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…
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Educator and author Simran Jeet Singh is Sikh. Most of his fellow Americans have no idea what Sikhism is – causing some to treat Simran with suspicion and hostility. But one of the key teachings of his religion is that all things and all people are connected – something that offers Simran comfort and hope in even the darkest moments.
In the first of a two-part show, Dr. Laurie Santos talks to Simran about his book – The Light We Give: How Sikh Wisdom Can Transform Your Life – and finds that the centuries-old traditions of Sikhism map surprisingly well over the latest happiness science.