The Positive Psychology Podcast - Bringing the Science of Happiness to your Earbuds with Kristen Truempy

What is meaning and why is it important? What are the benefits of having a purpose and where does suffering fit in? What can you do when you want to explore meaning in your own life?

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 8:43pm CEST

How can you spend your money in ways that make you happier? Right in time for Christmas shopping we discuss five principles which help spending your money in a way that makes you and the people around you happier.

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 12:08pm CEST

What beliefs stand in our way to change? How does change happen in our brain? Is happiness fixed and what influence do genes have? What can we do with all this information?

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 2:47pm CEST

This episode is for the geeks, those interested in where Positive Psychology is headed and the fans of Aaron Jarden. We discuss the importance and advancement of assessments, the need to define concepts such as flourishing, current developments in positive psychology and how companies can help the cause to bring more flourishing to this world.

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 12:10pm CEST

Therese Joyce will explain why play and humour is much more serious and important than you think.

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 6:52pm CEST

Do we have to get away from traditional stereotypes of what it means to be a man? Is getting in touch with emotions only for women? Dr. Tim Lomas explains critical positive masculinity.

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 6:47pm CEST

Think of optimism as the climate in your brain: is the weather generally good or would you prefer better weather? What is optimism, how does it influence your brain and life, what are the benefits, what concerns do people have and what can you do to get more of it?

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 10:46am CEST

Learn why the search for passion is over. Susanna explains the 5 components of a passionate life.

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 12:02pm CEST

In the last episode Ryan Niemiec mentioned how movies can help us develop our character strengths. This week we will talk about how seeing 14 movies in 8 days gave me ample opportunity not just to watch out for strengths but see other positive psychology concepts in action too.

For more episodes check out http://strengthsphoenix.com/listen

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 9:52pm CEST

Ryan Niemiec will be our guest in this episode of the Positive Psychology Podcast. He is a psychologist, coach and author who works on advancing the science and practice of strengths at the VIA Institute. We will talk about what strengths are, what to do once you know your strengths and how watching movies can help you get to know your strengths better.

For more episodes check out http://strengthsphoenix.com/listen

Direct download: 006_PPP_140911.mp3
Category:Psychology -- posted at: 12:00pm CEST