/B001H6IJH2
Martin Seligman - UPenn Positive Psychology https://ppc.sas.upenn.edu/people/martin-ep-seligman
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi - Flow https://www.amazon.com/Flow-Psychology-Experience-Perennial-Classics/dp/0061339202
Lisa Walsh - Expressing gratitude on the other person https://www.lisacwalsh.com/
Nial Bolger - Columbia (visible versus invisible social support) https://psychology.columbia.edu/content/niall-bolger
Ezra Klein’s Podcast with Allison Gopnick https://www.vox.com/podcasts/2019/6/13/18677595/alison-gopnik-changed-how-i-think-about-love)

Ten Percent Happier Podcast Insiders Feedback Group: https://10percenthappier.typeform.com/to/vHz4q4

Have a question for Dan? Leave us a voicemail: 646-883-8326

Sonja Lyubomirsky has been studying human happiness for 30 years. As a professor at the University of California Riverside, her research has centered around things people can do to become happier. In this episode she talks about her findings, including the power of social connection and how that might just be the key ingredient to happiness. She also talks about how we can increase our level of social connection.

Show notes: www.tenpercent.com/podcast
Sonja’s Website: http://drsonja.net/about-sonja/
Sonja’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/Sonja-Lyubomirsky/e/B001JP269S/
Sonja at UC Riverside: https://profiles.ucr.edu/app/home/profile/sonja
Sonja on Ten Percent Happier: https://10percenthappier.app.link/0E69lbTsH3

Check out the new Ten Percent Happier course on Health Habits with Kelly McGonigal and Alexis Santos: WWW.TENPERCENT.COM/HABITS

In the App: https://10percenthappier.app.link/gAd07mXoo2

References in the show:
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Susan Cain https://www.amazon.com/Quiet-Power-Introverts-World-Talking/dp/0307352153
Nick Epley, research on talking to strangers on the train https://www.nicholasepley.com/publications
Liz Dunn - UBC Barrista researcher https://dunn.psych.ubc.ca/curriculum-vitae-2/publications/
Ed Dieiner - https://eddiener.com/
Barb Frederickson - Love 2.0 https://www.positivityresonance.com/
Dacher Keltner - UC Berkley https://psychology.berkeley.edu/people/dacher-keltner
Ken Sheldon https://psychology.missouri.edu/people/sheldon
Susan Nolen-Hoeksema https://www.amazon.com/Susan-Nolen-Hoeksema/e/B001H6IJH2
Martin Seligman - UPenn Positive Psychology https://ppc.sas.upenn.edu/people/martin-ep-seligman
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi - Flow https://www.amazon.com/Flow-Psychology-Experience-Perennial-Classics/dp/0061339202
Lisa Walsh - Expressing gratitude on the other person https://www.lisacwalsh.com/
Nial Bolger - Columbia (visible versus invisible social support) https://psychology.columbia.edu/content/niall-bolger
Ezra Klein’s Podcast with Allison Gopnick https://www.vox.com/podcasts/2019/6/13/18677595/alison-gopnik-changed-how-i-think-about-love)

Ten Percent Happier Podcast Insiders Feedback Group: https://10percenthappier.typeform.com/to/vHz4q4

Have a question for Dan? Leave us a voicemail: 646-883-8326

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