Psychology of wellbeing
Time: 10:00 - 14:00
Location: Keeley Street
- Course Code: PP133
- Dates: 16/03/24 - 16/03/24
- Time: 10:00 - 14:00
- Taught: Sat, Daytime
- Duration: 1 session
- Location: Keeley Street
- Tutor: Jacqueline Greenlees
Course Code: PP133
Duration: 1 session
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What is the course about?
The course provides an insight into the psychologically reserached factors that influence wellbeing. You will learn a range of theoretical and practical components of wellbeing and consider how you can apply them in your own life.
What will we cover?
- Psychological definitial of wellbeing and how it is measured
- Theories of wellbeing
- Causes of stress, and symptoms
- Psychological and impactful methods of enhancing well-being; the imporance of meaning and purpose, positive relationships, work/life balance, the importance of our narrative.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- State some key psychological components of 'wellbeing'
- Explain typical causes and symptoms of stress and strategies to recover
- Identify the factors which are important to you and how you want to 'grow'
- Undertsand the importance of work, rest and play and the choices you make
- Recognise the impact of positive and negative thoughts on wellbeing
- Identify some key factors for creating positive relationships.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course introductes a range of topics the area of wellbeing. Although there will be psychological theory presented, no prior knowledge is required. Proficiency in English is important. Openness to reflect and being more self-aware is helpful.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Short presentations, slides, handouts, group work, practical exercises and class discussion. You will be encouraged to self reflect on how the theories and concepts may relate to your own experience.There is no formal homework, however, the ability to reflect on and apply learning is beneficial.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
No additional cost. Please bring a notepad and a pen.