The Geography of Bliss

October 8, 2009

As a foreign affairs correspondent for National Public Radio, Eric Weiner has traveled the world in search of stories that lend perspective to distant places and people. But, he's also traveled the world in search of happiness. Today, Weiner is the keynote speaker at the "Heroes of Mental Health" luncheon, put on by the Pikes Peak Behavioral Health Group. KRCC's Andrea Chalfin had a chance to speak with Weiner about the notion of happiness, and his book The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World. Here's part of their conversation.

Here's the full conversation with Eric Weiner, including comments on Bhutan, a country with a policy of happiness, and how his work as a foreign affairs journalist influenced him in writing this book: