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Happiness Groups

Join an 8-Week Happiness Group to explore topics such as gratitude, meditation, avoiding social comparison, practicing kindness, taking care of your body, embracing curiosity, practicing self-compassion, building resiliency, finding your meaning and purpose and goal-setting. The content is based on positive psychology research about what does and does not make people truly happy.

For questions about the Happiness Program, please email recsports@vt.edu

4-Week Virtual Happiness Groups

Focus Area: Improving well-being in challenging times

Sessions: April 6 - 29

  • (FULL) Mondays from 11:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m. (Zoom meetings)
  • Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Zoom meetings)

The coronavirus has changed our daily lives tremendously. Classes are taught online. The gyms are closed. Hanging out with a group of friends is almost considered to be a crime. Everything that gave us structure and predictability seems to be gone. This four-week interactive class offers you ways to cope with all these changes. You will learn how to improve your well-being in a sustainable way, using tools that are backed up by science. Each session will be taught via Zoom. The well-being exercises will be sent to you by email. Some exercises will be done during the session, while others are meant to be done in between the sessions. Enroll now!