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Happiness & Its Causes 2012

1 - 2 March 2012; 8:45AM-5:20PM
Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, Australia

Happiness & Its Causes is the world’s leading conference examining the varied causes of a happy and meaningful life

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This is not a Greater Good Science Center Event

Happiness & Its Causes 2012 explores a variety of big issues from finding your life’s purpose, living well and dying well, nurturing close relationships, developing a healthy lifestyle and taking action for a happier society. The event is a 2 day conference featuring various professionals in psychology, education, religion, and healthcare. There is also the option of interactive workshops in flourishing, mindful and happy living and much more.

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