The course comprises 4 Sections
SECTION A: INTRODUCTION AND POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY (Workshops 1 & 2)
Introduces the course and Positive Psychology, the science of wellbeing & happiness.
SECTION B: WHO AM I? Workshops 2 & 3)
Section B aims to make participants more aware of themselves and their nature, using the most valid and reliable measure of personality, and the concept of emotional intelligence.
SECTION C. WHERE AM I GOING? WHAT DO I WANT TO ACHIEVE? AND WHY? (Workshops 4 & 5)
Section C explores the areas of meaning & purpose and effective goal setting. We’ll look at the balance in your life, what’s important and how effective gaol setting can get you there – addressing the questions ‘where am I going?’ and ‘why?’ .
SECTION D. WHAT’S GETTING IN THE WAY AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT! (Workshops 6-10)
Section D will cover the basics of Cognitive Behavioural Science. How our thoughts, feeling and emotions influence each other will be explored, as well as outlining techniques and methods to question unhelpful or unrealistic beliefs. Common barriers to achievement such as confidence, procrastination, motivation and stress will be explored and addressed also.
Each workshop is designed to be participative and interactive. As well as an outline of the theory behind each area, participants will be expected to apply the tools and techniques to the challenges in their own lives. For example the personality workshop will involve participants completing a personality assessment and coaching themselves on their results.
Different resources and readings are provided for different levels of ability/interest
• YouTube videos / Blog Posts
• General ‘self-help’ literature
• Academic books
• Journal Articles