The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos Emotions Are Data…So Listen to Them

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Uncomfortable emotions such as anger, guilt or loneliness are like the guiding beam of a lighthouse – they warn you of dangers ahead and help you navigate a meaningful life more effectively.

Harvard Medical School psychologist Susan David tells Dr. Laurie Santos why many of us choose to ignore negative feelings or suppress them – when we should be engaging with them in a way that helps us understand what is going wrong in our lives and what we need to do to fix things and find greater happiness.

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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…