7 Days to Happiness - Stress Management Tips - Pure Genius!
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Beat Stress, Burnout, Worries and Feel Better - these Quick and Easy Brain Based Tips will Bust Your Stress in Fun Ways
4.8 (24 ratings)
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Created by Kellie Edwards
Last updated 8/2015
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • try out 7 reliable, easy and portable exercises that will bust your stress and boost your mood
  • expand your tool kit of happiness tips so you can draw on them anywhere, anytime
  • have fun & feel better in the process
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Requirements
  • an open mind and a willingness to experiment and explore
Description

Recent Reviews:

Definitively feeling happier and more calm!

This course delivers!

I was very excited to find that this course lowered my daily stress levels.

A Wonderful and Engaging Course

I was amazed at how much I achieved and feel I learned all that I hoped for

This was fun and easy to do and now I have some quick fixes whenever I need them

Welcome to 7 days to Happiness!

In this course I'll take you through 7 quick and easy, proven and portable exercises that bust your stress and boost your mood. My name is Kellie Edwards and I'm a Psychologist, Mindfulness Teacher and I've been a passionate champion of happy lives for over 25 years.

Our Brain's Negativity Bias Can Change!

Our mind can be our best friend or our worst enemy. As humans, our brains tend toward a negativity bias. You might notice that the tiniest bad thing can ruin your entire day, even if everything else about that day has been wonderful. That's because our brains are a very old design, wired for survival - so we focus on the bad, quickly forgetting the good!

Thanks to exciting research, we now know that we have the ability to rewire our brains. We used to think that the way we were was fixed and unchanging, and that we were stuck with the brains we have once we reached adulthood. But we now know that our brains change as a result of experience, right up until the day we die.

Your Week of Experiments!

7 days to Happiness is a week long experiment where you get to try one power-packed stress buster and mood booster each day and by the end of the week not only will you feel better and be on your way to rewiring your brain for happiness for the rest of your life - you will also have a tool kit of 7 short and sweet easy things that you can do anywhere, anytime you want to! I've cherry-picked these exercises to give you the best that neuroscience, positive psychology and mindfulness have to offer.

Who is This Course For?

This course is designed for lovers of life, people who know they can manage their stress better and get more enjoyment out of life if they just have a few simple and reliable pointers from an expert. Now that you know that the things you do can make a difference, I hope you're ready to CHOOSE HAPPINESS and come along for the ride. You DO have a choice when it comes to your own well-being!

ENROL NOW!

So go ahead and hit that enroll button, and get into the drivers seat of your happy life. See you in the course!

Who is the target audience?
  • anyone who is interested in boosting their happiness
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 34 Lectures Collapse All 34 Lectures 01:49:06
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Introduction to 7 Days to Happiness
5 Lectures 09:56

Welcome to 7 days to Happiness, where I'll take you through 7 quick and easy, proven and portable exercises that bust your stress and boost your mood. My name is Kellie Edwards and I'm Psychologist, Mindfulness Teacher and Passionate champion of happy lives of over 25 years.

7 days to Happiness is a week long experiment where you get to try one power-packed stress buster and mood booster each day and by the end of the week not only will you feel better and be on your way to rewiring your brain for happiness for the rest of your life - you will have a tool kit of 7 short and sweet things that you can do anywhere, anytime you want to! I've cherry-picked these exercises to give you the best neuroscience, positive psychology and mindfulness have to offer.

Happiness doesn't just happen. Get back in the drivers seat of your well-being! Can't wait to work with you inside the course.

Preview 02:16

Meet your instructor Kellie Edwards

  • Psychologist
  • Mindfulness Teacher
  • Over 25 years studying, coaching & counselling the science of happiness and flourishing in her practice "A Flourishing Life"
  • Helps people establish research based Happiness Habits - and flourish
  • Udemy course Mindfulness 4 Mothers: Self Care for Any Stage of Parenting
  • Upcoming in depth programs on Resilience, Happiness, Relationships & Parenting
Preview 01:06

Here we discuss enlightening happiness science from the field of neuroscience and positive psychology so we can understand how to get into the drivers seat and rewire our brain for greater well-being and happiness

Preview 02:44

Three simple guidelines are offered to help you get the most from your happiness experiments this week

Preview 02:18

Jessica is going to try each experiment with us, one day at a time, and get back with her stress busting and mood boosting happiness feedback!

Preview 01:32
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Day One
3 Lectures 07:25

Stress can come in all shapes and sizes - what can we do to manage our stress and increase our happiness? This exercise offers a simple way to reset the nervous system and restore calm and well-being regardless of what is going on with your thoughts and emotions - powerful and backed by science

Stress Buster - Introduction & Instructions
03:20

Stress Buster - Jessica's Results
02:17

Here we offer some final happiness tips to get the most out of this experiment and manage stress fast!

