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The Science of Happiness

Discover how to live your life in the happiest way possible!
Instructor:
Libby Seery - Founder of Renaissance Life Therapies
2,419 students enrolled
English [Auto-generated]
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

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!

Introduction to the Science of Happiness

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The Science of Happiness Course Introduction

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

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About Me
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True or False Happiness Quiz
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True or False Happiness Quiz - How Did You Rate?
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Find All Your Downloadables Here
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Inspiring Quotes on Happiness

Hugs 2 Happiness

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Happiness via the "Love Drug"

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.

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The Science Surrounding Hugging
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"Hugs 2 Happiness"

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!

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Comments and Replies To "Hugs To Happiness" Campaign

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

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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Daniel & His Best Friend
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Alexx & Anifa
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Kyle & Romo
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Dignish

Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness: PART 1 – MINDFULNESS

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Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness Part 1

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

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Introduction to Mindfulness Training Exercises

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

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One Minute Mindfulness Exercise

Mindfulness Training: 60 Seconds mindfulness exercise

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Ten Second Count Exercise

Mindfulness Training: 10 Second count exercise.

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Mindfulness Trigger Exercise

Mindfulness Training: Covering the mindfulness trigger exercise.

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Conscious Observation Exercise

Mindfulness Training: Video covering the conscious observation exercise.

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Using Your Pleasant Events Diary
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Using Your Mindfulness Breathing Meditation Diary

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

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Mindfulness Breathing Meditation Audio
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Mindfulness Breathing Meditation Diary
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Identifying Your Values Exercise

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

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Happiness Principles to Live Your Life by

Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness: PART 2 – RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS

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Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness Part 2

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.

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Random Acts of Kindness
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Random Acts of Kindness - Seagulls
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Random Acts of Kindness - Car Park
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Random Acts of Kindness - Telephone Box
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Random Acts of Kindness - Dogs Need Hydration Too.mp4
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Random Acts of Kindness - Bus Stop
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Random Acts of Kindness - Small Gifts for Children
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Random Acts of Kindness - Joggers & Ramblers
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Random Acts of Kindness - Christmas Crackers

Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness: PARTS 3 & 4 – GRATITUDE

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Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness Part 3

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.

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Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness Part 4

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.

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The Gratitude Experiment
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The Gratitude Experiment Part 2
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The Gratitude Experiment Part 3

Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness: PARTS 5 & 6 – THE BEST OF YOU AND OTHERS

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Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness Part 5

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.

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Daily Steps for Boosting Happiness Part 6

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.

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How Well Do You Know Yourself?

Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign Part 2

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More Videos on Hugging - Global Campaign Hugs 2 Happiness
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Steve
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Mondie & His Laptop
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Anna & Her Little Cat
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - April & Steve
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Monika & Her Giant Teddy Bear

The Science of Smiling

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The Science of Smiling
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The Impact of Smiling at Strangers
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The Oxford Happiness Questionnaire

Planning and Goal Setting

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Planning and Goal Setting
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Goal Setting Part 1
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Goal Setting Part 2
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Happiness Goal Setting Exercise

More Video on Hugging - Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign Part 3

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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign Part 3
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Karson
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Arkash
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Zhanna & Fiance
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Fia
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Hugs 2 Happiness Global Campaign - Christy & Her Dog Dolores

HAPPY POWER the 10 Principles of Happiness

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"HAPPY POWER" – 10 Principles of Happiness

We look at the ten principles of happiness and we've broke it down into an acronym, called:  HAPPY POWER

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The H in HAPPY POWER – Helping Others

Here, we move on to exploring HAPPY POWER in more detail.  This lecture is about "H" and that stands for Helping People.

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The A in HAPPY POWER – Association

This lecture explores the "A" standing for Association, and how our relationships can bring us more joy.

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The First P in HAPPY POWER - Physical

This is the first "P" in HAPPY POWER and this stands for Physical.  We look at how keeping your physical well being in good repair, looks after our mental well being and increases our happiness levels.

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The Second P in HAPPY POWER – Perception

This is the second "P" in HAPPY POWER and this stands for Perception.  We look at how we can view things in a more healthy way.

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The Y in HAPPY POWER - Yearn to Learn

This is the "Y" in HAPPY POWER and this stands for Yearning to learn.  We look at how learning new things stimulates us promoting a sense of fulfillment and happiness.

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The Third P in HAPPY POWER - Planning

This is the third "P" in HAPPY POWER and this stands for Planning.  We look at how making plans and building goals to work towards, helps us keep motivated and giving us something to strive for and look forward to.

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Planning and Goal Setting
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The O in HAPPY POWER - Optimism

This is "O" in HAPPY POWER and this stands for Optimism.  We look at how having a bright and optimistic outlook, keeps our positive levels up and impacts on our happiness and how we think and feel about the world and our relationships.

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The W in HAPPY POWER – Well-Being

In this lecture we look at the "W" which stands for our Well Being.  Looking after ourselves includes being fit and healthy so that we can give ourselves the best chance of feeling happy all over!

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The E in HAPPY POWER – Embracing Yourself

In this lecture we look at the "E"  of HAPPY POWER.  In this instance, it stands for "Embracing Yourself".  We look at developing our love for ourselves and how to learn to accept that we all have flaws and that no-one is a perfectionist.

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The R in HAPPY POWER – Reason

In this lecture we look at the very last principle of HAPPY POWER and that's "R', which stands for Reason.

We look at the benefits of feeling as though our lives have meaning and we have a reason for living that goes beyond the obvious!

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Be Happy Because You're Awesome!

Five reasons why you should be happy, simply because you're so awesome!

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