The Science of Happiness
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The Science of Happiness

Discover how to live your life in the happiest way possible!
4.3 (230 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,458 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2017
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 12 Articles
  • 55 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the science and biology that supports being a happier person
  • Appreciate small pleasures in life that might ordinarily have gone unnoticed
  • Appreciate what it feels like to be a truly fulfilled, happy, and well adjusted person
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Requirements
  • All you need to start this course is the desire to become happier and live a more fulfilled life!
Description

FULLY ACCREDITED DIPLOMA - THE SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS

Happiness: The Science of Happiness

This course is fully accredited by a globally recognized CPD body, the Continuing Professional Development Standards Agency. 

Taking this course will give you the opportunity to gain a diploma signifying formal certification for 10 hours of CPD credit. 

Please note, accreditation is optional. It is by no means compulsory, or a prerequisite for taking the course. Degree requirements vary based on the position you pursue and the area in which you reside or work. Should you wish to opt for accreditation and the diploma, full details and directions will be given at the end of the course. 

Would you like to be happier?  Do you know what it feels like to be truly fulfilled and living your best life?

If you want to invite more happiness in your life, this is the course for you!

We’ll explore the science of happiness and discover the many ways in which you can become a happier, healthier person.

We’ll look at the scientific reasoning behind the study of happiness and what you can do to adopt these methods and strategies, enabling you to be the happiest you’ve ever been in your life, starting today!

As well as the obvious benefits of being a happier person, you’ll enjoy many others including:

Building your confidence and boosting your self esteem

Developing stronger personal relationships

Bolster your sense of self worth and self belonging

You’ll also notice an improvement in the quality of your sleep

Being happy naturally lowers your  blood pressure and reduces your anxieties levels by limiting the production of the stress hormone, cortisol.

You’ll also benefit by improving your immune system, boosting your feeling of overall well being and having your body create its own natural stores of pain relief.

As a happier person, you’ll be more equipped to deal effectively with all that life can throw at you.  in essence, being happy helps you deal with the ups and down of life more easily.  

The course, will also help to develop your self awareness and  you’ll experience what it means to live in the present moment, without the distractions of the past or anxieties concerning the future.  We’ll look at how you can gain the most benefit from the simple pleasures in life, and experience joys of life that ordinarily go unnoticed.

You'll discover how hugging brings you bursts of happiness and how practicing smiling, can instantly lift your mood!

Within the course you’ll find everything you need to have the most interactive and engaging learning experience.  As with all of my courses, you’ll find heaps of downloadable resources to enhance your learning and I’m always on hand to help you with any questions or support you might need, 365 days a year!

At the end of the course, you’ll also have the opportunity to become fully accredited with the CPD standards agency, gaining a diploma and 10 hours of CPD credit.

So sign up today and become the happiest version of you!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for people who would like to explore the science of happiness
  • This course is for you if you want to be a happier person
  • This is for you if you want to live a fuller more meaningful life
  • This is for you if you want to develop your sense of self, and a sense of belonging
  • This is for you if you want to feel content and live without regrets concerning the past or anxieties surrounding the future
  • This is for you if you want to enjoy rewarding relationships
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Curriculum For This Course
78 Lectures
03:15:11
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Introduction to the Science of Happiness
6 Lectures 09:57

Welcome to the introduction of the course and the science of happiness

Preview 03:30

About Me
00:40

True or False Happiness Quiz
01:47

True or False Happiness Quiz - How Did You Rate?
02:49

Find All Your Downloadables Here
00:16

Inspiring Quotes on Happiness
00:54
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Hugs 2 Happiness
9 Lectures 22:55

In this lecture we look at the hormone, oxytocin, aka the love drug!  We see examples of when our bodies make the hormone and when it's most present for us.

Happiness via the "Love Drug"
03:08

The Science Surrounding Hugging
05:19

This lecture is all about how hugging can make you happier!  We conducted a free hugging service in London and it went down a storm!

"Hugs 2 Happiness"
03:33

This is some of the comments we received as a result of a "Hugs To Happiness" campaign we ran in the city of London.

Comments and Replies To "Hugs To Happiness" Campaign
04:34

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign
01:53

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Daniel & His Best Friend
01:27

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Alexx & Anifa
00:44

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Kyle & Romo
01:06

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Dignish
01:11
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Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness: PART 1 – MINDFULNESS
12 Lectures 13:19

This is part one of daily steps on how to boost your happiness levels

Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness Part 1
02:31

Mindfulness Training: Video introduction to mindfulness training exercises. These exercises will help develop your mindfulness awareness.

Introduction to Mindfulness Training Exercises
00:41

Mindfulness Training: 60 Seconds mindfulness exercise

One Minute Mindfulness Exercise
00:47

Mindfulness Training: 10 Second count exercise.

