James and Suzie Pawelski discuss their new book, Happy Together
Welcome to the webinar for Positive Psychology News! We’re really excited to have James and Suzie joining us! This webinar will be a 40-minute interview followed by 20-minutes of moderated Q-and-A.
SUZANN (“Suzie”) PILEGGI PAWELSKI holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a freelance writer and well-being consultant specializing in the science of happiness and its effects on health and relationships. Her 2010 Scientific American Mind cover story, “The Happy Couple,” was the catalyst for this book. Suzie blogs for Psychology Today and writes the “Science of Well-being” column for Live Happy, where she is also a contributing editor. She gives “Romance and Research” (TM) workshops around the world with her husband James. Previously, she directed award-winning media relations campaigns for Fortune 500 clients, worked in publicity at Radio City Music Hall, and was an associate producer for The Joan Rivers Show.
JAMES PAWELSKI, Ph.D., is Professor of Practice and Director of Education in the Positive Psychology Center at The University of Pennsylvania where he co-founded the world’s first Master of Applied Positive Psychology Program with Martin Seligman. Additionally, James is the Founding Executive Director of IPPA where he is currently leading a three-year, multi-million-dollar grant investigating connections between the science of well-being and the arts and humanities. As an international keynote speaker. James has also presented in more than 20 countries on 6 continents, including “Romance and Research” (TM) workshops with his wife Suzie. He is frequently featured in the media, including the New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, Philadelphia Inquirer, and The Today Show.
Alex Goldfayn is the CEO of Evangelist Marketing Institute, LLC., a revenue growth consultancy for clients who want to grow quickly. Alex’s average client grows by 15-20% in their first year of working with him.
He is among the top-rated and most requested sales speakers in the world, motivating sales teams, managers, executives and owners to take simple action which will grow their business.
Alex’s latest book is called Selling Boldly: Applying The New Science of Positive Psychology To Dramatically Increase Your Confidence, Happiness & Sales.
Dr. Elaine O’Brien, Ph.D., MAPP, is CEO of Lifestyle Medicine Coaching, Training and Consulting. A health/fitness/medical educator, researcher, speaker, writer, strategist, program director, and consultant, Elaine’s aim is to elevate the art and science of Somatic Learning and Positive Movement (Positive Exercise Practices: PEP) to help promote vibrant energy, radiant health, healing, learning, love, peace, and flourishing in the world. Elaine designed and implemented an award-winning Dance/Fitness program for the State of New Jersey Community Alliance in 1992 to lower the risk of alcoholism and (prescription) drug abuse in senior adults that she continues to lead. Elaine is an Associate Editor for the IPPA Chronicle of Well-Being in press, and a writer for the Penn MAPP Magazine.An international applied positive psychology presenter, Elaine is also a certified Health Coach, and holds certificates in Group Fitness, Personal Training, and Lifestyle and Weight Management. Elaine can be reached at Move2Love@gmail.com. Watch for her website: ElaineOBrienPhD.com, coming soon.