New York Times best-selling author and world-renowned explorer Dan Buettner uncovers the secrets to a longer, healthier, and happier life—and shares how people can change their surroundings and culture to mimic them.
Buettner, a National Geographic fellow, has traveled the globe to uncover the best strategies for longevity, wellness, and happiness. His work focuses on three goals: identifying locations where higher percentages of people enjoy remarkably long, full lives; studying, on a global level, the keys to personal happiness; and re-creating the healthiest cities and workplaces by incorporating these secrets of well-being.
Read a New York Times interview with Buettner: The Island Where People Forget to Die
Are you happy? Take the True Happiness™ Test, then follow Thrive author Dan Buettner’s daily video tips about simple things you can do right now to be happier. When you’re ready, take the test again to see if your True Happiness Grade has improved.
How happy are you? Find out in this test that measures two different types of happiness: remembered happiness and experienced happiness.
Secrets of Longevity and Happiness
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