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WELLNESS 110: Enhancing Motivation, Decreasing Procrastination

Examine the factors that increase motivation and decrease procrastination from a scientific point of view. Investigate research and models of motivation and procrastination in task engagement arising from the fields of psychology, behavioral economics, and cognitive neuroscience. Cultivate and apply cognitive, behavioral, and social tools that enhance motivation and decrease procrastination while supporting balanced and healthy achievement.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

WELLNESS 119: Cultivating Healthy Romantic Relationships

Explore the factors that support healthy romantic relationships from psychological, sociological, historical, and cultural perspectives. Investigate the questions, What is a healthy romantic relationship and how do I know if my relationship is healthy? Study the structures of healthy romantic relationships through learning about attraction, attachment, attunement, individuation, cultural scripts, gender roles, and considerations of non-monogamous and non-heteronormative relationships.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Yisrael, D. (PI)

WELLNESS 123: Journey Into Purpose

Explore the art and science of purpose-finding as it relates to living a more flourishing life at Stanford and beyond. Investigate the contemplative, psychological, social, and communal factors that deepen meaning-making, support authenticity, and encourage living more purposefully. Drawing from disciplines as diverse as art, storytelling, design, and positive psychology, create and utilize tools that promote wellbeing. Highly interactive course employs creative expression, group and individual activities, discussions, lectures, and mini-field trips to reflect on fundamental human questions in pragmatic ways.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 1-2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

WELLNESS 125: Live Better Longer: Enhancing Healthspan for Longer Lifespan

Explore ideas and practices that extend healthspan, the number of years we live free of disease or disability. Translate scientific research around current healthspan theories and understand social behaviors and available technologies that support rather than degrade human health. Apply course material to enhance one's own ability to adapt and self-manage in the face of adversity for improved performance and health.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

WELLNESS 130: Meditation

Introduces diverse forms of meditation practice in both theory (contemplative neuroscience, phenomenological traditions) and practice. Practices in guided imagery, compassion, loving kindness, positive emotion, mindfulness and mantra meditation will be offered to enhance stress management and well-being. While meditation practices emerge from religious traditions, all practice and instruction will be secular.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

WELLNESS 133: Meditation Retreat: Weekend Campus Intensive

Introduces diverse forms of meditation practice in both theory (contemplative neuroscience, phenomenological traditions) and practice. Selected practices in focused attention, mindfulness, guided imagery, compassion, loving kindness, positive emotion, and/or mantra meditation will be offered to enhance focused attention, insight, stress management, and well-being. Takes place in a weekend immersion format (on campus), which allows more immersive exploration of the topic space. While meditation practices emerge from religious traditions, all practice and instruction will be secular.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

WELLNESS 135: Mindful Self-Compassion, Strength, and Courage

Investigate how harsh self-criticism adversely impacts well-being, strength, and performance. In contrast, explore how mindful self-compassion (MSC) enhances emotional well-being, increases resilience and strength in coping with life challenges, and supports positive personal relationships. Using the scientifically validated MSC method (Neff & Germer), learn how to better pursue goals and commitments (academic, personal/social development, community service, and/or activism) with greater inner-peace, confidence, and courage.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

WELLNESS 150: Introduction to Nutrition

Optimize nutrition for health and performance based on established and emerging research. Discern between popular trends and scientific understandings of healthy nutrition and nutritional habits. Topics include evidence-based analysis of macronutrients, fad diets, sugar addiction, low-calorie sweeteners, caloric restriction, disease prevention, and general nutrition with an emphasis on translating research into implementable, day-to-day dietary practices.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Robinson, J. (PI)

WELLNESS 152: How to Eat: Creating a Healthy Relationship With Food

Explore the psychological foundations of a positive relationship with food to enhance mind-body health and optimize performance. Focuses on nutritional science and research-based mindfulness practices shown to enhance physical and psychological well-being. Covers topics ranging from inner and outer wisdom, self-assessment of hunger and satiety, critical thinking about food related media messages, stress, and transitions as they influence eating habits. Emphasizes translating theory and research into lifestyle practices.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

WELLNESS 163: Meditation and Technology

Challenge the traditional definition of meditation while examining and using the latest meditation technologies that amplify attention and awareness. Learn how these technologies can be integrated into existing practices or help support new meditators. Explore the range of tools, such as brain, heart, and breath sensing/feedback devices, and find what works best in one¿s own practice. Move past traditional boundaries of meditation and experiment with new ways that wearables, apps, and other tech can support meditation practice both in formal sitting practice and day-to-day living in a hyper-connected world.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Alashwah, A. (PI)
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