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How to Cultivate the Skill of Well-Being

9:00am - June 16, 2021 thru 1:00pm - June 16, 2021 | Timezone: US/Central
Great Lakes PTTC
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We all aspire to high levels of happiness, yet this is a goal that evades many of us. What should we know if we too aim to become a happy—or a happier—person? In this workshop, Dr. Pelin Kesebir will answer this question, relying on the latest findings from well-being research. At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will have a better sense of where well-being lies and how it can be cultivated through small, daily activities.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Understand that well-being is a skill that can be developed
  • Learn about the different causes and correlates of well-being
  • Receive a better sense of what a healthy sense of self involves
  • Learn about the importance of healthy social relationships to well-being.

 

PRESENTER
 

Pelin KesebirDr. Pelin Kesebir received her doctoral degree in Social Psychology and Personality Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2009. She is a fellow at the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Dr. Kesebir studies happiness and character strengths, and the different ways in which we can cultivate well-being. She is originally from Istanbul, Turkey.