The Science of Happiness & Success

Learn the scientific recipe for lasting happiness & success
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Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

Getting more out of every opportunity, realizing one's potential and being happier and more successful are things we all want in life. And sometimes we stumble upon tips that sound really helpful.

BUT, you know that situation where you hear an advice and try to follow it, you even see some results and after a short while... you find yourself back to where you were?

Get this: ONLY 5% of the various tips and tools for happiness and success work for people in the long run.

Why does it happen, you ask??

Well, there are two main reasons:

1) Knowing is not enough. Your day-to-day environment will always be stronger than even the best advice you may get or the knowledge you may gain.

2) Obsolete practices. Most of the practices you'll learn from various happiness and success gurus are no longer working in the long run because the world is going through a paradigm shift.

Take this free course to discover The Circles Method, which weaves together cutting-edge research that is in line with where the world is going today and the newly emerging conditions for happiness and success.

In less than 4 hours, you'll learn the newest practices and principles for how to use your environment to reduce stress, boost your well-being, supercharge your motivation, and ultimately make your life a natural habitat for happiness and success.

What are the requirements?

  • None
  • You don't need any prior knowledge or special accessories
  • You do need to have a willingness to reevaluate your definitions for happiness & success

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Evaluate happiness & success using scientific parameters
  • Identify what keeps distracting you from boosting your happiness & success
  • Apply the key concept that boosts happiness & success in every aspect of life
  • Adapt your quest for happiness & success to where the world is heading today

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to boost their happiness & success in life
  • People who tried various tips and tools for happiness and success, and didn't arrive at a lasting effect
  • Personal coaches, team leaders, and educators

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: (Re)Defining Happiness and Success
01:19

How To Target Happiness and Benefit From Humanity's Missed Marks

The introductory lecture of this first section of the course examines humanity's quest for the most sought after achievement of the Western world—happiness and success.

  • Is happiness real, scientific, objective?
  • The relationship between happiness and success—Can I be successful and miserable?
  • Are happiness and success moving targets that shift across generations and cultures?


03:42

Vital Lessons You Need To Know From Humanity's Historic Search For Happiness

The definitions of happiness and success have changed across times and cultures. We take aim at defining the parameters of happiness and success in today's global world.

  • Brief history of happiness through the ages—Daoism, Buddhism, Epicureanism Hedonism, Utilitarianism, and more...
  • Are happiness and success two separate and unrelated goals?
  • Defining the quest for happiness and success today--consumerism, narcissism, exploitation of natural resources and other people
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Vital Lessons You Need To Know From Humanity's Historic Search For Happiness

The definitions of happiness and success have changed across times and cultures. We take aim at defining the parameters of happiness and success in today's global world.

  • Brief history of happiness through the ages—Daoism, Buddhism, Epicureanism Hedonism, Utilitarianism, and more...
  • Are happiness and success two separate and unrelated goals?
  • Defining the quest for happiness and success today--consumerism, narcissism, exploitation of natural resources and other people
01:24

Vital Lessons You Need To Know From Humanity's Historic Search For Happiness

The definitions of happiness and success have changed across times and cultures. We take aim at defining the parameters of happiness and success in today's global world.

  • Brief history of happiness through the ages—Daoism, Buddhism, Epicureanism Hedonism, Utilitarianism, and more...
  • Are happiness and success two separate and unrelated goals?
  • Defining the quest for happiness and success today--consumerism, narcissism, exploitation of natural resources and other people
03:41

Happiness Mathematics: How The Order Of Operations Determines Your Success

Happiness determines your success and not the other way around. Why something is terribly wrong if pursuing your current goals is not steadily increasing your level of happiness and where to look for answers.

  • Don't get it backwards—happiness determines your success
  • The aspirations / satisfactions alignment test
  • Dopamine—the happiness chemical and it's importance in the happiness equation
  • Culture vs. intuition—learn which voice gives the best advice about finding happiness



03:15

Science Can Measure Happiness And You Can Use It To Advantage

Science today has empirical measures for happiness that we should be familiar with in order to set goals that will bring lasting satisfaction. Because our Circles Method is rooted in scientific empiricism and research our results are far superior to lists of self-help tips, gurus, and motivational speakers.

