Mon, 21 Jan | Branca

Mahwe Oxford Launch January 21st

CREATING HAPPINESS... DO WE ALREADY HAVE EVERYTHING WE NEED TO BE HAPPY?
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Mahwe Oxford Launch January 21st

Time & Location

21 Jan 2019, 19:30 – 21:30
Branca, 110 Walton St, Oxford OX2 6ER, UK

About The Event

Join us for the launch of our Oxford Mahwe group in Jericho. Our first speaker will be Lorraine Groves with a talk on happiness.

Creating Happiness…do we already have everything we need to be happy?

Do tangible things make us happy or is it the more intangible things that make us happy? Does meeting our goals make us happy? Does winning the lottery make us happier?

What if we already had everything we need – right now (without achieving any new goals or winning the lottery!)– to be happy?

I believe we already have everything we need to create happiness – and I would like to share with you how in this talk.

First, two facts about me – 1) I am happy, and 2) I am a psychological scientist – which means I rely on research to guide my understanding of people and myself. I love positive psychology, which can be thought of as the science of happiness. The founding father of Positive Psychology, Martin Seligman describes happiness as: experiencing frequent positive emotions, such as joy, excitement and contentment, combined with deeper feelings of meaning and purpose. Happiness experts have argued that happiness is not a stable, unchangeable trait but something flexible that we can work on and ultimately strive towards.

Research has some pretty interesting things to say about happiness and I will be sharing some of these things with you in my talk. I will also be sharing with you how we can create happiness in our lives using the things we already have.

About Lorraine Groves

Lorraine Groves is passionate about helping people bring about positive changes in their lives. She has a particular interest in talking to people about the benefits of psychological flexibility and resilience. After a successful career as a PA, EA and business consultant, Lorraine decided on a career change in order to achieve a long held goal to become a therapist. In 2015 she graduated as a mature student from Oxford Brookes University with an Honours Degree in Psychology. Following post graduate training she is now a qualified and practising Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist working with individuals and organisations. Lorraine utilises a range of techniques to help change thoughts, feelings and behaviours to help you live a healthy, happy life.

Why join our Mahwe group?

Do you have dreams and goals you have yet to achieve?

Do you sometimes feel your focus and motivation wavering?

Do you sometimes doubt yourself?

Do you like meeting inspiring and positive people?

Do you think it’s important to surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you?

Do you believe in helping others?

Are you ready to turn your goals into a reality?

Would you like to silence your inner critic?

Our environment exerts a great influence over us. We believe in creating environments that improve life, foster wellbeing and happiness.

At Mahwe, you’ll get motivation, inspiration, support, positivity, knowledge, new skills, fun, new experiences, and friendship to help you achieve your goals.

Join us on January 21st at Branca, from 19:30 to 21:30. A very warm welcome awaits you.

Refund Policy: Refunds available up to 48 hours before the event .

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