#305 Secrets from the Happiness Lab | Laurie Santos

Ten Percent Happier
December 2, 2020
#305 Secrets from the Happiness Lab | Laurie Santos
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris
Transcript

2020 has already sucked extremely hard, but we may now be entering even more difficult months ahead, as winter sets in. So we asked Professor Laurie Santos to come on. She is overflowing with science-based strategies for navigating this difficult time. This is the second episode in our 2-part series that we’re semi-facetiously calling Winter is Coming. If you missed last week’s episode with Zindel SEGAL, a pioneer in mindful treatment for depression and anxiety, go check it out. Laurie is a tenured professor at Yale, where she teaches a blockbuster course on happiness. She’s also now the host of a podcast called the happiness Lab. In the conversation, we talk about how to handle the holidays in a pandemic; how to have hard conversations with your family; combating pandemic fatigue in your own mind; the need to double down on self-care; why the things we think will make us happy probably won’t; and the cultivation of JOMO and “time affluence.”

Where to find Laurie Santos online: 

Social Media:

Book Mentioned:

Take Part in the New Year’s Series

To submit a question or share a reflection dial 646-883-8326 and leave us a voicemail. If you’re outside the United States, you can email us a voice memo file in mp3 format to listener@tenpercent.com. The deadline for submissions is Monday December 7th. 


Other Resources Mentioned:

Additional Resources:

Previous Episode
This is some text inside of a div block.
Next Episode
This is some text inside of a div block.