  • The scam of the disappearing benefit
  • Breakthrough of positive psychology—the empirical measurement of happiness
  • Redefining happiness--triggers and conditions for human flourishing
  • Happiness research beyond positive psychology—behavioral economics and neuroscience and the insights they provide
  • How correctly measuring happiness improves your aim at meaningful goals


Section 2: The Mechanics of Happiness and Success
03:08

Why You Must Know What Makes You Happy And How Science Can Help

In this section we delve into the mechanics of happiness and success so that you will be able to measure and track your happiness and success. When you understand how happiness & success work and how to measure them, they become achievable goals.

  • Research demonstrates that intuition and common sense cannot predict what maximizes happiness
  • Science today allows us to refine everyday thinking and measure our happiness and success
  • Using empirical points of reference available through scientific research, happiness and success are measurable and achievable.


02:57

Learn What Actually Determines Happiness And Focus Your Efforts Effectively

We should put focus and efforts to improve only the area of life that actually depends on our choice.


03:25

How To Use Positive And Negative Emotions To Magnify Your Happiness & Success

We need a regular boost of positivity to unlock our full potential and utilize negative emotions. The Circles method is about how you can consciously build an environment around yourself that will constantly provide you with a boost of positivity that will bring the best out of yourself, as well as help you acknowledge your negative emotions in a useful way.

  • Positivity improves performance, builds skills, improves psychological resilience, and enhances creativity
  • Ignoring negative emotions harms happiness and success
  • How to balance positive-negative emotions to promote happiness and success



04:41

Tap Into A Never-ending Flow Of Desire And Fulfillment

To be continuously fulfilled you have to be in a state of personal or social flow. This lesson explores the concept of flow and how it contributes to happiness. Flow can occur through both personal engagement or social engagement, the creation of which is the focus of the Circles Method.

  • Hedonic adaptation: why pleasure and fulfillment never last
  • The Brickman Study: happiness research on the staying power of typical pleasures
  • How to hop off the hedonic-treadmill;
  • Attaining the state of “Flow,” the balance between challenge and skill
  • The Flow Model and how to enter the channel of flow
  • Recognizing four important states: arousal, control, apathy, overload
  • Get ready to explore a new kind of flow in the next lesson


04:10

The Secret Forces Of Synchrony, Resonance, And Positivity Flow And Why You Need Them

The Circles Method delivers a new kind of flow, a flow driven by human connection. The Circles Method is packed with group exercises that create an environment where shared positivity flow can flourish. We will be discussing this more near the end of the course, and we will offer you an environment where you can experience and practice connectivity flow right through your computer screen.

  • Connectivity flow: a way off the hedonic-treadmill anyone can achieve
  • Characteristics of positivity resonance: 1) Shared positive emotions, 2) Mutual care & perceived responsiveness, 3) Behavioral synchrony
  • Three synchronies you want to achieve: oxytocin synchrony; neural Synchrony; heart-rhythm synchrony
  • Conditions that nurture positivity resonance: 1) Psychological safety, 2) Real-time connection
  • The power and benefits of achieving positivity resonance--psychological and physiological resilience


04:00

The Magical Star Quality Of Social Intelligence That You Can Master

Being successful and reaching your goals requires more than just IQ or talent, it requires social intelligence.

  • An exercise for insight: retrospective dissection of interpersonal disaster aka identifying the need for social intelligence in your real life experiences
  • Social intelligence




04:35

Neuroscience Says You Can Rewire Your Brain For Social Intelligence (Star Quality)

By re-wiring our brain we can learn how to react optimally to any social situation or conflict. You will learn WHY we don’t always react as we would like and how we can change that. What do we WANT to wire our brains to become? Simple! One that is aimed at creating positive social interactions.

  • By re-wiring our brain we can correctly react to any social situation
  • Simply knowing how to react isn’t enough; we need to implement a new response.
  • “I knew better, but...” WHY we don’t always react as we would like
  • “Neurons that fire together wire together,” which simply means that you become addicted to your emotional states
  • The good news—neurons can rewire for positive social reactions, SQ






Section 3: The Key to Happiness and Success: Positive Social Relations
02:03

Good Things Grow For The Reaping Through Positive Connections With Others

In previous sections we have explored newly discovered determinant of happiness & success that help us take keener aim at our goal. Now we will uncover the amazing effects of Positive Social Relations (PSRs) in almost every area of life in addition to all the parameters of happiness and success covered in the previous section. Now it's time to dive into the world of positive human connection and the reveal the immense potential it offers in any field you could name.

