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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Positive Psychology: Resilience Skills by University of Pennsylvania

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About the Course

Learn how to incorporate resilience interventions into your personal and professional life with Dr. Karen Reivich. In this course, you are exposed to the foundational research in resilience, including protective factors such as mental agility and optimism. Several types of resilience interventions are explored including cognitive strategies; strategies to manage anxiety and increase positive emotions such as gratitude; and a critical relationship enhancement skill. Throughout the course, you will hear examples of individuals using resilience skills in their personal and professional lives. Suggested prerequisites: Positive Psychology: Martin E. P. Seligman’s Visionary Science, Positive Psychology: Applications and Interventions and Positive Psychology: Character, Grit & Research Methods....

Top reviews

Sep 23, 2018

Excellent! There was some common sense here, but plenty of new data and tools anyone can use in both their personal and professional life. A must for every human who wants to get the most out of life.

Apr 18, 2020

I truly felt like I was in a classroom learning all the material! I greatly appreciated all of the real-world applications and hearing all of the different perspectives throughout each week and topic!

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By Rebecca E

Sep 9, 2017

Great pace, explanations and role plays to demonstrate the principle.

By Melissa C

Feb 1, 2021

Great Program! I learned so many tools to apply to my everyday life!

By Roberta C

Jan 5, 2019

very practical and good tips, play roles to make it a bit more real

By Eric E

Mar 10, 2018

Very well designed and delivered! I am grateful for what I learned.

By Ahmed I

Sep 16, 2017


By Sean W

Jan 26, 2019

Brilliant course on a great topic. Well presented and very usefull

By Shanika S W

Apr 24, 2020

It was very enlightening and brought self awareness. Thank You !

By michael k

Apr 5, 2020

very practical, clear and helpful personally and professionally.

By Jens H

Aug 3, 2017

Extremely insightful and rewarding. Thank you, Karen & friends.

By Lesley H

Jul 9, 2020

Very powerful and practical - great insights for everyday life

By Aaron K

May 17, 2020

Spectacular, best resiliency course I have ever been received.

By Ravindra

Nov 8, 2018

Excellent course, lot of role plays and practical applications

By Nala J

Jul 24, 2017

pretty nice course and help me deal my anxiety with resilience

By Daria S

Aug 12, 2020

Great course, great teacher, and great material. Many thanks!

By yuling l

Dec 30, 2019

Very practical and useful skills for many domains of my life.

By Donna M

Apr 25, 2018

The complexities of resilience were uncovered in this course.

By Daniela M

Nov 10, 2020

The best course ever! Thank you Karen! I will not forget it!

By barbaros k

Oct 7, 2020

Great Insights and skill sets to be applied on a daily basis

By Amy S

Jun 19, 2020

Outstanding course. Karen is a fantastic lecturer. Thank you

By Karen N

Jun 6, 2020

Well done and very interesting!! Would recommend to others.


May 18, 2020

This was an awesome course! The primary presenter was great!

By Reena M

Jan 2, 2018

Very Good Course. I am a improved person. Thanks to the team


Feb 1, 2021

It was really interesting and the instructor was so amazing

By Jung

Jun 21, 2020

Very interesting MOOC ! Very applicable to our daily life !

By Joanne R

Jan 16, 2018

Very useful and relevant tools. I will recommend to others.