Happiness: Essential Secrets to a Fuller Life

The key 'Science of Happiness' strategies that will have you living a happier more fulfilled life - almost immediately!
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  • Lectures 37
  • Length 6 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 8/2014 English

Course Description

2015's Guide for Owning Your Success & Happiness Potential *30 Day 100% Risk Free Offer!

Have you felt that you're not as happy as you should be?

Have you vaguely heard of the "science of happiness", but don't understand the practical implications?

Then this course is for YOU!

·Recognize Your Strengths

·Create Larger than Life Optimism

·Become Your Ideal Self

·Develop New Empowering Habits

·Reach Your Potential

·Be Fulfilled in Your Relationships

Extending the scope of applied positive psychology, this course is will enable you to increase your overall performance.

Look for "HAPPINESS" discussions on the class dashboard, or consider beginning your own!

What are the requirements?

  • Material in this course has helped thousands of people around the world. This is the first time we are offering our program on Udemy. Our experience indicates that the best results come from those who practice and apply the material on a regular basis. This course was intentionally developed without fancy, high-tech approaches, because the material is meant to be experienced in a way that is accessible to anyone who desires growth. We do strongly recommend that if you aren't certain whether you will 'do the work', contact us with your questions prior to purchasing. Enjoy and we LOVE to hear from our students!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 40 lectures on The Science of Happiness, habit formation, willpower and goal setting. Discover how to achieve sustainable happiness by practicing the exercises to experience massive shifts in your relationships, leadership, parenting, coaching, counseling and personal and business goals. Develop a greater level of energy and a driven sense of optimism. Use your emotions to achieve results as opposed to allowing negativity or pessimism to derail your best intentions.

What is the target audience?

  • Are you wanting to experience greater levels of overall satisfaction in life? This class is for parents who want to help their children flourish, teachers who want to make an even greater impact on students, coaches who want to 'stand-out' from the coaching competition, leaders responsible for workplace results, self-improvement learners ready for the next step in their development.

What you get with this course?

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

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
A 'Strategies for Life Success' Course
Section 2: This Alone Will Make You 3X Happier

A discussion on identifying and applying your strengths as a way to live an extraordinary life. Patrick covered research and various resources including, Gallup, strengths finder, DISC Affiliate and the VIA.

Section 3: Before Happiness

Braco discusses Sonja Lyubomirsky's research on the factors that make-up happiness and optimism.


Research validated ways to achieve happiness for the long haul.

Section 4: How To Create Your Ideal Self

Application steps are discussed and the learner is directed to download the document found in the next lecture.

2 pages

Use the downloadable document to set a foundation for principle-centered living.

Section 5: Oustanding Relationships
Oustanding Relationships

A continuation of Dr. Shelly Gable's groundbreaking research on how to develop rapport and lasting bonds with others is discussed.

1 page

Please download this worksheet on Active Constructive Responding.

Section 6: Optimism

In this lecture we look at research-validated ways to enhance our wellbeing by increasing our optimism.

Section 7: Secret #1: Ways to Achieve Your Goals
Achieve More Intro

Kaizen is a Japanese word for incrimental improvment. In this video Braco discusses the importance of the Kaizen way.


An exercise in goal setting


In this lecture we discussed importance of setting up intrinsic goals.


This is your assignment for setting up Self Concordant - Intrinsic Goals. Please have a pen and paper ready and make yourself comfortable. Please watch the video and follow the instruction. This will only take 5 minutes or less.

Interrogative Goal Setting
Section 8: The Butterfly Transition -the Second Secret To Happiness
Butterfly Transition Intro

Dr. Bruce Lipton's amazing work helps us understand how beliefs shape our very cellular makeup.


The Placebo Effect may be even more powerful than you had previously thought. In this video the research and its practical applications are discussed.


Henry Ford said, "Whether you think you can, or you think you can't -- you're right." In this video we explore the opposite of the placebo effect and learn how negative thoughts and beliefs can impact us.

Recap - What's next
Section 9: The Third Secret To Happiness - How to Make Habits Work for You

Acclaimed Habits and Happiness author Braco Pobric introduces us to the topic of habits and how we can use our habits to generate momentum for the things we want in life.


Human Performance expert Patrick Howell talks about conditioned responses, and how we can shift our habitual responses to things that fulfill us, and make us happy, as apposed to responses that derail our best intentions.


Habits and Happiness author Braco Pobric takes us through a comprehensive look into the how and why of habit formation.


How habits take shape within the brain and what you can do with this new found awareness.

Exercise: Identify Your Existing Habits

What is going on in our biology when we achieve and celebrate small wins? Braco dscusses the science.


