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Positive Psychology News Daily is authored by alumni or students at the Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) programs and by invited guest authors.

Positive Psychology News Daily provides the latest news about happiness, the “science of happiness,” and positive psychology. Our goal is to be your fun, collaborative place for a research-based daily boost of happiness.

Here are our Editors:

Senia MayminSenia


Kathryn BrittonKathryn


T.C. So


Margarita TarragonaMargarita


Denise Clegg PPNDDenise


Marie-Josee SalvasMarie-Josée
Salvas Shaar


What is MAPP?
There are many worldwide MAPP programs including the original launched by Martin Seligman (MAPP at the University of Pennsylvania) and the program launched by Ilona Boniwell (MAPP at the University of East London). Here are lists of current authors, guest authors, and past contributors.

Content on PPND
This is an edited site, and as such the articles as well as the comments may be edited.  Here is our editorial policy for articles.  This site is copyrighted Positive Psychology News, LLC. Our policy is that others should feel free to reprint articles on their websites as long as they include the following attribution:

This article is © 2009 PositivePsychologyNews.com. The original article was authored by [author’s name] on [date], and can be seen here ([link to original article].

Product Disclosures

References to books either in text form or image form go to Amazon with our affiliate identifier. Thus if you order books by following the book links from our site, you contribute to the operation of this site.

The author of a book review for this site often received a complimentary copy of the book from the publisher. However, the author was not obliged to write a positive recommendation unless he or she felt the book deserved it.

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Enjoy the site!

Senia and Kathryn


Judy Krings April 29, 2009 - 7:10 am

I look forward to your pp posts like the most gorgeous
Puerto Vallarta sunsets. Thanks!

Senia April 29, 2009 - 11:11 am

Wow, Judy, made my day!

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