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Jul 31, 2019

Emotions are contagious! Learn how and why so that you can be aware.


[00:00] Introduction

[01:06] Overview of how emotions are contagious

[03:02] What is emotional contagion?

[07:54] Exaggerating your facial expression

[08:54] Botox and emotions

[12:15] Talking on the phone and catching emotions



Jul 24, 2019

Empathy is walking in someone’s shoes. Compassion puts your empathy into action.


[00:21] What is compassion?

[05:07] Empathy vs Compassion 

[07:45] Compassion can make you happier

[09:50] Compassion can reduce anxiety

[11:50] Loving kindness meditation



  • Singer, T., & Klimecki, O. M. (2014). Empathy and...

Jul 17, 2019

We can alter how we perceive time. Maybe you feel like time is really scarce, learn about the psychology of how to make time feel more plentiful!

[00:00] Intro

[01:49] Time and awe

[05:34] Time perception

[09:29] Buying time

[11:50] Making your life seem longer

[15:30] What did we learn today?



  • Rudd, M.,...

Jul 10, 2019

How do we describe awe? I’m sure you’ve all experienced awe, but what exactly is it and why does awe contribute to a happy life?

[00:00] Introduction 

[02:13] What is awe? The six facets.

[08:40] Awe and happiness

[10:20] Awe and materialism

[13:35] What elicits awe?

Jul 3, 2019

Do likes and comments affect your happiness? What about aimlessly scrolling through your social media accounts? Does social media really improve your life?

[00:44] Intro

[02:30] Online pro-social behaviour...linked to prosocial behaviour in real life

[05:36] Social networks compliment your real life. Not a...