Matthieu Ricard: The Importance of Happiness in a Life Worth Living
We know that our lives will involve some degree of suffering. But we know that we can also experience happiness and joy. The question is: what are we waiting for? In this provocative audio excerpt, noted Buddhist scholar Matthieu Ricard discusses the importance of cultivating the conditions for joy and happiness, and how happiness can become a guiding force to transform our relationships, preventing us from falling into despair and hopelessness.