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Sep 21st, 2023 | 39:52

I Could Be Happy, If Only... w/ Arthur Brooks | Beyond the Forum

Today’s guest has some unexpected news for you: being happy isn’t possible. Instead, he says, work towards being happy-er.

You'll hear today from social scientist, happiness scholar, and best-selling author Arthur Brooks (Harvard). We talk with Arthur about this journey towards happier-ness and discuss his new book with Oprah Winfrey called Build the Life You Want: The Art and Science of Getting Happier. If you struggle with turning negative emotions into positive ones, if you're curious about the science behind the promises and claims of happiness scholarship, or if you simply want to live a happier life (and wonder if faith is a part of that), then this episode is for you.

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