Category Archives: Happiness

Sleep & Happiness

When I go to bed happy and feel happy even when I wake up and would rather be sleeping, I sleep better. On the other hand, the more angry I get about my lack of sleep or my life circumstances, … Continue reading

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A Little Less Lonely

A listener says: “Hey Luke been listening to your show a lot lately and thought your segment on loneliness and having a “place for you” was beautiful. I’m a 25 year old who hasn’t had a friend or girlfriend since … Continue reading

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Lost Connections: Why You’re Depressed and How to Find Hope

Johann Hari wrote in this 2018 book: * When I was a child, something unexpected happened to my parents. My father grew up in a tiny village in the Swiss mountains called Kandersteg where he could have named every other … Continue reading

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Popular: Finding Happiness and Success in a World That Cares Too Much About the Wrong Kinds of Relationships

Psychologist Mitch Prinstein writes in 2017: …one of the strongest predictors of soldiers’ functioning in the military was how popular they were in primary school. In fact, childhood popularity predicted soldiers’ behavior even after accounting for every other factor that … Continue reading

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The World’s Ten Happiest Countries Are White

Chile and Costa Rica make the top twenty and they are two of the most European countries in Latin America. As the United States becomes less white, it becomes less happy though it has become more happy since the election … Continue reading

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