What are you listening to?

  Podcasts were a mystery to me, mostly because I  seriously caught the late train, but also because I believed that they were reserved for Kennedy conspiracy theorists and doomsday preppers. But after reading a couple of articles about new podcasts I thought I would finally see what was lurking being that podcast app on…

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Well-being update: Savoring and Gratitude

This weeks' lessons were savoring and gratitude. Stopping to enjoy the little moments that you would normally let pass, and taking time to thank people in your life. Like everyone else we are on the go from Monday- Friday, so I thought hard about how I was going to incorporate this into my easymodern life.…

The Science of Well-being

Spurred by a desire to understand her own decline in happiness and those around her, Yale professor Laurie Santos,  wanted to research and  develop a scientific way to measure and improve well-being. As a result of her work, Santos developed a class where students can first establish a 'baseline happiness score' and then learn specific…