Luskin and Pertofsky originally taught a course titled “The Pursuit of Happiness and Health” in the School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics, which in 2007 evolved into the happiness class offered now, taught twice a year through the athletics department. The happiness class covers topics such as gratitude, mindfulness, human connections, forgiveness and meditation, and reaches a wider student audience.
I want to share the resources that I’ve used–both to commend Stanford for its supportive environment and to share with other students that may be floundering how I’ve made my way through school.
While my entire school mourned the losses of my classmate and teacher, only a small number of my friends and my teachers were aware that my aunt had died, too. As contained as I kept my mourning in high school, I find it even harder to express my grief at Stanford…
In a report by The Daily Beast which was published last week amid fierce methodological criticism, Stanford was ranked as the most stressful college in the nation for undergraduate students.