The secret to happiness? Ram Dass may have had it right

This weekend, NPR’s “TED Radio Hour,” focuses on happiness.

The one that caught my eye — er, ear — was the first: Are we happier when we stay in the moment? Here’s a summary:

When are humans most happy? To answer this question, researcher Matt Killingsworth built an app, Track Your Happiness, that let people report their feelings in real time. Among the results: We’re often happiest when we’re lost in the moment.

In other words: Be here now. Ram Dass may have been on to something.

Other topics from the show: Are we happier if we slow down? Does less stuff equal more happiness?

Tune in or down load.

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