The Great Enlightenment Buddhist Institute Society (GEBIS) is a non-profit organization and their Community Outreach program is entirely volunteer based. The program offers Happy Courses for the public to learn how to cope with life challenges. Course topics include: Emotional Resilience & Mindfulness; Self-compassion; Compassionate Communication; and Cultivating Positivity. There is a small fee for participants but it can be whatever they can afford. This goes toward the cost of handouts and printing, etc. GEBIS is offereinga four-week Cultivating Positivity class in Charlottetown and Summerside beginning September 28. Learn how to improve well-being by recognizing the positive at home, in the workplace and in the environment. Classes take place on Wednesdays from 6–8 pm. Registration will open in mid-September and is limited to 30 seats per class. Email for updates.