Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Johnston

Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Johnston

by Suzee Connole Lisa Johnston is a WBI-trained Positive Psychology Coach with a background in design and marketing, as well as yoga and physical fitness. Her knowledge and experience in these industries gives her the opportunity to connect with a wide audience with a...
What Successful People Do Differently

What Successful People Do Differently

by Phoebe Atkinson Heidi Grant Halvorson is the author of the most popular blog post in the history of the Harvard Business Review: “Nine Things Successful People Do Differently.” It’s easy to understand how this post racked up readers, as it is...
Alumni Spotlight: Paula Sacco

Alumni Spotlight: Paula Sacco

by Suzee Connole Paula Sacco, MBA, CPCC, is a 2018 graduate of the Certificate in Wholebeing Positive Psychology and also holds a certification in professional coaching. She specializes in helping women reinvent themselves after full-time parenting, and her coaching...
The Positive Running Ratio: Introducing a New Kind of PR

The Positive Running Ratio: Introducing a New Kind of PR

by Louis Cinquino Most of us can rattle off our Personal Records (PRs) at the common race distances as easily as we can recite our kids’ ages. I know I’ve broken 50 minutes in the 10K, beat four hours in the marathon, and was just under five minutes (age-graded) in...
Alumni Spotlight: Lynda Wallace

Alumni Spotlight: Lynda Wallace

Lynda Wallace, Director of WBI’s Coaching Certification Program, spent 20 years in the corporate world before shifting her focus toward positive psychology. The Certificate in Wholebeing Positive Psychology gave her something she wasn’t expecting and...
Reflections on IPPA World Congress 2019

Reflections on IPPA World Congress 2019

Karen Whelan-Berry The music, dance, and wisdom of Australia’s indigenous people opened the 2019 World Congress on Positive Psychology in Melbourne in July. Compared to their thirty to forty thousand years of history, positive psychology seems incredibly young, even...