The science of happiness interventions
Happiness not only feels good; it is good. Happy people have more stable marriages, superior health, and higher incomes. Fortunately, experiments have shown that people can intentionally increase their happiness. In this presentation, I will describe new research on the “how” of happiness—that is, when and why such practices as gratitude or kindness work “best” and how small and simple activities can transform people into happier and more flourishing individuals.