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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.

A Toolbox of Character Strengths to Face Adversity

In 2012, my life changed drastically, in one instant. It took less than a minute. On my way to work, back from a week off spent with my...

Finding Your Path for Positivity

After finishing my Certificate in Wholebeing Positive Psychology with WBI in 2014, I was excited to start sharing the life-changing...

3 Positive Psychology Tools to Sustain the Inner Being of the Social Activist

In this webinar, part of our Online Positive Psychology Hour series co-hosted with the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, ​social justice activist and...

The Pebble in My Shoe

This morning, I started my walk early because it was going to be a hot day. I put on my sunscreen and comfortable clothes and sneakers,...

How Self-Regulation Can Support Well-Being

My dad wanted me to be a musician, so he placed me in front of a piano at a very young age. The first part of my childhood was organized...
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