Key Topics

Positive Psychology A New Vista
Positive Psychology

Learn about leading theories and applications of Positive Psychology on personal happiness and well-being, by pioneers Martin Seligman and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.

Science of Happiness in Action
The Science of Happiness

The Science of Happiness is accelerating. Explore the practical, and powerful, “habits of happy people” that have been uncovered by the social and natural sciences.

Mental Health New Discoveries in the Science of Happiness
Mental Health: New Discoveries

Learn about remarkable new discoveries in the Science of Mental Health and Well-being including "food for mood," the power of goal-setting, and finding meaning.

Course Curriculum

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  Module 1: Introduction to The Science of Happiness
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  Module 2: Close Relationships
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  Module 3: Acts of Kindness
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  Module 4: Physical Well-being
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  Module 5: Flow
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  Module 6: Strengths
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  Module 7: Positive Mindset
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  Module 8: Meaning
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  Module 9: Happiness Soup
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  Final Project
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About the Course

Student Mental Health Course


This self-paced "Mental Health Toolkit" is an advanced certificate course for educators that includes a package of tools for fun and easy classroom usage: It includes the full content of the Proficiency Course, including videos on both theory and practice, as well as:

  1. Detailed Lesson Plans covering each module, including classroom activities, assignments and engaging exercises to facilitate "learning by doing."
  2. Slide Decks, packed with colorful infographics and key points.
  3. Weekly drop-in Q & A (optional)
  4. Final Project (for Certificate)
  5. Advanced Certificate of Completion.



Your Journey Through the Course

Introduction

Learn about the scientific pioneers who founded the science of happiness, the three components of well-being, the so-called "habits of happy people," and the methodology used to uncover their secrets.

"Habits of Happy People"

The next stage of the course comprises 7 modules focused on a wide range of life skills that impact our mood, including close relationships, acts of kindness, physical wellbeing, flow, strengths, positive emotions and the discovery of meaning.

Practical Exercises

Each of the 8 modules in this stage focuses on practical exercises, which studies have shown can be literally life-changing.

Final Project
Those opting for a Certificate of Completion are invited to submit a 10-15 slide PowerPoint file on a related topic of their choice.

Footsteps in Pursuit of Happiness

About The Team

pursuit of happiness team

Narration & Production:
Mark K. Setton, D.Phil., Oxon.
Research Team:
Paul Desan, PhD, Harvard
Anthony Arciero, PhD, George Mason
Saira Qureshi; MA, LMHC
Miguel Toribio-Mateas, PhD, Middlesex
Video Editing:
Fahim Nirob


Choose Your Pricing Plan

(Complete the Free Introductory Course and get 20% off)

Available Courses

science of happiness intro course
Course Outline

This free introductory course provides a birds eye view of the new science of happiness, key thinkers, and key discoveries.

Key Benefits
  1. 3 Introductory Mixed Media Videos
  2. Quiz 
  3. 20% Off Coupons to Proficiency and Advanced Courses
  4. It's Free!


Science of Happiness Proficiency Certificate Course
Course Outline

The Proficiency Course provides an in-depth view of both the theory and practice of new discoveries in the Science of Happiness.

Key Benefits
  1. 11 Mixed Media Videos
  2. 7 Modules on the psychology and neuroscience of well-being
  3. 8 Challenge Modules with mood-boosting practical exercises
  4. Proficiency Certificate of Completion


Mental Health Course
Course Outline

This course contains a toolkit packed with teaching aids, designed for easy integration of material on wellbeing into existing courses.

Key Benefits
  1. 11 Mixed Media Videos
  2. 7 Modules on the psychology and neuroscience of well-being
  3. 8 Challenge Modules with mood-boosting practical exercises
  4. Detailed Lesson Plans
  5. Slide Decks for classroom instruction
  6. Weekly drop-in Q & A (optional)
  7. Final Project (for Certificate)
  8. Advanced Certificate of Completion