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Courses for becoming your best self.

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Positive Psychology Coaching Skills You Can Use Now
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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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Work with a coach trained in the Wholebeing approach using a model for positive change.

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October 22 to October 23, 2022

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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.

Who’s In Charge of Your Coaching Engagements?

Recently, a friend of mine shared that she was working with a life coach. She was having a hard time adjusting to some major life...

Savoring Small Joys for Finding Meaning + Making Positive Change

“Far beyond feeling good, a micro-moment of love, like any positive emotion, literally changes your mind. It expands your awareness of...

What Is Ambiguous Loss? Recognizing and Working with Amorphous Grief

“What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes a part of...

3 Steps to Release Career Shame and Reclaim Your Life Starting Now

From the early-career anxiety of not being good enough, to midcareer professionals regretful about “selling out,” to seasoned leaders...

Turning Learning into Doing, from Day One

A prospective coaching student once wrote to me to ask how quickly they would be able to apply their new skills from WBI’s Positive...
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