How to Build a Happy Life

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October 19, 2021 | Episode 4

How Not to Be Your Own Worst Enemy

What It Means to Be Yourself

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October 12, 2021 | Episode 3

Loneliness, Lending a Hand, and Living Life Around People

How to Know You're Lonely

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October 5, 2021 | Episode 2

Manage Your Feelings, So They Don't Manage You

How to Be Self-Aware

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September 22, 2021 | Episode 1

Introducing: How to Build a Happy Life

The Atlantic's new show on all things happiness, featuring Arthur Brooks

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About How to Build a Happy Life

In this series, Arthur C. Brooks seeks to uncover how we can live more joyful lives. Through scientific discussions and an exploration of what happiness is, Arthur will uncover the how-tos of happy living and assign you exercises to make happiness a daily practice. Listen in as Arthur explores loneliness, friendships, mindfulness, and meditation with psychologists, friends, and experts—and reveals the wisdom and skills necessary for building a happier life. 

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