What is happiness? Who gets to be happy? And how? These are the big questions that Gyles Brandreth aims to answer in this little book. The 7 Secrets of Happiness are simple rules, easy to remember, but challenging to achieve. Gyles found them when he set out on a journey looking for happiness and ended up in the psychiatrist's chair.
`Marvellous, brilliant, wonderful, best thing I've ever heard, transformational...' Grace Surman @GraceSurman That was the response from a total stranger when Gyles Brandreth delivered the Happiness Lecture at Birmingham University in June 2013. Someone else in the thousand-strong audience tweeted: `The 7 Secrets of Happiness are amazing. Thank you Gyles Brandreth, wherever you are.'
Well, Gyles Brandreth is here now with those 7 Secrets of Happiness. The secrets are simple rules, easy to remember, but challenging to achieve. Gyles Brandreth found them when he set out on a journey looking for happiness and ended up in the psychiatrist's chair - with Dr Anthony Clare.
What is happiness? Who gets to be happy? And how? These are the big questions that Gyles Brandreth aims to answer in this little book. Research (from Manchester University and University College, London) shows that happy people live up to ten years longer than unhappy people. This is a book that won't simply enhance your life: it will extend it.
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'Gyles Brandreth has access to the secrets of the human heart.' --The Times 'Marvellous, brilliant, wonderful, best thing I've ever heard, transformational...' --Grace Surman @GraceSurman
About Gyles Brandreth
Gyles Brandreth is a writer, broadcaster, former MP and Government Whip, best known these days as a reporter on BBC1's The One Show and a regular on Radio 4's Just A Minute. On stage he has appeared as Malvolio, Lady Bracknell and in his own musical revue in London's West End. On TV he has featured in Have I Got News For You, QI, Ten O'Clock Live, Countdown and This Is Your Life. His novels include six Victorian murder mysteries featuring Oscar Wilde as his detective and he has published two volumes of diaries and two royal biographies. He is married to writer and publisher Michele Brown and has three children, six grandchildren and two cats.
The 7 Secrets of Happiness by Gyles Brandreth
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