Professor Sonja Lyubomirsky is a leading social psychologist and researcher into happiness and author of The Myths of Happiness and The How of Happiness.
Drawing on her own groundbreaking research with thousands of men and women, Sonja Lyubomirsky has pioneered a detailed yet easy-to-follow plan to increase happiness in our day-to-day lives — in the short term and over the long term.
This free course, given by The Flourishing Center, scaffolds the development of resilience as a cornerstone for mental health and wellbeing.
Jillian Coppley Darwish provided the 3rd part in this Thriving Jewishly Series. This is a deep dive into the VIA Institute's Character Strength system, and how it can be used in Jewish educational sites.
In this podcast, Tal Ben-Shahar, a lecturer and writer who specializes in the field of Positive Psychology, describes what “studying happiness” looks like in practice, identifies some of the field’s key findings, and explores how religion (Judaism, in particular) intersects with academic research on meaning, purpose, and human flourishing.
This film is available to order or buy as a resource for your school or community. School's Out tells the story of a Forest Kindergarten in Switzerland.
This article delves into the massive undertaking of “making mensches.”
This 10 minute film and accompanying discussion kit explore character education through the wonderful ancient Jewish teachings of Mussar.
The Simple Interactions (SI) website offers educators a unique tool to guide adult-child interactions.
In this article, Dr. Jeffrey Kress discusses the myriad terms used to describe education in the intrapersonal and interpersonal domains.
This article details Yael University's most in-demand class, Psychology and the Good Life.