Stress Buster - Final Tips & Wrap Up
01:48
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Day Two
3 Lectures 12:22

A great tool to soften our stress and generate a relaxation response in our physiology.

Softening the Stress - Introduction & Instructions
05:01

Softening the Stress - Jessica's Results
03:02

Here we offer some final happiness tips to get the most out of this experiment and manage soften and soothe stress fast!

Softening the Stress - Final Tips & Wrap Up
04:19
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Day Three
3 Lectures 06:39
Fake it till you Make It? - Introduction & Instructions
03:31

Fake it till you Make It? - Jessica's Results
02:04

Here we offer some final happiness tips to get the most out of this experiment and reduce cortisol by 25% in just two minutes. BONUS - your confidence will also soar. Such a powerful exercise!

Fake it till you Make It? - Final Tips & Wrap Up
01:04
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Day Four
4 Lectures 17:41

Learn the powerful science behind gratitude and why it has such a significant affect on your happiness.

Be Grateful - Introduction
03:29

Learn how to do a simple daily gratitude practice (plus a bonus option) that research shows has a powerful impact on your happiness, well-being and connection to others.

Be Grateful - Instructions
05:58

Be Grateful - Jessica's Results
05:31

Here we offer some final happiness tips to get the most out of this experiment and boost your mood, happiness and well-being all in one.

Be Grateful - Final Tips & Wrap Up
02:43
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Day Five
4 Lectures 13:07
Savouring - Introduction
03:10

Savouring - Instructions
04:49

Savouring - Jessica's Results
02:38

Here we offer some final happiness tips to get the most out of this experiment and rewire your brain for happiness.
Savouring - Final Tips & Wrap Up
02:30
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Day Six
3 Lectures 11:34
Let's Get Physical - Introduction & Instructions
05:12

Let's Get Physical - Jessica's Results
02:59

Here we offer some final happiness tips to get the most out of this experiment and boost your mood, happiness and well-being all in one.
Let's Get Physical - Final Tips & Wrap Up
03:23
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Day Seven
4 Lectures 11:27
Giving to Others - Introduction & Instructions
05:14

Giving to Others - some ideas to get you started
00:12

Giving to Others - Jessica's Results
04:07

Here we offer some final happiness tips to get the most out of this experiment and take your mood, happiness and well-being to an all new level.
Giving to Others - Final Tips & Wrap Up
01:54
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Conclusion
5 Lectures 18:48

It might seem strange to you that I have waited until the end of our week of experiments to raise this question - but I have done that for a reason. I wanted you to have your own lived experiential feel of happiness before I offered you a few research based answers to this question.

Preview 08:53

No discussion of happiness, however brief would be complete without reference to what we commonly refer to as its opposite: sadness, grief, anger, anxiety, jealousy, envy, greed, fear, etc

In defence of so called "negative" emotions
03:12

Congratulations to you - you did it, you kept your curiosity alive, experimenting with each of the exercises and hopefully had a lot of fun along the way. My hope for you is that have a few more happiness resources in your tool kit - that you know how to respond to stress so that it doesn't overtake you or undermine your well-being and that you can understand all that can be gained by deliberately choosing to boost your happiness on a daily basis and rewire your brain for greater success, health, happiness and connection to yourself and others.

So where to from here?

I encourage you to take hold of the exercises that have caught your fancy and make them part of your life - and come back to those you were unsure of and give them a go every now and again. Remember, I have cherry picked experiments that are backed by lots of research that demonstrates that they really work - so you can make them happiness habits with confidence that you are rewiring your brain for greater levels of happiness and well being for the rest of your lives.

Three quick tips on making them a habit that sticks so they are not a fad that is forgotten tomorrow - because your increased happiness is worth it.

Final Wrap Up - Taking The Experiments Into Everyday Life
05:28

Jess's Conclusion
01:11

Post Script: Happiness in Action
00:04
About the Instructor
Kellie Edwards
4.4 Average rating
271 Reviews
10,103 Students
6 Courses
Psychologist, Mindfulness Teacher & Online Educator

I am a Psychologist, Mindfulness Teacher and Well-Being Coach

What makes the difference between a happy life and an unhappy life? What do happy and wholehearted people do differently to the rest? I have spent my professional and personal life exploring and testing the science of well-being and have developed several online mindfulness based well-being and parenting programs based on the results. I also take on a small number of individual clients internationally over Skype and in my home town of Melbourne, Australia.

I interview and work with many international experts including Tara Brach, Rick Hanson, Elisha Goldstein, Barbara Fredrickson and more.

I draw from Positive Psychology and the Neuroscience of Flourishing, and with my unique combination of skills and my own parenting and life experience, work passionately with people to help them open up new possibilities in their lives. I write regularly about Happiness, Mindfulness and Parenting for The Huffington Post. Everyday Mindfulness, BubHub and PsychCentral amongst others.

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