It's all about the application. Knowing is not enough. We must apply our knowledge in order to create an impact in our lives. In this lecture Braco helps us get 'practical' with the wealth of information available on habits.


Part #2: It's all about the application. Knowing is not enough. We must apply our knowledge in order to create an impact in our lives. In this lecture Braco helps us get 'practical' with the wealth of information available on habits.

Power of Belief and Habits
Exercise: 3-Minute 'Habits' Meditation
Section 10: The Fourth Secret To Happiness - Become a Willpower Athlete

The development of willpower has been refereed to as the most important aspect of human growth. In this lecture Patrick talks about the muscle model of willpower, and clearly explains how to develop more willpower for the things that are most important in our lives.


A discussion on te functions of willpower and some of the ways we use it up.


The ultimate willpower and goal training exercise - focus on the breath.

The work of Behavioral Economist, Howard Rachllin is discussed: Reducing the variability of the behavior you wish to eliminate.

Section 11: Congratulations on Completing the Course

Goodbye for now! Please do reach out to us with question, or to provide feedback. Mostly please let us know how you are using applied positive psychology to make a difference in your life - or in the lives of others! * We will be picking one student a month to highlight in our public programs. With the winners permission we will share your story, and if applicable distribute any marketing material you have to our class members.


Patrick discuses the foundations of positive psychology and answers the question "is there really a science of happiness?"

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Instructor Biography

Braco Pobric, Certified Positive Psychology Coach, Bestselling Author

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As a former globally Certified Trainer and Coach for Dale Carnegie Training I helped people make a massive shift and changes in their life and as a Certified Positive Psychology Coach I help people become happier and therefore more successful.


Braco Pobric is the bestselling author of Habits and Happiness: How to Become Happier and Improve Your Wellbeing by Changing Your Habits and a founding member and Chief Happiness Officer of the Institute for Advanced Human Performance. He is a Certified Positive Psychology Coach, Certified NLP Practitioner and former globally Certified Trainer and Business Coach for Dale Carnegie Training.

Mr. Pobric was a speaker/presenter at the Fourth World Congress of Positive Psychology, delivered his Habits and Happiness workshop to J.C. Kline – Forever Young event, taught Science of Happiness in many US States and has over 16,000 registered online students in 155 countries.

He is a creator of many educational programs including but not limited to flourishing, human change, science of happiness and management consulting.

Braco was a Vice President for the large Wall Street firm, Management Consultant for one of the “Big Five" Companies, Consulting Practice Manager for national large management consulting firms and owner and president for technology consulting, wholesale-retail and internet businesses.

He currently holds a leadership role with a large global financial company where he served multiple responsibility including Head of North America Operation, Head of Global Technology Command Centre and is now responsible for North America, Europe and Asia Pacific Regions Data Centers supporting $1.4 trillion of average daily volume.

He lives in New Jersey with his wife Nevenka and their cat Ringo

Instructor Biography

NLP, Happiness, Motivation Positive Psychology Coach Patrick Howell, Happiness, Self Esteem, NLP, Positive Psychology, Coaching

Best-Selling - #1 Rated Udemy Instructor in Personal Development, achieving record breaking results in multiple course categories. 8 online courses, 22,000+ International Students. 500+ Positive Student Reviews. 

I Help People Experience Massive Shifts in Life, Happiness and Circumstance

As  a former globally Certified Dale Carnegie Success Trainer and Coach, and a Master NLP Trainer - Certified Positive Psychology Coach, my focus is on helping you make massive shift in the areas of life most important to you. 

Short BIO:

I'm a corporate trainer, speaker, and performance coach known for translating research-based findings from positive psychology, neuroscience and peak performance into accessible strategies that impact lives and organizations.

After leaving an award-winning career as Director of Corporate Initiatives for the Dale Carnegie Training organization, Patrick spent the past 10 years implementing positive human performance initiatives within organizations such as AT&T, Comcast Cable, and the Department of Defense.

Patrick, with leading applied positive psychology expert Kim Rowe, authored the American Society for Training and Development's best-selling field manual The Positive Workplace (2014). His self-paced personal effectiveness courses have attracted 10,000 online international students in 140 countries.

In 2013, Patrick partnered with Wiley Publishing, and acquired DiscAffiliate a Personality Assessment website. Disc affiliate has become one of the most popular websites for corporations to purchase world-renowned DiSC Assessments.

A frequent guest in media, Patrick is the former host of a television program aired on the Comcast and Verizon networks and viewed in 600,000 homes.

Patrick lives by the Jersey shore with his family and you can often times catch him filming lectures with an ocean view.

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