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WELLNESS 18: Strengthening the Heart through Compassion

Guided practices and simple evidence based strategies to develop self-compassion, experience genuine happiness, reduce stress and negative thoughts, resolve differences with difficult others and take compassionate action that makes a difference in the world. Sponsored by Stanford's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) and following the Stanford Compassion Training program. Each week includes: meditation, group discussion, current research and its real world application.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Cusick, R. (PI)

WELLNESS 191: Ignite: The Power of Motivation

Motivation is often misunderstood as a force driven by a system of rewards and punishments. However, the latest research shows it's much more dependent on cultivating meaning, purpose, task mastery, and freedom of choice. In this course students will uncover the keys inside themselves to ignite the power of their motivation at school and their life. Research on motivation from the fields of psychology, behavioral economics, and neuroscience is discussed and then tools are provided that enhance the drive to achieve in a balanced and healthy manner. Students will learn how to cultivate the psycho-physiological factors that increase motivation, while reducing those aspects that depress it.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Olsen, C. (PI)

WELLNESS 193: Lifestyle Fitness Challenge

This course teaches students how to stay active by engaging in a variety of workouts (indoor cycling, interval training, weight training, walking/jogging, etc.). This course utilizes a variety of workout equipment to target all major muscle groups. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments and student participation to enable students to: (1) Understand basic components of health-related physical fitness, cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance and flexibility (2) Develop physical fitness and motor skills, and (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Lillie, T. (PI)

WELLNESS 194: Healthy Cooking: Food as Medicine

The class will explore the basics in healthy nutrition and the essentials for a healthy balanced plate. Classes will focus on recipes in East Asia &India, the benefits of foods for certain ailments, super-foods, plant based diets and phyto-nutrients, cleansing foods, the use of foods for skin care and aromatherapy, understanding the link between the foods we eat and the soil they grow in, and lastly healthy comfort foods. This interactive and experiential class will help one to develop a healthy relationship with food and develop some practical cooking skills.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Hauck, C. (PI)

WELLNESS 195: Wellness: Mind, Body, Spirit

An introduction to wellness focusing on emotional health and the cultivation of happiness. Managing stress and enhancing productivity while remaining centered are the primary learning objectives. Class will be lecture and discussion with time for guided practice in skill development.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Chima, A. (PI)

WELLNESS 200: Emotional Intelligence: Tools for Productivity and Thriving

This class is designed to help high achieving, intellectually competent Stanford students develop their Emotional Intelligence. This class will use lecture, discussion, peer coaching and guided practice to help students assess, understand and utilize their EI strengths and weaknesses. Goals for class are improved stress management and resilience, greater self awareness and enhanced productivity
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Chima, A. (PI)

WELLNESS 201: Flourishing

An introduction to wellness focusing on physical well being and the importance of that in leading a happy and successful life. Topics covered are proper diet and nutrition, exercise, sleep, brain fitness and the concept of flow or engagement. Woven throughout the class will be the need to manage stress and remain productive and centered.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Luskin, F. (PI)

WELLNESS 202: Wellness: Mind, Body, Spirit

An introduction to wellness focusing on emotional health and the cultivation of happiness. Managing stress and enhancing productivity while remaining centered are the primary learning objectives. Class will be lecture and discussion with time for guided practice in skill development.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Chima, A. (PI)

WELLNESS 207: Meaningful Work: Finding a Career You Love

Finding work that is meaningful and a career that actualizes our potential is essential to our success and well-being. Philosophical traditions and psychological science converge on the conclusion that doing the work we both love and are good at leads to professional success, positive relationships, and improved health. This course will help you develop the skills that lead to the choice of a meaningful career; one that that optimizes both your future achievement and your lasting happiness. Class lecture and discussions will be supplemented by reading, writing, video clips, quotes, and jokes.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Robins, S. (PI)

WELLNESS 215: WISE DECISION MAKING

Being wise makes us happier and more successful. Our relationships, bodies, health, school, and work can be either stressful or fulfilling. Wisdom skills are practical and effective in these areas, and you can learn how to apply them sooner rather than later. This course will help you develop wisdom through guided practice in skills such as mindfulness, emotional intelligence, cognitive reframing, humility, empathy, gratitude, and courage. Entertaining video clips, quotes, and jokes will supplement our discussions.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Robins, S. (PI)
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