In Barbara Fredrickson’s book, Positivity, she lists only a few Happiness Habits that Sonja Lyubomirsky does not: Find Nearby Nature. … More Positive #2: The green area across the street.
Got to watch the movie “Happy”. I met the director Roko Belic when I went to the IPPA training in … More Positive #1 “Happy”
Wow! What an absolutely amazing day! In case you’re just “tuning in”, today is day 3 of the 2nd Congress of the International Positive Psychology Association.
Here are the highlights:
- Barbara Fredrickson (author of my #2 pick on Happiness, Positivity) talked about Love
- Meeting Todd Kashdan and (what may be his last) talk at IPPA
- Possible collaboration with positive psychologist and local, Lynn Johnson
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with a Positive Spin
- Positive Computing
- Meeting Jane McGonigal and using her on-line game to enhance Happiness 101
- How much you think you can do something effects whether (and how hard) you try *
- The use of strengths in therapy – the intermediate lesson *
- Gala and the National Constitution Center *
* I will report on these tomorrow.
It was much cooler today. A blessing for my walk to my third download of information in the realm of positive psychology, a.k.a. Happiness! As I walked through City Hall in (literally) the heart of Philadelphia, I hummed a little tune. I was distracted by the richness and variety of the people as I walked. Per haps distracted enough by the suits, the homeless, the street venders, the skaters and the provocative dress, the song’s lyrics did not bubble to the surface until in the shadow of the Downtown Marriott. I murmured, “All you need is love. Bump-ba bump-ba bump. All you need is love. Bump-ba bump-ba bump. All you need is love, love – love is all you need.” As I realized I was humming a Beatles standard, I also realized that the topic of Barbara Fredrickson’s talk was “Love: A new lens on the science of thriving” Continue reading Report from IPPA Conference, Day 3
When it comes to suicide, Utah currently ranks #9. In an effort to save lives and lower the rate of suicide in Utah, Happiness 101 will offer a webinar to reach out to the rural areas of the state where suicide is the most prevalent. The online class will be completely free. There will be no prescreening. Classes will be held on Wednesdays from 7-9pm from October 5th to November 9th.
This webinar will be absolutely FREE. The only cost will be to buy the text book: The How of Happiness by Sonja Lyubomirsky.
Happiness 101 is an uplifting class where you will learn HOW to be happy, build a support system, and learn to break unhappy habits. Most people believe the myths of Happiness and therefore spend a great deal of energy chasing it, only to end up disappointed. Scientific research has now revealed the things that actually bring us Happiness. Even better: you can start being Happier NOW. Continue reading Free Happiness 101 Webinar to Reduce Suicide in Utah
I got the green light to be one of the speakers at Salt Lake Behavioral Health’s next CEU opportunity on … More Positive #3
Setting strong, realistic, do-able goals is SO important when it comes to Happiness. Sonja Lyubomirsky named going after goals as … More Positive #2: Ann Webb
Once you have chosen your goal, here are some tips for success: “Do, or Do Not”. If you’re going to … More New Year’s Resolution – Tips for Success
Does one become beautiful and consequently become happy? Or is it the other way around?
Exercising the Happiness Habit of Savoring Life’s Joys with my cat.