Positive Psychology Fundamentals: 10 Ways Technology Can Boost Happiness

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Course features
  • Category: Health & Wellness
  • Course Length: 9 minutes
  • Series: Positive Psychology Fundamentals
  • Video Length: 3.75 minutes
  • Author: The URL dr
  • Resources: How to Cultivate a Healthier Digital Diet Checklist
Course overview
In this micro course, you’ll first explore how technology affects happiness and well-being. Then, you’ll get tips and strategies to help you establish digital habits that can enhance your life—not distract you from it.
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course learning objectives
  • Identify how technology affects happiness
  • Discover how to cultivate healthy digital habits
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Certification included
Downloadable certificate upon completion.

Is technology a good thing or a bad thing?

Coming up with a list of all the ways technology has improved our lives isn’t much of a challenge. Technology helps us keep in touch with people across the globe, makes information more accessible, saves lives with medical breakthroughs, and provides on-demand access to our favorite entertainment. What’s not to love?

Despite the advances technology has ushered in, our extremely online lives have come under increasing scrutiny. Technology use has been blamed for rising rates of depression, anxiety, and even suicide. So, when it comes to happiness, is technology a good thing or a bad thing? 
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Kim Merritt

Kim Merritt, The URL dr, has been teaching and training the business community for over thirty years. Her company's line of business soft skill micro courses are a quick and effective way to master a new competency in fifteen minutes or less. 
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