UPDATE: Now with full English subtitles!
You're about to understand the simple things that can transform your happiness and sense of well-being. For centuries, people have been trying to figure out what it takes to live the good life. It might seem like a question that will always be up for debate among philosophers, but science has some answers.
Recent research in psychology and neuroscience have uncovered reliable strategies that people can use to be happier. We know way more about who's living a satisfying life and why. I'm a social psychologist, and I've done an extensive review of these research studies to show you what works.
This course keeps things simple by highlighting 5 simple things that you can do today to increase your happiness and well-being. Everything you're about to learn comes from documented, peer-reviewed research in psychological science.
Happier people enjoy a bunch of other benefits ranging from workplace success to better social lives. So what do you have to lose? Enroll in this course now to get a quick introduction to this fascinating and valuable topic.
This course is a special selection of lectures on the psychology of happiness. For a more advanced course, please check out “Be Happier with Positive Psychology," available here on Udemy.
This course focuses on science-based solutions. There’s a lot of garbage out there that caters to people who don’t care to look into the facts. This quick introduction will show you what you can expect and why I'm a credible source for psychology information.
"Happiness" is a slippery term, so let's take a quick look at what we're actually talking about and learn a little more about what affects our happiness levels.
If you take this course, you probably have your own ideas about why it's worth being happy, but lots of studies have also shown that happiness is related to career success, stronger relationships, creativity, confidence, and physical health.
Try a gratitude exercise with me! We'll walk through a powerful strategy for boosting well-being.
Lots of research has now shown how gratitude can be a powerful influence on happiness. It's worth exploring these studies to see exactly how and when this strategy will be helpful.
Simple acts of kindness can boost happiness. This lesson looks more closely at how to implement this life strategy and the science behind it.
This lesson reveals a surprising strategy that goes against what we all tend to expect from making social connections with strangers.
Oh, the power of a smile! A host of research studies have shown how smiling can have significant effects on our everyday happiness.
There are a few ways to make decisions, and recent research has shown that these decision-making strategies have bigger implications for a person's well-being.
Thanks for coming along for the course! It was great to have you, and I want to take one last chance to wish you well and invite you to get in touch.
I am a social psychologist. My expertise is in the domain of attitudes and persuasion, but I have extensive experience with all corners of the social psychology world. The research in this field is so interesting that I can't help but want to share it! I look forward to the chance to share the world of social psychology with you.