What does it mean to “flourish”? People have studied this. We know what it means to thrive in life. We also know that not many people are thriving.
What do you really want in life? You probably want a great job you enjoy, great relationships, great health, in a great neighborhood, with enough money to live comfortably.
It is possible to achieve all of that and thrive, yet only 11% of the population report they are thriving. By the same token, however, 17% of the population confess not having any of it.
To what degree do we have agency in our lives? Is it possible to direct our lives to thrive in our post graduate lives? Within the last ten years researchers have discovered game changing information about how the body and mind function. With this knowledge we can steer ourselves to flourishing.
This bridge course aims to provide students with up to date research on human flourishing that they might effectively manage their own lives so as to thrive in their postgraduate lives. Students learn they have agency in directing the trajectory of their lives through self care, discernment, and relationships.