5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Want to feel happier? Behavioural scientist and best selling author Paul Dolan suggests the received norm of university, jobs and marriage may not always be the answer. Kick off your weekend with fast-paced, astute and practical advice on escaping the myth of the perfect life.

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About the Author

Paul Dolan is Professor of Behavioural Science at the LSE. He is an internationally renowned expert in human behaviour and happiness. Amongst various other roles, he wrote the questions that are being used to monitor national happiness in the UK and has advised many governments, charities and corporations on how to influence behaviour to improve wellbeing. His debut book, Happiness by Design, was a Sunday Times bestseller and dubbed ‘the book that will make you quit your job’.


‘A passionate, provocative book. It isn’t just a self-help book. It is a manifesto for a better society’ THE TIMES

‘One of the most rigorous articulations of the new mood of acceptance…a persuasive demolition of many of our cultural stories about how we ought to live’ GUARDIAN