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Register for “Living the Forgiving Life,” a Webinar with Dr. Loren Toussaint

September 6, 2018|

This event is for IPPA members only. Please log in below or join IPPA to access registration.

A Longitudinal Study of Orthopedic Rehabilitation Patients: Physical Activity, Subjective Health and Positive Affect

July 31, 2018|

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A Longitudinal Study of Orthopedic Rehabilitation Patients: Physical Activity, Subjective Health and Positive Affect

Shu Ling, Tana*, Yan Ping, Duanb, Sonia Lippkeac

aDepartment of Psychology and Methods, Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, Jacobs University Bremen, Campus Ring 1, 28759 Bremen, Germany. Email:

bDepartment of Physical Education, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist […]

Clinical Division Conferences

July 31, 2018|

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Third International Conference on Wellbeing and Public Policy
September 5-7, 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand Parliament Buildings & Victoria University of Wellington
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Second International Conference on Well-Being
November 1-2, 2018
Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore
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Volunteer Opportunities with IPPA!

July 27, 2018|

The International Positive Psychology Association has a number of volunteer opportunities available for scholars, practitioners and students who wish to contribute to the field on a broad scale.

Opportunities range from publication editor to social media champion. Please take a moment to review IPPA’s many opportunities today!

2018 Austrian Positive Psychology Association Conference

July 27, 2018|

The Austrian Positive Psychology Association (APPA) will hold their annual conference on August 24 – 25, 2018, at the Institute for Positive Psychology and Mental Coaching in Graz, Austria.

The program will feature lectures and workshops on topics such as therapy and counseling, education, personal growth, and more.

Please visit the event website for further details and registration.


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2nd International Congress of the Mexican Positive Psychology Association

July 27, 2018|

The Mexican Positive Psychology Association (SMPP) will hold their 2nd International Congress of Positive Psychology on November 9 – 10, 2018, in Mexico City, Mexico.

Attendees will connect with colleagues, learn from well-being researchers and practitioners including Dr. Margarita Tarragona (IPPA Council of Advisors) and Dr. Michael Steger (IPPA Board member), and participate in workshops and symposia on applying positive psychology […]

Volunteer Spotlight, June 2018

July 27, 2018|

Frederick Brown and Lisa Miller are the co-editors of division publication The Chronicle of Advances in Positive Health and Well-Being, which has just published its first issue.


Dr. Frederick M. Brown is an Associate Professor of Psychology as well as the Director of the Human Performance Rhythms Laboratory at The Pennsylvania State University. He is a faculty member in the graduate cognitive psychology program and a teaching […]

Editorial Team

July 27, 2018|


New Publication from IPPA’s Positive Health and Wellness Division

July 27, 2018|

IPPA’s Positive Health and Wellness Division recently published the first issue of its new bi-annual newsletter, Chronicle of Advances in Positive Health and Well-Being.

The publication will serve as a “reception hall” for exchanging ideas among the division’s diverse membership of basic and clinical scientists, practitioners, and trainers. It will share the latest research related to health maintenance, total well-being, and illness prevention.

Contents […]

Moving from “Me” to “We”: The Power of Connection in the Search for Happiness

July 27, 2018|

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Moving from “Me” to “We”: The Power of Connection in the Search for Happiness.
Christy Teranishi Martinez, Ph.D. California State University Channel Islands

Corresponding author:Dr. Christy Teranishi Martinez, Psychology Program, California State University Channel Islands, 1 University Drive, Camarillo, CA 93012. Email:

The pursuit of goals is correlated with greater well-being (Brunstein, 1993; Kiaei & Reio, 2014; Klug […]