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About the Course

In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life. THE SCIENCE OF WELL BEING WAS PRODUCED IN PART DUE TO THE GENEROUS FUNDING OF THE DAVID F. SWENSEN FUND FOR INNOVATION IN TEACHING....

Top reviews

Jun 2, 2019

I have taken a dozen courses online. This is the most challenging and fulfilling course I have taken so far. And I believe that the course shall be beneficial to all people in different walks of life.

Jun 14, 2020

This course helped me think of news ways to think and new ways to reach certain goals that I would have not thought about. It's kind of long but I was interested and completed the course feeling good.

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By Elise v d W

Aug 14, 2020

I am really grateful for the insights that this course gave me. Thank you, Laurie!

By Tracy G

Aug 6, 2020

So compelling, so effective - it changed my life! For the better, I hasten to add.

By Catherine m

Jul 15, 2020

Thank you Laura! This is an excellent course and great intro to CBT understanding.

By Gelasia G

Jul 7, 2020

This really allowed for me to develop habits that made me happier and less anxious

By Ericka H

Jun 25, 2020

I loved this course! I learned so much about myself and what truly makes me happy!

By Natalie W

Jun 24, 2020

Really appreciated these lessons especially during such a tense time in the world.


Jun 23, 2020

Very useful course. Got theory as well as effective practical sessions. Thank you.

By Olga L L

Jun 14, 2020

This is the best experience and the best decision that I took during the pandemic.

By Agmar V L

Jun 13, 2020

What an incredibly thorough and well crafter course. I cannot recommend it enough.

By Rashmi V

Jun 12, 2020

Many of the concepts you hear in passing, but this course put it all in one place.

By Jim C

Jun 10, 2020

I was surprised at how much my happiness scores improved by the end of the course.

By Parul V

Jun 8, 2020

Absolutely fantastic and life changing course! Everyone needs to take this course!

By Carrie J b

Jun 8, 2020

amazing course. well worth your time. encourage your friends and family to take.

By Samuvel R

Jun 3, 2020


Quality of teaching is too good for people like me, who are living in India!

By Sabine P

Jun 2, 2020

A fantastic course, filled to the brim with research and fact. Very recommendable!

By michele m

Jun 1, 2020

The flow of the class, the content and the assignments kept the class interesting.

By Eileen H S Y

May 30, 2020

Extremely engaging and a course like no other, one most of us didn't know we need!

By Ivy R

May 27, 2020

Amazing. It literally changed my life for the better. I can't recommend it enough!

By Kimberly A B

May 22, 2020

Excellent Course! Not only did I learn a lot, but I had personal results as well.

By Victoria M

May 21, 2020

This course was really helpful, interesting and amazing! I highly recommend it!!!!

By Evgenia T

May 19, 2020

Amazing, very interesting and useful course, very pleasant and engaging professor!

By Nielufar M

May 18, 2020

I loved this! So engaging, easy to follow, and motivational. Would 100% recommend.

By Joel K S

May 18, 2020

There is nothing more to say about this course. It helped me very well in my life.

By Abraham A O M

May 11, 2020

Exceptional class & extremely life changing experience , thank you wish you well.