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The Achoo! Effect: An Interview with Executive Coach Margaret H. Greenberg
By Kathryn Britton  
March 1, 2017 – 4:03 pm | 2 Comments
Senia and Margaret

Margaret Greenberg has more than 10 years experience bringing positive psychology to business. In this interview, she explains how to speak the language of business professionals and help them pick up simple but profound tools that benefit employees and the business simultaneously. She closes with the offer of a discount valid through April 12 for the next cohort of the Profit from the Positive Certificate Program starting April 17, 2017.

When Negative Emotions are Positive
By Hein Zegers  
August 24, 2015 – 10:21 am | 6 Comments

Positive Psychology and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) are different movements within psychology. Yet they also have quite a lot in common. Contact between both has been scarce until now. In July 2015, captains of both ships met for the very first time: Barbara ‘Positivity’ Fredrickson and Steven ‘ACT’ Hayes. Here is an exclusive report of this historic meeting in Berlin, Germany.

Read NOW: Events for the International Day of Happiness starting TONIGHT at 8pm ET – March 19, 2015
By Editor K.H.B.  
March 19, 2015 – 12:37 pm | One Comment

March 20th is the third International Day of Happiness declared by the United Nations. We want you to know about two ways to recognize the day: the virtual conference on well-being hosted by the MAPP Alumni Association and the 24-hour Happiness Live Stream presented by LiveHappy Magazine.

The Year of Sisu 2015: An Interview with Emilia Lahti
By Marta Velázquez  
March 2, 2015 – 4:02 pm | No Comment

It is a great pleasure for me to interview Emilia Lahti, a researcher whose work revolves around understanding how individuals, groups, and organizations grow from challenges and come out of hardships with a newly discovered sense of strength, purpose, and adaptability. Nowadays, Emilia is working on a Ph.D. on the age-old Finnish construct of sisu.

Barbara Fredrickson Talks About …
By Seph Fontane Pennock  
January 20, 2015 – 4:24 pm | 3 Comments

I interviewed positive psychology pioneer Barbara Fredrickson on her views of psychology as a science, why it’s important to study positive psychology, what are her favorite topics to study, and what are her primary sources of positive emotion.

New CAPP Programs Springing Up in 2015
By Elaine O'Brien  
November 21, 2014 – 9:45 am | No Comment
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Today I highlight experiences and perceptions of five MAPP alumni who also participated in the CAPP program with me. The CAPP program has prepared us to go teach similar programs elsewhere. We are starting several new CAPP programs at new locations in 2015. Sign up to be informed when a program near you comes available.

PERMA-V: Training with Rigor & Vigor
By Elaine O'Brien  
November 19, 2014 – 8:19 pm | 6 Comments

Like the burgeoning global MAPP programs springing up around the world, the high quality Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) experience leads people toward whole health, well-being, healing, flourishing, and love across all domains of life. CAPP is relatively accessible with more locations being established worldwide. It is helping to bring Martin Seligman’s 2051 moonshot goal to fruition.

Senia Maymin on PPND TV
By Kathryn Britton  
May 23, 2014 – 7:44 am | 5 Comments
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Welcome to the second episode of PPND TV. This is a companion to theinterview of Kathryn Britton that appeared earlier this month. The PPND TV interview series is an experiment inspired by TED talks. We want to bring our readers the crux of positive psychology in brief video interviews of researchers and practitioners.

Today’s guest is Senia Maymin, editor of PPND, coach, and author.

Kathryn Britton on PPND TV
By Senia Maymin  
May 2, 2014 – 3:36 pm | No Comment
Premiering PPND TV

Welcome to PPND TV!  This is an experiment inspired by TED talks. We want to bring our readers the crux of positive psychology in brief video interviews of researchers and practitioners. 
Today’s guest is Kathryn Britton. …

International Happiness Day on March 20: Sign Up for a Free Online Mini-Conference
By Kathryn Britton  
February 24, 2014 – 5:04 pm | No Comment

The United Nations declared that March 20, 2014 will be the second International Day of Happiness. In honor of this event, the graduates of the Masters of Applied Positive Psychology program at Penn are offering a free mini conference about various applications of positive psychology at work, at home, and in the community. Find out more about this free event.

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