Matthieu Ricard about happiness
In this TEDx talk Matthieu Ricard tries to define what actually happiness is. He talks about benefits of mind training and describes couple of scientific experiments. He also explains a discovery of neuroplasticity which gives us an opportunity to change our mind tendencies.
Matthieu Ricard received a Ph.D. degree in molecular genetics and after some time he become a Buddhist monk. Thanks to joining these two worlds, he can better understand and explain such a conceptual term as happiness is. You can read about him on Wikipedia. He also wrote a book about happiness. You can find it in “happiness book list”.