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Common Ground Speaker Series - February 2nd & 3rd , 2016

Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD

The Science of Happiness: Creating a Meaningful Life

Sonja Lyubomirsky, best-selling author and professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside, draws from over two decades of rigorous scientific research to present a pragmatic approach to realizing our happiness potential and explains how small, simple activities can transform us into flourishing, contented individuals. Lyubomirskywhose books include The Myths of Happiness: What Should Make You Happy, but Doesn’t, What Shouldn’t Make You Happy but Does and The How of Happiness received her BA from Harvard University and her PhD in social psychology from Stanford University. She dismantles myths that happiness will be attained once we hit the culturally confirmed markers of success and offers concrete, researched-based solutions for increasing and sustaining happiness.


Tues, Feb 2, 2016, 7pm

Crystal Springs Uplands School

400 Uplands Drive


(650) 342-4175


Wed, Feb 3, 2016, 9am

The Harker School, Middle School Campus

3800 Blackford Ave

San Jose

(408) 248-2510


Parents, faculty and staff from 29 member schools can attend Common Ground events free of charge. Guests not affiliated with a member school may attend for a $20 fee at the door.


Earlier Event: November 11
SCVC Networking Evening
Later Event: February 9
SCVC Speaker Night - Feb 9th 2016