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...
WholeRunner: Flow Is the Runner’s High

WholeRunner: Flow Is the Runner’s High

by Louis Cinquino Fill in the blank: _______ is a state of performance where a person becomes totally absorbed in and engaged by an activity. If you happen to be Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, renowned psychologist and author of Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience,...
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...
Two Offerings for a Day of Remembrance

Two Offerings for a Day of Remembrance

by Megha Nancy Buttenheim I remember, as if it were yesterday, when 9/11 brought its dreadful new normal to our world. I was directing Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training at Kripalu that week, as I am this week. It was an enormous task to embrace the fact of that...
What Makes Work Meaningful?

What Makes Work Meaningful?

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,...
How Wholebeing Positive Psychology Has Enhanced My Career

How Wholebeing Positive Psychology Has Enhanced My Career

with Phoebe Atkinson Before 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...