Positive Psychology: becoming the best version of you

City University London
Course summary
10 weeks
460 GBP
Part time
Next available date: 30/04/2020 - London
Open / Scheduled
Positive Psychology: becoming the best version of you

Course description

Positive Psychology: becoming the best version of you

You will learn leading-edge techniques to develop strengths and virtues such as wisdom, self-control, courage and fairness. They will also learn about mindfulness and compassion and how to be more self-compassionate.

Required reading is set between classes. Weekly classes encourage discussion of these ideas and practical exercises are given to aid self-development. You also have the option of giving a short presentation in class.

You will learn many skills that are useful both for professional and personal development. These include:

  • how to build and set effective goals,
  • how to be resilient,
  • how to be happy,
  • how to improve relationships
  • how to identify and use personal strengths.

Suitability - Who should attend?

English requirements

Good written and spoken English.

Training Course Content

What Will I Learn

The 10 week course will cover the following and will be discussed in further detail during the first class.
Note: This is indicative of likely content and is subject to change

  1. Introduction: Developing the best version of you
  2. Virtues and Strengths
  3. Stoicism and the role of Practical Philosophy
  4. Wisdom
  5. Self-Compassion
  6. Self-Control & Willpower
  7. Courage &   Grit
  8. Transcendence
  9. Humanity & Justice
  10. Conclusions

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City University London

City University London

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