Dan Buettner

Tune in as Patricia interview Dan Buettner, an internationally recognized researcher, explorer, and author. He founded Blue Zones® , a lifestyle brand specializing in individual health products and community well-being programs. As a pioneer in exploration and education, he has traveled the world to find the best practices in health, longevity and happiness. Buettner's National Geographic cover story on longevity, "The Secrets of Living Longer" was one of the top-selling issues in history and a made him a finalist for a national magazine award. His 2008 book, The Blue Zones, hit the New York Times bestseller list. He will discuss Thrive -- Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way, a groundbreaking new book that explores the four parts of the world where people are happiest and reveals the cultural dimensions and personal habits that explain their unusually high level of well-being.