  • In Section 1 we examined the quest for happiness and success—its history, definitions, measures of evaluation
  • In Section 2 we turned our attention to the determinants of happiness and success and what it all means for you
  • In Section 3 we will see how all the parameters actually revolve around one common thread--Positive Social Relations


04:26

Discover The True Relationship Between Wealth, Giving, And Happiness

Research reveals that positive social incentives provide a greater sense of fulfillment than monetary rewards and wealth accumulation. This is the kind of rewiring our brain needs in order to truly be fulfilled. It's crucial that you know this in order to become happy and successful.

  • Many set life goals related to financial success, yet report that it is positive social interactions that have brought them the most happiness
  • Research reveals that when a person donates to others, it sparkes up more reward mechanisms in the brain than receiving money for themselves.
  • Prosocial spending is a greater predictor of happiness than the size of a bonus for oneself
  • Tests reveal that participants were doubly wrong about the impact of money on happiness




03:50

How Connection Is A Matter Of Life And Death

We discover the critical tie between almost every area of our health and our Positive Social Relations in this lesson. Cultivating Positive Social Relations yeilds tremendous health benefits in terms of human mortality and survival rates, cognitive function, cancer, mental health, suicide, addiction, sleep, appetite, stress, energy, and even sex.

  • Positive Social Relations have a huge, positive effect on almost every area of your health
  • Loneliness is as harmful as smoking 15 cigarettes a day or being an alcoholic, and is twice as deadly as obesity
  • Positive Social Relations enhance your sexual arousal


04:37
Exercise Your Creativity Through Connection And Watch Problems Transform Into Brainstorm Ideas

Scientific research demonstrates how you can come up with breakthrough creativity, and it has everything to do with Positive Social Relations. Our thought and behavioral patterns tend to be self-perpetuating. To break free of repetitive patterns and unlock your creative potential, connection with others is the crucial key. At the end of the course you can be part of an online environment that will make it very easy for you to turn an exercise in breakthrough creativity into a lifetime habit.


  • Creative ideas actually come from pieces of a puzzle merging together to form something higher, something greater than the sum of it’s parts.
  • How to respond to an unfamiliar opportunity as a creative breakthrough, instead of identifying it as a problem
  • Why humans tend to search for that which confirms their current beliefs and thinking patterns and miss the brainstorm ideas.
01:16

Why Success Depends On Connecting The Dots Between Connection & Happiness & Productivity

In this session we will see how Positive Social Relations are crucial to reach personal success, motivation and engagement. A leading researcher from Harvard, a doctor, a psychiatrist, summarized his lifetime research of what makes humans flourish in one sentence.

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Why Success Depends On Connecting The Dots Between Connection & Happiness & Productivity

In this session we will see how Positive Social Relations are crucial to reach personal success, motivation and engagement. A leading researcher from Harvard, a doctor, a psychiatrist, summarized his lifetime research of what makes humans flourish in one sentence.

02:54

Why Success Depends On Connecting The Dots Between Connection & Happiness & Productivity

In this session we will see how Positive Social Relations are crucial to reach personal success, motivation and engagement. A leading researcher from Harvard, a doctor, a psychiatrist, summarized his lifetime research of what makes humans flourish in one sentence.

06:11

A Must-Know Fact: Research Reveals Positive Social Relations Boost Business Outcomes 240%

In this session we look at what Positive Social Relations can do for your business, your team, or your employees. It will be apparent that simple improvements in human relations can make your team much more productive, drive sales and eventually produce greater profits. The Circles Agency (our consulting and team building firm) has found that a connected culture--meaning a warm atmosphere with positive social relations-- is the most valuable strategic asset any company can get.

  • The good news: through a simple gesture of positive recognition, you can get your employee to be much more productive and willing to do more work for less money.
  • The bad news: ignoring your employee is almost as damaging to productivity as shredding their work right in front of their eyes... So it’s easy to de-motivate people also.
  • Additional benefits of Positive Social Relations in business include improved employee health, fewer sick days, a more congenial workplace, increased psychological resourcefulness, greater stamina.
  • The greatest predictor of work team achievement is how the team members feel about one another, whether they felt valued and supported.
  • Studies have found that the strength of the bond between manager and employee is the prime predictor of both daily productivity and the length of the time people stay at their jobs.
  • In dollars and cents, one positive email between one worker and another was worth $948 in revenue.


03:41

How To Use Connection In The Classroom To Learn More, Better, Faster

Whether in formal settings or not, we are all lifelong learners, so it's important to appreciate the benefits of Positive Social Relations on how quickly we can absorb study materials, improve our motivation to study, and maximize cognitive abilities. Cooperative learning environments far exceed individualistic or competitive learning environments in boosting learning capacity and efficiency. At the end of this course, the Circles Agency will offer personal experience right through your computer with the optimal cooperative environment.

