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

August 14, 2018|

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

Thank you literature review project volunteers!

August 13, 2018|

Under the leadership of the Positive Health & Wellness Division’s Literature Review Team (Alina Yarova, Lisa Miller, and Hitomi Katsumi), we have been fortunate to have the help of many volunteers to make our literature review project a success. The Division would like to thank and acknowledge the seventeen amazing volunteers hailing from eight countries for their incredible work […]

Call for Proposals: Special Issue, Journal of Positive Psychology 

August 13, 2018|

Call for Proposals courtesy of Special Issue Editor, Dr. Acacia C. Parks 

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Proposals are due September 1, 2018

The Journal of Positive Psychology is seeking proposals for an upcoming special issue on new advancements in the […]

Strengths-Based Resilience Program Recognized with Innovation Award

August 13, 2018|

The Clinical Division is excited to share that Strengths-Based Resilience (SBR), a University of Toronto Scarborough program led by Division President Tayyab Rashid, was a recent recipient of the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services (CACUSS)’ Innovation Award. The award recognizes an innovative program or service that exemplifies excellence and serves as a model for other CACUSS […]

Positive Education Conference Recap: A Panel Discussion Webinar

August 2, 2018|

Did you miss the Positive Education Division (IPPAEd)’s pre-conference at the 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology, or IPEN’s World Positive Education Accelerator?

You are in luck! IPPAEd is holding a virtual panel webinar to hear from Division members and leaders who will share what they learned or presented at both conferences.

Update: Watch the recording of the panel discussion below!

If […]

August 2018

August 1, 2018|

Regional Representative Report: Québec

August 1, 2018|

by Rémi Thériault, SIPPA regional representative for the region of Québec


I’m here as your new Québec regional representative reporting for you on the fourth Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology that was held in Toronto May 23-25! From relationships to positive institutions, between posters and talks to experiential workshops, morning yoga sessions and a magic show on empathy, there was […]

Regional Representative Report: 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology

August 1, 2018|

by Beata Souders

The 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology held in Budapest, Hungary from June 27th to the 30th was a huge success that speaks to the tremendous involvement and many contributions of the student community to the field of positive psychology. Students from around the globe presented their research and scientific posters and actively participated in the conference’s […]

Student Spotlight: Sierra Trudel

July 31, 2018|

Who is Sierra Trudel?


Hello SIPPA readers! First I’d like to explain a bit about my journey into positive psychology and how that has lead to the person I am today. My passion for positive psychology began while I was working for a yoga based retail company. This company was transformational. Beginning as a part-time employee, I was taught […]

Learn It, Be It: Grounding Through Senses

July 31, 2018|

by Sierra Trudel

SIPPA President

“All our knowledge begins with the senses.”

-Immanuel Kant

Western society is plagued with the detrimental effects of daily stress. The contemporary lifestyle in the United States, characterized by a 24/7 economy and on-the-go lifestyle, is leaving its citizens with feelings of tension, overwhelming stress, feeling rushed, and restless. These experiences often lead to damaging health effects. Stress […]