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Positive Psychology Beginners: Putting the Science of Happiness into your life

People's College

Tutor: Elaine Metcalfe, Bsc. Education & Training, MA Modern Irish History, Dip. Life Coach- ing, Certified Train-the-Trainer, DTM.

  • Date: Oct 13, 2021 - May 25, 2022
  • Day: Wednesday
  • Time : 6.15 - 7.45 p.m
  • Category: Mental Health, Stress Management
  • Venue : To be confirmed closer to the start of term
  • Cost: €125 for 12 classes

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Course details

Positive psychology is, first and foremost, an applied science. It looks at what is right with people, focuses on when people are at their best, and attends to individual and group flourishing. It does not focus on the positive at the expense of the negative. Rather it recognises negative emotions failure and problems as natural and important aspects of life, produces positive interventions and ways of working with people where the focus is on promoting ‘superior functioning’. This is an interactive, self-development course which will introduce strategies for the pracice of improving essential life skills, using the tools of Positive Psychology Coaching. It will demonstrate how changing our approach and attitude to life can achieve real and sustain- able improvement, boosting our self-esteem, confidence-building, resilience, emotional intelligence and much more! Positive psychology helps us become happier, more optimistic and motivated. It can help us find meaning in life, wakes us up to the power of feeling good, thinking positively and acting generously. Positive Psychology Coaching reveals the principles and practices of positive daily living and demonstrates how every aspect of your life can be improved with Positive Psychology.
This course will enable you to: -
• Understand what to do to feel better almost instantly
• Learn simple practices to improve your well-being
• Discover your strengths and how to use them
• Activate strategies for Success
The Programme is offered as a two-part continuation course over 24 weeks, although it can also be attended for the initial twelve weeks only. It is structured as follows:- The first semester offers an extensive overview of Positive Psychology; what it actually means, its fundamental belief systems, how it operates in our daily lives, and the main topics it covers.
The second semester would more closely examine, explore and discuss certain aspects of the more complex issues of those topics.

Registration details
You can register online or call the office on 01 8735879

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Course added on: 17/07/2012
Details last updated on: 22/07/2021

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