The class of happiness
Yale University offers a course that teaches you how to be happy practicing gratitude, kindness and intimacy. He is the most wanted in 378 years of American institution
It is true that there is no formula for happiness, but there are ways described by science to improve well-being. They are the basis of the course that began to be taught at the beginning of the year by psychologist Laurie Santos at Yale University (USA) and quickly became the most wanted man in the history of the 378 years of the institution. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the main auditorium of the University lota to hear the lessons of Laurie. "The students realized that the culture of stress, overwork, is very harmful," said the psychologist to ISTOÉ. "That explains the search beyond what we expected."
Students should list daily five good things that happened on the day. "I do this", says the Portuguese João Cardoso, 18 years. Student of Astrophysics, he learned how to make new friends is important. Following the guidelines of the school, found a great company on colleague Julia Sanderson, student of economics. "I met her at 5 A.M., in the laundry room. Became a great partner, "he says.