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How Wholebeing Positive Psychology Has Enhanced My Career

Posted on Aug 28, 2019 in Alumni Spotlight, blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

with Phoebe AtkinsonBefore she was a WBI faculty member, Phoebe Atkinson was a WBI student. In this video, she shares why she took the Certificate in Wholebeing Positive Psychology and how it has created flourishing in her life and her practice.Find out more about the Certificate program, WBI’s signature course.Questions? Contact us at...

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The Wonderful Thing About Triggers

Posted on Jul 25, 2019 in Alumni Spotlight, blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Relational, Spiritual

by Linda D. Wiesinger Triggers. We all have them. Anyone who came through childhood has them, which I assume is pretty much all of us. Someone says or does something—looks at us with a certain expression, uses a particular tone of voice, criticizes us unfairly—and we are off to the races. We actively create all sorts of stories and beliefs in our minds, so many that it can feel as if we are tripping over them: They did it ON PURPOSE and with...

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Alumni Spotlight: Stories of Transformation

Posted on Jul 17, 2019 in Alumni Spotlight, blog, Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

We’re always deeply moved by the stories our alumni tell us about how the Certificate in Wholebeing Positive Psychology changed their life. Today, we share with you two of those stories. First, here’s Kathy Washburn, describing how the Certificate program helped her during a massive life transition. She had left her corporate job, her 25-year marriage had fallen apart, and she was coping with an empty nest after her two sons started...

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CiPP Spotlight: Lisa Brown

Posted on Mar 13, 2019 in Alumni Spotlight, blog, Emotional, Intellectual, Relational, Spiritual

by Suzee Connole The CiPP Spotlight has been my baby for the past year or so. I’ve talked with some marvelous people doing amazing things in their field. With the new year come new ideas! Meet Lisa Brown, a 2016 CiPP graduate and the first Spotlight using our new format. This is intended to drop you right into Lisa’s world to see where she’s from and where she’s going. Enjoy!Why did you attend the Certificate in Wholebeing Positive...

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CiPP Alumni Spotlight: Ruth Pearce

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in Alumni Spotlight, blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Relational

by Suzee ConnoleThe work of a project manager is all about facilitating communication and coordination among groups of people. That’s why CiWPP alum Ruth Pearce, who has been a project manager for 25 years, was surprised to discover that project managers tend to rank quite low on the VIA character strengths scale in social intelligence—while scoring high in hope, prudence, and appreciation of beauty.“What stood out most for me during...

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Love: It’s All in the Eyes

Posted on Mar 30, 2017 in Alumni Spotlight, blog, Emotional, Guest Bloggers, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

CiPP Spotlight: Linda Jackson by Suzee Connole Oxytocin, known as the love or cuddle hormone, is often released by physical touch, but what about eye contact? Research shows that a person needs five to eight hugs a day to be happier. Could catching—and holding—someone’s eye yield the same results? “Maintaining eye contact creates a calming, connected state of being that, after 30 to 60 seconds, triggers oxytocin,” says Linda Jackson,...

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