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The psychology of learned helplessness and the keys to happier living
Thu 23 March 2017, 10:15 – 11:45 GMT
Due to the popularity of this event we were able to find a larger room which has allowed us to issue an extra 20 more tickets.
[New event room: 100 Parliament Street, room LG81]
" Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present"
- Jim Rohn
Do you want to learn about ways to overcome a sense of powerlessness? Or how to be happier? The Ability Network can help you start the journey!
To celebrate UN’s International Day of Happiness (20th March 2017) DCMS’ Ability Network want you to come to our event about Learned Helplessness and how it can be overcome. It will help to you to find your path to happiness and put a smile on your face!
We are really lucky to have:
Professor Frank Bond - who is a clinical and occupational psychologist and director of the Institute of Management Studies at Goldsmith University. He is also a leading expert in psychological flexibility, which is a cognitive behavioural therapy that can help overcome learned helplessness among other challenges. He has also designed a programme to train Paralympic coaches to help their athletes overcome insecurities.
Vanessa King – who is a Board member of Action for Happiness, the leading UK-based not-for-profit that focuses on proactively building skills for psychological wellbeing and resilience. She studied at the University of Pennsylvania, under Martin Seligman, the expert who coined the term ‘Learned Helplessness’.