Workshop 4: Positive Psychology
HIM Workshop 4 – Positive Psychology was organized on 3rd December, 2011 (Saturday) at Caritas Jockey Club Lai King Rehabilitation Centre, which attracted around 150 participants. Ms. Carol YEW, Clinical Psychologist of United Centre of Emotional Health and Positive Living (UCEP) was invited to introduce what is positive psychology and the ways to build up a happy and fulfilling life.
Through games, songs, videos, group competition and discussion, speaker encouraged students to reflect what the meaning of Happiness is. Students have learned about gratitude and to establish personal interest. Besides, speaker guided students how to explore possible solution and think from different perspectives when facing difficulties. Moreover, speaker analyzed the elements of optimism and pessimism.
To review the effectiveness, we distributed questionnaires to all participants. More than 90% of students expressed the contents of workshop were useful, which help them to think positive. Besides, students have learnt to think from different perspectives, more importantly, learned the ways to pursuit happy.