Harnessing Happiness: A practical application of positive psychology

Ref: C2346022

This course will take one key principles of positive psychology and break it down in manageable chunks so that students can apply them to their own lives. We will also consider what happiness is and how we can harness as much of it as possible.

Course aim

A brief introduction into the key principles of positive psychology and a number of practical tasks to help use them in day to day life.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Explain the terms 'hedonism' and 'eudaimonism'
  • Identify one area for personal development based on the principles of positive psychology
  • Set an approach goal
  • Reflect upon techniques suggested and how effective they have been in your own life

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

- It would be helpful if you bring a pen and paper

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Harnessing Happiness: A practical application of positive psychology

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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