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Announcing the Positive Psychology Toolkit (Sponsored by PPND)
By Seph Fontane Pennock  
September 24, 2015 – 10:12 am | One Comment

The Positive Psychology Program has created a Positive Psychology Practitioner’s Toolkit, an online database that grants our members access to all kinds of positive psychology exercises, assessments, scales, questionnaires, and worksheets allowing any therapist, coach, or researcher to apply positive psychology tools effectively in practice.

Acting “As If”
By Shannon Polly  
June 25, 2015 – 5:00 am | 11 Comments
Playing dress-up

When I facilitate workshops on character strengths, I find that many people immediately focus on the bottom of their lists where their weakest strengths are. We are hardwired with a negativity bias, after all, and it is not a bad thing to want to improve. I frequently get asked, “How can I develop my strengths?” I respond, “Pretend that you have them. Act ‘as if’ you are kind, or forgiving, or curious.“

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