Last night I was making dinner and half listening to the NBC Nightly News. I rushed around the kitchen, browning the chicken, dicing the red rose potatoes, and making a salad, when I heard a story that literally stopped me in my tracks.
The reporter was talking about the increasing mental health problems on college campuses. More than ever before, students are anxious, depressed, and overwhelmed.
There’s a course at Yale that teaches kids how to be happy. Ingenious.
Psychology professor Laurie Santos developed the class. She teaches students how to live a more satisfying life.
“Psychology and the Good Life” is the most popular course in Yale’s 316-year history. Nearly one-fourth of Yale undergraduates students are enrolled.
That statistic speaks volumes.
Millennials, also known as “the anxious generation,” desperately want to know how to be happier, less stressed, and more fulfilled.
“Psychology and the Good Life” focuses on: