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The Happiness Masterclass

This talk will change your life


We've heard it many times before when dealing with difficult situations: “be more positive”, “look at the bright side”, “stay calm”... But how can we actually do that when we're feeling stressed, angry or sad?

This dynamic and interactive conference will teach you step by step the methods needed to perceive your world in a more positive, helpful manner, leading to a happier, more fruitful work and personal life.

Topics covered

  • The Happiness Horizon: why too much happiness is wasted chasing happiness
  • Happiness doesn’t come without effort, but you can work smarter not harder for it
  • Scientifically proven methods to transform thoughts that hinder us into thoughts that help us, including the cognitive method, gratefulness and mindfulness
  • How to develop a “nonstick coating” to let difficult situations and conflict slide over you
  • How to implement and maintain these methods in your life

Possible formats

  • 3 hour training
  • Conference
  • Individual coaching

Training offered in English


Jean-Marc Assaad

Jean-Marc Assaad is a psychologist and the Director of training services for PsyMontréal. Over the last 15 years, he has offered many trainings on motivation, communication and leadership.

He is an excellent communicator who calls on the experience of his participants as much as his own experience as a psychologist to create a dynamic and captivating learning environment.

Jean-Marc offers psychotherapy and coaching services at PsyMontréal, a company he co-founded in 2003. He has authored scientific publications on motivation and psychology and presented his research at international conferences. A member of the Ordre des Psychologies du Québec, he obtained his Ph. D. in clinical psychology from McGill University, where he also taught.