The Power of One Meaningful Connection Per Day. The Science of Social Health with Kasley Killam, MPH

More About Kasley Killam Kasley Killam, MPH, is the founder of Social Health Labs, an impact organization that leads programs, events, and content related to social connection, loneliness, and health. She completed a master’s at the Harvard School of Public Health, where she deepened her expertise on these topics, and now partners with organizations at […]

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6 Powerful Strategies to Increase Meaning in Your Life

How much of the following do you have in your life?
1. Belonging to something bigger than you
2. Connection to something transcendent or infinite
3. A positive narrative about your life
4. A life-affirming quest or purpose
Here are a few tips to help..

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Happy News in The Year of The Doomscroll, with Mauro Gatti from The Happy Broadcast

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the amount of negativity in the news? Do you doomscroll? Well, 2020 is the year of the doomscroll and it can be really hard to avoid the negativity that inundates our digital news feeds. I have spoken about the benefits of taking breaks from the news and the negative […]

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Sexuality & Happiness, A Positive View of Sex and Sexuality with Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife

Sexuality and Happiness is a topic I have not discussed on the More Happy Life podcast. I have wanted to for quite some time, but I wanted to introduce it with the right person and I think Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife is the right person. This podcast talks about all things from the foundation of positive […]

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Navigating Life Transitions with NYT Bestselling Author Bruce Feiler

When was the last time something really hard happened to you? How did that change your life? Have you healed and moved on from this? Bruce Feiler's research showed that the average adult goes through a major disruptor about every twelve to eighteen months. And that adults face three to five big ones, what Bruce […]

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Liberating Men to Express Emotions; Gratitude, Wonder and Awe with Kristin Petrucci

For the women listeners who want to support the men in your life, this is the episode for you. For the men who need support from other men or women, listen in. I loved Kristin’s thoughts in this episode to help liberate men to express themselves. Personally, I have struggled to feel comfortable as a […]

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How Loneliness and Social Connection Impact Your Health with Dr. Julianne Holt-Lunstad

In Episode 132, I speak with Dr. Julianne Holt-Lunstad, THE leading researcher on social isolation, loneliness, social connection and how those things impact health. Maybe you have heard the statistic that loneliness is worse for your health than smoking up to 15 cigarettes per day. Well, we dive a little deeper to clarify this notion […]

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Personality Isn't Permanent with Benjamin Hardy, PhD

Who do you intend to become? Are you satisfied with where you are at right now or do you want to witness a positive evolution inside yourself? If you desire a change, this episode is for you.  I honestly believe that this has to be one of the most life-changing episodes I have ever recorded […]

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How to Strengthen Adult Friendships with Kat Vellos

How do you make friends as an adult? And if you have made a friend, how can you keep them and strengthen that friendship? In today's episode we talk about the importance of friendship as an adult as well as how to build and strengthen friendship in our lives. I interviewed Kat Vellos, the author […]

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Resilience Through Listening to Your Body with Leslie Santos, MAPP, M.Ed.

In this episode we talk about increasing resilience through listening. We go into depth on many ways this is possible, but the one we really focus a lot on is getting present with our body. I loved this conversation. It calmed me down and I hope that it helps to calm you down as well. […]

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Tackling Loneliness With The Friendly Bench - With Founder Lyndsey Young

Talking to strangers may seem like an anxiety producing task, but not if you have a place that is set aside to be friendly with your community. Today's episode highlights community activist Lyndsey Young, the founder of The Friendly Bench, CIC. In this episode we discuss why loneliness and social isolation are so hard and […]

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A Powerful Cure For Loneliness: Ritual Connection - With TEDx Speaker Baya Voce

Have you ever felt lonely? Unfortunately, most people would answer yes. There is a loneliness epidemic going on in the world today and I am on a mission to help fight against it. So is Rite of Passage designer and TEDx speaker, Baya Voce. As I was researching loneliness, I found Baya's TEDx talk (with […]

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How You FEEL At Your Work (NOT Just Pay) Determines Whether You Will Stay; with Forbes Author Don Rheem

The future of work will be determined more by how we feel than how we are paid. This was said by Don Rheem in his TEDx talk given in 2018. I was sitting on the front row, riveted by his speech. I couldn't wait until it was edited and on YouTube so that I could […]

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How to be Indistractable with NYT Bestselling Author, Nir Eyal

Do you get distracted? Do you struggle to stay on task and get taken down the digital rabbit hole more often than you would like? If the answer is yes, you're not alone. With all the technology that exists, if you aren't deliberate about what you allow into your life, you'll be bombarded. One study […]

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How Good Customer Experience Makes the World Happier with Stacy Sherman

