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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.

This Is Killing Me

It was 1999 and I wasn’t partying like Prince’s song. Instead, I was sitting in a plush office chair, around a polished mahogany table,...

How to Inspire People… and Yourself

What does inspiration really mean, and how do we get more of it for ourselves and spark more of it in others? In this webinar from our series of...

Making Meaning Through Stories: How Writing and Conversation Can Help Us Live More Meaningful Lives

“The self is an ongoing autobiography; or to be more exact, it is a self-other multifaceted biography that we constantly pen and...

How Embracing Awe Can Help You Thrive and Flourish

Awe can be a powerful tool in healing from painful experiences and creating a flourishing, thriving life. Taking time to experience the...

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,...
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