Gratitude & Happiness

Doing Good & Feeling Good! Learn how being thankful and altruistic improves your health, your heart, and your happiness.


A Case for Kindness

A Case for Kindness
Air Date: August 14, 2017

40 days and 40 ways to change the world? With her fortieth birthday around the corner, Lisa Barrickman wanted to celebrate in a memorable way that would make a difference. That project became A Case for Kindness: 40 Ways to Love and Inspire Others, a book that chronicled her efforts and launched a movement. Hear her heartwarming story and learn kindness practices to enrich your life and have an impact.

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Best of Gratitude

Best of Gratitude
Air Date: November 20, 2016

Just in time for the holidays, BetterWorldians Radio has a special episode featuring our Best of Gratitude. This week we’re sharing some highlights from the experts on how gratitude can make you happier, improve your life, and ultimately make the world a better place.

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Happify

Happify
Air Date: November 14, 2016

There are endless apps to make your life easier, but how about happier? This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Dr. Acacia Parks, Chief Scientist at Happify, a digital destination for effective, evidence-based solutions for better emotional health and wellbeing in the 21st century. Dr. Parks will explain how Happify works to help users make positive changes for a happier life.

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Gratefulness.org

Gratefulness.org
Air Date: September 5, 2016

What if we took nothing for granted? Grateful Living a lifestyle that can result in greater ease, peace, compassion, and joy. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with Kristi Nelson, the Executive Director of A Network for Grateful Living, which runs the website Gratefulness.org. Nelson will discuss the benefits of Grateful Living and will tell listeners about the features at Gratefulness.org that can enhance the journey.

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Greater Good Science Center

Greater Good Science Center
Air Date: December 14, 2015

For the final episode of BetterWorldians Radio’s Gratitude Series, we’re talking with the Greater Good Science Center about its Expanding the Science and Practice of Gratitude project. Science Director Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas will discuss the fascinating research being done about the benefits of gratitude and how it’s improving lives and relationships.

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Gratitude Works!

Gratitude Works!
Air Date: December 7, 2015

Science shows that gratitude can make you happier, healthier, and more fulfilled. But how can we implement those findings into our own lives? This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re talking with the leading expert in gratitude, Dr. Robert Emmons. He’ll tell listeners how they can implement new practices for a more grateful life.

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Gratitude Revealed

Gratitude Revealed
Air Date: November 30, 2015

This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’re taking listeners through an unprecedented journey into the pursuit of gratitude with filmmaker, Louie Schwartzberg. Schwartzberg will describe his new film series, Gratitude Revealed and how he hopes it will inspire viewers to live a better, more grateful life.

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The Gratitude Diaries

The Gratitude Diaries
Air Date: November 23, 2015

What if you could improve your life by simply being grateful for what you already have? It turns out, you can! This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re speaking with Janice Kaplan, author of The Gratitude Diaries. Janice will discuss her commitment to focusing on gratitude for an entire year and how it transformed her life.

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Embracing Kindness

Embracing Kindness
Air Date: April 3, 2014

Can kindness change the world? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about a mission to unite and empower people through kindness. Our guest this week is Orly Wahba, the founder of the non-profit Life Vest Inside. Wahba will tell listeners about the potential they have to affect real and positive change in the world through kindness. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!

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Delivering Happiness

Delivering Happiness
Air Date: February 20, 2014

How important is happiness to you? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk how prioritizing happiness in work and life can help make the world a better place. Our guests this week are Jenn Lim, CEO of Delivering Happiness, a company co-founded with Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh with a mission to inspire science-based happiness, passion and purpose at work, home and everyday life and Happiness Expert, Dr. Matthew Della Porta. Lim will discuss how the movement to create and spread happiness can help make it a better world. Della Porta will share advice, based on evidence-based research, on how anyone can improve happiness in the workplace. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!

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Love 2.0 or Love, Upgraded

Love 2.0 or Love, Upgraded
Air Date: February 13, 2014

Love isn’t what you think it is. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about research that offers a new definition for love and how you can create more of it in your life. Our guest this week is the best-selling author of Love 2.0, Dr. Barbara Fredrickson. Fredrickson shares ways we can deepen all the relationships in our lives, including the one we share with our Valentine. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!

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It's Good to be Good

It's Good to be Good
Air Date: December 12, 2013

They say it is better to give than to get, but what if by giving, you also receive? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about how giving of yourself to others is good for you, too. Our guest this week is best selling author Dr. Stephen Post. Post will tell listeners how to live a longer and happier life by the simple act of giving. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!

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The Habits of Happiness

The Habits of Happiness
Air Date: November 7, 2013

When it comes to happiness, practice makes perfect. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about the surprising way to become a happier you. Our guest this week is Happiness Expert Dr. Matthew Della Porta. He’ll discuss how developing good habits, such as practicing gratitude and giving back, helps cultivate happiness. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!

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