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.
How to Give Up a Grudge
What does it really take to forgive someone? And why should we do it? Our guest, psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman, tries a practice to let go of anger.
Why Voting Connects Us
Why do we vote? We explore the science behind what drives us to the polls, and the benefits we reap for ourselves and communities when we cast our ballots.
How to Ride With the Pain
It's easy to be anxious and uncertain about the future—especially if you're eight months pregnant. Our guest tries practices to help her deal with whatever life throws her way.
If You Want to Be More Productive, Cut Yourself Some Slack
Feeling hard on yourself? Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp learns to quiet his inner critic and tap into his highest potential.
A Cure for Loneliness
Feeling lonely? Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy learns why focusing on the quality of our relationships, not the quantity, can be an antidote.
24 Hours of Kindness
Why should you be nice? Our guest explores how small, daily acts of kindness can produce meaningful life changes.
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This podcast is so joyful
I had a lot of anger before listened to this podcast, But now that I did, I always feel good and remember what they said. And if I have a question about how to, Just be kind. Five stars for me
The Light We All Need
When I’m struggling, I turn to this podcast. It’s so rewarding listening to the experiences of those using the practices and how it impacted their lives or points of view. Thank you for providing the light we all need!
Is it ok
I haven’t listen to it but is it good or bad please answer my question