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The Learning Goals For
The Authentic Happiness Coaching Program

  • To recognize the importance of placing as much interest in building the best things in life as in repairing the worst.
  • To begin to focus more on signature strengths and less on weakness.
  • To become familiar with contemplative practice and its relevance to "Authentic Happiness".
  • To become familiar with practical methods for taking care of oneself and preventing burnout and to practice techniques and skills for self-care.
  • Learn ways to utilize a powerful collection of documented exercises for increasing pleasure, engagement, and meaning in your life.
  • At a subjective level increase positive experience: well-being, optimism, and flow.
  • At the individual level learn about the character strengths: the capacity for love and vocation, courage, interpersonal skill, aesthetic sensibility, perseverance, forgiveness, originality, future-mindedness, and high talent.
  • At the group level become familiar with the civic virtues and the institutions that move individuals toward better citizenship: responsibility, parenting, altruism, civility, moderation, tolerance, and work ethic.