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Benefits of The Six Sustainable Happiness Skills

Educators engage in a session of open dialogue and brainstorm ways to implement the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills in their school.

Overview

After viewing the video Benefits of The Six Sustainable Happiness Skills (Educators’ Perspective), educators engage in a session of open dialogue and brainstorm ways to implement the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills in their classrooms and throughout their school. Educators analyze how the happiness skills might help them address specific academic, behavioral, and emotional issues occurring in their classrooms and school and identify intended outcomes for students and teachers for implementing the skills. Additional resources are provided to promote development and inspire creative thinking about initiatives and outcomes.

Outcomes

Participants Will:

  • Describe academic, behavioral, and emotional issues students commonly exhibit
  • Create a plan for incorporating Six Sustainable Happiness Skills in daily/weekly practice
  • Identify intended short-term and long-term benefits for students
Educator Guide
Generosity,
Mindfulness,
Human Connection,
Gratitude,
Positive Outlook,
Purpose

Benefits of The Six Sustainable Happiness Skills

Grades 7–12
30 minutes
Educators engage in a session of open dialogue and brainstorm ways to implement the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills in their school.