We’re excited to be hosting Brixton’s first Action for Happiness course, an 8-week course for people interested in exploring what matters for a happy and meaningful life.
“In the modern world we are bombarded with false messages about what makes for a happy life. The Exploring What Matters course helps people discover for themselves that real success has much less to do with what we earn or consume – and much more to do with our inner attitudes, our relationships with others and our contribution to society”.
-Dr Mark Williamson, Director, Action for Happiness
A challenge to the materialism and doctrine of individual success that predominates in today’s society, Exploring What Matters sees a group of likeminded, curious people meeting for eight weeks to explore key factors that shape our lives, and determine our wellbeing. They start with “What really matters in life?” and then “What really makes us happy?”. These are followed by sessions on dealing with adversity, having good relationships, caring for others, and creating happier workplaces and communities. They end with “How can we create a happier world?
Analysis of the course has found that it leaves people both happier and more pro-social, with participants reporting increases in levels of life satisfaction, mental wellbeing, compassion and social trust. It’s delivered by community volunteers, and is supported by the Dalai Lama (!) … https://www.youtube.com/embed/rakF28bExMU?rel=0&autoplay=1
Sound good? Sign up for your place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-action-for-happiness-course-brixton-22-may-2017-tickets-34101744235?aff=efbevent
The first session kicks off on 22 May 2017 at The Brixton Pound Cafe, 77 Atlantic Rd.
See you there!