  • Research-based Social Interdependence Theory unveils important insights about the relative merits of cooperative learning over competitive or individualistic efforts
  • The cooperative learning increases willingness to take on difficult tasks and persist despite difficulties, improves reasoning, and magnifies critical thinking skills
  • Cooperative learning results in lower absenteeism and fewer dropouts, higher morale and persistence for learning, and higher achievement and productivity
  • Connection in the classroom creates a network of collaborators who care about each other's achievements and success


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How To Use Connection In The Classroom To Learn More, Better, Faster

Whether in formal settings or not, we are all lifelong learners, so it's important to appreciate the benefits of Positive Social Relations on how quickly we can absorb study materials, improve our motivation to study, and maximize cognitive abilities. Cooperative learning environments far exceed individualistic or competitive learning environments in boosting learning capacity and efficiency. At the end of this course, the Circles Agency will offer personal experience right through your computer with the optimal cooperative environment.

  • Research-based Social Interdependence Theory unveils important insights about the relative merits of cooperative learning over competitive or individualistic efforts
  • The cooperative learning increases willingness to take on difficult tasks and persist despite difficulties, improves reasoning, and magnifies critical thinking skills
  • Cooperative learning results in lower absenteeism and fewer dropouts, higher morale and persistence for learning, and higher achievement and productivity
  • Connection in the classroom creates a network of collaborators who care about each other's achievements and success
01:22

Use The Miraculous Power Of Collective Intelligence To Excel At Almost Anything

Research on Positive Social Relations reveals a single element, miraculous seeming in its impact, that will make any team successful. Cognitive problem solving tasks, negotiation, execution, moral reasoning and numerous other tasks are usually performed most successfully by individuals with greater intelligence. However, levels of achievement at such tasks are consistently out-stripped by a group with unremarkable intelligence, without group cohesion, special satisfaction, or even motivation. The startling results come from a factor called Collective Intelligence.

  • When it comes to intelligence, a team comprised of very intelligent people is NOT necessarily a better team than one comprised of people with average intelligence.
  • Collective intelligence does depend on the social sensitivity of the group
  • Collective intelligence is associated with equal distribution of turns speaking in the group
  • Collective intelligence is associated with a higher proportion of females in the group. Remember, females generally score higher on the social sensitivity measures than men.


05:03

Partner With Nature: Positive Social Relations Produce Results Because We Are Hard-Wired For Connection

Throughout the lessons in this section, you have learned how Positive Social Relations affect virtually every level and area of human experience in remarkably beneficial ways. Let's find out why is it that interactions with others can supercharge our abilities, optimize our performance, and better our well-being. Different fields of research today are weaving a comprehensive answer: we are connected by nature.

  • Within our bodies, built in biological structures and systems are tuned for connection
  • Mirror neurons enable us to empathize with and experience within ourselves what the others feel
  • Biological mechanisms such as your Vagus nerve is an element of our hard-wired connection system
  • Research now shows that your vagal tone increases as you experience positive moments of connection with others
  • Science now knows that when connected with our group, levels of oxytocin




Section 4: What's Diverting Us from Positive Social Relations
04:09

Make Your Choice Conscious—Reasoning With The Flight Or Fight Mechanism

Over the course of our evolutionary history, we developed a fundamental survival instinct, a fight or flight mechanism, to protect us from danger.We always act out of our own self-concern.While our survival instinct may have protected us from saber-toothed tigers, in today's world it plays a major role in preventing us from scouting for Positive Social Relations because often we are scouting for possible danger instead.We can’t change this survival mechanism, but we can change the way we use it.

  • There is a mechanism in our brain that makes us hardwired to be most attentive to danger and negative scenarios
  • One role of the “Limbic System,” is responsibility for our emotions, motivations, pleasure, pain
  • When a threat is detected, blood circulation, together with oxygen supply, is diverted away from the slower cognitive problem-solving areas of the brain.
  • Our culture is constantly over-stimulating our survival instinct, but through connection we can override the system.


