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What Is the Meaning of (Your) Life?

Posted on Apr 24, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Relational

by Michael F. Steger Psychologists don’t study “The Meaning Of Life” (cue portentious music). Instead, we study meaning in life … as in the meaning you find in your life. We don’t know any more than anyone else why life is the way it is; whether the universe came into being for any particular reason; or whether you, me, or the person down the street is here on Earth for any higher purpose. What we look at is the...

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Sometimes You Are Just Not Enough

Posted on Apr 10, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Relational

by Jillian Darwish Have you ever had the joy of attending a conference or workshop and been so energized by the content that you couldn’t wait to get back to the office or the classroom to start making changes? I hope everyone has had the opportunity to experience the joy that learning offers, as well the reward of creating positive change. We don’t, however, always have this experience. Sometimes we have a fantastic learning experience,...

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The Magical Alchemy of Transformative Teaching

Posted on Apr 3, 2019 in blog, Book Discussions, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Relational

In this video, Maria Sirois, PsyD, shares one of her earliest experiences of a teacher who made a powerful impact on her students’ lives. What does it take to be a transformational teacher? The answer might surprise you. Find out about Maria’s online Teaching for Transformation course, beginning April 8. Dr. Maria Sirois, PsyD, is Lead Faculty at Wholebeing Institute and an inspirational speaker, seminar leader, and author...

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WholeRunner: Run Into Your VIA Character Strengths

Posted on Mar 27, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

by Louis Cinquino The WholeRunner approach isn’t sports psychology. That field is primarily focused on competition: how the mind can make you a better athlete, a faster runner. This is not our primary goal. WholeRunner flips the script. We spend our time on exploring and explaining how your running can give you an even bigger prize than a faster half marathon time: to make your life happier and more positive. And if your half marathon time...

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Self-Care for the Coach, Part 1: SPIRE

Posted on Mar 20, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

by Jennifer Hanawald Building a positive psychology–based coaching practice can be a rollercoaster. First there’s the exhilarating climb. The life-changing research. The magic of powerful questions. The positive psychology–grounded tools in action. Then we get assigned peer-practice partners. At this point, levitated by the likes of Sonja Lyubomirsky, David Cooperrider, and Laura King, we newly trained coaches have sailed to the highest...

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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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