Description: Optimism is an emotional skill that can be developed and honed. This course explores the meaning of optimism and the reasons it’s important in life including its effect on mental and emotional well-being, leadership, and happiness. The course examines barriers to becoming optimistic and provides seven downloadable exercises to help learners become more optimistic.
Style: Slides with narration, includes quizzes and seven strategies for personal development
Length: ~30 minutes, each exercise takes 20-30 minute to complete.
Recommended audience: This course is intended for individuals interested in exploring the benefits of being more optimistic, including the effects on personal and professional success, leadership, and resilience.
Certificate of Completion: Automatically generated upon completion of the program. CE hours: 4
Recommended companion course: EQ-i2.0 Workplace Assessment and Debrief and Stress Tolerance.