The Science of Well-Being

This online course from Yale University offers free enrolment. The providers say:

“In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life.”

The course content includes:

  • Introduction
  • Misconceptions About Happiness
  • Why Our Expectations are so Bad
  • How Can We Overcome Our Biases
  • Stuff that Really Makes Us Happy
  • Putting Strategies into Practice
  • Start Your Final Rewirement Challenge
  • Continue Your Rewirement Challenge
  • Submit Your Final Assignment

You can find out more from here.

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