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Monthly Archives: August 2017

First African Positive Psychology Conference

August 14, 2017|

The First African Positive Psychology Conference (APPC) is presented by North-West University and the University of Johannesburg. It will take place in Potchesfstroom, South Africa, from April 4-7, 2018.

The theme of this conference is “Embracing well-being in diverse contexts.” The event aims to provide a discussion platform involving academic researchers, practitioners, students, and others interested in and working on well-being promotion and enhancing quality […]

Invited Speaker: Creating Turning Points: Targeted, Tailored, and Timely Psychological Intervention, Geoffrey Cohen

August 14, 2017|

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Meaning: Bringing Durable Flourishing to Life, Michael Steger

August 14, 2017|

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Psychology Professor, Wake Forest University

August 14, 2017|

Wake Forest University is accepting applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Psychology that will focus on a research program on the “science of well-being in relation to social disparities.”

Scholars who study social disparities or the impact of socio-economic, ethnic, or cultural factors on well-being are especially encouraged to apply. The research program may also include other areas of focus such […]

Whither Happiness? When, How, and Why Positive Activities Might Undermine Versus Boost Well-Being, Sonja Lyubomirsky

August 14, 2017|

Whither Happiness? When, How, and Why Positive Activities Might Undermine Versus Boost Well-Being
Sonja Lyubomirsky, University of California Riverside, Riverside, United States
Abstract: Happiness not only feels good; it is good. Guided by her “positive activity model,” Sonja Lyubomirsky will present new research on how small and simple activities can sometimes transform people into happier and more flourishing individuals, and on […]

Know Your Happiness: Effects of using the Happiness Indicator, Ruut Veenhoven

August 14, 2017|

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TED-Style Talk: The Case for “Thank You”, Sara Algoe

August 14, 2017|

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Presidential Symposium, Barbara Fredrickson

August 14, 2017|

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Positive Psychology: Future, Present, Past, Martin Seligman

August 14, 2017|

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Positive Leadership and Positive Energy, Kim Cameron

August 14, 2017|

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