In this 40-minute podcast/transcript, Arthur C. Brooks and writer/therapist Lori Gottlieb discuss the “macronutrients” of happiness. “They are enjoyment, satisfaction, and purpose. People who are truly happy about their lives, they have all three. And they have them in abundance, and they have them in balance,” says Brooks. The two discuss the importance of fun, the cultural distortion of emotions as “good” or “bad,” and how envy points you in the direction of your deepest desires.
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