A selection of programmes from Radio 4 on how to lighten your mood.
How do you raise happy, optimistic children?
Why do writers find happiness such a difficult emotion to capture on the page?
The virtues of negativity and how it can be a surprisingly powerful route to joy.
How to live a good life? Aristotle's guide on how to flourish.
Claudia Hammond looks at the government's plan to measure the nation's happiness.
Melvyn Bragg considers whether 'happiness' means living a life of pleasure or of virtue.
Does our inescapable suffering stem from our own greed and ignorance? Buddha thought so.
Nine ways your spending can improve your well-being.
Oliver Burkeman explores how thinking more about death can help make us happier.