Helen Russell on Having a Healthy Relationship with Sadness
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode of Keen On, Andrew is joined by Helen Russell, the author of How To Be Sad: Everything I’ve Learned About Getting Happier by Being Sad, to discuss why we need our sadness: it’s a message. It can tell us what’s wrong and what to do about it.
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Helen Russell is a bestselling author, journalist and speaker. She writes for magazines and newspapers globally, including The Times and The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, The Independent, National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal, The Observer, Metro, Grazia, Stylist and Stella. She’s spent the last eight years studying cultural approaches to emotions and now speaks about her work internationally.