June 17, 2020, 14:00 – 15:30 CET

Personal Mastery with Merita Petäjä

YEAR is hosting an online training, given by Finnish psychologist and project manager Merita Petäjä. The training focuses on personal development, more specifically on Personal Mastery.



The training Tools for Personal Mastery works with the main elements

  • Focusing energy towards own goals;
  • Making decisions at the right moment;
  • Keeping the head clear and cool, seeing life objectively;
  • Accepting realities;
  • Developing resilience;

and has the participants work through their individual development questions. For more information, see this document regarding the training.


Merita Petäjä works as a coach and consultant. Her main focus is helping individuals and organizations to shift in their development. She is a psychologist and a psychotherapist. She works as a project manager at Aalto University. The project is focused on study wellbeing Allwell project has got the hero badge and the education innovation award from Aalto Community. She also works as a Director of Business theater.

Merita´s special skill is to apply psychological knowledge to inspiring others to work towards their goals. Self leadership is one of her major topics. She also combines her psychological skills with script writing and directing stories for organizations. Also organizations have stories and she and her group can tell the story so that it becomes something people want to belong to. She has published books dealing with Organizational Change and Wellbeing.

In addition to being a psychologist, Merita has a training of a psychotherapist, coach, organizational consultant, body-therapist, Business theater director and DSA interaction trainer. Personally, one of the most life changing experience for her was the Self Compassion training by Richard Germer, where she learned the power of acceptance.

She believes you are the creator of your own story and you can make it meaningful and flourishing..

Training is Available Online

You can watch the training recording! Check out this link.