Change your environment, says new book, to find health and fulfillment.
LIVE HAPPY: What new insight will we gain from The Blue Zones of Happiness?
LH: Your book offers ways to bring a Blue Zones environment into all facets of our lives, from the workplace to our finances. What changes will we see when we start implementing some of these practices?
DB: That the path to a happier life is via an environmental change rather than simply a behavioral one. There’s a lot of emerging literature showing that environmental changes are what will make you happier in the long run. And now we have valid science that shows us what we can do to shape our environment for happiness.
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Paula Felps is the Science Editor for Live Happy.