Dealing with the Pandemic Has People on Edge; Also, How You Can Buy Happiness

Reports of overly aggressive or abusive behavior in response to relatively minor slights appear to be increasing, so James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider the extent to which the Covid-19 pandemic, along with other societal factors, have contributed to this (01:14).  The guys also discuss research which suggests that money can buy happiness, if it is spent correctly in the right circumstances (31:19). 

The pandemic has caused nearly two years of collective trauma. Many people are near a breaking point. (WaPo)

Want to be happier? Science says buying a little time leads to significantly greater life satisfaction (Fast Company)

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