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The Jewish Women's Circle brings together Jewish women of all ages and backgrounds to learn, laugh, experience and rejuvenate the mind, body and soul. See below the details of this years course and the classes dates. To RSVP for a class contact us .


Overview and Dates:

How Happiness Thinks is much more than a tool to boost your happiness. It is an exciting journey into your own mind and psyche. Drawing on classical Jewish and mystical teachings, this course will present you with a deeper understanding of yourself, and help you flourish by suggesting practical advice which, when implemented, will radically enhance the happiness quotient of your life.

You'll also learn how the science of positive psychology is now corroborating what Judaism has always known about what makes us happy.

Tuesday, November 15: THE JOY OF BEING YOU - Finding a Self-Concept of Happiness
How you think about yourself is crucial to your happiness. What is the self-concept that yields happiness, protects against the misery of low self-esteem, and avoids self-centeredness?


Tuesday, December 6: THE JOY OF PURPOSE - Facing Stress with Patience, Mindfulness, and Hope
Stress is an impediment to happiness. How can we rise above the everyday worries and frustrations, whether they are about the present or future, and retain our joie du vivre?


Tuesday, January 24 : THE JOY OF HAVING - Learning the Art of Gratitude
Good fortune—wealth, beauty, genius, or power—don’t necessarily lead to more happiness. But is there a way to build joy from our good circumstances? How do we master the art of experiencing the goodness of life?


Tuesday, February 14: THE JOY OF STRUGGLE - Exploiting Our Shortcomings as Sources of Happiness
Our flaws and deficiencies can drain us of our happiness. How might we succeed in reframing our challenges and deficiencies as joy-inspiring opportunities of cosmic proportion?


Tuesday, March 21: WHEN JOY SEEMS ELUSIVE - Coping with the Pain of Loss
The loss of a loved one changes our lives forever. What can help us cope through these difficult moments of grief and bring us back to emotional equilibrium?


Tuesday, May 9: THE JOY OF THE SPIRIT - Exploring the Deeper Dimensions of Happiness
Research suggests that meaning and spirituality can make us happier. Why is this so? Discover how spirituality and meaning can help you take your happiness to greater heights.