Workshop: Learned Optimism

June 25, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

This workshop will focus on the benefits of optimism, and strategies for increasing resilience and optimism in our lives. 

Optimism is one of the most important and well-studied protective factors in resilience. Deliberately cultivating an optimistic mindset can help individuals navigate stressors they encounter and increase overall well-being.

Learned Optimism is part of Faculty Development’s Resilience and Wellness Series.

This monthly resilience and well-being series has been designed specifically for faculty at the U-M Medical School. These workshops will equip you with actionable skills to enhance your ability to overcome adversity, manage stress, and thrive in your professional and personal life. In this highly experiential workshop, you will engage in practical exercises and discuss strategies for applying the skills after the sessions.

You are encouraged to register for any and all of the workshops that interest you.

Learned Optimism

Date: Wednesday, July 28

Time: Noon – 1 p.m.

Location: Held online – Link will be sent in registration confirmation email

Register online

This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development but is open to all Michigan Medicine faculty and staff. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop or have questions about accessibility, please contact us at