Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness
Tal Ben-Shahar, PhD, is an author and lecturer. He taught the largest course at Harvard on “Positive Psychology” and the third largest on “The Psychology of Leadership”—with a total of over 1,400 students. He currently…
Full Bio & Programs
For all levels, including beginners.
Can you learn to be happier? Absolutely! Author of Being Happy, Tal Ben-Shahar taught the most popular course at Harvard University—Positive Psychology, the study of optimal human functioning. Come find out how the “happiness class” can help you enhance your general well-being, self-esteem, and motivation.
Integrating theory and practice, East and West, philosophy and psychology, you’ll learn how to use the most effective tools available to feel more connected, fulfilled, and, yes, happier. The focus of the program will be on enhancing self-acceptance, self-esteem, motivation, and general well-being.
You’ll leave with a set of principles you can begin to use right away.
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- 8.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $20 additional charge
- 5 credits for Psychologists (PSY), $20 additional charge
- 8.5 credits for Social Workers (SW), $20 additional charge
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $256 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $392 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More