Happiness Class at Harvard




Tal teaches happiness at Harvard

Tal Ben-Shahar teaches the Happiness Class at Harvard University. He says it starts with readings in the research on “how to get happy.” But it doesn’t stop there—students then apply tested techniques to their own lives to try to increase their happiness. The class has become the most popular at Harvard. Ben-Shahar said he achieved personal happiness by taking himself off the tenure track—because not having to publish makes him happy.


Tal Ben-Shahar teaching a happiness class at Harvard

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Kevin picks a pillow fight Joe's 82 and still breaking records Happiness class at Harvard Bhutan's king guages bliss Kurt paddles close to home Tina quits her day job
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Mark keeps the Secular Sabbath Ceclie savors the slow life Titus offers a wet-nose touch Ricard's brain lights up Madan laughs out loud A prison meditates

 


The Happiness-in-Action Heroes are part of Sustainable Happiness, the Winter 2009 issue of YES! Magazine.
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