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Health, Wellness, and Well-Being: The Need for a Common Terminology

July 27, 2018|

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Health, Wellness, and Well-Being: The Need for a Common Terminology
The Pennsylvania State University

Corresponding Author: Frederick Brown, Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, email: f3b@psu.edu

 

As our Positive Health and Wellness Division launches its first […]

Report on 2018 SAS Positive Emotions Pre-Conference

July 27, 2018|

IPPA is pleased to have supported the Society for Affective Science (SAS) Positive Emotions Pre-Conference for the second year in a row as part of our mission to advance the science of positive psychology. It was held at the University of California, Los Angeles on April 26, 2018.

Download the Positive Emotions Pre-Conference program

 

by Jennifer Stellar, Pre-conference Chair

The 5th annual […]

Comments from the First African Positive Psychology Conference

July 27, 2018|

The first African Positive Psychology Conference (APPC) was held in early April, 2018 in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

This conference established the Africa Positive Psychology Network (APPN) and the South African Positive Psychology Association (SAPPA). These bodies will become some of the custodians for the promotion of science, teaching, and practice of positive psychology on the African continent. IPPA looks forward […]

Leader Series Welcomes Suzann Pileggi Pawelski and James Pawelski

July 27, 2018|

Update: Members can log in to view the recording here!

On May 1, 2018, husband and wife team, James Pawelski, Ph.D. and Suzann Pileggi Pawelski, MAPP will join the Positive Psychology Leader Series to share some positive psychology-based exercises for enhancing romantic relationships.

The relationships we cultivate are essential to well-being. Enduring relationships require effort to sustain. Husband and wife team, Suzann (“Suzie”) Pileggi […]

Suzann and James Pawelski

July 27, 2018|

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Virtual Positive Psychology Peer Consultation Group Pilot: An Interview with Margarita Tarragona and Jennifer Brownstein

July 27, 2018|

Last month, IPPA’s Positive Clinical Psychology Division saw the first pilot for its virtual peer consultation group. Led by Jennifer Brownstein, Psy.D., Margarita Tarragona, Ph.D., and Tayyab Rashid, Ph.D., the group provides a platform through which practitioners can discuss and share how they use positive psychology with their clients. The group aims to provide a supportive, safe environment that […]

Character Lab Hiring Chief Operating Officer

July 27, 2018|

The Character Lab is now searching for a Chief Operating Officer (COO). The COO will report directly to the CEO of the Character Lab, Dr. Angela Duckworth.

The COO will craft and implement a development strategy for the annual budget; orchestrate strategic partnerships; and support external communications, among other responsibilities. They will also represent Character Lab in negotiations with organizational partners, […]

Liverpool John Moores University Launches Master Program on Positive Psychology and Well-being

July 27, 2018|

Liverpool John Moores University in Liverpool, UK is now accepting applications for a new Masters program in Positive Psychology and Well-being. The program is part of the School of Natural Sciences and Psychology.
The programme is designed to develop your knowledge and practical skills for applying positive psychology principles in different settings. There are also modules on research skills and […]

Power Paradox in Organizations

July 27, 2018|

In December 2017, IPPA Work & Organizations Lead Bijal Choksi talked with positive psychology researcher Dacher Keltner, Ph.D. and Balan Nair, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Liberty Global, to discuss how the “power paradox” plays out in organizational settings, and what employees and managers can do to be aware of and counteract leader susceptibility to the corrosive […]

Now Available: Positive Health and Wellness Collection in IPPA’s Learning Library

July 27, 2018|

IPPA’s Virtual Learning Library houses over 100 videos and more than 150 presentations, available exclusively to members. The Positive Health and Wellness Division now has a dedicated page for content relevant to our mission: a collection of videos from past World Congresses, other conferences, and the Leader Series.

Pick a few to watch on your next work or study […]