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,...
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...
My Curiosity Quest

My Curiosity Quest

by Michael F. Steger My 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...
Five Things We Learned on Our Family Vacation

Five Things We Learned on Our Family Vacation

by Amy Alpert Last summer, my husband and I took our high school–age son and daughter to Europe, where we visited three cities—Paris, Amsterdam, and London. While the trip included many frustrating moments—arguments over what to do next or where to eat, schlepping...
How to Apply Positive Psychology to the Midlife Journey

How to Apply Positive Psychology to the Midlife Journey

by Maria Sirois The fields of positive psychology, mind-body medicine, and the spiritual disciplines offer wisdom—culled from research and centuries of experience—that can sustain our unique over-40 needs. Here are five of these wisdom teachings. 1. Remember that...