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Monthly Archives: August 2017

August 28, 2017|

Coffee Talk: The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence

Discussion Questions:
– Does your organization have clear expectations for leaders around the most effective use of power?
– Have you ever personally assisted someone struggling with the power paradox? If so, were you able to help?
– If you are a practitioner, are there specific tools you’ve successfully used to help […]

9th European Conference on Positive Psychology

August 24, 2017|

The European Network for Positive Psychology (ENPP) will hold their 9th conference in Budapest, Hungary from June 27-30, 2018. The European Conference on Positive Psychology occurs once every two years.

The conference website is now live, where you can find information about exhibitor opportunities, travel details, and a preliminary roster of speakers which includes IPPA’s Immediate Past-President Barbara Fredrickson, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Jeanne […]

4th Educating for Resilience Conference

August 24, 2017|

The Canadian Positive Psychology Association will hold the 4th Educating for Resilience Conference on November 10, 2017, in Toronto, ON Canada. This conference is for “teachers, counselors, educators, and positive psychology practitioners who are interested in learning how to use positive psychology to increase resilience in schools.” The previous Educating for Resilience Conference was held in 2013.

There will also be […]

IPPA Celebrates 10 Years

August 22, 2017|

by James Pawelski, Ph.D. , Executive Director (Volunteer)

Ten years ago, a small group of volunteers with a shared interest in positive psychology set out to create an international membership association where scholars, practitioners, and students could contribute to the long-term growth of the field.

Ten years later, we can be proud of what we have accomplished. Working together, we have […]

Next Steps for Wellbeing in Education Conference

August 22, 2017|

The Next Steps for Wellbeing in Education Conference, organized by the International Positive Education Network (IPEN) and the University of Buckingham, will be held on October 6, 2017, in London, UK. This day-long event will cover topics such as mental health, 21st century skills, humour, and mindfulness.

Registration is available online; early bird rates end September 1.

IPPAed World Congress Follow up

August 21, 2017|

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Positive Psychology Leader Series Fall Lineup 2017

August 20, 2017|

IPPA members can now register for three exciting webinars in the Positive Psychology Leader Series being offered in Fall 2017.

The first will welcome Ryan Niemiec, PsyD, for an extended presentation on Character Strengths Research & Interventions. Dr. Niemiec is Education Director of the VIA Institute on Character, a non-profit organization that is viewed as the global leader in advancing the […]

Recap: Future of Work and Organizations Conversation Hour

August 17, 2017|

IPPA 5th World Congress

by Giselle Timmerman, IPPA WOD President

The Work and Organizations Division of IPPA hosted an invited conversation at the 2017 World Congress to bring together leaders of academic and professional communities to discuss broad-level developments and cutting-edge issues in the field of positive work and organizations. I moderated the session along with six Division supporters who each […]

Recap: Positive Organizational Intervention Challenge

August 17, 2017|

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Flourishing As We Age: A View From Our Telomeres, Elissa Epel, Ph.D.

August 17, 2017|

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