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Ryerson Today features Thriving in Action Online, opens in new window

Students call this class "life changing". Ryerson’s Thriving in Action, a life skills and resilience course, is now available free online. 

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Dr. Diana Brecher and a student discuss student mental health, positive psychology, resilience, and the ThriveRU program and workbook.

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Student discusses Ryerson's Thriving in Action program — a new initiative through ThriveRU that provides supports for students, including workshops that focus on well-being and learning strategies.

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Dr. Diana Brecher discusses the Thriving in Action program and student mental health.

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Dr. Diana Brecher and Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman discuss bringing positive psychology principles into the classroom and her 5 factor model of resilience.

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Dr. Diana Brecher and Emiliya Zhivotovskaya discuss positive psychology and bringing resilience training to students through ThriveRU.

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Ryerson Today

Dr. Diana Brecher and a student discuss the Thriving in Action program, which uses positive psychology to help struggling students.

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Dr. Diana Brecher talks about Optimism and the optimist's outlook for Alive Magazine.

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ThriveRU featured as a positive example of universities beginning to offer courses on positive psychology and happiness to improve mental health of students. Dr. Diana Brecher is a featured interview.