Hacking Happiness: Fostering Well-Being in a Digital World
These days, we’ve become so attached to our digital gadgets, websites, and apps that it’s easy to lose sight of a fundamental question: aside from the immediate rewards they provide, are they really making us happier? Many studies have illustrated the potential toxic effects of technology on our happiness.
But with some minor tweaks, we can change our relationship with technology to foster greater health and well-being. This workshop will draw from positive psychology, cutting-edge neuroscience, and recent research on the power of technology.
Jonah Paquette, PsyD, works for Kaiser Permanente in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he’s the director of clinical training for a postdoctoral residency program. He’s the author of Real Happiness: Proven Paths for Contentment, Peace, and Well-Being.
Financial: Dr. Jonah Paquette has an employment relationship with Kaiser Permanente. He receives compensation as a consultant and trainer. Dr. Paquette receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. He is an author with Shambhala Publications and receives royalties. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Jonah Paquette is a member of the American Psychological Association, the California Psychological Association, and the Marin County Psychological Association.