Putting the “You” in Thank You, with Dr. Sara Algoe

As we prepare for a day of thanks tomorrow, take a moment to listen to the wisdom of Dr. Sara Algoe, as she explains why expressions of gratitude are so impactful. Dr. Algoe, Director of the Emotions and Social Interactions in Relationships Lab at the University of...

How Stress Inhibits Gratitude, with Dr. Sara Algoe

Not only does stress reap a toll on our mental and physical health, it also impacts our emotions. For example, stress can limit our ability to experience gratitude. In this brief interview segment, Megan McDonough, CEO of Wholebeing Institute, and Dr. Sara Algoe,...

Jump-Start Your Emotional State, with Barbara Fredrickson

When we feel good, we stand tall and walk with confidence. But it can it go the other way around? Can the way we move and stand impact the way we feel? In this brief interview segment, Megan McDonough, CEO of Wholebeing Institute, and Barbara Fredrickson, Director of...

Recognizing Great Relationships, with Dr. Sara Algoe

Not all relationships are good for us. If you’re not sure how to tell which of your relationships are constructive and positive, your experience of gratitude might offer a clue. In this brief interview segment, Megan McDonough, CEO of Wholebeing Institute, and...

How a Happy Body Moves, with Barbara Fredrickson

Happiness is an emotion that creates changes not just in the mind but also in the body. In this interview segment, Megan McDonough, CEO of Wholebeing Institute, is joined by Barbara Fredrickson, Director of the PEP Lab at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,...

Express Gratitude Out Loud, With Dr. Sara Algoe

Saying “Thank you” may sometimes feel like a rote reaction, with no real emotion behind it. But those two words can carry a lot of power. In this brief segment, Dr. Sara Algoe, Director of the Emotions and Social Interactions in Relationships Lab at the...