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Certificate in Wholebeing Positive Psychology

Experience an in-depth exploration of the science and direct application of positive psychology—the study of flourishing.

Positive Psychology Coaching Certification

Apply the leading-edge science of thriving with evidence-based coaching to help your clients and build a successful practice.

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Why SPIRE for Well-being?

By taking the whole into account, the greatest well-being can be realized. We call that wholebeing; and we use the term as our definition of happiness.

What Successful People Do Differently

by Phoebe Atkinson Heidi Grant Halvorson is the author of the most popular blog post in the history of the Harvard Business Review: "Nine Things...

Overcoming Gratitude Fatigue

by Jennifer Hanawald Do you have gratitude fatigue? The importance of being grateful gets a ton of press, especially around Thanksgiving. In fact,...

Navigating the Holidays with the Brain in Mind

by Beverly Landais Here we go again. The holiday season is almost upon us. As the song goes, it is the most wonderful time of the year. But it can...

2020 Vision

by Megan McDonough If your eyesight is normal, the doctor tells you that your vision is 20/20. That means that at 20 feet away, you can see an...

Your Work for the Next 20 Years

by Megan McDonough What do you have in mind for the next 20 years of work? This is the not-so-small question I’ve been asking myself. Twenty years...
Kathy Washburn

“Wholebeing Institute allowed me to completely turn around a life focused on what I wasn’t good at to focusing on my positive strengths.”

Kathy Washburn
Founder, Carved By Cancer
Dana Keep

“I have many years of coaching experience, but little formal training. Your information and insights helped me expand my thinking around the use of the specific tools you shared.”

Dana Keep
Career Coach, Wellesley College
Scott Shapiro, MD

“My psychiatry practice has been re-energized, as I incorporate these Positive Psychology lessons, including how to be more present, listen more deeply and empathically, and be more generous in my own life.”

Scott Shapiro, MD
Adult ADHD Psychiatrist + Executive Coach
Rebecca Soni

“The Certificate in Positive Psychology motivated me to get my ideas shaped into what I wanted to achieve. My final project was a rough version of what RISE became.”

Rebecca Soni,
Six-time Olympic medalist, founder of RISE Elite Athletes