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Reckless Ebullience, Meet Prudence
By Allison Holzer  
November 20, 2016 – 2:53 pm | 5 Comments
Saving grace

Almost twenty years ago, I made a naïve mistake that could have cost me my life. Faced with this unexpected personal crisis, I learned a critical lesson about balancing excitement and bold action with prudence. But it took my 5-year-old son to put the lesson into words.

An Essay of Gratitude for the Midwife of Words
By Alicia Assad  
October 19, 2016 – 5:10 pm | 3 Comments
First steps

My rainbow baby writer’s block serves as a reminder that sometimes we need to sit back and let life unfold while maintaining self-compassion in our passive state.

First Stop on a Positive Psychology Summer 2016 World Tour (#CPPA2016)
By Lisa Buksbaum  
August 26, 2016 – 10:21 am | 2 Comments
Sajel Bellon (right) with Lisa and Kathryn Britton

In this series, I take you on a four-conference tour, starting with a conference at Niagara-on-the-Lake in Canada.

The Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA) Conference had me at its title: I got to Exhilarate! for two days with hundreds of positive Canadians.

Hope and Optimism in Peruvian Executives
By Jorge Luis Aurich Cornejo  
August 23, 2016 – 1:15 pm | 2 Comments
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The day begins. It’s time to make decisions. Recruiting staff, opening a factory, launching a new product, reaching a sales goal, dealing with the new chief, or integrating another team are among many topics that require focused attention and efficiency from executives to meet the economic results expected by the board and owners.

How do hope and optimism vary among executives facing these challenges?

You Inspire Hope, Shane
By Senia Maymin and Kathryn Britton  
July 29, 2016 – 7:35 am | 19 Comments
Shane Lopez with books

We invite the readers of Positive Psychology News to add their memories as we honor the life of Shane Lopez, who contributed so much to our understanding of Hope and positive psychology in general.

Strengths-based Parenting (#CPPA2016)
By Kathryn Britton  
June 30, 2016 – 12:53 pm | No Comment
Lea Waters headshot

In the first of a series of articles about the keynote addresses at the June Canadian Positive Psychology Association conference, find out about Dr. Lea Waters, who decided to work on introducing positive psychology into an institution with a very broad reach: the family.

Character Strengths Matter is one year old today
By Kathryn Britton  
June 7, 2016 – 2:22 pm | 3 Comments
 

Celebrating the birthday of the 3rd book in the PPND series and announcing the new page of consolidated references.

When Gratitude Does Not Lead to Well-being
By Homaira Kabir  
May 10, 2016 – 1:02 pm | 2 Comments
Angry child

There was my lesson. What my child needed was my attunement to help her make sense of her emotions. By shushing them down with a glassful of gratitude, I was simply shirking my responsibility.

Different Views of Forgiveness
By Geoff Fallon  
April 27, 2016 – 10:16 am | 2 Comments
Global stone - Forgiveness

From the Wall Street Journal to experts in medicine, therapy, and positive psychology, what does forgiveness mean and how does it affect the forgiver?

A New Movie and a Last Call (includes Sponsored Link)
By Editor K.H.B.  
March 11, 2016 – 2:19 pm | No Comment
What exactly is PP

This is the last call for Michelle McQuaid’s outstanding course, Show Up, Shine, and Succeed since registration ends on Sunday, March 13. It’s also the announcement of a new movie for exploring what positive psychology is and what it brings to the world.

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