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January 2, 2020|

Abstract: 

Aristotle defined character as the intentions and actions that benefit the individual and society at large. Character is not one thing—it’s many. In this talk, Character Lab Founder and CEO Angela Duckworth explains the importance of three different kinds of character strengths: Interpersonal strengths like gratitude enable harmonious relationships with other people. Intrapersonal strengths like grit and self-control enable […]

November 20, 2019|

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Two Announcements of Importance to Health and Well-Being Division Members
1. Dr. Sarah Pressman presented a recent IPPA Positive Health & Wellness Webinar, “Positive Emotions, Stress, and Health: What We Know and Future Directions.” Award winning, Dr. Pressman, is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Social Behavior in the School of Social Ecology at the University […]

November 20, 2019|

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Mapping the International and Measurement Landscapes of Positive Psychological Science (Commentary)
Stewart I. Donaldson, Claremont Graduate University, USA

Corresponding Author: Stewart I. Donaldson, Claremont Graduate University, USA,
Email: stewart.donaldson@cgu.edu

 

Introductory Statement: 

The following is a general review of several articles emanating from the Claremont Graduate University laboratory of Dr. Stewart Donaldson, each of which cites a primary conclusion from numerous studies […]

November 20, 2019|

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Hostility, Forgiveness, and Cognitive Impairment Over Ten Years in a National Sample of American Adults (Expanded Abstract)
Toussaint, L. L.1, Shields, G. S.2, Green, E.1, Kennedy, K.1, Travers, S.1, Slavich, G.3

1 Luther College, Decorah, IA
2 University of California, Davis
3 University of California, Los Angeles

 Published in: Health Psychology, 37, 1102-1106. doi: 10.1037/hea0000686

Corresponding Author: Dr. Lauren Toussaint, Luther College, […]

November 20, 2019|

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The Efficacy of Multi-Component Positive Psychological Interventions (Expanded Abstract)
Hendriks, T. 1, Schotanus-Dijkstra, M. 2, Hassankhan, A. 1, de Jong, J. 3, & Bohlmeijer, E. 2. Journal of Happiness Studies (Manuscript accepted for publication).

1 Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Anton de Kom Universiteit van Suriname, Paramaribo, Suriname

2 Centre for Health and Well-being Research, Department […]

November 20, 2019|

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Broadening the Understanding of Resiliency in Chronic Pain (Abstract)
Emily J. Bartley, PhD, Michael E. Robinson, PhD, & Roger B. Fillingim, PhD
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Corresponding Author: Emily J. Bartley, PhD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Email: EBartley@dental.ufl.edu

Background: A burgeoning literature supports the adaptive benefits of resilience among older adults with chronic pain. While numerous factors (e.g., […]

November 20, 2019|

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Race/ethnicity moderates the association between psychosocial resilience and movement-evoked pain in knee osteoarthritis (Extended Abstract)
Emily J. Bartley, PhD1, Nadia I. Hossain, BS, BA2, Clarence C. Gravlee, PhD3, Kimberly T. Sibille, PhD1, Ellen L. Terry, PhD1, Ivana A. Vaughn, PhD, MPH1, Josue S. Cardoso, BS1, Staja Q. Booker, PhD, RN1, Toni L. Glover, PhD, GNP, ACHPN4, […]

November 20, 2019|

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Character Strengths and Health: Practical Implications – Part 2
Ryan Niemiec1, Alina Yarova2

1 Education Director, VIA Institute on Character, Cincinnati, Ohio

2 Vice President, Positive Health and Wellness Division, International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), New York, New York

Corresponding Authors: 

Alina Yarova, Vice President, Positive Health and Wellness Division, International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), New York, New York, yarova.a@gmail.com

Ryan […]

November 20, 2019|

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My Conversation with New IPPA Health & Wellness Division President, Dr. Liana Lianov, MD. (Interview)
Interviewer, Dr. Elaine O’Brien (EO). Liana, congratulations. We are thrilled to have you as our new IPPA Health and Wellness (H&W) President-Elect. I have been following your brilliant career, dedication to positive health and medicine, (attending your webinars and presentations), and trajectory […]

Digests and Dialogues Series

November 14, 2019|

Digest: Building Eudaimonic Organizations

References:

Business Roundtable (n.d.). Our Commitment. Retrieved from https://opportunity.businessroundtable.org/ourcommitment/

 

Eudaimonic by design (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.eudaimonicbydesign.com/

 

Fink, Larry. (January 12, 2018). Larry Fink’s 2018 letter to CEOs: A sense of purpose. Retrieved from: https://www.blackrock.com/corporate/investor-relations/2018-larry-fink-ceo-letter

 

Gardner, H., Csikszentmihalyi, M., & Damon, W. (2001). Good work: When excellence and ethics meet. New York, NY: Basic Books.

 

Lavine, M. (2012). Positive deviance: A method for […]