This 8-week workshop/program is about engaging deeply with life. The crux is self-awareness and self-discovery. It combines two powerful and popular approaches that are being used in schools, clinics, universities, scientific labs, and businesses world-wide: mindfulness meditation and character strengths. Emphasis is placed on exercises that are discussed and practiced each week. This course teaches the basics of mindfulness and of character strengths, and offers more advanced, practical ways to integrate the two. It presents a unique angle to living one’s best life, re-discovering happiness, achieving goals, finding deeper meaning in life engagement, and coping with problems.
Session 1: Mindfulness and Autopilot
Session 2: Signature Strengths
Session 3: Obstacles & Opportunities
Session 4: Strengthening Mindfulness in Everyday Life
Session 5: Valuing Your Relationships
Session 6: Mindfulness of the Golden Mean
Session 7: Authenticity and Goodness
Session 8: Your Engagement with Life
– Builds deeper knowledge of the best qualities in people.
– Cultivates strengths awareness and strengths use.
– Boosts mindfulness as an always-available approach to use in life.
– Offers several concrete practices to boost happiness and mange stress and difficulties.
– Previous participants have experienced increases happiness, flourishing, engagement, meaning, purpose, better relationships, and improved stress and problem management.