‘The circumstances of our lives may actually matter less than the sense of control we feel over our lives’. Rory Sutherland explores how the power of re-framing our circumstances can be the secret to happiness and fulfillment.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi asks, “What makes a life worth living?” Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of “flow.”
MAMILs, middle-aged spread and the mid-life crisis; surely there’s more to middle age than that? Thank goodness, then, for the words of analytical psychologist Carl Jung, who believed that ‘the greatest potential for growth and self realisation exists in the second half of life.’ The secret is in knowing your purpose.
Why is it that some of life’s biggest decisions can be made with bold certainty, and yet others can prove agonising? It’s all down to understanding your personal purpose, and putting it in the driving seat of your decision-making.
Matthieu Ricard, a biochemist turned Buddhist monk, explains the diverse definition of happiness, and how we can all train our minds towards happiness, serenity and fulfillment.
Join Mel Robbins as she shares her no nonsense advice and, in less than 18 minutes, tells you everything you need to know about how to get what you want.
Listen in to Elizabeth Gilbert (author of ‘Eat, Pray, Love’) as she shares her insight on managing the emotional highs and lows of a creative career. ‘Don’t be afraid, don’t be daunted. If your job is to dance, do your dance.’
Dan Gilbert explores the concept of synthetic happiness and natural happiness. His fascinating talk explains why we can still find true happiness even when life doesn’t go exactly to plan.