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Unhappy at Work? Change Your Job While Still In It
August 28, 2013 – 10:52 am | 7 Comments

When we are dissatisfied with our jobs, often our first instinct is to say, “Get out!” The very next thought is, “I can’t!” Then we feel stuck, and the emotional downward spiral begins. There is something we can do that is more effective than simply enduring the pain while stewing in resentment. In the short term, we can try re-crafting our job until we can create a longer-term solution.

Three IPPA Tributes to Chris Peterson from Park, Fredrickson, Seligman
July 26, 2013 – 10:58 am | 3 Comments

Nansook Park made Chris Peterson vivid again by sharing funny and wise memories about what he taught us about the good life. Barbara Fredrickson, receiving the Chris Peterson Gold Medal Award from IPPA, put it to a use that honors his statement, “Other people matter.” Martin Seligman challenged members of the positive psychology community to complete Chris Peterson’s unfinished symphony.

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