Happiness - A Sceptics Guide


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By Paul Flower and Dr Gary Wood, Paul Flower, and Dr Gary Wood. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
We all want to be happier but how do we achieve it? And do we even recognise what makes us happy? With an overwhelming rise in mental health issues ‘Happiness, A Sceptics Guide’ seeks to address a vital issue: understanding and improving your wellbeing. Join your hosts, serial self-help-abuser and professional sceptic Paul Flower and psychologist and author Dr Gary Wood on an epic quest, to navigate the vagaries of the world of wellness, in pursuit of happiness and how to hold on to it. In fortnightly short bursts, ‘Happiness, A Sceptics Guide‘ aims to sift the ‘science from the snake-oil‘ and sort the breakthroughs from the fake news to find out what works, what doesn‘t and what‘s just hype. Is happiness about the journey or the destination? Is it about the good life or finding meaning in life? What are the short-cuts and hacks? And should it really have taken a pandemic to get these two to work together? ‘Happiness, A Sceptics‘ guide aims to inform, entertain and bring you happiness whatever your objections!

35 episodes