A selection of programmes looking at self-improvement.
From Marcus Aurelius to Men Are From Mars, let's get richer, happier and more productive.
Evan Davis and guests discuss the business of making your life better.
Life-logging and other obsessions of the nascent 'quantified self' movement explored.
Clare Balding attempts to walk in a silent, meditative state. It doesn't come naturally.
Michael Blastland explores human foibles. Can we really control our own behaviour?
AL Kennedy doesn't like change. But she thinks she should change her atittude.
Claudia Hammond looks at the government's plan to measure the nation's happiness.
Adam Gopnik presents his formula for a happy marriage - lust, laughter and loyalty.
The launch of an online experiment to test the nation's mental health.
Claudia Hammond asks Martin Seligman if we can all be taught to be happy.
Is happiness the answer? Pascal Bruckner says it is not. Also, the legacies of the poor.
Combative debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
Mariella Frostrup talks to Bernard Cornwell about his new book Azincourt.
Melvyn Bragg explores the meaning and purpose of the philosophical concept of virtue.
What level of tiredness is normal and when should we seek help? Vivienne Parry finds out.
James Pennebaker proved that simply writing about how you feel can improve your health.
Melvyn Bragg considers whether 'happiness' means living a life of pleasure or of virtue.
Series following the eight workers picked from 1,700 who applied to work at a new Costa.