Wellbeing Skills

Wellbeing Skills

Join us for an inspiring event with neuroscientist Professor Richard Davidson to learn science-based skills to boost your wellbeing.

About this event

Can wellbeing skills be learned?

At this special event, neuroscientist Richard J Davidson will share the latest insights from the neuroscience of wellbeing. He’ll explain how wellbeing is not a static thing, but rather a set of skills that can be learned and cultivated over time, just like learning to play a musical instrument or riding a bike.

Prof. Davidson will show us how we can learn to cultivate a positive outlook, rebound from negative emotion, live more mindfully and grow qualities such as empathy, compassion and gratitude. And he’ll share practical actions which we can put into practice now to build positive habits for lifelong wellbeing whatever our situation.

The event will take place on Zoom at 7pm London time (GMT).

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About The Speaker

Richard J. Davidson is the William James and Vilas Research Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, the Founder & Director of the Center for Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as the Founder and Chief Visionary for Healthy Minds Innovations, Inc. Davidson’s research is broadly focused on the neural bases of emotion and emotional style and methods to promote human flourishing including meditation and related contemplative practices. He is the author (with Sharon Begley) of “The Emotional Life of Your Brain” published in 2012 and co-author with Daniel Goleman of “Altered Traits” published in 2017. He was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2006. He was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2017 and appointed to the Governing Board of UNESCO’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) in 2018. In 2014, Davidson founded the non-profit, Healthy Minds Innovations, which translates science into tools to cultivate and measure well-being.

The event will be hosted by Dr Mark Williamson from Action for Happiness.

Date and time

Thu, 13 January 2022

03:00 – 04:00 +08


Online event



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