Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris: The Science Of Building The Life You Want | Arthur Brooks


Professor and writer Arthur Brooks on his recent book (co-authored with Oprah Winfrey): Build The Life You Want: The Art and Science of Getting Happier. Arthur has seen the themes of this book play out in his own life. He started his career as a classical French horn player, then got his PhD in public policy analysis, and went on to run a think tank called the American Enterprise Institute. He is currently a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School, and he also does work with The Atlantic, where he writes a column. In this episode, we talk about myth busting about happiness, the three macronutrients of happiness, the perils of pursuing pleasure, how to be effectively and wisely ambitious, how to ascertain if you have meaning in your life, how to manage your emotions and the difference between healthy and unhealthy envy. Listen to the episode to learn more.


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