positive aging lifespan

10 Psychological Predictors of Health and Happiness Across the Lifespan

Why do people age differently? Why do some people grow better and happier with age, constantly improving like a fine Cabernet Sauvignon, while other people simply decay with age? The only way to discover the secrets of a long and happy life would be to recruit a large group of young p
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The 10th International Meaning Conference

The 10th International Meaning Conference

Are you weary from hearing the same old thing from the same conferences? The 10th Biennial International Meaning Conference welcomes you to come and experience a different kind of conference. At the 2018 Meaning Conference, you will have the opportunity to meet leaders from various di
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PERMA-V in Italy: A Positive Psychology Retreat

Also known as a vacation with intention, PERMA-V is a 7-day positive psychology retreat for positive psychology practitioners, coaches, therapists, educators and business leaders who want to connect, learn and recharge amongst like-minded people. The retreat offers the benefit of phys
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The 2018 World Happiness Report: the World's Happiest Countries

The 2018 World Happiness Report: the World’s Happiest Countries

The World Happiness Report is published annually by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network. The report ranks the happiness levels of 156 countries using the Gallup world poll. The poll asks respondents to think of their best possible life (rated at a 10), and the
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9th European Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP)

9th European Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP)

The European Conference on Positive Psychology will host its 9th event in 2018, with Budapest, Hungary being this year’s host city. Since 2002 the ECPP has brought together some of the brightest minds and most established names in the field of Positive Psychology with the explicit aim
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Happy Acts – Celebrating the International Day of Happiness

Happy Acts – Celebrating the International Day of Happiness

Every year on March 20th the world celebrates the International Day of Happiness. Commonly known as Happiness Day, the date is set aside to promote the pursuit of happiness and acknowledge that it is also a basic human right. Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012,
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The International Eye Contact Experiment: September 23, 2017

The International Eye Contact Experiment: September 23, 2017

We are soft-wired to feel other people’s emotions just by looking at them. Without any words, we feel their joy, fear or anger. Responsible for this connection are brain cells called mirror neurons. But with many social interactions taking part online, where have real connections gone
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LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®: The Challenge of Facilitating Positive Psychology with Groups

Often a minority consisting of a few individuals set the tone and culture of a meeting. They speak more frequently, define key concepts more often and conclude with stronger determination. The minority takes up the majority of the time, leaving a large group of participants standing o
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BLOOM COMPANY

BLOOM COMPANY: The South Korean Positive Psychology Success Is Now In Europe

In 2013 I had the privilege of meeting Junghyo Park in Madrid. We had both enrolled on IE Business School’s Positive Leadership and Strategy Executive MA program, at the time one of the very first such MA’s in Europe. It was also the first to be not just academic, but also experientia
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European Conference of Positive Psychology ECPP

What is The European Conference of Positive Psychology (ECPP)?

The European Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP) was established in 2002 and was first held in London, England and have continued in Italy, Portugal, Croatia, Denmark and Russia. The 8th ECPP was held last year from June 28th until July 1st in Angers, France. The purpose of the E
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critiques and critisism of positive psychology ippa world congress

Critiques and Criticisms of Positive Psychology at the WCPP2015

Some of the greatest minds within the field of positive psychology have just finished discussing its critiques and criticism at the World Conference of Positive Psychology. You’ll find all of them categorised and listed below. Panel members: (from left to right) Kim Cameron Miha
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Date With Destiny 2014 Florida Boca Raton

Date With Destiny @ Boca Raton, Florida 2014

This December, for 6 days, I have been so lucky to be a part of an Anthony Robbins seminar called ‘Date with Destiny‘ in Boca Raton, Florida. Let me tell you upfront: it was extraordinary and I highly recommend you to attend one of his seminars sometime. The sooner you go,
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