This Emotional Life


  • A Special Emotion

    Dr. Nicholas Christakis, talks about the uniquely personal nature of grief.
  • Asperger's Syndrome

    Jason, who suffers from Asperger's Syndrom, talks about his strug
  • Born on a Sunny Day

    Katie Couric, the anchor of CBS Evening News, shares her personal story of lo
  • Career and friendship

    John Leguizamo talks about how success altered his priorities and threatened his frien
  • Choosing Friends

    Elizabeth Gilbert talks about how she chooses her friends.
  • Love's Antichamber

    Elizabeth Gilbert describes infatuation as loves antichamber, a place wh
  • Love's intensity

    Actor John Leguizamo talks about intensity of youth in the quest
  • Racing Hearts

    Dr. Art Aron discusses his Capilano Bridge experiment and the relation.

About This Emotional Life

This 3-part series represents what television does best. It opens a window into real lives, exploring ways to improve our social relationships, cope with emotional issues, and become more positive, resilient individuals. Hosted by Daniel Gilbert, Harvard psychologist and best-selling author of Stumbling on Happiness.