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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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Evidence-based online courses and immersion experiences for whole person well-being built on evidence based science.

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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.

When the Best-Laid Plans Fail

At the end of 2019, I wrote an article about planning for the next 20 years, starting with 2020. I wrote, “I want 20/20 vision for a 2020 vision,...

The Double Mask of Career Shame: Overworked and Under-Happy

For months, people have been wearing protective masks—many wearing two masks to avoid COVID.And for years, people have been wearing...

How Positive Movement Can Support Individuals, Society, and the Planet

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Captain Thomas Moore was approaching his 100th birthday. He had served in India and Myanmar, then known as Burma,...

Earth Day Gratitudes

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with gratitude to the point where your body was shimmering with joy and you needed to break out in song? If you’re...

Can Jealousy Be Your North Star?

So many people are ashamed when they feel jealous and deny these feelings or push them away. I argue that we should welcome these feelings with open...
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
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
Michael Silverstein

“The Wholebeing Institute CIPP course has been the most powerful and important training program I have ever been exposed to. I use it every day.”

Michael Silverstein,
Private Equity Investor