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Podcast with James & Suzie Pawelski

Can You Build Happier Relationships At Work? Podcast with James & Suzie Pawelski

Today we’re talking to James and Suzy Pawlekski, who are authors of the best-selling book Happy Together: Using the Science of Positive Psychology to Build Love That Lasts. James is a Professor of Practice and Director of Education in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania where he co-founded the Masters of Applied Positive Psychology Program with Professor Martin Seligman. Suzy is a freelance writer and well-being consultant specializing in the science of happiness and its effects on relationships and health.

In this episode, we explore how we can build happier relationships with others at work with practical, evidence-based tips you can use to keep your passions harmonious, prioritize positive emotions, savor positive emotions, and savor each other’s strengths.

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https://www.buildhappytogether.com/

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You’ll Learn:

  • [01:54] – James and Suzie explain what Aristotle taught them about having better relationships as they honeymooned.
  • [05:53] – James and Suzie provide some tips for improving our more challenging relationships at work.
  • [08:46] – Suzie explains how we can promote a healthy passion for our relationships at work.
  • [10:32] – James offers some practical tips for boosting positive emotions in our relationships.
  • [13:13] – James and Suzie explain how savoring positive emotions can help to improve our relationships and practical ways we can practice this more in workplaces.
  • [15:48] – James and Suzie offer some tips for savoring strengths in others.
  • [19:16] – James and Suzie share their advice for integrating these behaviors to improve our relationships into our busy working lives.
  • [21:27] – James & Suzie completes the Lightning round.

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