Positive Psychology Fundamentals: The Science Behind Being Happy

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Course features
  • Category: Health & Wellness
  • Course Length: 9 minutes
  • Series: Positive Psychology Fundamentals
  • Video Length: 5.25 minutes
  • Author: The URL dr
  • Resources: Creating Happiness Checklist 
Course overview
In this micro course, we’ll discuss the science of happiness and well-being and offer strategies to increase your happiness.
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course learning objectives
  • Identify what happiness is
  • Discover what determines happiness
  • Explore common myths about happiness
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Certification included
Downloadable certificate upon completion.

What does happiness mean to you?

Researchers have determined that personal happiness is a predictor of health, longevity, and societal contentment, so it’s essential to understand what makes us happy and how to achieve it.

Happiness means something different to each individual—ask 100 people what it means, and you’ll get 100 different answers. And given that what makes us happy frequently changes throughout our lifetime, it’s little wonder that it’s difficult to agree on a single definition of happiness. In this course you'll explore the meaning of happiness. 

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What's included in this online course?

Video

Professional video is included with every course, discussing main topics and recapping key learning points.

Knowledge Checks

Check your retention of material and concepts with fun knowledge checks in the form of quizzes and games.

Engaging Material

Interactive elements, scenarios, and knowledge checks make learning entertaining and boost comprehension. 

Business Soft Skills

Critical knowledge to increase your value to your employer. Study at your own pace, at home or on the go.

Additional Resources

A list of additional resources is included with each course, directing students to extra material for further study.

Summary / Checklist

Each course comes with a summary of the key areas taught, in addition to a checklist for immediate implementation of ideas.
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Skills you'll learn in this course

Mental Wellness

Positive Attitude

Stress Management

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. 
Patrick Jones - Course author