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

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 CET

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 CET

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.

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

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.

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 12:00pm CET

Acacia Parks discusses positive interventions. What are they? What works best and what can go wrong? How are positive interventions brought to the public? And how could a listener get started?

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 10:58am CET

Lea Waters, a positive education expert from the University of Melbourne will talk about why positive education is important, how wellbeing and performance are linked and what teachers interested in positive education can do to get started.

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 6:41pm CET

 Today we are going to talk about positive emotions. We will cover

  • why one big misunderstanding makes people question the legitimacy of positive psychology
  • what positive emotions are good for
  • emotional contagion
  • how positive emotions affect health
  • what you can do to increase positivity

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 2:29pm CET

What are character strengths? Why should you use them? How can you identify them? How can you get going today?

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 1:20am CET

001- Introduction - The Positive Psychology Podcast

Welcome to the first episode of the Positive Psychology Podcast - Bringing the Science of the Good Life to your Earbuds. In this episode we talk about what positive psychology is, what it is not, the reasons for making the show, what you can expect from the show in the future and a little bit about your host. 

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Category:Psychology -- posted at: 10:20am CET