Ten Second Count Exercise
00:33

Mindfulness Training: Covering the mindfulness trigger exercise.

Mindfulness Trigger Exercise
00:59

Mindfulness Training: Video covering the conscious observation exercise.

Conscious Observation Exercise
01:13

Using Your Pleasant Events Diary
01:58

Mindfulness Training: Instructions for using your mindfulness breathing meditation diary, along with some questions to help you record details of your experience.

Using Your Mindfulness Breathing Meditation Diary
02:47



This exercise is good for helping to clarify and identify your own personal values and what you hold dear to you.  

Identifying Your Values Exercise
01:38

Happiness Principles to Live Your Life by
00:09
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Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness: PART 2 – RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS
10 Lectures 21:51

This is part two of daily steps on how to boost your happiness levels and here we look at benevolent acts and their impact on happiness levels.

Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness Part 2
02:16

Random Acts of Kindness
02:16

Random Acts of Kindness - Seagulls
05:20

Random Acts of Kindness - Car Park
02:44

Random Acts of Kindness - Telephone Box
01:31

Random Acts of Kindness - Dogs Need Hydration Too.mp4
01:48

Random Acts of Kindness - Bus Stop
01:33

Random Acts of Kindness - Small Gifts for Children
01:47

Random Acts of Kindness - Joggers & Ramblers
01:09

Random Acts of Kindness - Christmas Crackers
01:27
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Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness: PARTS 3 & 4 – GRATITUDE
5 Lectures 14:17

This is part three of daily steps on how to boost your happiness levels.  We'll be exploring positive things that already exist in your life and how we can build on them.

Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness Part 3
02:53

This is part four of daily steps on how to boost your happiness levels and we explore an exercise which involves writing a letter of appreciation to someone.

Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness Part 4
02:39

The Gratitude Experiment
03:02

The Gratitude Experiment Part 2
01:50

The Gratitude Experiment Part 3
03:53
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Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness: PARTS 5 & 6 – THE BEST OF YOU AND OTHERS
3 Lectures 10:55

This is part five of daily steps on how to boost your happiness levels.  Here we'll be looking at ways you can utilise your talents more effectively so you gain more joy from them.

Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness Part 5
07:11

This is part six of daily steps on how to boost your happiness levels.  This lecture is about learning to look for the positives in people instead of negatives.

Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness Part 6
02:36

How Well Do You Know Yourself?
01:08
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign Part 2
6 Lectures 07:43
More Videos on Hugging - Global Campaign Hugs 2 Happiness
00:11

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Steve
01:59

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Mondie & His Laptop
01:13

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Anna & Her Little Cat
01:18

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - April & Steve
01:07

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Monika & Her Giant Teddy Bear
01:55
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The Science of Smiling
3 Lectures 06:01
The Science of Smiling
01:43

The Impact of Smiling at Strangers
03:03

The Oxford Happiness Questionnaire
01:15
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Planning and Goal Setting
4 Lectures 12:02
Planning and Goal Setting
00:19

Goal Setting Part 1
03:28

Goal Setting Part 2
03:03

Happiness Goal Setting Exercise
05:12
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More Video on Hugging - Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign Part 3
6 Lectures 06:36
Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign Part 3
00:13

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Karson
01:45

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Arkash
00:54

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Zhanna & Fiance
01:32

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Fia
01:00

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Christy & Her Dog Dolores
01:12
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About the Instructor
Libby Seery - Founder of Renaissance Life Therapies
4.5 Average rating
11,684 Reviews
51,679 Students
29 Courses
Ad.Dip.Psych, PGDip.CBT, Dip.Couns, Dip.Psych.Coach, Dip.NLP

LIBBY SEERY - Founder of Renaissance Life Therapies Ad.Dip.Psych, PGDip.CBT, Dip.Couns, Dip.NLP, Dip.Psych.Coach 

All of my online courses are fully accredited with the CPD Standards Agency and offer students the opportunity to gain CPD credits/hours.

I am a Psychotherapist, Counsellor, and Therapeutic Art Practitioner.

I run a very successful practice in Harley Street, London which is recognised the world over as a centre of medical excellence.

I am a highly trained specialist with a wealth of experience, working with people from all walks of life; including referrals from charities I'm involved in, to very high profile clients from all over the world.

As well as my client work, I have had a number of works published and have appeared on TV and radio.

I am also the founder of Renaissance Life Therapies Training Academy, which offers courses in counselling, CBT and other areas of self development.  

As an accredited CPD training provider, I have more than 60,000 students, from 181 countries, and have been honoured with a number of awards for my contribution to education.

I also write and lecture in my subject, as well as training other doctors and counsellors in specialist areas of counselling and therapeutic art.