Self-Care – What it is all about?

People often think that self-care only consists of taking a bubble bath and allowing yourself to have a piece of chocolate every other day. But that is not all there is to it. In this podcast we will talk about what self-care really is and which aspects it play into it. You will learn new things about self-care and hear some tips to improve your happiness.

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Easy steps towards Happiness

In today’s episode we are going to show you three easy techniques to increase your daily happiness, as provided in Laurie Santos’ course at Yale university. Hopefully you can make use of some of them. So, go ahead and listen, and try to find a little piece of happiness every day!

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WorldWide Happiness

Hello, everyone! In our podcast we, Oumaima, Diego, Anna, and Silvia, talk about what happiness means in our own cultures. Our aim is to give you insight into different ways of living and their joys based on our own and others’ experiences.

Be happy, be grateful and enjoy! :)

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Material Wealth and the Pursuit of Happiness

In today’s society, we are constantly bombarded with advertising telling us what to buy, how to feel, and who we should be like. Coupled with the widespread use and effects of social media, it has been shown to lead to depression and other mental illnesses. In this podcast, we explore how materialism affects the happiness of all of us, as well as how we may want to change.
Further Reading:
“The High Praise of Materialism” by Tim Kasser: https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/high-price-materialism
Wealth Inequality: https://www.oxfam.org/en/research/inequality-virus
Social Media and Mental Health: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02673843.2019.1590851
Causes and Effects of gambling addiction: https://www.responsiblegambling.org/for-the-public/about-gambling/the-science-behind-gambling/

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About the Small Things in Life

Many people seek happiness with a capital letter but often they overlook the small things in life…

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Music:
The Inspiration by Keys of Moon | https://soundcloud.com/keysofmoon
Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Music promoted by https://www.chosic.com/

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How to Make Others Happy

Happiness can be found in a lot of different ways, may it be through self love, gifts or the simple situation of eating your favorite sweets. However, making others happy is quite special, because it is easier to achieve than one might think. This is what we want to uncover in our podcast!

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Animals and Happiness

Animals make many people happy! This podcast tells the heartrending story of Omran. It also looks at the scientific side of happiness and explains what is involved in a happy life with pets.

Producers: Emad, Aksel and Janine

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An Audio Guide to Happiness

People often think happiness is something that comes to them when everything in their life is going right. However, only a little part of our happiness is related to our life circumstances and while most of it actually is pre-determined, scientists have found out that roughly 40% of our happiness can be controlled through intentional actions! So in this podcast episode, we are going to talk about some activities we can do every day- on our way to our personal happiness.

Additional resources:

https://positivepsychology.com/happiness

https://www.bradaronson.com/happy/

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Mental Health and Happiness in a Pandemic

Hello everyone! This is our podcast regarding mental health in a pandemic and the many ways to improve it. We also share our experiences with you! All the links and websites mentioned in the podcast are listed here:

Protecting Your Mental Health During a Pandemic: https://www.news-medical.net/health/Protecting-your-Mental-Health-During-a-Pandemic.aspx

Instagram accounts: letstalk.mentalhealth, dlcanxiety, myeasytherapy, myselflovesupply, what.is.mental.illness and thebraincoach, healingfromptsd

Therapiesuche: www.kvno.de

Have fun!

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The Art of Making Happy Memories

In recent years, scientists have debunked the myth that only a perfect life creates true happiness. But what truly does then? Based on Meik Wiking’s book “The Art of Making Memories” and Laurie Santos class on happiness at Yale, we, Mira and Anna, talk about our experiences and which habits created long-lasting improvements in our lives.

Read more about Meik Wiking’s research and buy the book here:

https://www.meikwiking.com/

Or watch a quick run of Laurie Santos’ lectures here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duhW4of8bOA

Bake the amazing Thai Mango Scones:

Our music:

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https://freesound.org/people/kaunaj/sounds/467313

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