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Finding Joy In Life According To Bishop Desmond Tutu And The Dalai Lama

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Doug Abrams shares the insights of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama on what it means to be joyous.

In April 2015, Archbishop Desmond Tutu traveled to the Dalai Lama's home in Dharamsala, India, to celebrate His Holiness's eightieth birthday and to create what they hoped would be a gift for others. They looked back on their long lives to answer a single question: How do we find joy in the face of life's inevitable suffering? 

Author Doug Abrams was there with the two Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and shares many of their insights, experiences and beliefs in his latest offering, The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World, with Archbishop Tutu and the Dalai Lama.

We recently spoke with Doug Abrams about how these men have remained joyful in the face of adversity, and how we can find joy in our lives.