Pursuit of Happiness: Finding Your Path

This class provides ideas and practices about how we can promote times of happiness or in some cases, ways to prevent unnecessary unhappiness. Methods to discuss these practices will include storytelling, music, poetry, humor, spirituality/religion and content from psycho-therapeutic models.

Session I: Begins with discussing the idea of happiness, issues related to self-acceptance, owning our emotions and dealing with stress.

Session II: Continues with practicing gratitude, being in the present, introduction to Ignatian Spirituality Reflection and Cognitive Restructuring/Rational Emotive Training.


Janice Staral

Janice Staral served as a professor and director of the Social Work Department at Concordia University and Marquette University. She earned a Ph.D. in Urban Studies from UWM and a Master of Social Work (MSW) at the University of Michigan. ... read more

Date: 2 Thu, Oct 26-Nov 2, 2023

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 10-11:15am CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: Janice Staral

Fee: $15

Enrollment Limit: 60

Program Number: FALL:138

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