06:05

It's Time To Arm Yourself For The War Going On For Your Happiness And Success

Today people aren’t happy and society is in a multifaceted crisis. The entire world suffers from distorted definitions of happiness and success, runs an exhausting treadmill of consumerism and materialism leading to nothing but depression and despair. The current cultural mindset is fighting against our drive to engage in Positive Social Relations. While human connection is actually natural and intuitive for us—scientifically proven to boost well-being, health, happiness, and success in life—Positive Social Relations are left on the sidelines in the cultural environment of today.

  • Key themes of the cultural waters that surround us are status obsession, narcissism, compulsive consumption, materialism
  • Our cultural environment uses every possible means to divert our attention from the benefits of positive social relations, and the natural human need to develop them.
  • NO ONE is resistant to the ongoing bombardment of daily advertising; hundreds and thousands of ads a day create your norms and determine your aspirations.
  • Our deeply rooted survival instinct is repeatedly switched on by inappropriate signals from the environment.
  • An environment full of negative social patterns, constant acts of violence and exploitation, and narcissism is paralyzing our natural inclination for happiness and success.


Section 5: Social Evolution Is Pushing Us Towards Connection
01:58

Introduction – Warrior Training In Tactics For Mass Happiness: Acknowledge, Characterize, Shift

Knowledge is power; by understanding where the world is headed you can position yourself for happiness and success. By understanding current trends, you can adjust to change and sail unscathed toward happiness and success. The key to success lies in three words: acknowledge, characterize, shift. In this section, you will learn how to understand where the world is headed so you can adapt yourself accordingly. Then it won’t matter what field you are in, or what kind of decisions you have to make, you are sure to make smarter and better choices.

  • Your Happiness and Success has everything to do with terms like “information revolution”, “global village”, “digital age” “globalization” “interconnectedness” & “hyper connectivity.”
  • Making smarter and better choices depends on your ability to acknowledge, characterize and adapt to the fast changing world.
  • Section 5 focuses on how to identify the current trends and use them as opportunities for your happy and successful future.
  • You will learn how to Acknowledge the change, Characterize new paradigms, and Shift your mindset to become a pioneer and beneficiary of change.


03:38

Take Command Of Your Hyper Connected & Interdependent World

The world is inevitably becoming interconnected and interdependent, with repercussions in every aspect of society. We can see this in all fields--economy, politics, society, and ecology. You need to know about “the five degrees of separation” and what it means to your life. Consider well the question: Is the reality of our interconnection and interdependence a quantitative change from the past, or is the change more fundamental?

  • In the world today, we are hyper connected.
  • The stats on actual interconnection via the social media--the Facebook community is the most populous “country” in the world!
  • Global interconnection poses threatening global risks due to the processes of network dynamics.
  • Solutions to global interdependency threats lie in understanding how networks operate.


01:35

Turning The Corner To Happiness & Success: Your World Around The Bend

The interconnected and interdependent reality we live in requires a new way of thinking--a connected mindset. All the personal crisis you feel are the result of living by outdated paradigms. Miracles happen when we transform from a mindset of self-interest to a mindset of altruism. A connected mindset will make diamonds from graphite. When you surround yourself in an environment of Positive Social Relations you will harvest well-being, health, higher productivity, engagement at home and work doing the things you love, improved learning, higher social and collective intelligence—all the components of a happy and successful life. As the old adage says, “The proof is in the pudding!” Snatch your upcoming opportunity to join the Circles community and see for yourself.

  • The change taking place in the world today is unlike any previous change--the entire rules of the game have changed and you must know HOW in order to thrive.
  • The old paradigm was based on the premise of human competition and exploitation for personal gain and success.
  • The paradigm of self-focus, combined with our survival instinct, has brought us to crisis on every level of life.
  • You work is to recognize the mindset that has led to crisis and slip into a new and improved mindset that is suited to where the world is headed today.
  • A connected mindset is perfectly fitted to new world trends.
  • Science has revealed all the pieces of life's puzzle. What remains is to learn how to connect them correctly.
  • The Circles Method is all about HOW to make the puzzle pieces fit! Get ready, play!



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Turning The Corner To Happiness & Success: Your World Around The Bend

The interconnected and interdependent reality we live in requires a new way of thinking--a connected mindset. All the personal crisis you feel are the result of living by outdated paradigms. Miracles happen when we transform from a mindset of self-interest to a mindset of altruism. A connected mindset will make diamonds from graphite. When you surround yourself in an environment of Positive Social Relations you will harvest well-being, health, higher productivity, engagement at home and work doing the things you love, improved learning, higher social and collective intelligence—all the components of a happy and successful life. As the old adage says, “The proof is in the pudding!” Snatch your upcoming opportunity to join the Circles community and see for yourself.

