What contributes to satisfying, engaging, and meaningful living? What conditions allow people, couples, organizations, and countries to flourish?
Students will explore different methods for increasing happiness by examining self-awareness and kinesthetics, relationships and purpose.
Subjects: Philosophy, Psychology
Lesson based on Bruce Clark’s class at Darien.
We have to help our students learn how to develop healthy habits which will improve not only their academics but of course their mental health in general… If we’re going to teach our students then I believe as teachers we need to develop our own personal well-being habits. After retiring from teaching high school psychology […]
A collection of quotes for use in a presentation on positive psychology.
Subjects: Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology
An introduction to the pursuit of happiness.
“What Would Sisyphus Do?” calls upon the Greek myth of Sisyphus, the mythical king who was destined to spend eternity pushing a giant boulder to the top of a mountain, only to have it tumble to the bottom just before achieving his goal. Utilizing the metaphor, the presentation examines resilience after life-changing disappointments and tragedies […]
Subject: Philosophy, History, Western Civilization
This lesson asks participants to approach the subject of happiness using the Socratic Method.
Subjects: Psychology, Science
An introduction to the science of happiness.
Subject: Philosophy, Psychology, Sports
An introduction to the philosophy of sports flow.
Video material about a highly creative dance duet from China illustrating Viktor Frankl’s work on finding meaning.
A collection of quotes and questions for introducing an assignment on happiness and reviewing the writing process.