The science of happiness
Laurie Santos: Covid 19 is wrecking mental health
HARDtalk BBC World Service 10-02-2021
Stephen Sackur speaks to American psychologist Professor Laurie Santos, whose work at Yale University on the science of happiness has won her an audience of millions thanks to her podcast and free online courses. With strict lockdowns in many countries around the world, isolation, economic insecurity, the absence of family and friends, Covid is putting enormous pressure on our mental health. Can we really learn how to be happy?
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Geluksambassadeur Leo Bormans is te gast. Bormans is bekend van boeken als The world book of happiness en The world book of hope. Op zijn aanraden stapt Paul Witteman uit zijn comfortzone en dat brengt hem ertoe te gaan optreden in stand-upcomedy club Toomler en zich door wildvreemde mensen te laten omhelzen.
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When you read the regrets people have before they die, it will change the way you live – join me here today
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Before you judge yourself — or someone else — on what didn’t get done today, reflect on the bigger picture. Take a moment, maybe even close your eyes, to reflect on what you’re working on and why it’s important to you to get it done. Then, read on.
“I wish I had worked more,” said no one on their deathbed.
I know it’s hard to think about a time that (hopefully) is a long time away from today. No one wants to think about dying! So back it up a bit. Open your calendar, and fast-forward 90 days. Ask yourself this question, “What will I wish I had spent a little more time on?” That question will get you thinking – reflecting, really — on where you need to spend a little more time tonight!
Regret takes a toll on us. Not just our hearts but on our souls. When we let people down, when we do the bare minimum when we know we should have given it our all or when we simply just didn’t show up, emotionally or physically, they take a toll. Some regrets we can move past in a moment, others linger for a lifetime.
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In his day job, Phil works with those on the very edge of society – men with a neurodevelopmental disorder, who have (in general) committed at least one relatively serious criminal offence. In this context, he has seen first-hand the huge benefits of intentionally teaching moral reasoning.
What impact could it have we taught this in schools, and in any other forum available? Not in a generic or abstract way, not by chance or just by example – but intentionally, by design, through dedicated, evidence-based courses.
Using personal stories, research evidence, live examples and perhaps a little neuroscience, his aim is to illuminate the opportunities available in this sphere. To ask:
Could we avoid the worst-case scenario of people ending up in my care? Could we set our students up for a healthier future? Could we make our world a safer, kinder place? And could we inspire future generations – indeed all generations – to consider the kind of people they are, and how they can positively shape the world in which they live?
Phill’s day job is as a Speciality Doctor in Forensic Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry, working with an inpatient population of men with a Learning Disability and/or Autistic Spectrum Condition who are detained under the Mental Health Act. He is also an Associate Pastor at Proclaimers – a dynamic, relevant, welcoming church with campuses in Norwich, Ipswich and Bratislava. He has been speaking on one stage or another for over 10 years; and is known for communicating with creativity, insight and humour.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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What does it take to be happy? The Nordic countries seem to have it all figured out. Finland and Denmark have consistently topped the United Nations’ most prestigious index, The World Happiness Report, in all six areas of life satisfaction: income, healthy life expectancy, social support, freedom, trust and generosity.
Learn more about work-life balance secrets from the happiest countries in the world on CNBC Make It: https://cnb.cx/37So3YY
Each year, a group of happiness experts from around the globe rank 156 countries based on how “happy” citizens are, and they publish their findings in the World Happiness Report. Happiness might seem like an elusive concept to quantify, but there is a science to it.
When researchers talk about “happiness,” they’re referring to “satisfaction with the way one’s life is going,” Jeff Sachs, co-creator of the World Happiness Report and a professor at Columbia University, tells CNBC Make It.
“It’s not primarily a measure of whether one laughed or smiled yesterday, but how one feels about the course of one’s life,” he says.
Since the report began in 2012, Nordic countries — which include Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland, plus the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Aland — consistently turn up at the top of the list. (The United States, on the other hand, typically lands somewhere around 18th or 19th place.)
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The First Family takes on some tough questions from their youngest constituents.
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✎ Jay Shetty’s Top 10 Rules for Success. Need motivation? Watch a Top Ten with #BelieveNation! Grab a snack and chew on today’s lessons from a man who went from being bullied as a child for being overweight and nerdy, to living as a monk across India and Europe and becoming one of the most viewed people on the Internet! He’s Jay Shetty and here’s my take on his Top 10 Rules for Success Volume 3!
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JAY SHETTY’S RULES
1. Stop caring what others think
2. Live fully!
3. Make your life about service
4. Prioritize growth
5. Don’t settle
6. Find self-awareness
7. Go beyond wanting money
8. Use your time wisely
9. Stop chasing a false reality
10. Don’t live for the approval of others
11. BONUS RULE – Stop your ego & increase gratitude
THREE-POINT LANDING QUESTIONS
1) Whose opinion matters to you that you need to let go of this week?
2) What will you no longer settle for starting today?
3) What 3 things will you do to grow this week?
✎ As a child, he was bullied for being overweight and a little nerdy but he never let these experiences affect him. He lost two of his best friends when he was 16, one in a car accident and the other due to gang violence. After meeting a monk when he was 18, Jay started redefining success for himself. Inspired to make a difference in the world, at 22 he went to live as a monk across India and Europe. Since launching his video channel in 2016, Jay’s viral wisdom videos have garnered over 1 billion views. Jay meditated for 4-8 hours a day and experimented with various no water and food fasts to train the mind. He has created content for and partnered with Snapchat, Facebook, National Geographic, Nasdaq, and HuffPost. He aims to share knowledge at the pace we want entertainment, something he likes to call “making wisdom go viral”. He now works with the biggest brands in the world. He’s one of the most viewed people on the internet internationally.
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