  • The change taking place in the world today is unlike any previous change--the entire rules of the game have changed and you must know HOW in order to thrive.
  • The old paradigm was based on the premise of human competition and exploitation for personal gain and success.
  • The paradigm of self-focus, combined with our survival instinct, has brought us to crisis on every level of life.
  • You work is to recognize the mindset that has led to crisis and slip into a new and improved mindset that is suited to where the world is headed today.
  • A connected mindset is perfectly fitted to new world trends.
  • Science has revealed all the pieces of life's puzzle. What remains is to learn how to connect them correctly.
  • The Circles Method is all about HOW to make the puzzle pieces fit! Get ready, play!
03:03

Turning The Corner To Happiness & Success: Your World Around The Bend

The interconnected and interdependent reality we live in requires a new way of thinking--a connected mindset. All the personal crisis you feel are the result of living by outdated paradigms. Miracles happen when we transform from a mindset of self-interest to a mindset of altruism. A connected mindset will make diamonds from graphite. When you surround yourself in an environment of Positive Social Relations you will harvest well-being, health, higher productivity, engagement at home and work doing the things you love, improved learning, higher social and collective intelligence—all the components of a happy and successful life. As the old adage says, “The proof is in the pudding!” Snatch your upcoming opportunity to join the Circles community and see for yourself.

  • The change taking place in the world today is unlike any previous change--the entire rules of the game have changed and you must know HOW in order to thrive.
  • The old paradigm was based on the premise of human competition and exploitation for personal gain and success.
  • The paradigm of self-focus, combined with our survival instinct, has brought us to crisis on every level of life.
  • You work is to recognize the mindset that has led to crisis and slip into a new and improved mindset that is suited to where the world is headed today.
  • A connected mindset is perfectly fitted to new world trends.
  • Science has revealed all the pieces of life's puzzle. What remains is to learn how to connect them correctly.
  • The Circles Method is all about HOW to make the puzzle pieces fit! Get ready, play!
04:33

How To Become An “Imaginal Cell” And Change Your World

Those who have understood the shift, and adapted to it will greatly increase their chances to succeed in anything they do. In spite of piles of evidence highlighting the association between Positive Social Relations and happiness & success, you may be wondering why people are not putting this knowledge into practice. Actually, that is what we are doing together in the Circles Community! The key to success is found in creating the right environment. Get that right, and everything else falls into place effortlessly. We each have the potential to act as an imaginal cell--to create greatness in life. Surround yourself with the right environment, one that keeps reminding you why you're here and what huge potential you have and happiness and success are guaranteed to be yours.

  • The new paradigm can be applied as successfully on the individual level as on the corporate level.
  • Once the key component is present, the method can be used uniquely and suit it any personal goals.
  • You have the opportunity to fill your life and the lives of others happiness and success
  • Each and every one of you is or has the potential to be an imaginal cell, a creater of change
  • With the right environment you can transform reality; with the wrong environment even an imaginal cell can switch off.
  • Environment is KEY
03:51

How To Become An “Imaginal Cell” And Change Your World

Those who have understood the shift, and adapted to it will greatly increase their chances to succeed in anything they do. In spite of piles of evidence highlighting the association between Positive Social Relations and happiness & success, you may be wondering why people are not putting this knowledge into practice. Actually, that is what we are doing together in the Circles Community! The key to success is found in creating the right environment. Get that right, and everything else falls into place effortlessly. We each have the potential to act as an imaginal cell--to create greatness in life. Surround yourself with the right environment, one that keeps reminding you why you're here and what huge potential you have and happiness and success are guaranteed to be yours.

  • The new paradigm can be applied as successfully on the individual level as on the corporate level.
  • Once the key component is present, the method can be used uniquely and suit it any personal goals.
  • You have the opportunity to fill your life and the lives of others happiness and success
  • Each and every one of you is or has the potential to be an imaginal cell, a creater of change
  • With the right environment you can transform reality; with the wrong environment even an imaginal cell can switch off.
  • Environment is KEY
02:23

How To Become An “Imaginal Cell” And Change Your World

Those who have understood the shift, and adapted to it will greatly increase their chances to succeed in anything they do. In spite of piles of evidence highlighting the association between Positive Social Relations and happiness & success, you may be wondering why people are not putting this knowledge into practice. Actually, that is what we are doing together in the Circles Community! The key to success is found in creating the right environment. Get that right, and everything else falls into place effortlessly. We each have the potential to act as an imaginal cell--to create greatness in life. Surround yourself with the right environment, one that keeps reminding you why you're here and what huge potential you have and happiness and success are guaranteed to be yours.

