The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos BONUS: Rising to a Challenge

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We always face problems and setbacks – but the coronavirus has dramatically upended many of our lives in a few short weeks. Allowing sadness, anger or fear to dominate us does little to help. We should instead learn from the Greek Stoics – philosophers who embraced challenges with humor, grace and perspective.

Bill Irvine (author of “The Stoic Challenge: A Philosopher’s Guide to Becoming Tougher, Calmer, and More Resilient”) explains some simple ways that you can train yourself to reduce negative emotions and put on your “game face” when you find obstacles in your path.

The Host

Dr. Laurie Santos

Dr. Laurie Santos is Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University. Professor and podcast host Dr. Laurie Santos is an expert on human cognition and the…