Do you love to learn? Do you enjoy challenging yourself with personal growth? Me too! And, I also love to teach. I have found nothing more powerful than what I’ve learned from the field of Positive Psychology and Happiness Studies and I’m excited to share it with you. What you’ll learn in my courses can be applied to your personal, family and professional life. I’ll be launching new courses annually so check back for the latest offering.


If you’re looking to bring Positive Psychology and Happiness Studies skills to your school or workplace, I also provide training for small and large groups.



Stress and anxiety was already running rampant in our society before Covid 19 entered our lives. Learning how to manage and even make stress your “friend” is more important than ever to personal wellbeing and happiness. In this workshop, we will explore how changing our perception of stress can be a key factor in our physical, mental and emotional health. You will learn about and experience a variety of research-based activities that will help you feel better and be more productive.


This workshop is typically 1.5-2 hours.


Length of workshop and pricing TBD*



Explore some of the most important findings from the field of Happiness Studies and Positive Psychology. Pursuing happiness is not a selfish act, it is a selful act. Happy people are more productive, healthier and more generous to others. When you are feeling good, you are a better parent, friend, partner and coworker. In this workshop, you will experiment with eight research based Happiness Boosting exercises to determine which strategies work best for you.


This workshop is typically 2 hours.


Length of workshop and pricing TBD*



The high school and young adult years bring a tremendous amount of transition, high-stakes decision making, and stress. In this workshop, we will explore important findings from the field of Positive Psychology and Happiness Studies while learning practical strategies for tapping into and nurturing your own happiness and wellbeing. As a student in this workshop, you will participate in a variety of research based activities that will help you develop a Growth Mindset, practice self-compassion, boost self-esteem and confidence, reduce stress and anxiety, and cultivate hope and optimism. During this time of Covid 19, we will also explore tools for building resilience and Post Traumatic Growth.


This workshop is typically 2-3 hours.
Length of workshop and pricing TBD*


*As a wellness educator and coordinator for over twenty years, I am particularly drawn to working with teens and young adults. I am keenly aware of the challenges this generation is facing and I love helping young people build their confidence and realize their potential. With teens, I focus on developing a growth mindset and resilience along with self-care tools that can be used as they navigate through major life transitions.



PATHWAYS TO HAPPINESS (August 25-November 10)


  • Audience: Educators (all levels & subject areas), School Administrators, Counselors
  • 45 PDPs
  • 3 Graduate Credits Worcester State University (WSU is an accredited university in Massachusetts.)
  • Online course


Pathways to Happiness is also available in a non-academic format. It is an online, self-paced course designed for adult learning. There are 8 modules which include video instruction, practical application exercises, and resources for further exploration. 


Please contact Karen at for more information.