How to be happy

It just takes a few small steps, says Professor Paul Dolan.

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Do you feel like you’re on a treadmill, and happiness is always just around the corner? Are you disappointed that the things you buy don’t bring you lasting happiness? Professor Paul Dolan, from LSE’s Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science, explains why this happens and what we can do to improve the way we feel.

– Paul is the author of Happy Ever After and Happiness by Design, as well as the creator and presenter of a new podcast, Duck-Rabbit, that looks at the issues that divide us. You can listen to our podcast interview with Paul here.  

Kirstie Hepburn

Head of Corporate and Educational Activities, Head Talks

Head Talks aims to provide you with knowledge, inspiration and a sense of community so you can create your own toolbox to fix and maintain mental health. We are all unique and find our inspiration and sense of wellbeing from many different sources. Each of our journeys is unique, whether it’s to recovery or simply feeling better in the world.