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Can You Build Wholebeing? Podcast with Tal-Ben Shahar

Can You Build Wholebeing?

Podcast with Tal-Ben Shahar

DELIVERED BY The Wellbeing Lab

Today’s Guest:

Dr. Tal Ben Shahar is the co-founder of the Happiness Studies Academy and the creator and instructor of the Certificate in Happiness Studies Programme. Known around the world for teaching two of the most popular courses in Harvard’s history, Positive Psychology and the Psychology of Leadership, Tal is also an international best-selling author and the co-founder of Potential Life and Happier TV.

Today we’ll be exploring the concept of wholebeing and why our happiness at work and in life is interconnected.

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You’ll Learn:

  • [01:37] – Tal shares the impact positive psychology has had over the last decade in workplaces.
  • [02:30] – Tal talks about the need to bring together different scientific disciplines in order to further the study of happiness.
  • [04:23] – Tal introduces the concept of wholebeing and why people need to SPIRE.
  • [06:38] – Tal explains why our happiness is interconnected with our environment and what this means practically.
  • [09:36] – Tal shares how workplaces can leverage interconnectedness to improve people’s sense of wholebeing.
  • [11:47] – Tal explains how Sainsbury grocery stores in the UK are working to improve the happiness of their employees.
  • [13:38] – Tal outlines how workplaces can help people to change and sustain the behaviors that may make them happier at work.
  • [16:49] – Tal outlines how high intensity interval training can help to embed happiness behaviors.
  • [19:08] – Tal completes the lightning round.

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Until next time, take care!  Thank you Tal!

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