  • The new paradigm can be applied as successfully on the individual level as on the corporate level.
  • Once the key component is present, the method can be used uniquely and suit it any personal goals.
  • You have the opportunity to fill your life and the lives of others happiness and success
  • Each and every one of you is or has the potential to be an imaginal cell, a creater of change
  • With the right environment you can transform reality; with the wrong environment even an imaginal cell can switch off.
  • Environment is KEY
Section 6: A Connected Mindset Requires a Connected Environment
01:35

Introduction: The Final Step To Ensure Your Happiness And Success

It's time to review our amazing journey and ask where we go from here. We have looked at the science, theory and supporting research behind happiness and success. Now it's time to focus on how to apply this in our lives. You have learned about the power of the connected mindset. In this crucial last section you will learn how to maintain a connected mindset and unleash your full potential without reverting back to old habits. You will learn the crux of the Circles Method.

  • In this section we explore the most important issue, how we can best implement all of this.
  • Remember hearing the discouraging fact that only 5% of tips and tools for happiness & success actually work in the long run?
  • Let's see what it is that can assure your success!


01:12

How To Circle-Up For Sustainable Success

Social influence is all pervasive. Your perception, cognition, sense of judgment, preferences, opinions, values, definitions of good and bad, right or wrong, what you despise and what you love – are all continuously shaped by your social environment. Social contagion happens without your awareness--ideas, norms and moods are always infecting you and others around you. Any change we wish to make must be supported by your environment. Without the right environment, you have little chance of sustained success. The Circles University is dedicated to creating circles to sustain your happiness & success. That's what the Circles Method is all about!

  • How environment changes both judgement and perception
  • Anything we do without taking the environment into account, will give us very little chance of sustained success
  • In the context of your quest for happiness & success, environment becomes the most influential choice you will make.
  • Your environment today is the you of tomorrow!


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How To Circle-Up For Sustainable Success

Social influence is all pervasive. Your perception, cognition, sense of judgment, preferences, opinions, values, definitions of good and bad, right or wrong, what you despise and what you love – are all continuously shaped by your social environment. Social contagion happens without your awareness--ideas, norms and moods are always infecting you and others around you. Any change we wish to make must be supported by your environment. Without the right environment, you have little chance of sustained success. The Circles University is dedicated to creating circles to sustain your happiness & success. That's what the Circles Method is all about!

  • How environment changes both judgement and perception
  • Anything we do without taking the environment into account, will give us very little chance of sustained success
  • In the context of your quest for happiness & success, environment becomes the most influential choice you will make.
  • Your environment today is the you of tomorrow!
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How To Circle-Up For Sustainable Success

Social influence is all pervasive. Your perception, cognition, sense of judgment, preferences, opinions, values, definitions of good and bad, right or wrong, what you despise and what you love – are all continuously shaped by your social environment. Social contagion happens without your awareness--ideas, norms and moods are always infecting you and others around you. Any change we wish to make must be supported by your environment. Without the right environment, you have little chance of sustained success. The Circles University is dedicated to creating circles to sustain your happiness & success. That's what the Circles Method is all about!

  • How environment changes both judgement and perception
  • Anything we do without taking the environment into account, will give us very little chance of sustained success
  • In the context of your quest for happiness & success, environment becomes the most influential choice you will make.
  • Your environment today is the you of tomorrow!
Article

How To Circle-Up For Sustainable Success

Social influence is all pervasive. Your perception, cognition, sense of judgment, preferences, opinions, values, definitions of good and bad, right or wrong, what you despise and what you love – are all continuously shaped by your social environment. Social contagion happens without your awareness--ideas, norms and moods are always infecting you and others around you. Any change we wish to make must be supported by your environment. Without the right environment, you have little chance of sustained success. The Circles University is dedicated to creating circles to sustain your happiness & success. That's what the Circles Method is all about!

  • How environment changes both judgement and perception
  • Anything we do without taking the environment into account, will give us very little chance of sustained success
  • In the context of your quest for happiness & success, environment becomes the most influential choice you will make.
  • Your environment today is the you of tomorrow!
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How To Circle-Up For Sustainable Success

Social influence is all pervasive. Your perception, cognition, sense of judgment, preferences, opinions, values, definitions of good and bad, right or wrong, what you despise and what you love – are all continuously shaped by your social environment. Social contagion happens without your awareness--ideas, norms and moods are always infecting you and others around you. Any change we wish to make must be supported by your environment. Without the right environment, you have little chance of sustained success. The Circles University is dedicated to creating circles to sustain your happiness & success. That's what the Circles Method is all about!

