Alert
Close

Think you know AARP? What you don't know about us may surprise you. Discover all the 'Real Possibilities'

Radio

Prime Time Radio

The Blue Zones of Happiness

Where you live may hold the key to your happiness

Dan Buettner blue zones happiness world globe hands sky

Do you live in a happy place? — Getty Images

Author Dan Buettner spent five years traveling the globe in an attempt to discover the secret to a long, happy life. What he found, as he relates in his book Thrive: Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way, was that there are certain places on Earth where the people are simply happier. How do they pull it off? AARP Radio host Mike Cuthbert talks to Buettner about the secrets of the happiest places on the planet — the "blue zones," as Buettner calls them — and what the rest of us can learn from them.

You May Also Like

Visit the AARP home page every day for great deals and for tips on keeping healthy and sharp

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

your
health

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Reading eyeglasses eyemed 6 membership benefit health

Members save 25% on orders of $200 or more and get 25% off lens upgrades at glasses.com.

AARP/Walgreens Wellness Bus Stops in Clarksdale, MS

Members can get exclusive points offers from Walgreens and Duane Reade.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! AARP members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.

bring health To Life-Visual MD