Increasing Your Happiness Outline

Course Duration 1 Day 

Increasing ones happiness can be done through the power of positive thinking. That is one skill
that this work shop will touch on to teach your participants how to be happier. Happiness will spread throughout your organization, and have a positive effect on everyone.

With our Increasing Your Happiness workshop your participants will engage in unique and helpful
ways to increase their happiness. This will have a robust effect on their professional and personal lives. It will improve their communication skills, increase productivity, and lesson absenteeism.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to :

  • Discuss how planning ahead cultivates workplace happiness
  • Create a nightly routine and daily plan
  • Relate more effectively to others in the workplace
  • Understand how the workspace environment impacts happiness
  • Think more positively
  • Take actions that will create greater workplace happiness

Course Outline

Plan Ahead for Happiness

Have a Nightly Routine

Get at Least 8 Hours of sleep

Wake Up Early Enough for some “Me” time

Give Yourself Time to Arrive at Work Early

Plan Your Day

Arrive 10-15 Minutes Early

Check for Action Items

Create a To-Do List for the day

Build in Breaks

Relate to Others

Greet Your Colleagues

Smile! Fake It If You Have To!

Build Your Support Team

Take Time to Socialize

Go to Your Happy (Work) Space

Create a Workspace That Makes You Happy

Clear the Clutter

Bring in Personal Touches

Add Some Green!

Accentuate the Positive

Use a Daily Affirmation

Surround Yourself with

Positive People

Limit Your Negative Interactions

Build Friendships

Use Your Benefits

Use Your Vacation and Paid Time Off!

Gym or Health Club Memberships

Employee Assistance Programs

Explore Other Benefits

Take Control of Your Career Happiness

Take Control of Your Professional Development

Seek Frequent Feedback

Practice Professional Courage

Seek Mentoring and Seek to Mentor Others

Set Boundaries

Learn to Say No

Learn to Say Yes

Protect Your Downtime

Know When to Call It a Day

Practice Positivity

Keep Your Interactions Positive

Practice Gratitude

Address Conflict and

Misunderstandings Directly

Look for the Silver Lining

Choose to Be Happy

Happiness is a Choice

Choose Your Stress Response

Do One Thing Every Day

That you Love and Enjoy

Seek to Make Positive Changes

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Increasing Your Happiness Outline – Full Day