Session Twelve

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Session Description

What makes us happy? Why is it so hard to be happy? In this session, students will go through an in-depth discussion about how our brain affects our perception of our own satisfaction and money’s role in happiness. We will examine the role of expectations and comparison in our level of contentment. When it’s all said and done – what is it that really provides us with lasting fulfillment and life satisfaction?


By the end of this session, students will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between day-to-day contentment and life fulfillment

  • Understand the perceived effect money has on happiness

  • Recognize the many cognitive errors that stand in the way of happiness

  • Articulate a personal definition of happiness




  • Complete the



Blog Prompt

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