Anthony Seldon

Beyond Happiness

Anthony Seldon

Talk: Beyond Happiness

As Britain's best-known headmaster, Sir Anthony famously introduced happiness, or well-being, lessons at his school, Wellington College. At Google he joined us to perform exercises in being happier with us, and gave tips on how we can achieve more happiness - and beyond.

Anthony Seldon

Sir Anthony Seldon is a political historian and commentator on British political leadership as well as on education and contemporary Britain. He is also Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham and known in part for his biographies of John Major, Tony Blair, and Gordon Brown.

The Book

In this book Anthony Seldon distinguishes between pleasure, happiness and joy, and offers an original 8-step approach on how to make our lives far more meaningful and rewarding. The pursuit of happiness can all too easily become a trap which seduces us into thinking there is no more to life than being happy. In fact, the author is highly critical of 'positive psychology'.

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