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Can You Help Your Community Thrive Despite the Struggle?

Podcast with Dr. Peggy Kern

DELIVERED BY The Wellbeing Lab

Peggy is an associate professor at the Centre for Wellbeing Science at the University of Melbourne. Her research is collaborative in nature and draws on a variety of methodologies to examine questions around who thrives in life and why and she has published 3 books and over 100 peer-reviewed articles and chapters. Danielle is a registered psychologist, and the Co-Founder of The Wellbeing Lab, and the Co-Creator of The PERMAH Wellbeing Survey.

In this week’s episode, we discover the practical steps communities are taking to care for people’s well-being, even in the face of significant struggles

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You’ll Learn:

  • [02:41] Peggy explains how people are managing to thrive even in the face of challenging circumstances.
  • [07:32] Peggy shares the factors interpersonal, intrapersonal and external factors that appear to be supporting people’s wellbeing.
  • [13:07] Peggy outlines how people can boost their levels of thriving across their communities, even in the face of struggle.
  • [16:46] Peggy offers some insights into the greatest causes of struggles and how these can be reduced in communities.

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Until next time, take care!  Thank you, Peggy!

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