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  • Summary

  • In this five-part series, US happiness expert and positive psychologist Michelle Gielan and British journalist and author Oliver Burkeman explore ways to become truly happier, backed up by scientific evidence. Bringing their own unique and counter-balanced personalities to proceedings they ask questions such as: what is happiness? Can we make ourselves happier? And why is everyone talking about mindfulness?

    Michelle and Oliver tackle these questions with the help of some of the world's leading experts on the subjects and at the end of each episode, Michelle leads the listener through a quick and easy practical exercise that has been shown to increase happiness. Listeners will be left with a genuine takeaway from each episode and encouraged to explore the topics further and take their own steps towards a happier life.

    This is an Audible Original Podcast. Free for members. You can download all 5 episodes to your Library now.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 21-06-21

It helped my depression

After just the first two I was able to try the doubling and found myself crying from happiness!! THANK YOU THANK YOU!!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 28-11-19

Made me happy

Really enjoyed this series. I felt the hosts were easy to listen to and the guests were interesting and informative. I feel this has given me a new approach on happiness that is realistic and achievable without hard work.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 17-06-21

So relatable

Loved it so many relatable moments and new techniques that I will apply into the future. I will definitely listen to this again every few weeks.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 17-02-21

Interesting and Informative

Found it very interesting. I'm going to read some of the other books mentioned now too.

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  • Sara P
  • 18-12-20

really interesting

really insightful and interesting definitely worth a listen. would recommend to anyone who wants a little bit more happiness in their life

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  • Deli.Ford
  • 07-12-20

great content

Thought it was great. made me want to discover more. Always good to learn more.

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  • Аmazon Customer
  • 22-10-20

nice

You can really get in to happiness listen to all of the episodes. very happy

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-10-20

a technical look at what happiness is

an interesting incite in to what happiness is and what can produce it. a thorough examination

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-07-20

Excellent

Great series, really enjoyed it. Highlighted a few things I can change in my life to improve it and my mindset. Clear info and personal interviews.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 19-06-20

A great Book!

This is a really Interesting book that I really enjoyed and I would really recommend this book as it really is based on alot of what we already know so I could relate easily while listening to it and it was perfectly put together! A must listen for sure!

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  • natasha b
  • 18-05-20

Insightful

Thoroughly enjoyable and inspiring! Light bites and a dream to listen to. Loved it! Thank you

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  • Naomi
  • 08-04-20

Really enjoyed

Really agree on the scoial media thing. I felt more disconnected with friends and family then connected with facebook!!
I feel is dose not connect people at all.
Thank you so much for this audible boom just loved it!

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  • Leonardo pouyanfar
  • 12-12-19

GENERALLY GOOD

I enjoyed listening to this program and I believe listening daily to something positive has a positive effect on us.

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  • Angelina
  • 11-12-19

insightful

interesting listening and a great mix of people involved with making this podcast and i like hownshort the conversations are

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  • Linton Carter
  • 04-12-19

worth it but

needs a second listen because there are a lot of thoughts required to sink into my unhappy brain.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 25-11-19

Great listen

Loved this audio book. Filled with insights and practical tips to understand how to create more happiness in your life and the lives of others.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-11-19

Getting back into happy

Great tips that I have started using! Acts of kindness make you feel great.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 28-10-19

Brilliant

These recordings are short sharp and relevant. Helpful tips and brief activities at the end are perfect!! Very inspiring, loving the series

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  • Anonymous User
  • 19-10-19

Very informative and helpful.

Great content with very helpful ideas and information. I highly recommend this to absolutely everyone!,

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  • Anonymous User
  • 14-10-19

Highly recommended

Excellent, very informative and enjoyable to listen to. I've been recommending this to friends and family aswell.

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  • Scott Wood
  • 12-10-19

Great narration

i liked all the different angles covered about happiness. perfectly narrated. i enjoyed this series :)