Happy Hour Monday, Dr. Gregory Bottaro, Communication, Friendship 4.20.20

  • Would you rather have happiness or joy? Yale course on happiness
  • Dr. Gregory Bottaro joins the show: What is autopilot mode and how does it get in the way of happiness?  How can we kick out of autopilot to be more aware and appreciative in the day to day?
  • Healthy communication: requires curiosity which puts you in the opposite of self defense. Regrounding ourselves in our humanity requires reconnecting our physical and spiritual self.
  • Friendship: key to marriage; dangers of competitive mentality within friendship and marriage. Caller, Mark: Some Catholics are suspicious of mindfulness. Can you explain?