Chocolate Mix

The Science Of Chocolate & Happiness
Workshop

Learn about the scientific foundations of happiness and discover how this research can be applied within your own life.  During this workshop, we will be discovering each participant's unique strengths and exploring ways to amplify those strengths through short talks and interactive exercises. 

Length: 60 mins, 90 mins, or 120 mins

Chocolate Truffles

THE SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS WE EXPLORE

Gratitude

Learn about the benefits of gratitude and how to practice it, with research from Positive Psychologists Dr Bob Emmons and Dr. Martin Seligman

Grit & Resilience

Learn what grit is and why it can be more important than intelligence when it comes to accomplishing your goals. 

Science of Breath

Learn about the empirically validated breathing techniques to reduce stress and increase well-being. 

Compassion

How can we become more compassionate?

Explore the latest research and best practices from compassion researchers Dr Tania Singer and Dr. Kristin Neff

Humane Tech

Is your digital life healthy?


Social media and other apps are constantly vying for your attention without regard for your well-being.  Learn about how tech companies exploit our vulnerabilities and what you can do to protect and nuture your well-being. 

Flow

 Explore psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi's work on flow, a state of complete immersion in an activity, and how to attain it more often.

Optimism

Learn what scientist have discoverd about optimists. 

 

Discover how optimists think about their futures and how to avoid pessimistic thought patterns. 

Goal Setting

Discover the science-backed techniques for planning  "smart" goals.  These techniques will help you move faster and with less stress toward your goals.  

VIA Character Strengths

What is going right with you?

Discover your character strengths that are valued across all cultures. 

Storytelling

Learn how to write stories of your life that nudge you toward happiness. 

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Science of Happiness & Chocolate
on the 
CW News

The CW News invited us to share a little about our workshop on the Science of Chocolate & Happiness.  

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR

Zack Prager, MAPP studied the science behind happiness under the founder of Positive Psychology, Dr. Martin Seligman, at the University of Pennsylvania and at UCLA.    

He lectures at UCSD and his work has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Happy Magazine, San Diego Tribune, ABC, CW, NBC, Brit+Co, & more.
When he's not lecturing, he develops applications that make people happier and healthier in a field called Humane Technology.  

MindfulLabs.com,

Ransomly.com,

FoodRevolution.org,

MangoDass.com (music)

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Zack Prager, MAPP
Truffles

THE
CHOCOLATE

We ethically source our cacao from Guatemala with the help from our friends at Communion Chococlate and Keith's Cacao. 

SCIENCE OF CHOCOLATE & HAPPINESS IN THE NEWS

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THE SCIENCE OF CHOCOLATE WE EXPLORE

Neurotransmitters

Discover the neurotransmitter in cacao and how they effect our brain. 

Medicinal Properties

Learn about Cacao medcinal properties for the cardio vascular system and the psyche.

Set & Setting

Discover the traditonal and contemporary cermonial settings for cacao.

History

Learn the brief history of cacao in the Europe and the Americas. 

WORKSHOP
TIMELINE

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