Meik Wiking is the CEO of Happiness Research Institute, research associate for Denmark at the World Database of Happiness, and founding member of the Latin American Network for Wellbeing and Quality of Life Policies.
Meik Wiking is one of today’s most influential happiness researchers. He is the author of multiple New York Times Bestsellers, and the founder of the Happiness Research institute in Copenhagen.During this eye opening discussion, Joss finds out about the reasons why some countries are happier than others, the risks of social media when it comes to our mental health, and the basic ingredients for a happy life.The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live WellThe Little Book of Lykke: The Danish Search for the World's Happiest PeopleA Fascinate production.  See for privacy and opt-out information.
Meik Wiking (IG: @meikwiking) is the CEO of The Happiness Research Institute. He's a New York Times bestselling author and has written several books and reports on happiness, subjective well-being, and quality of life. Meik's books have sold over 1 million copies worldwide. He's is a frequent speaker at a variety of conferences and seminars on happiness around the world. In this episode, we discuss: Influencing your memories Balance positive memories vs. negative memories What were my happiest moments in life? Remembering events through association How your 5 senses help you retrieve memories Attention is the foundation for memory Using scent as a memory trigger Staying present in the moment Establishing healthier habits around smartphones Photographing your everyday life Be Marie Kondo’s arch enemy Curating the happy hundred Harnessing the power of firsts What is the Apollo Picnic? Using the emotional highlighter pen The impact of sharing embarrassing stories Storytelling helps solidify our memories The peak-end effect Ending on a high note The Mandela effect Plan and create a memorable year ahead Show sponsors: Vuori Clothing <== 20% off your first Vuori order Beekeeper's Naturals <== 15% off all Beekeeper's Naturals products (free shipping on orders $60 or more) Organifi <== 20% off all Organifi products Perfect Keto <== 20% off all Perfect Keto products (free shipping in the US) Related links: Meik Wiking - The Art of Making Memories (book) Follow Meik Wiking on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Happiness Research Institute Meik Wiking - The Little Book of Lykke (book) Meik Wiking - The Little Book of Hygge (book) Listen to Meik Wiking previously on TUHP (episode #211) Andy Warhol Marie Kondo (books) Related episodes: 321: Neil Pasricha – You Are Awesome, Intentional Living, Becoming Anti-Fragile 286: Cal Newport – Digital Minimalism • Create Time For Solitude • Stop Socializing On Social Media 274: Ryder Carroll – The Bullet Journal Method • Declutter Your Mind • Avoid The Perfectionism Trap 252: Srinivas Rao – Creating For An Audience Of One • Creativity Leads To Happiness • Cognitive Bandwidth 157: Jim Kwik – The Key To A Better Memory • Brain Boosting Foods • The Power Of Intention Note: Some of the links above are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Podcasts. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook community (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Follow our adventures on our favourite social media platform, Instagram. 5. Download The Ultimate Health Podcast app (FREE). This way you'll have our whole library of episodes right at your fingertips. Download our iOS/Apple app or our Android app. 6. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!
The holiday season is upon us. It's a time for getting cozy, making memories, and looking forward to the new year ahead.My guest today has plenty of research-backed insights on how to take each of those things to the next level. His name is Meik Wiking, and he's the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute and the author of The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living, as well as The Art of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments. We begin our discussion exploring the Danish concept of hygge, which is the art of getting cozy, and how it helps Danes survive their long, harsh winters. Mike also discusses his research on how to create lasting memories. We then combine these ideas to explore how lighting, food, scent, and more can help you inject more hygge into the holiday season, and make Christmas and the coming year your most memorable yet.You'll want to grab a hot cocoa and wrap yourself in a blanket before cozying up to this show.Get the show notes at for privacy information.
Steve and the team are joined by Pointless presenter Alexander Armstrong who's doing his first ever stand-up tour, which he’s calling All Mouth and Some Trousers and the CEO of The Happiness Research Institute Meik Wiking discusses his book, The Art Of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments.
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