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Positive psychology is the science of well-being. 

Explore scientifically based methods to develop your own positive emotions, behaviours and character strengths.  Using the simple and practical approaches from this course, you can learn to create a better life.


  • Positive Emotions and the ‘Broaden and Build’ Theory
  • Positivity Resonance and the impact on relationships
  • The PERMA model of flourishing
  • Optimism
  • Grit and Goal Attainment
  • Increasing Resilience and Stress Tolerance
  • Character Strengths


Western Digital BadgeEarn a Western Digital Badge 

Recognizing your learning achievement when you complete this micro-credential


Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance

This course is eligible for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) micro-credential funding. Find out if you are eligible.

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Come prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.

All that is required is a strong desire to succeed and a willingness to learn and apply yourself.



Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Sep 09, 2024 to Oct 04, 2024
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What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

Real-time Learning

There are four live Zoom sessions scheduled for this course.

September 10 - 9:00am - 10:30am ET
September 17 - 9:00am - 10:30am ET
September 24 - 9:00am - 10:30am ET
October 1 - 9:00am - 10:30am ET

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course where a complete or incomplete will be issued. Evaluation will be based on participation and completion of course activities. You must attend at least three of the four scheduled live Zoom sessions.


No textbook required.