In this series, host Arthur Brooks digs into research and offers tools to help you live more joyfully. Join us for deep conversations with psychologists, experts, and friends of The Atlantic's Chief Happiness Correspondent. For more information, visit www.theatlantic.com/happy.
In the social-media age, we curate images of our lives on a screen—making it especially easy to translate images of perfection as the image of oneself. But the pressure to pretend we are perfect is exactly the thing holding us back from experi…
Were you happy with your life pre-pandemic? Are there toxic relationships or draining activities that might be better left behind as we reemerge from the pandemic? In this episode, Arthur and Ceci discuss how we can use these waning months of the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to honestly evaluate our lives and assess our happiness. Arthur also provides a step-by-step guide on how to learn from difficulties and suffering of the pandemic in order to return to “normal” better, and happier, than we were before.
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References and further reading:
A Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Start Over | Arthur Brooks
The Hidden Toll of Remote Work | Arthur Brooks
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In a special bonus episode, Simon Sinek talks to Arthur Brooks about loving your enemies at an event at the 92nd Street Y in New York City.