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How to Achieve More by Doing Less

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Finding happiness and a better work-life balance are goals that many of us strive for—with limited success. Combining scientific research and practical application, Christine Carter, PhD, offers you not just a way to cope with modern pressures, but a way to truly thrive. Speaking to executives, general audiences, and working parents Dr. Carter looks at living life from our “sweet spot”—a place of power and ease.

This weekend will transform the way you think about and experience happiness, fulfillment, and achievement. Dr. Carter will share simple practices and engage discussions that address real-life demands. You will find out how common distractions, including how numbing your feelings (with online time, food, busyness, etc.) can actually make you more anxious.

You will learn:

  • Three core skills for a well­lived life, rooted in the latest scientific research
  • Why simple acts of kindness can be better for our health and happiness than exercise
  • Something you can do in only one hour a week to increase your longevity by 14 years
  • A simple brain trick that can help you stop thinking, “One day, I’ll be happy when…,”  letting you enjoy the journey more fully.

Take home practical knowledge and skills for getting more done in less time and become re-inspired to live your most fulfilling, creative, joyful, and productive life.

Christine Carter

August 11 - 13, 2017
Friday-Sunday , 2 nights

$435 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

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Program Description

Finding happiness and a better work-life balance are goals that many of us strive for—with limited success. Combining scientific research and practical application, Christine Carter, PhD, offers you not just a way to cope with modern pressures, but a way to truly thrive. Speaking to executives, general audiences, and working parents Dr. Carter looks at living life from our “sweet spot”—a place of power and ease.

This weekend will transform the way you think about and experience happiness, fulfillment, and achievement. Dr. Carter will share simple practices and engage discussions that address real-life demands. You will find out how common distractions, including how numbing your feelings (with online time, food, busyness, etc.) can actually make you more anxious.

You will learn:

  • Three core skills for a well­lived life, rooted in the latest scientific research
  • Why simple acts of kindness can be better for our health and happiness than exercise
  • Something you can do in only one hour a week to increase your longevity by 14 years
  • A simple brain trick that can help you stop thinking, “One day, I’ll be happy when…,”  letting you enjoy the journey more fully.

Take home practical knowledge and skills for getting more done in less time and become re-inspired to live your most fulfilling, creative, joyful, and productive life.

Faculty Bio

Christine Carter

Christine Carter, PhD, is a sociologist, artist, and prolific writer. She is a sought-after keynote speaker, executive coach, and senior fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, where for many years she was the executive director. Author of The Sweet Spot and Raising Happiness, Dr. Carter is also the writer of an award-winning blog.

Why Attend

  • Get a fresh perspective on time-management, allowing you to achieve more with less stress.

  • Step away from your usual busy schedule and experience how to apply evidence-based tools to your daily life for more joy and fulfillment.

  • Increase your health, vitality, happiness, and productivity by implementing small, enjoyable changes to your life.

Things to Know/Schedule

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

  • Recommended Reading

    The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work, by Christine Carter

Accommodations

Standard Rooms
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.

Deluxe
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available from mid-February 2018.

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

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