Positive Psychology: The Pursuit of Happiness
This workshop will explore the new strength-based approach to positive psychology (aka "happiness"). We will discuss research on happiness for the purpose of developing improved personal well-being. Each class will include group guided practice, class discussion and personal reflection.
Texts for the class are Awakening Joy: 10 Steps That Will Put You on the Road to Real Happiness by James Baraz and Shoshana Alexander and Stress Free for Good: 10 Scientifically Proven Life Skills for Health and Happiness by Fred Luskin and Kenneth Pelletier. Books are not included in the class fee.
Frederic Luskin, PhD is Senior Consultant in Wellness at Vaden Health Center and Be Well at Stanford. He holds a PhD in Counseling Psychology from Stanford University and is Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Projects. Dr. Luskin's personal web site, Learning To Forgive, has access to video, audio and book products.