Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Brown Bag Series: Goals and Self-Regulation Part II: A Pathway Toward a More Satisfying Life

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Research Hall, 163


Goals and Self-Regulation: A Pathway Toward a More Satisfying Life

PresenterJames Maddux, Ph.D.

Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 

Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

Location: Research Hall, Room 163

In this brown bag presentation, Dr. James Maddux continues from last semester with Part II and will review theory and research on the contributions to well-being and life satisfaction of goals and progress toward goals through the exercise of self-regulation. Among the topics to be discussed are types of goals, willpower versus self-regulation, self-efficacy beliefs, and the role of goals in attaining mindfulness and "flow."

This event is part of Spring Into Well-Being—a campus-wide initiative celebrating the many well-being programs, activities, and resources available to the Mason community that help build individual and collective capacities for increased vitality, purpose, and resilience.

Events are hosted by various Mason units, organizations, students, staff, faculty, and affiliates, including the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, New Century College, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mindful Living LLC, CAPS, Mason Hillel, MasonLeads, Office of Sustainability, and more.

For more information and a full list of Spring Into Well-Being events, visit:

*** The first 15 attendees will receive a FREE Spring Into Well-Being t-shirt!

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