Thursday June 25, 2015

Happiness By Design: How searching for joy can make us sad

Is it possible to have happiness by design? Our producer Liz Hoath attempts to find the answer with Spandy Andy, who describes his work as spreading happiness in public.

Is it possible to have happiness by design? Our producer Liz Hoath attempts to find the answer with Spandy Andy, who describes his work as spreading happiness in public.

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Spanky Liz Hoath - By Design

From such little things as an office cubicle -- to such majestic structures as Frank Gehry's buildings, our project By Design has taken on the whole gamut this season.

But we leave off with something different: we're asking whether it's possible to achieve happiness... by design.

And our skeptical producer Liz Hoath took on the challenge to search for the answers.

"When you see someone dancing in spandex spreading pure happiness you have to smile"  - Spandy Andy


Spandy Andy & Liz Hoath spread happiness through dance.

Spandy Andy spreads happiness3:38

What makes you happy?

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This segment was produced by The Current's Elizabeth Hoath and Joan Webber.