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Course Free Non-profit

In our everyday life, we easily lose touch with what matters to us. This is especially true when we’re dealing with a challenging situation. This course is focused on connecting to our core values as a powerful tool to take meaningful action in every moment of our lives.


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Take the first step on a journey to a more meaningful life, based on what matters to you.

In our everyday life, we easily lose touch with what matters to us. This is especially true when we’re dealing with a challenging situation. That is also when we tend to give up on the activities that fill us up.

Connecting to our core values is a powerful tool to take meaningful action in every moment of our lives.

What will I learn?

  • Guide to finding your values
  • Live a more meaningful life
  • Opening up to life

How does it work?

  • This course consists of 7 lessons.
  • By doing this course together with a group of friends, colleagues or other people in the 29k app, you gain more value from the course, and get support along the journey.
  • After completing each lesson, you can have a sharing session with your group to dive deeper into each topic. This is an opportunity to be present, learn from each other, and create a safe space for meaningful human connection.

About 29k

29k is a Swedish foundation and one of the initiating partners of the IDGs initiative. 29k's mission is to democratize access to inner development. 29k does this via a non-profit, open-source digital platform that provides free access to evidence-based psychological tools for mental health and inner development. All interventions are co-created together with leading researchers on the topic in question. Check out more at www.29k.org.

Most relevant skills

Inner compass
Self-awareness
Integrity and Authenticity
Sense-making
Long-term orientation and Visioning

Research and resources

  • Gloster, A. T., Walder, N., Levin, M. E., Twohig, M. P., & Karekla, M. (2020). The empirical status of acceptance and commitment therapy: A review of meta-analyses. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 18, 181-192.
  • Chase, J. A., Houmanfar, R., Hayes, S. C., Ward, T. A., Viladarga, J. P., & Follette, V. (2013). Values are not just goals: Online ACT-based values training adds to goal setting in improving undergraduate college student performance. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 2, 79–94.
  • Dahl, J., Plumb-Vilardaga, J., Stewart, I., & Lundgren, T. (2009). The art and science of valuing in psychotherapy: Helping clients discover, explore, and commit to valued action using acceptance and commitment. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.
  • Hayes, S. C., Strosahl, K. D., & Wilson, K. G. (2012). Acceptance and commitment therapy: The process and practice of mindful change (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • Levin, M. E., Hildebrandt, M., Lillis, J., & Hayes, S. C. (2012). The impact of treatment components suggested by the psychological flexibility model: A meta-analysis of laboratory-based component studies. Behavior Therapy, 43, 741–756.

Created by and for the community

We’re a non-profit, open source community, always learning and improving this library, together. And with your help, we can make the IDG Toolkit even better!

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The IDG Toolkit uses two licenses: CC-BY-SA-4.0 for content (except images), and AGPL-3.0 for software. Learn more on GitHub