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Series on Happiness and the Psychology Positive Living to begin Nov. 5

On Wednesday, November 5th  , Chabad of SE Morris County will begin a new Jewish Learning Institute course entitled “How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology.”. The six –week course will meet on six consecutive Wednesdays beginning November 5th  at the Chabad Center located at 42 Park Ave in Madison. The course will be taught at two convenient times each Wednesday - from 7:30pm -9pm, and from 12pm-1:15pm.

How Happiness Thinks was created by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute- an internationally acclaimed adult education program running on over 350 cities worldwide, which boast over 75,000 students. This particular course builds on the latest observations and discoveries in the field of positive psychology. How Happiness Thinks offers participants the chance to earn up to 15 continuing education credits from the American Psychological Association (APA), American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC).   

Importantly, How Happiness Thinks is designed for people at all levels of Jewish knowledge, and participants don’t have to have any prior experience or background in Jewish learning to attend and enjoy this course. Additionally, all JLI courses are open to the entire community and people from all backgrounds and affiliations are welcome.

The course fee is $75 which includes the course workbook and all materials. All attendees are welcome to attend the first class on Nov. 5th   free of charge. There is also a special couple’s rate of $120.

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“This  course will share  techniques to boost our happiness; such as humility, gratitude and meaningful living ,while helping to  overcome the challenges that get in the way of our happiness, including stress, grief and self-concept,”   said Rabbi Shalom Lubin, Director of Chabad of SE Morris County.

To reserve a spot for this course or to learn more information about Chabad of SE Morris County, please call (973) 377-0707, or email:


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