Video: Matthieu Ricard on Finding Happiness Through Mind Training

Buddhist monk, Matthieu Richard (the Dalai Lama’s righthand man), has a fascinating lecture on TED about the nature of happiness and how happiness can be found through mind training.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • The nature of happiness and why it is often ignored for the sake of other pursuits.
  • The distinct different between happiness and pleasure.
  • Training the mind to control emotions to find happiness in any situation.
  • Scientifically measuring happiness and our ability to train the mind through neuro-plasticity.


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