S1E1: Happiness & landscaping

Welcome to our first episode of Watered Grass! Thanks for tuning into my shiny, new toy.  Listen in to this episode for the who, what, where, and why of this podcast about happiness.  Learn why I’m obsessed with happiness, and a quick story of how I maintain my own in the face of job insecurity.

I’m so excited to talk happiness with you.  Do you have a specific topic you’d like to hear more about? Tweet or email me using the contact information at the top of the page.

Are you yourself in the business of happiness? Shoot me an email or tweet with what you do! I’d love to hear from you.

Keep watering that grass!

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Happy listening!

The Subjective Happiness Scale

In my interviews, you’ll hear us talk about a scale that each interviewee completes for me.  I’m a psychologist, I had to! This scale is free and available for all noncommercial use.


Lyubomirsky, S., & Lepper, H. (1999). A measure of subjective happiness: Preliminary reliability and construct validationSocial Indicators Research, 46, 137-155. The original publication is available at http://www.springerlink.com.