Healthy Living Programs
Mental Health & Happiness Series
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Mental Health & Happiness: January 2021 Calendar

Support your mental health and happiness with a range of resources, virtual events and tips. Explore options to reach out, stay connected and boost your resilience. This month, focus on gratitude and accountability.

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Learn how to boost your well-being through evidence-based practices to build resilience, feel more connected and be happier. The series focuses on the building blocks to help create a healthier and happier you. 

Topics include:

  • Maximize Gratitude: Express appreciation and savor kindness
  • Boost Empathy: Support connection and shift perspective
  • Reaffirm Purpose: Navigate transitions and focus on meaning
  • Cultivate Bravery: Embrace opportunities and manage change

Experience Options:  

  • To build community, please consider attending the next “Virtual Mental Health & Happiness: An Introduction to the Series” or the next Happiness Chat.
  • ​Live Virtual Series: Throughout the year, live virtual sessions are offered. For updates about the next live series, click here. 
  • Recorded Series: For a self-led series experience, you are welcome to view the videos and support materials below.  

For information, contact Tiana Rideout-Rosales at 310-374-3426, ext. 139 or e-mail tiana.rideout@bchd.org.


FREE Virtual Maximize Gratitude and Connection Event

Dive into the Maximize Gratitude workshop, part of the Mental Health & Happiness Series. This evidence-informed workshop will include reflection, sharing and the opportunity to match with a group of people interested in supporting mental well-being. Facilitated by Tiana Rideout-Rosales, participants will learn techniques to build a practice supporting stress resilience and positive social connections. Meet people through small group discussions and experience activities to inspire reflection and commitment to wellness. Learn more about Blue Zones Project social groups called Moais and join a group that meets virtually.

Saturday, January 30, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

*Zoom meeting will be recorded 

Meeting Link be provided when you REGISTER

For information, contact Tiana Rideout-Rosales at 310-374-3426, ext. 139 or e-mail tiana.rideout@bchd.org.


Virtual Mental Health & Happiness: An Introduction to the Series 

This introduction session provides an overview of the 4-part Mental Health & Happiness Series, designed to support well-being through gratitude, empathy, bravery and purpose. Facilitated by Tiana Rideout-Rosales, participants will learn techniques to build a practice supporting stress resilience and positive social connections. Meet people through small group discussions and experience activities to inspire reflection and commitment to wellness.  

Date Options for the Introduction Session:  Register Here 


Virtual Happiness Chat

This is a casual discussion group with light-hearted activities to spark conversation. Share ideas, tips, resources, jokes, quotes – anything that supports our happiness!
Tuesdays, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 
Register Here


Recorded Mental Heath & Happiness Series 

Welcome to the self-led Mental Health & Happiness Series. For each topic, there are two videos and two documents. Please dedicate one hour for each topic. To support your experience, consider: 1) attending an upcoming introduction session or Happiness Chat, 2) inviting a friend to participate with you and be accountability buddies, or 3) reach out to the series facilitator, Tiana Rideout-Rosales, tiana.rideout@bchd.org.  

Maximize Gratitude: Express appreciation and savor kindness  

Boost Empathy: Support connection and shift perspective

Cultivate Bravery: Embrace opportunities and manage change  

Reaffirm Purpose: Navigate transitions and focus on meaning 

After you complete the series:  


Find more opportunities to connect and build stress resilience skills: