Listen On:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • Spotify
  • Apple Podcasts
  • Spotify

Join Pushkin+

Subscribe now to binge the entire 2024 new year, new you series early and ad-free along with other exclusive member benefits!

Cait Flanders went deep into debt so she could buy all the clothes, books and gadgets she thought would make her happier. It was only when she junked it all that she found that ’doing’ rather than ’having’ is a better way to spend your salary.

Dr. Laurie Santos examines why investing in experiences like concerts, vacations and dining out can give us a long-term happiness boost that buying things just can’t match.

To learn more. . .

Bruce Hood’s website

Bruce Hood’s book

Amit Kumar’s website

Cait Flanders’ website

Cait Flanders’ book

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…