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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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The Practice of Befriending Our Resistance

Posted on Feb 27, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Relational, Spiritual

by Kim Childs Several years ago, I was invited to be a writer and facilitator on a wonderful project. On the morning it began, I found myself dawdling and stalling on my way out the door for the 9:00 am meeting. Once in the car, I encountered rush hour traffic and arrived 15 minutes late. The other staff members, who’d traveled hundreds of miles to be there, were on time and waiting for me, the person who lived two miles away. It was a...

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Coaching, Positive Psychology, and Experiential Learning

Posted on Feb 20, 2019 in blog, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Relational

by Phoebe Atkinson In WBI’s Certificate in Positive Psychology (CiPP), Tal Ben-Shahar described coaching as “a natural home for positive psychology,” suggesting that coaching is an ideal vehicle through which the science of positive psychology can be applied. WBI coaching courses apply foundational positive psychology concepts and build on core competencies from the field of coaching. Over the past years since graduating CiPP, I have...

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Congratulations and Thanks to Sonja and Nicole

Posted on Feb 11, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Intellectual, Relational

by Megan McDonough Stephen Covey wrote that there are three constants in life: change, choice, and principles. Positive psychology teaches us the power of choice and how to sustain positive change, and—through mindfulness—we become aware of principles that fuel growth and wholebeing happiness. Each day is an opportunity to grow and change. Today, here’s what we’re growing into … Two valuable team members are...

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