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Oct 2nd 2017

Learn mindfulness techniques to reduce stress and improve your wellbeing and work/study performance in this free online course. Tired, distracted and stressed by the pace of modern life? Mindfulness might be the solution. Mindfulness is essentially about being more aware and awake in every moment of your life. It is about intentionally paying attention to each moment, being fully engaged in whatever is happening around and within you, with an attitude of friendliness and compassion.

Average: 7.6 (25 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

You are encouraged to take the first four courses of the Foundations of Positive Psychology Specialization before starting this course and completing the Specialization Project. This course, taught by Dr. Martin E.P. Seligman brings all the key concepts from the first four courses to practice as you develop and test a new positive intervention for an audience of your choice.

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Sep 11th 2017

Tú y yo, al igual que la mayoría de personas, con las acciones que realizamos tenemos el propósito de mejorar las circunstancias en las que viven las personas. Pero ¿Cómo llevamos a cabo esa tarea? ¿Qué tan claro tenemos qué es lo que queremos hacer, para qué lo queremos hacer y cómo lo vamos a hacer? ¿Qué tanto anticipamos los posibles resultados de lo que proponemos y los factores del contexto que pueden facilitarlos u obstaculizarlos para aprovecharlos o contrarrestarlos? ¿Cómo sustentamos que con lo que hacemos efectivamente podemos contribuir al bienestar de las personas? Nuestra experiencia nos muestra que muchas iniciativas para promover el bienestar se realizan sin que previamente se adelante un proceso riguroso de planificación.

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Sep 11th 2017

En la actualidad es muy frecuente escuchar debates en torno a los derechos humanos, la equidad y el bienestar de la población. Muchas personas incluyen estos conceptos en sus conversaciones cotidianas y también son parte de la mayoría de documentos de política pública, programas de gobierno y proyectos de diversas organizaciones. Sin embargo, nuestra experiencia en docencia, investigación, intervención y evaluación nos ha permitido establecer que pocas veces lo que se plantea acerca de estos temas se materializa en acciones concretas que cambien tanto la manera como las personas se relacionan entre sí como la valoración que hacen de la vida que tienen.

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Sep 4th 2017

How can technology make you healthy? Learn about the design, application, implementation and evaluation of eHealth. eHealth refers to the use of technologies to improve well-being, health, and healthcare. It is an umbrella term that captures concepts about the health context, technology, and people. In this free online course, we will provide you with insight into the domain of eHealth, describe methods to develop eHealth, and explain theories that enable behaviour change and facilitate implementation.

Average: 5.9 (9 votes)
Sep 4th 2017

Find out how measuring and promoting wellbeing can make people, organisations and society more focused, considerate and effective. Since the financial crisis, there has been an increased interest in moving away from GDP and wealth as measures of national and individual performance. Instead, more explicit attention is being paid to wellbeing around the world, and how we can promote it at individual, local, national and international levels.

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Sep 4th 2017

In today’s world, mental illness and distress are common and these account for a significant burden of disability within our community. At the same time, there is a growing interest in understanding and enhancing positive mental health and wellbeing; particularly from developments in the fields of positive psychology and mental health promotion. Positive Psychiatry is a new term (Jeste et al 2016) that describes a dual approach to mental health, where we build strengths, supports and healthy lifestyles as well as treating illness and distress.

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Aug 14th 2017

Did you ever wonder how music works? This course provides free video, audio and journal resources that explain six basic principles about how music can influence individual and community health and wellbeing. From biology and neuroscience, to psychotherapy and politics, the ways we engage with music can make all the difference. Music has always played an integral role in the lives of individuals and communities all around the globe.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Aug 7th 2017

This course will explore the dynamic factors affecting the health and wellbeing of young people around the world, and how important it is for individuals, communities and nations that we improve the health and life chances of this important population group.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Aug 7th 2017

It’s well known that good early nutrition is vital to the development, health and wellbeing of children, but what does this mean? The birth of a child is exciting and exhilarating. It can also be stressful and confusing.

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Jun 5th 2017

Discover what healthcare was like in ancient Greece and the Roman world with this free online course. What did being healthy in ancient Rome or Greece look like? How can we tell what wellbeing meant in ancient times? This course will help you investigate the health of people in ancient Greece and Rome, using both literary and archaeological evidence to uncover details of real life in ancient societies.

Average: 10 (1 vote)

Apr 24th 2017

Explore how healthcare professionals work in partnership with people with long-term conditions in this free online course. There are some 15 million people in the UK currently living with a long-term condition and many more millions worldwide. Many are living with more than one long-term condition, which is impacting on both their physical and psychological wellbeing.

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