2:45pm

Sat December 29, 2012
TED Radio Hour

The Spotlight: The Pursuit Of Happiness

"The secret to happiness is realistic, modest expectations." — Barry Schwartz

Being happy is a universal human yearning, but this simple goal often eludes us. If we're truly able to attain happiness, then how do we find it? Three TED speakers offer some big ideas for achieving happiness.

Does Having Options Make Us Happier?

Barry Schwartz: Does Having Options Make Us Happier?

Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode "The Pursuit of Happiness." Watch Barry Schwartz's full TEDTalk —"The Paradox of Choice"— on TED.com.

Why Should We Embrace Regret?

Kathyrn Schulz: Why Should We Embrace Regret?

Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode "The Pursuit of Happiness."

What Does Spaghetti Have To Do With Happiness?

Malcolm Gladwell: What Does Spaghetti Sauce Have To Do With Happiness?

Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode "The Pursuit of Happiness." Watch Malcolm Gladwell's full TEDTalk "Spaghetti Sauce," on TED.com.

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