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  • This Emotional Life

THIS EMOTIONAL LIFE | Stress / Anxiety | PBS

Duration: 01:25
Program: This Emotional Life #102
Broadcast Date: Jan. 5, 2010

Is so-called "retail therapy" a good way to handle stress? Does our consumption of things and goods really make us happy? From THIS EMOTIONAL LIFE (PBS, Jan. 4-6, 2010), behavioral scientist, Dr. Peter Whybrow, talks about the perils of a fast-paced, consumer-driven lifestyle and why it's not the key to happiness.



Post Date: November 22, 2009