Discover Your Happy
Studies show that two out of three American teens are stressed and many don't know how to handle it. The inability to reduce and cope with stress and anxiety can negatively impact different facets of a teen's life including their health, friendships, relationships with parents, and academic performance.
Along with The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley and the LG Experience Happiness initiative, Discover Your Happy is highlighting six skills that sustain one's ability to recognize that life's good: mindfulness, human connection, positive outlook, purpose, generosity and gratitude.
Discover Your Happy aims to create awareness that happiness is more than a fleeting feeling, that sustainable happiness is achievable, and that there are a set of skills that can be taught, learned and practiced to help anyone in their journey toward happiness.
Life's Good: Experience Happiness: Aiming to enrich the lives of youth in the United States, LG Electronics USA has launched a unique new corporate social responsibility initiative called "Life's Good: Experience Happiness." Happiness skills can be learned, according to the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley, which has identified six skills that sustain one's ability to recognize that life's good: mindfulness, human connection, positive outlook, purpose, generosity and gratitude. LG's science-based platform is designed to engage research institutions and non-profit partners who help equip American youth with the skills for sustainable happiness. www.LGExperienceHappiness.com.
Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional development, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Serving 4.5 million educators and over 50 million students, Discovery Education's services are in half of U.S. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries. Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to captivate students, empower teachers, and transform classrooms with customized solutions that increase academic achievement. Discovery Education is powered by Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the number one nonfiction media company in the world. Explore the future of education at DiscoveryEducation.com
The Life’s Good: Experience Happiness initiative is working with leading researchers to learn more about sustainable happiness and partnering with organizations to bring sustainable happiness skills directly to youth.
Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley
The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley
The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.
The Inner Explorer program is a series of daily 5–10 minute audio-guided mindfulness practices that is easily implemented in any classroom. The program focusses on key areas of development to help students and teachers reduce stress and prepare for learning.