Category Positivity

Vibrancy, Motivation, Success – Applied Positive Exercise: Go APE with Elaine

  Elaine O’Brien presents: Vibrancy,  Motivation, Success: Applied Positive Exercise (APE) – Go APE With Elaine! The 2015 Northeast Atlantic Sport Psychology Conference Workship Temple University, Tuttleman Learning Center Philadelphia, PA Friday, March 20th, 3:50 – 5pm On Friday, March 20, 2015, Elaine O’Brien, Ph.D. Candidate, MAPP,  will present a workshop at Temple University: Go […]

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.

The Power of Gratitude: Boosting happiness, performance, & well being

The process of gratitude has profound transformational power.  Gratitude, as a universal human experience, is found in the sacred writings, prayers, and is pervasive in teachings of all true religions.  Positive social psychologists, Dr. Nansook Park and Dr. Chris Peterson described gratitude as one of the “transcendent virtues;” those that strengthen bonds and connections with […]

Mindful Breathing: Relaxation and Energizing Techniques for the Regulation of Arousal

Our breath can powerfully link our body and mind. Mindful breathing focuses attention on the present moment; here we become one, more whole, in the moment. The yogis of ancient India considered fresh oxygen and calmness the key to physical stamina, so breathing in tune with the rhythms of nature has always been an integral […]

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

Power of Positivity & Enlightened Action: Activating Joy & Positive Connections

Elaine Tarantin O’Brien, MAPP Power of Positivity & Enlightened Action: Activating Joy & Positive Connections What is Positive Psychology? Positive Psychology is the empirical study of what’s right in the world.  It is the study of optimism, happiness and well-being.  With well being as a societal goal, studies have shown that we can increase our […]

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