On this Valentine’s Day edition of Happy Road, find out what’s love got to do with it? But seriously, there’s some good, hard science behind the relationship between love and happiness, so make sure you tune in to get the scoop. Then, a tip for organising self-improvement goals, a viral vid that really hits home for those in creative fields, and some encouragement if you’ve fallen off the wagon in meeting your exercise and diet plans.
What’s Valentine’s Day without some good poetry? Here are some 18th century nursery rhymes in an 1810 edition of Gammer Gurton’s Garland.
Need a Robert Burns fix? Here’s one of my favourite poems: A Red, Red Rose.
Learn more about George Vaillant and his work on the Harvard Grant Study.
Wondering how to put love and happiness into practice? Mindfuless, and this interesting book called Buddha’s Brain, might be good places to start.
This site, Be Limitless gives some good info on the Rule of 3, and how you can achieve your self-improvement goals.
Ira Glass talks about the gap between reality and our ideal vision of adequacy.