Wole Soyinka explores the notion of dignity within a climate of fear.
Neuropsychologist Paul Broks looks at the idea of leading a good life by being selfish.
What if happiness isn’t about the self at all?
David Attenborough recalls moments of personal happiness.
Why do writers find happiness such a difficult emotion to capture on the page?
AL Kennedy goes in search of epiphanies - a revelation, the 'aha' instant, a eureka moment
Beryl Bainbridge, Roald Dahl and Ray Bradbury on inspiration.
Does true happiness, Nirvana, come from dissolving the self?
Is what matters denting the universe and unleashing the biggest you?
Melvyn Bragg considers whether 'happiness' means living a life of pleasure or of virtue.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the philosophy of hope - a weakness or a strength?
Are we hard-wired for hope? Bettany Hughes finds out why we believe things can get better.
Josie Long with stories of hope in darkness.
How do you raise happy, optimistic children?
Edward Stourton chairs a debate on issues surrounding human dignity.
Miranda Sawyer presents Six Degrees of Jubilation with Jeremy Deller and Sister Bliss.
Jules Evans explores what ancient philosophy can tell modern society about well-being.
Combative debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
Adventurer Sally Kettle argues that hope is not helpful.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince discuss the wonder of science at London's Science Museum.
Leo Johnson explores radical philosophies of happiness.
Author Rosie Dastgir explores how home and roots shape an artist's work and creativity.
Josie Long hears stories of dreamers.
Should Matthew Sweet plug into a machine that grants a happy but illusory life?
Oliver Burkeman explores some surprising truths about what really makes us happy.
Is hedonism getting hacked? And if it is, how do we hack our happiness back?
From Front Row’s Inspire season, five experts join Stig Abell to discuss inspiration.
Artist Cathy de Monchaux talks about Helen Chadwick’s 1986 ICA show, “Of Mutability”.