The Science of Happiness: The Happiness project
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The Science of Happiness: The Happiness project

Positive Psychology toolkit for your own Happiness project
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Created by Aija Bruvere
Last updated 9/2017
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • be up to date on the ideas and latest research in Science of Happiness - Positive Psychology,
  • establish what your current happiness level is compared to general population
  • create your own happiness project by choosing and implementing happiness strategies
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  • No prerequisites

Happy, fulfilled people are more successful, more effective, more productive at work, it pays to invest in Happiness. This Science of Happiness course is based on ideas from Positive Psychology and makes Science of Happiness personally relevant and applicable. We will do Happiness Audit together and proceed to create personal Happiness projects, good mix of theory and practice will empower you to use evidence based science to make your own life happier.

Who is the target audience?
  • anyone who is interested in the science of happiness and ways to increase happiness and wellbeing
  • anyone who would like to know more about Positive Psychology
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Curriculum For This Course
2 Lectures 04:22

Introduction to The Science of Happiness course. Welcome message from the instructor.

Preview 00:55

We establish the link between Happiness and success. And look at the main questions and topics covered in this course.

Preview 03:27
The Science of Happiness
1 Lecture 07:41

Positive Psychology and determinants of the chronic level of Happiness. Introducing The Happiness project.

Preview 07:41
Happiness Audit 1 SWLS
1 Lecture 02:47

Explaining what is Happiness Audit and how to do Assignment 1 Satisfaction with Life Scale

Happiness Audit explanation

Take a well recognised test of happiness also known as subjective wellbeing. We start our Happiness Audit with this Satisfaction With Life Scale, you will have to rate 5 statements about how satisfied are you with your life currently.
Happiness Audit 1 SWLS
5 questions
Happiness Audit 2 PANAS
1 Lecture 02:22

Here results from Happiness Audit 1 Satisfaction with Life scale are discussed and the second Happiness Audit tool is introduced. In the resources section one can download Happiness Audit 2 PANAS, then following instructions fill in P and N scores in Assignment 2. This is Positive and Negative affect scale and answer 20 questions about experience of emotions. Results are discussed in next lecture.

Happiness Audit 2

This is the part two of Happiness Audit that allows to take a snapshot of current emotional climate with Positive and Negative Affect Scale
Happiness Audit 2 PANAS
3 questions
Happiness audit results and happiness trends
1 Lecture 07:01

We discuss the results of the Happiness Audit done by students and research on general happiness trends.

Happiness Audit results and general happiness trends
Happiness strategies
6 Lectures 19:55

Happiness strategies are outlined.

Evidence based happiness strategies

Determinants of happiness
1 question

About benefits of setting and pursuing goals and different types of goals that might result in different outcomes

Not all goals are created equal

The surprisingly powerful and special flow states explained

Flow experiences

Discussing the "Why?" and "How?" of gratitude


On powerful effects of Kindness.


On role of relationships and positive emotion. Broaden and build theory in Positive Psychology.

Your Happiness project
1 Lecture 03:37
The Happiness project and concluding remarks
About the Instructor
Aija Bruvere
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Positive Psychology specialist

Aija Bruvere is a coaching psychologist and business consultant currently living and working in Sydney, Australia. She graduated from SSE Riga with Bsc in Economics and Business and later received a Masters degree in Social Sciences from the University of Latvia . In recent years she has made the transition from running her own business to helping others improve their productivity and outcomes. She has obtained her Graduate Diploma in Coaching Psychology from University of Sydney, with particular focus on applied Positive Psychology, she is passionate about sharing scientific research and making it applicable.