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 […]
2017-09-05T03:38:08+00:00September 5, 2017|
Positive Psychology and Tic Disorders
Recorded July 28, 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 […]
2017-09-05T03:30:26+00:00September 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 […]
2017-09-20T01:54:38+00:00September 5, 2017|
2 X Membership & Recruitment Co-chairs
Our executive team is looking for two students to join our supportive and motivated team. Our association is truly international so you may be located anywhere in the world. Our team shares a passion for taking SIPPA further and we look forward to welcoming you. IPPA also welcomes continued service for those seeking to […]
2017-09-05T02:34:51+00:00September 5, 2017|
I am glad to share in the launch of this issue of IPPA Student Division’s newsletter!
Our SIPPA leadership team is busy organizing a variety of programs for you, our valued student members. It was our pleasure to meet many of you at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology in Montreal, which was a huge success for IPPA […]
2017-05-20T03:05:48+00:00April 29, 2017|
Culture can be positive, negative, created through language, dance, fashion, music, writing, painting, education, organisations and any other way in which our bodies, identity and the social world mutually shape each other. I importantly want to address quickly the importance of avoiding dualisms by looking at culture as a whole, with both the negative and the positive which […]
2017-05-20T03:01:14+00:00April 29, 2017|
SIPPA Student Spotlight
The Student Speaker Series runs on a quarterly basis and SIPPA welcomes applications throughout the year.
Develop your public speaking skills, share your research idea & connect with an international audience? Does this sound like something you would like to do?
SIPPA’s Student Speaker Series helps students to learn from one another and develop their speaking and presentation skills […]
2017-05-20T03:07:46+00:00April 29, 2017|
A message from Mentoring Co-Chairs
Mentoring can elevate your journey through development and in becoming a practitioner or researcher. This is why SIPPA supports mentoring activities, because we aim to support our valued student members at all levels and create great opportunities for professional growth and development.
Benefits of having a mentor
This is an amazing opportunity for students to build a […]
2017-05-20T03:08:34+00:00April 29, 2017|
Friday, July 14th from 7 – 8:30 pm
We’re very excited to present you with our mini-workshops event which promises to be a really special experience for mentors and mentees. This hands-on positive psychology experience will showcase each division of IPPA and include a Question & Answers section. We will announce our amazing Mentors in due course and we’re sure you […]