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The Philosophy of Happiness

Image Description Dr. Will Buckingham
10 lessons
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53m

What is happiness? How can we find a path to happier lives? Is there a single secret to happiness? Or does happiness mean different things to different people? For generations, questions about human happiness have preoccupied philosophers across the world. “The Philosophy of Happiness” looks at philosophers from Ancient China and Greece to the present day. It explores the varied approaches that philosophers have taken to thinking about what happiness means; looks at what some of the greatest minds in history have said about why happiness matters; and asks how we might be able to attain...

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Leadership: How to Be a Great Boss

Image Description Chris Croft
10 lessons
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40m

This course is designed to help you be a great boss, whether you are new to management or have been doing it for a while but want to get some new ideas on how to be better. It’s full of practical tips that you can use immediately. You’ll find out what empowerment really means, how to avoid abdication, what being a Seagull Manager is, and what SPVEG objectives are. We’ll cover the difference between thanking and praise, the two dimensions of coaching, how to do a motivation review, and much more.

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Human History and the First Civilizations

Image Description Brian Fagan
10 lessons
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51m

What happened in history before ancient Greeks and Romans? In this course, we’ll cover the story of humanity, from our origins in East Africa to the world’s first pre-industrial civilizations. Over ten audio lessons, you’ll learn about human origins some three million years ago, explore the origins of modern humans, ourselves, and our colonization of the Old World and the Americas. We’ll also explore the origins of agriculture and animal domestication and explain why the changeover from hunting and gathering took place. After listening to this course, you’ll have an entirely new perspective...

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Negotiation Skills

Image Description Chris Croft
10 lessons
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40m

In this negotiation course, you will learn simple but effective techniques that can save you money both at home and at work, buying or selling. Whether you’ve never negotiated before or you’ve been doing it for a while, this course will certainly give you some new practical tips to use straight away.

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How to Be Good at Stress

Image Description Dr. Kimberlee Bonura
10 lessons
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49m

Stress is bad for your health, right? In fact, stress is a lot like blood pressure: Too high is bad for your health, too low is bad for your health, and the only time you have none is when you’re dead. Research indicates that stress is actually related to having meaning and purpose in your life. In this course, you’ll spend ten days transforming your relationship with stress. Practical exercises will help you build resilience by purposefully challenging yourself through good stress, re-channel anxiety into excitement, and rest and recover effectively. Are you ready to be good at stress?

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The Psychology of Decision Making

Image Description Abasi Latcham
10 lessons
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40m

Whether you’ve known it or not, many of your decisions have been based on faulty reasoning and unsound logic—predictable errors psychologists and behavioral economists call, “cognitive biases.” This course introduces ten biases that most commonly influence your decisions and provides real-world examples of them in action. You’ll also learn strategies on how to avoid falling prey to the influence of each one. After all, everyone else is taking this course, why aren’t you?

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Build Your Best Day

Image Description Dr. Kimberlee Bonura
10 lessons
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46m

As we power through our 24-hour days, fueled by technology, coffee, and our Fear of Missing Out (FOMO), it’s easy to forget that our bodies are connected to nature. In particular, our bodies have an intrinsic circadian rhythm, and learning to eat, sleep, exercise, and schedule work according to that rhythm can actually boost your health, increase your productivity, and reduce your risk of chronic illness. Did you know that the World Health Organization has declared night shift work a probable carcinogen? And that long-term sleep disruption can increase your risk of minor illnesses, like cold...

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