Tools for a Meaningful Life

Fall 2018, Tues/Thurs, 3 pm-4:20
LIFE 101, 3 Units
Instructors: Jonah Willihnganz, Andrew Todhunter, Fred Luskin, Farshid Oshidari

Explores the foundational skills for a meaningful life. Features lectures by faculty from across the university and labs for experiential practice. Draws on research and practices from fields related to psychology, philosophy, literature, and neuroscience, as well as wisdom traditions from around the world. Focuses on developing human capacities necessary for a meaningful life including; attention, courage, devotion, resilience, imagination, and gratitude. Exposure to these capacities influences personal growth and its development in communities.