BariAftercare: The Podcast

Episode 142: The First Six “Hows” of Happiness

September 20, 2023 Connie Stapleton, Ph.D. Episode 142
BariAftercare: The Podcast
Episode 142: The First Six “Hows” of Happiness
Show Notes

Do you know HOW to be happy? We all have an idea of what being happy means, but did you know there is a LOT of research on the topic of happiness. A woman named Sonja Lyubomirsky wrote a book called The How of Happiness in which she lists “how” to create and increase your happiness. I thought this list of 12 “Hows” of happiness fit right in with creating an overall healthy lifestyle for bariatric patients… well, for all people, actually. In this episode, I talk about the first 6 of the ways you can increase your happiness and specifically how to apply each to these items to your daily post-op life! Let’s get started so YOU can begin to increase YOUR happiness!  



Book: The How of Happiness by Sonja Lyubomirsky

Book: A Philospher’s Notes: On Optimal Living, Creating an Authentically Awesome Life, and Other Such Goodness

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