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Campus Connections

  • Vaden’s Wellness staffOAPE, and SARA staff come to your residence halls, community centers and student groups meetings.
  • Faculty  “Night” Programs create engaging connections outside of the classroom.
  • WellnessEd  gives students opportunities to explore  different health and wellness concepts via academic courses.
  • CCARE investigates methods for cultivating compassion and promoting altruism within individuals and society through rigorous research, scientific collaborations, academic conferences. In addition, CCARE provides a compassion cultivation program and teacher training as well as educational public events and programs.
  • The Happiness Collective (HapCo) connects students to wellness resources and activities through an easy-to-use site.

Online Courses and Seminars

For Youth and Families

  • Project HappinessPalo Alto organization dedicated to increasing well-being among youth
  • Race to Nowhere: Film about the struggles of high achieving Bay Area high school students
  • Challenge Success: A project of the Stanford School of Education that provides information and strategies for kids’ academic fulfillment

Local Organizations

  • Greater Good: Bay Area university center for research and education offering outstanding public programs about human flourishing


  • Just One Thing: weekly newsletter for happiness, health, and a better world