Monthly Archives: September 2017

Gratitude & Well-Being at Work Conference

September 20, 2017|

The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley will hold a one day conference on Gratitude and Well-being at Work on November 17, 2017.

The program features a keynote by Dr. Robert Emmons. Other speakers include researchers as well as business leaders who will explore the importance of gratitude in workplaces and strategies for creating appreciative cultures at work.

Further […]

IPPAEd Presents a Webinar on International Perspectives on Positive Education

September 15, 2017|

International Perspectives on Positive Education
A webinar presented by IPPA’s Positive Education Division

October 19, 2017* at 7:30 PM EDT

This is a conversation-based webinar based on the panel conducted during the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology in Montreal. Educators from different parts of the world who participated at the Congress will share their experiences with positive education and discuss why it matters. Examples […]

Register for International Perspectives on Positive Education

September 15, 2017|

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UNESCO Chair on Education for Global Peace Sustainability

September 14, 2017|

A proposal for a UNESCO Chair on Education for Global Peace Sustainability was recently accepted, which will integrate peace education and positive psychology. The Chair is led at the University of Lisbon through its Institute of Social and Political Sciences.

The UNESCO Chair on Education for Global Peace Sustainability is a co-constructed project that intends to advance a scientific and practical approach to […]

5th International Forum on Wellbeing and Happiness

September 11, 2017|

On October 4-5, 2017, the Institute for Wellbeing and Happiness at Tecmilenio University will hold its 5th International Forum. October 4th will be dedicated to the topic of Positive Education and the 5th to Positive Organizations.

Everyone is welcome to join the live streaming session online. You may sign up to do so here. The event will be streamed in both English […]

Positive Education Conference in Perth, Australia

September 11, 2017|

The Positivity Institute and the Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) will hold a Positive Education Conference on October 7, 2017 at Perth College. Speakers will include Felicia Huppert, PhD and IPPA President Lea Waters, PhD.

Registration is available online. Please see the event flyer for details and policies.

Lea Waters, Ph.D. to Join Positive Psychology Leader Series

September 11, 2017|

“Raising children…is vastly more than fixing what is wrong with them. It is about identifying and nurturing their strongest qualities, what they own and are best at, and helping them find niches in which they can best live out these strengths.” – (Seligman & Csikszentmihalyi, 2000, p. 6)
IPPA’s Positive Psychology Leader Series will welcome Dr. Lea Waters on Tuesday, September 19, […]

Positive Culture

September 5, 2017|

This month we are shining our spotlight on Action for Happiness, a UK based charity. The patron of Action for Happiness is the Dalai Lama and their members take action to increase wellbeing in their homes, workplaces, schools and local communities. In September 2015, the Dalai Lama helped launch the 8-week Exploring What Matters course at a big event in London. This course […]

SIPPA’s 4th Student Speaker Series

September 5, 2017|

Positive Psychology and Tic Disorders

Marta Topor
Recorded July 28, 2017 

Student Speaker Series presents: Marta Topor, July 2017

Marta Topor is a student at the University of Surrey in the UK, and her passion is addressing Tourette’s and other tic disorders. In her presentation, Marta outlines her work with tic disorders, and the important role anxiety plays in them. She then proposes how positive psychology, including mindfulness interventions and Martin Seligman’s […]

SIPPA at the 2017 5th World Congress

September 5, 2017|

SIPPA Student Mentoring and Professional Development Event
The Fifth World Congress was a huge success and was an excellent opportunity for researchers, scholars, and students to learn about new developments in the domain of positive psychology. The Student Division of IPPA (SIPPA) hosted workshops and presentations related to their student mentoring program. See what the Executive Team of SIPPA had to […]