We are facing many challenges in the world today – political, environmental and social. In this wider context some may ask: why focus on happiness, when there is so much suffering in the world?


In this webinar recording we explore why a focus on happiness is relevant given the state of the world.

You can watch the whole video, or check out a list of the highlights below, and please feel free to share any / all of this video with others! (You can also find this video on YouTube and Facebook). 

Webinar highlights:

  • At 2 minutes 50 seconds: There is a short guided mindfulness exercise
  • At 14 minutes 45 seconds: Exploration of the links between happiness and social change
  • At 29 minutes 30 seconds: Guided mindfulness practice to help support putting our values into practice
  • At just after 41 minutes: Questions from the webinar audience

Find out more:

To find out more about Action for Happiness and their Exploring What Matters course – an 8-week volunteer run course that brings people together to explore what really matters in life – follow this link: http://www.actionforhappiness.org/course.

Building Wellbeing Together Webinar Series:

This webinar is part of a series of online events run by the Network of Wellbeing (NOW) exploring how we can build wellbeing together in our own lives, in our communities and in harmony with nature. We interview people and organisations working on happiness and wellbeing related projects once every month.

Find out more about past and future webinars here