Open Access Webinars - Happy Hacks for More Positivity

Happy Hacks for More Positivity and Productivity Amidst the COVID Craziness

About the Session

Throughout 2020 our lives have been bombarded with negativity, stress, and countless threats to our emotional well-being, work, and closest relationships. Unfortunately, this negativity easily seeps into both our personal and professional lives. An outdated solution suggests if we focus more and work harder, we will be more successful, and then experience more happiness. New research in neuroscience and positive psychology shows that it works the other way around. Improving positivity and happiness turns on all the learning centers in the brain and fuels positive outcomes in all aspects of our lives. Drawing on his Positivity Pyramid and using humorous examples and stories, Dr. Dave provides simple science-backed “Happy Hacks” to boost both our positivity and productivity as well as our mood and attitude at home and at work.

Key Learning Objectives
  • Participants will have a better understanding of the three essential human needs and why it is important to meet these needs regularly for themselves and those they work with.
  • Participants will learn about common barriers that distract them from their ability to focus on positivity and personal well-being.
  • Participants will learn simple science-backed principles and practices and commit to implementing one or more of the “happy hacks” into their own lives to improve personal well-being – starting today!

Seats are limited!  Reserve your spot!  The session will be recorded and posted to the Webinar Library.  

About the Presenter(s)

Dr. Dave Schramm
Professor, Family Life Extension Specialist
Utah State University

Known as “Dr. Dave” on campus and across the country, Dave Schramm is a professor and family life extension specialist at Utah State University in the department of Human Development and Family Studies. He was appointed by Governor Herbert to serve on Utah’s Commission on Marriage, he appears monthly on Fox 13’s “The Place” and he shares tips and videos to help individuals, parents, and couples thrive in their life journeys. Dr. Dave has given over 500 presentations, classes, and workshops to a variety of audiences, including the United Nations and a TEDx talk in Florida.

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