Category Positive Connections

The Language of Positive Emotions

305 Positive Emotions Here’s to building greater awareness and mindful attention on the language of positive emotions. ENJOY! Elaine With deep thanks to Christopher Westra: Able Absolved Abundant Accelerated Acceptable Accepted Accepting Accomplished Accountable Achieving Active Adaptable Adequate Admirable Admired Adored Affluent Agreeable Agreeable Alert Ambitious Amenable Amused Appreciated Approving Assertive Assured At ease Attached […]

Positive Exercise Tips To Lighten Up and Feel Great!

Elaine O’Brien, MAPP Positive Fitness Lab: Positive Exercise Counseling Temple University, Ph.D. Candidate, Kinesiology-Psychology of Movement Mobile phone: 732.996.2698 Exercise/Lifestyle Tips to get started: • Focus on moving more with good form. • Listen to your body. • Posture check yourself • Finish your training session feeling great. • Stay hydrated: drink water often/take frequent […]

Kona Ironman Triathlon Champion 2012, Pete Jacobs, on love and performance

Pete Jacobs, 2012 Kona Ironman Triathlon Champion: “My kinesiologist offered the mantra of “love,”…and it worked! Thanks to Greg Reznich for the inspiration.

Dr. Scott Sherman, Healing and the Transformative Action Institute

Scott Sherman and Randy Parraz,co-founders of the Transformative Action Institute (TAI) Dr. Scott Sherman’s presentation at the University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center this year explored transformation. With an amazing smile and determination, his inspiring talk, “Can people really transform,” offered personal examples across life domains (schools, business, health, family, recreation, more) of resilience, optimism […]

Dr. Chris Peterson and Pursuing the Good Life: 100 Reflections on Positive Psychology

Dr. Chris Peterson was a widely loved and cherished leader and founder, along with Dr. Martin Seligman, of the field of Positive Psychology.  In his last book, Pursuing the Good Life: 100 Reflections on Positive Psychology, Chris shares a collection of stories embodying excellence, kindness, generosity, courage, perspective, and cheeky humor.  In this easy to […]

Happy Memories of MAPP 2007-’08, UPenn

Along with the uplifting topic of Applied Positive Psychology, inspiring fellow students I cared about, we had the most amazing professors during our MAPP year. I am thinking of Drs. Kate Hays and Barry Schwartz today. What beautiful and wonderful people!

Enjoying Positive Exercise Practices (PEP) & Play Our Whole Life