Results for Happiness

Fun interview in Le Monde

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Benoit Hopquin from Le Monde last June while I was passing through Paris. He was interviewing a variety of people, Buddhist monks, retirees, etc., for [...]

Matthieu Ricard: The World’s Happiest Man

Ever since I saw Matthieu’s great speeches on the habits of happiness, I was intrigued and interested in learning more. I recently came across an engaging article in Ode on Matthieu’s life story. [...]
May 20,2009

Matthieu Ricard on the Habits of Happiness

Matthieu Richard makes a great presentation on the phenomenal plasticity of the brain. The deliberate actions one can take to reach a sense of well being will resonate with the readers of my articles on [...]

Happiness is a skill!

New scientific research that shows we can alter the emotional landscape of our brains from anxiety to happiness – and from almost any state to another state – by learning (and continuously practicing!) the right [...]
December 12,2008

Happiness is not contagious after all :)

An article on the Freakonomics blog repudiates the notion that happiness is contagious. While an increase in your friend’s happiness statistically significantly increases your happiness level, Justin Wolfers contends that the cause is the shared [...]

Happiness is contagious!

A new study suggests that your happiness is heavily influenced by the happiness of the people around you. Read the article in the NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/05/health/05happy.html?_r=1&hp=&pagewanted=print
September 15,2008

What Makes Us Happy?

There is a great series of interviews on the topic of happiness on Ted.com. Check them out at: http://www.ted.com/index.php/themes/what_makes_us_happy.html