In this course, you will :
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 SCIENCE OF WELL BEING WAS PRODUCED IN PART DUE TO THE GENEROUS FUNDING OF THE DAVID F. SWENSEN FUND FOR INNOVATION IN TEACHING. Why take this course? What do we think will make us happy? Why do we mispredict what makes us happy? How we counteract our annoying features of the mind? What can we do to improve our happiness? How can we intentionally put these strategies into practice and build healthier habits? What rewirement will you commit to for the next 4 weeks? How can you rely on others to help you change your behaviors? How can you design your environment to help you change your behaviors? What mindset can you have to appreciate your progress so far and continue your progress beyond the course?