MPPW40: Vanessa King

Today’s Guest: Vanessa King is a board member of Action for Happiness, which is a UK-based not-for-profit that focuses on proactively building skills for psychological wellbeing and resilience. She’s also the architect of the Ten Keys to Happier Living. She joins me on this episode to talk about her Ten Keys to Happier Living. Do…

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MPPW39: George Bonanno

Today’s Guest: On this episode of Making Positive Psychology Work, I’m joined by George Bonanno. George is a professor of clinical psychology, Director of the Lost Trauma and Emotion Lab, and Director of The Resilience Center for Veterans and Families at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College. George’s research focuses on resilience in the face of loss…

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MPPW38: Jeffrey Auerbach

Today’s Guest: Jeffrey Auerbach designs and delivers executive coaching and emotionally intelligent leadership programs.  He is the founder and President of The College of Executive Coaching, and past Vice President of the International Coach Federation Global Board of Directors. Do you encourage your clients to tap into their strengths and use them more?  But is…

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MPPW37: Angela Duckworth

Today’s Guest: Angela Duckworth is a professor at The University of Pennsylvania, and also the founder and scientific director of The Character Lab aimed at advancing the science and practice of character development.  She has advised the White House, professional sports teams and Fortune 500 CEO’s, and her first book, Grit: The Power of Passion…

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MPPW36: Martin Seligman

Today’s Guest: Professor Martin Seligman joins me on this episode of the podcast.  Regarded as one of the founding fathers of positive psychology, he  is the director of the Penn Positive Psychology Center, and the Penn Master of Applied Positive Psychology program.  He is also a leading authority and author on  resilience, learned helplessness, depression,…

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MPPW35: Sonja Lyubomirksy

Today’s Guest: Sonja Lyubomirsky is a professor of Psychology at the University of California – Riverside. Her research on the science of happiness has been the recipient of many honors.  She is a best-selling author of the books The How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting the Life You Want and The Myths of…

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MPPW34: Paula Davis Laack

Today’s Guest: Paula Davis Laack joins me on this week’s episode.  Paula is a former practicing lawyer, an internationally published writer, media contributor, and a stress and resilience expert.  She has designed and taught burnout prevention and resilience workshops for thousands of professionals around the world. She also taught resilience skills to more than 25,000…

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MPPW 33: Carin Rockind

Today’s Guest: Carin Rockind joins me on the podcast this week.  Carin is the creator of Purpose Girl, a movement to empower purpose-driven living.  She is also a leading happiness expert who works with companies around the world, teaching real-life strategies to help people live to their fullest potential of success and well-being.   Are…

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MPPW 32: Russ Harris

Today’s Guest: Russ Harris joins me on this week’s episode.  Russ is the author of the international best-selling self help book, The Happiness Trap.  He is a therapist and coach, as well as a world renowned trainer of acceptance and commitment therapy, otherwise known as ACT.  He has provided ACT training to over 20,000 people…

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