The Secrets to Living a Happier, Healthier and Longer Life.
"Hearing an accurate understanding of our own experience coming from another person, articulated in their words, can be thrilling, especially when we’re feeling alienated in a social setting. Suddenly someone is seeing us as we are, and that experience momentarily breaches the barrier that we feel between us and the world. To be seen is an amazing thing.” p. 115
The book selected to review this month is: The Good Life: Lessons from the World's Longest Scientific Study of Happiness, by Waldinger, Robert J.; Schulz Ph.D, Marc. It highlights the most recent finings in the Harvard Study of Adult Development, which followed the lives of two generations of individuals from the same families for more than eighty years. It is the longest, most extensive study on happiness that’s ever done. The findings are a roadmap to what we can all do to improve the quality of our lives.
In this episode, you will learn the following:
1. The importance of curiosity in fostering good relationships.
2. The idea that our age doesn’t matter when it comes to making changes to improve our relationships and social safety net.
3. The best way to stay motivated to implement long lasting change.
4. A helpful tool to evaluate the level of support you receive from the most important relationships in your life.
Grab a copy of the book by going here.
Other episodes you'll enjoy:
Episode 96: The Science of Happiness Part 5: The Key to Success in Building Relationships
Episode 98: The Science of Happiness Part 7 How to Nurture Good Relationships
Episode 99: The Science of Happiness Part 8: How to Find Your People
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