Be Happier at Work - 4 Steps You Need to Know

Course Code: 2397

Based on Yale’s most popular course, The Science of Happiness, this training highlights the four-step path to increasing your happiness at work and beyond. You will learn what happiness is and what it isn’t, and you will discover how the latest research from positive psychology and neuroscience provides a roadmap to increase your overall happiness.

Yale University studies show that effective performers and individuals who consider themselves happy share similar characteristics. They have a clear direction and are motivated by it, they focus on what is important and understand their sphere of influence, and they are engaged in their work and have more positive experiences than negative ones.

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define happiness at work and why is it important to overall wellness.
  • Describe the four-step process to increasing happiness at work and beyond.
  • Assess your current level of happiness at work and help others to do the same.
  • Understand the behaviors that increase and decrease happiness at work.
  • Explain why managing workplace stress is necessary to prevent employee burnout and increase happiness at work.
  • Build an individualized action plan to increase your happiness at work.

Intended Audience: All audiences. The training may be particularly helpful for those who are experiencing stress at work. HR professionals may earn 5 CEU credits for SHRM.