38 min

Choice Overload The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos

    • Society & Culture

We all make thousands of choices each day - and think it means we're in charge of our lives. But making even trivial decisions - about salad dressings, for example - can sap our energy and cause anxiety. Dr Laurie Santos examines why our society wrongly prioritises choice over happiness, and meets a woman who junked her wardrobe in a bid to improve her life.
For an even deeper dive into the research we talk about in the show visit happinesslab.fm

We all make thousands of choices each day - and think it means we're in charge of our lives. But making even trivial decisions - about salad dressings, for example - can sap our energy and cause anxiety. Dr Laurie Santos examines why our society wrongly prioritises choice over happiness, and meets a woman who junked her wardrobe in a bid to improve her life.
For an even deeper dive into the research we talk about in the show visit happinesslab.fm

38 min

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