Positive Psychology

Coursera Positive Psychology

Platform
Coursera
Provider
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Effort
2-4 hours a week
Length
6 weeks
Language
English
Credentials
Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
This course discusses research findings in the field of positive psychology, conducted by Barbara Fredrickson and her colleagues. It also features practical applications of this science that you can put to use immediately to help you live a full and meaningful life.

Syllabus
Positive Emotions: The Tiny Engines of Positive Psychology
Look “under the hood” to discover the powerful drivers of growth, well-being, and health.


The Mindscapes and Outcomes of Positivity
Discover the roots of flexibility, creativity, and resilience.

The Delicate Art of Pursuing Happiness
Discover the ratios and priorities that best promote flourishing and learn common pitfalls to avoid.

Positivity Resonance and Loving-Kindness
Unveil the force of co-experienced positive emotions and practice this lab-tested meditation honed over millennia.

The Fruits of Positivity Resonance
Learn to spot the health benefits that loving-kindness uniquely nourishes.

The Ripples of Positivity Resonance
Far beyond you and your happiness, positive psychology radiates out to benefit your relationships and community.

Taught by
Barbara Fredrickson
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Coursera
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