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Temple Talks: A scientific approach to happiness

'Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions' 
The Dalai Lama

Vanessa King, positive psychology expert for Action for Happiness has created 10 key evidence-based actions that have been shown to increase happiness and wellbeing - at home, at work and in the world around you. If you have read The Art of HappinessThe Happiness Project or Sane New World, this talk will be the perfect complement.

We all want to be happy but what does that actually mean and what can we do in our everyday lives to be happier? Fortunately, psychologists, neuroscientists and other experts now have evidence of what really makes a difference and helps us to be happier and more resilient to life's ups and downs.

In this talk, Vanessa King has drawn on the latest scientific studies to create a set of evidence-based practical actions. They will help you connect with people, nurture your relationships and find purpose. You'll get ideas for taking care of your body, making the most of what's good and finding new ways to stimulate your mind.

Praise for Vanessa’ work:

''A wonderful menu for living a happier, more fulfilling and caring life. Strongly recommended.'' (Sir Anthony Seldon)

''This brilliantly researched book gives you the cutting-edge science and practical strategies to put a smile on your face.'' (Suzy Greaves Editor, Psychologies Magazine)

''While an eminently practical book, it is also wise and compassionate. Teaches us how to slow down and see the world anew. (Rachel Kelly author of 'Walking on Sunshine: 52 Small Steps to Happiness'.' mental health campaigner and ambassador for SANE)


Earlier Event: August 3
Chasin' Fridays x Hip Hop Karaoke
Later Event: August 25
Boondocks Crawfish Boil!