The transformative power of everyday wonder - RSA

The transformative power of everyday wonder

Public talks / Video / Online

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Online via Youtube

  • Health & wellbeing
  • Arts and society
  • Social innovation

How can we uncover everyday wonder as a vital force within our lives?  

Awe is a complex and mysterious emotion. Summoned by the extraordinary, it can be inspired by the divine, the beauty of nature or the force of human achievement. Awe stimulates curiosity and allows us to see the deep patterns in life. It can boost our mood, social connections and improve our life satisfaction.  

Yet in our modern world, we have become awe deprived. Our culture has become more materialistic and less connected to others. We spend more time on our phones and less time outdoors. 

In an inspiring conversation at the RSA, Dacher Keltner, the foremost expert on the science of emotions will explore ways that we can all find more wonder in our lives. To show how awe can transform our minds, bodies, and social connections for the better, Dacher will draw on cutting-edge research and deeply moving personal stories from people all over the world. 

Want to watch this event at RSA House?

For those wishing to gather with friends or colleagues to watch in-person, this event will be live-streamed on The Steps in The Coffee House on the day of the event from 13:00.

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