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Speakezee & the COVID-19

Understandably, the pandemic has meant that Speakezee and live events are in lockdown as we get through this crisis. However, many of our speakers are capable of offering online lectures. Why not drop them a line and see if this is possible?

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Founder's New Book Published

Speakezee founder Bruce Hood has published his fourth popular science book, "Possessed: why we want more than we need" with Allen Lane in the UK. The book is about how ownership came to control us - and what we can do about it

Our love affair with our possessions seems to be all-consuming, even as our planet reaches breaking point. Despite the constant warnings about our future, we are reluctant to change our ways when it comes to accumulating more and more things. Why is this?

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Why Learn to be Happy?

Happiness is a fundamental human desire, yet we often struggle to achieve it. In this edition of the Why Factor, Sandra Kanthal asks if we can really teach people how to be happy.

Speakezee founder Bruce Hood and speakezee speaker Laurie Santos are featured in this BBC World Service broadcast on happiness.

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University of Bristol and Yale ‘happiness Professors’ reunite for public happiness talk

Having been the first in the UK to pioneer the exceptionally popular ‘Science of Happiness’ course, the University of Bristol’s Professor Bruce Hood is set to be joined by Professor Laurie Santos of Yale University, to give a free public lecture called Science of Happiness and The Good Life at the University of Bristol Priory Lecture Hall on May 10th.

 

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