  • How environment changes both judgement and perception
  • Anything we do without taking the environment into account, will give us very little chance of sustained success
  • In the context of your quest for happiness & success, environment becomes the most influential choice you will make.
  • Your environment today is the you of tomorrow!
Article

How To Circle-Up For Sustainable Success

Social influence is all pervasive. Your perception, cognition, sense of judgment, preferences, opinions, values, definitions of good and bad, right or wrong, what you despise and what you love – are all continuously shaped by your social environment. Social contagion happens without your awareness--ideas, norms and moods are always infecting you and others around you. Any change we wish to make must be supported by your environment. Without the right environment, you have little chance of sustained success. The Circles University is dedicated to creating circles to sustain your happiness & success. That's what the Circles Method is all about!

  • How environment changes both judgement and perception
  • Anything we do without taking the environment into account, will give us very little chance of sustained success
  • In the context of your quest for happiness & success, environment becomes the most influential choice you will make.
  • Your environment today is the you of tomorrow!
04:27

How To Circle-Up For Sustainable Success

Social influence is all pervasive. Your perception, cognition, sense of judgment, preferences, opinions, values, definitions of good and bad, right or wrong, what you despise and what you love – are all continuously shaped by your social environment. Social contagion happens without your awareness--ideas, norms and moods are always infecting you and others around you. Any change we wish to make must be supported by your environment. Without the right environment, you have little chance of sustained success. The Circles University is dedicated to creating circles to sustain your happiness & success. That's what the Circles Method is all about!

  • How environment changes both judgement and perception
  • Anything we do without taking the environment into account, will give us very little chance of sustained success
  • In the context of your quest for happiness & success, environment becomes the most influential choice you will make.
  • Your environment today is the you of tomorrow!
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How To Circle-Up For Sustainable Success

Social influence is all pervasive. Your perception, cognition, sense of judgment, preferences, opinions, values, definitions of good and bad, right or wrong, what you despise and what you love – are all continuously shaped by your social environment. Social contagion happens without your awareness--ideas, norms and moods are always infecting you and others around you. Any change we wish to make must be supported by your environment. Without the right environment, you have little chance of sustained success. The Circles University is dedicated to creating circles to sustain your happiness & success. That's what the Circles Method is all about!

  • How environment changes both judgement and perception
  • Anything we do without taking the environment into account, will give us very little chance of sustained success
  • In the context of your quest for happiness & success, environment becomes the most influential choice you will make.
  • Your environment today is the you of tomorrow!
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The Circles Method: Jump Into The Circle For A Happy And Successful Life

In this lesson you learn about the Circles Method and the Positive Social Environment (PSE). A Positive Social Environment is exactly what you need to practice the Positive Social Relations that are the gateway to your sustained happiness & success. The Circles Method ties together everything you have learned throughout the course. This is not the end of the journey, but the entrance to your future of happiness & success. Armed with knowledge, you stand on a plateau with a crystal clear view. Instead of saying goodbye, we invite you to experience our Circles Community. You have just earned your ticket for a one-month free trial. Remember--the Circles Academy is always dedicated to your happiness and success!

  • Positive Social Environment (PSE) brings out the best in you
  • PSE releases you from your negativity bias and allows you to focus on what you really want to become.
  • PSE It gives you the positive boost you need for sustainable happiness & success
  • Research shows that it’s initially better, easier, faster to develop Positive Social Relation skills with people working toward the same goal
  • We are not saying goodbye, we’ll see you in the environment, as a Udemy student of Circles, you get a month for free and we promise to never gouge you.
  • Circles is dedicated to your happiness and success!


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Instructor Biography

Circles is a network of researchers and experts in multiple fields, all related to what makes groups and individuals flourish in today’s world.

We weave together cutting edge research from different fields to create development programs that are in line with where the world is headed, acknowledging hyper-connectivity, interdependence and human connections as quickly becoming the most valuable resources. We recognize that understanding this shift is key to achieving, nurturing and growing happiness and success into the future.

Circles has partnered with businesses, communities and educational facilities to help teams and individuals thrive according to those very principles.

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