Nov 22
Getting to Grips with the UK’s Well-being

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Jun 30
5th European Conference on Positive Psychology, Copenhagen

The 5th European Positive Psychology Conference took place June 23-26 in Copenhagen, Denmark. I’ve written three separate reviews, covering eleven Keynotes, invited speakers, and opening and closing presentations. To read the full reviews, take a look at Positive Psychology News Daily:  part 1, part 2 and part 3. Part 1: Keynote 1: Stopping the Insanity: […]

Mar 13
Happiness Lessons in Schools

Here’s an interesting article from the Guardian about the argument for and against teaching happiness lessons in schools. You can see why Anthony Seldon, head of Wellington College (one of the most elite schools in the UK) is so keen that kids get something more than the National Curriculum, since it will hardly prepare them […]

Jul 4
Oliver James and the Affluenza Bug

Earlier this year, clinical psychologist and well-known media figure, Dr Oliver James, published his new book ‘Affluenza – How to be successful and stay sane’. The book caused a furore in some circles; James is no stranger to media controversy, however; it could be said that he actively courts it in order to focus attention […]