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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



Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance

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



Course Outline

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Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Feb 14, 2022 to Mar 11, 2022
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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.

February 15 - 9:00am - 10:30am ET
February 22 - 9:00am - 10:30am ET
March 1 - 9:00am - 10:30am ET
March 8 - 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 3 of the 4 scheduled live Zoom sessions.


No textbook required.