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Free Positive Psychology Course

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.

Facing Fear with Resilience

There is so much we fear in life. We dread change, we are trepidatious about failure. We are worried about failing health, afraid of...

WBI’s Third Community Connector Award Goes to Author Donna Miller

We are thrilled to announce the presentation of our third Community Connector Award to WBI alum and Teaching Assistant Donna Martire...

Self Compassion in Everyday Life

Are you feeling overwhelmed by caregiving during these challenging times? If so, you are not alone. Parenting and caregiving are always filled with...

Who Am I—Really?

The simplest of life questions are also the most profound, and therefore the hardest to answer. “Who am I?” is one of those questions...

The 5 Positive Psychology Concepts That Helped Me Find Unshakable Happiness

There is a belief that we are born predisposed to character and personality traits that can either lead us to happiness and well-being,...
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