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This Emotional Life: In Search of Ourselves…and Happiness

How can we all live happier, more fulfilling lives? THIS EMOTIONAL LIFE explores ways we can improve our social relationships, learn to cope with problems like depression and anxiety, and become more positive and resilient individuals.

Host Daniel Gilbert, Harvard psychologist and best-selling author of Stumbling on Happiness, talks with experts about the latest scientific understanding of our emotions and how we can find support for the issues we all face. Each episode weaves together scientific perspectives with the compelling personal stories of ordinary people, complemented by insight from celebrities like Chevy Chase, Larry David, Alanis Morissette, John Leguizamo, Katie Couric, and Richard Gere, among many others.

FAMILY, FRIENDS & LOVERS Why are social relationships so critical to our well-being, and how can we best maintain and nurture them?

FACING OUR FEARS Why do we have emotions that are obstacles to happiness such as anger, fear, anxiety, and despair - and what can we do to keep them under control?

RETHINKING HAPPINESS We all want happiness and, yet, it remains so elusive for many of us. What is it, why is it important, and how can we get more of it?

Approx. 6 Hours on 3 Discs

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