Newsletter 6: Launch event and 'Teaching Happiness'
10 Feb 2011 | Mark Williamson
It's been great hearing from so many of our members recently.
Thanks for all the wonderful ideas and sorry if you're still
waiting for a reply.
Action for Happiness launch
We're planning an event for our official launch in April. We
hope to bring lots of members together to talk about the movement
and share ideas.
We would love your views on the event and whether you are likely
to attend - please take a minute to fill in our Event Survey.
The Institute of Child Education and Psychology, Europe runs an
online course called Teaching Happiness: Positive
Psychology for behaviour and learning.
We're delighted to announce that they're
offering four free scholarships for Action
for Happiness members for their course which starts this month.
For more information and to register interest, visit Teaching
Recent activities and
It seems our recent happiness series with the BBC was well
received. You can see all five episodes here: BBC Happiness Challenge.
A video of our recent talk at the School of Life is also now
available here and well worth watching: Richard Layard on
For a few more days you can also listen to In
Pursuit of Happiness which was recently broadcast on BBC Radio
4 and featured Anthony Seldon.
Nic Marks' new TED e-book The
Happiness Manifesto is also available.
Thanks again also to Headspace for the recent free tickets to their
mindfulness event. 25 members attended in the end - apologies to
all those who were keen but didn't manage to secure one of the free
Happiness in the news
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Next week sees the Extreme Kindness Challenge, organised by the
RAK Foundation - why not get involved and spread some
"No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted" -
As always we'd love to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, Action for Happiness