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Change is difficult and takes time. We could all use reminders now and then to return us to our focus, streamline our process, and ground us in the wisdom of successfully sustaining positive change for the long haul. Dr. Maria Sirois, VP of Curriculum at Wholebeing Institute, shows us how to navigate the sometimes turbulent waters of change with these pearls of wisdom each and every Friday.

Alumni Spotlight: Lynda Wallace

Posted on Oct 3, 2019 in Alumni Spotlight, blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

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 didn’t think was possible.Registration closes October 13 for the next iteration of the Certificate in Wholebeing Positive Psychology. Find out more....

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Reflections on IPPA World Congress 2019

Posted on Sep 18, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Relational, Spiritual

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 infantile. As I watched and listened, two ideas especially intrigued me, and continue to reverberate within me. The first was the advice given to visitors seeking to learn more...

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What Makes Work Meaningful?

Posted on Sep 4, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Relational, Spiritual

by Michael F. Steger A well-known story relates the following encounter: Three men are found smashing boulders with iron hammers. When asked what they are doing, the first man says, “Breaking big rocks into little rocks.” The second man says, “Feeding my family.” The third man says, “Building a cathedral.” Today I want to focus on the third man, the one who saw each hammer blow as contributing to the...

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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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My Curiosity Quest

Posted on Aug 23, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

by Michael F. StegerMy work on meaning in life is part of my meaning in life. If this sounds a bit confusing, I agree. I never went out into the world with the intention of studying meaning in life. I was just curious, and stayed curious, about learning how people tried to figure out what they were doing here on Earth. I wanted to hear those stories—from anyone, from anywhere, from anytime—because, I suppose, it gave me a wider and more...

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A Conversation with Lynda Wallace, Program Director of WBI’s Positive Psychology Coaching Certification Program

Posted on Aug 20, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Relational

by Jennifer HanawaldLynda Wallace launched WBI’s Positive Psychology Coaching (PPC) Fundamentals class in 2013. Since then, the class has expanded into a fully integrated certification program. It begins by taking students on a deep dive into personally transformative positive psychology research, builds in powerful coaching skills and competencies, guides them in building a thriving coaching practice, and supports them as they integrate...

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