Game Changers: Tal Ben-Shahar's Tips for Happiness and Good Mental Health

Tal Ben-Shahar
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This video features an interview with Tal Ben Shahar, an American and Israeli teacher, lecturer at Harvard University and writer in the areas of positive psychology and leadership. Tal speaks about tips for happiness and good mental health.

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Author and lecturer Tal Ben-Shahar has spent his exceptional career researching and promoting positive psychology, which makes him an ideal person to discuss the Covid-19 emotional rollercoaster.

In the latest Game Changers episode, Tal talks to Noam Weissman about mental health awareness and mindfulness. He explains why people need to give themselves permission to be human, the reason relationships (even long distance ones) are the number one factor in our wellbeing, and why doing something good for others is key to lifting ourselves up when challenges hit.


Area of Work

  • DS&Y - Day Schools and Yeshivas
  • CL - Congregational Learning
  • AS&B - After School and Beyond
  • T - Teens

Resource Type

  • Video

Resource Category

  • Thriving

Resource Topic

  • Happiness
  • Social Emotional Learning

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