In episode 123, I speak with Stacy Sherman about the power of a transformational customer experience. Everyone is used to interacting with a business in a transactional way, but when a business can make a transaction into a transformation, that's when magic happens! In our conversation we discuss how to make this happen by starting […]

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The Happiness Paradox with NYT #1 Best-Selling Author Richard Eyre

In today's episode I interview #1 New York Times best-selling author, Richard Eyre about his new book The Happiness Paradox. Richard's experience is that there are three main obstacles to happiness and joy: Control Ownership Independence When we are obsessed with seeking after these alone, it will be a never ending cycle of ultimate dissatisfaction. […]

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How To Meet Your Highest Self with Doug Cartwright, Founder of The Daily Shifts

If you feel like you are not enough or that your life needs to change for you to be happier and healthier, Episode 120 is for you. In this episode I interview the founder of The Daily Shifts, Doug Cartwright. The Daily Shifts is an app that encourages you to engage with your mind and […]

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Rediscovering Self Worth Through a Children's Book with Rose Stanek

There was once a girl With a hole in her heart. Little Love was her name. Where was she to start? It was not of her doing. She was not to blame. But the hole in her heart Was there just the same. In this interview, Rose Stanek and I talk about how easy it […]

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The Power of Intentional Discomfort with TEDx Speaker Em Capito, LCSW

Have you ever experienced something difficult or traumatic? If you're listening to this, the answer is probably yes. I believe that a huge part of happiness is the skillset we have built up that enables us to bounce back from the difficult things that happen to us. A few weeks ago, I went to the […]

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5 Components of Change with Dr. Adam Moore

"Everyday make a meaningful contribution in the life of one human being." Dr. Adam Moore Today I interview the very knowledgable Dr. Adam Moore. We talk about how we go about making a change happen in our life. He relates changing to launching a rocket into space to escape the world's gravity. The elements are:Institute […]

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Empowering People to Empower People with Louis Alloro, MAPP

How do you empower people to empower other people? The more I talk to people about positive psychology, the more I realize that the thing that most people want to know is how they can become a change agent themselves. In this episode, I interview Louis Alloro, a shining star in applied positive psychology who […]

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11 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Energy Without Caffeine

Want to listen to this podcast in your favorite podcast app? Click on your favorite one here: More Happy Life on Apple Podcasts. More Happy Life on Google Play. More Happy Life on Overcast. More Happy Life on Pocket Casts. More Happy Life on Spotify More Happy Life on Google Podcasts Do you want to […]

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The Science of Fun, With Mike Rucker, PhD

When was the last time you felt overwhelmingly happy? When I have asked this to people in the past, it has almost always paired with a time when they were having fun. We have talked about play before (episode 105), and in this episode Mike differentiates play from fun and shares some great tips on […]

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Making the World a Happier Place Through Elevated Customer Experiences with Scott Porter

Businesses and brands have an amazing opportunity to create a positive experience for people who interact with them. Scott is on a mission to help businesses to create more happiness in the world through optimal customer experience. In today's episode, I speak with Scott Porter about how he has taken his passion for street tacos and […]

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The Transformational Power of Play with Play Expert Jeff Harry

How often do you play?
Do you feel like you need permission to play as an adult? Do you need a breakthrough in your life? Play might just be the exact thing you need to make that happen. Jeff Harry and I discuss why this is the case in this amazing episode (#105 of the More Happy Life podcast) about the transformational power of play.

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6 Powerful Ways to Make New Friends As An Adult

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How To Live To Be 99, Backed By My Grandma (and Science)

This week my grandma turned 99. WOW! It was a very special day for her and for our whole family. Not many people live that long. I am amazed at how long she has lived and love hearing the wisdom from someone who just entered her 100th year of life! I can't stop bragging about […]

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Olympic Mindsets for the Race of Life with Olympic Marathoner Jared Ward

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This is Your Brain on Hope - The Hope Circuit by Martin Seligman

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.0.47" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="1_2" _builder_version="3.0.47" parallax="off" parallax_method="on"][et_pb_image src="https://morehappylife.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/The-Hope-Circuit.png" _builder_version="3.0.106"]  [/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type="1_2" _builder_version="3.0.47" parallax="off" parallax_method="on"][et_pb_blurb title="Where is Hope Developed in the Brain?" _builder_version="3.0.106" header_font="DIN Pro||||||||" body_font="Din Pro - Regular||||||||"] Martin Seligman’s research on learned helplessness is possibly the most cited set of research in the academic journals of psychology. However, 50 years […]

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Changing Your Relationship With Stress

What do you believe about stress? Do you believe it will kill you or do you believe it will help you perform better? Turns out whatever you believe is more likely to come true. Listen to this episode to learn how you can change your relationship with stress and improve your health and wellbeing.

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