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great talk by David Cooperrider

By Lisa Sansom / June 21, 2009 / 0 Comments

I’m waiting for the next speaker so I won’t write a lot at this time – again, when I have time over the next week, I will post more notes and reflections about the speakers that I have not yet discussed, but DC’s talk was uplifting and inspirational – a real call to action to […]

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Sunday morning of WCPP

By Lisa Sansom / June 21, 2009 / 0 Comments

This is the last day of the conference. I am hoping for a seat in David Cooperrider’s talk this morning. He starts in about 90 minutes, but with the crowds yesterday for MC and B. Fredrickson, I am considering “reserving” my seat now… 🙂 After the conference, I am heading home (driving) and so won’t […]

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Toward a new generation of positive interventions part 2

By Lisa Sansom / June 20, 2009 / 0 Comments

We started off with James Pawelski philosophising about how you would define a “positive intervention” anyhow, and discussing the merits and shortcomings of methodological versus contextual definitions. I am pretty sure that the slides will be up on the IPPA website (www.ippanetwork.org) so I won’t rehash the entire argument here, but he concluded by proposing […]

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Toward a new generation of positive interventions

By Lisa Sansom / June 20, 2009 / 0 Comments

Well I managed to get in the room for the talk on Toward a new generation of positive interventions. Again, very crowded. I do hope they will have the DVDs / slides available…

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Ruut Veenhoven – How to deal with data deluge?

By Lisa Sansom / June 20, 2009 / 0 Comments

Ruut Veenhoven spoke on how to keep up with the deluge of findings in Positive Psychology and made a strong case for his own World Database. RV started collecting PP articles in the 80s, when there was about a dozen articles, and has grown his collection from boxes to books to websites. Now there is […]

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Mihaly Csikszentmikahlyi

By Lisa Sansom / June 20, 2009 / 0 Comments

I am sitting in MC’s talk on what it means to be human, and what positive psychology can contribute. He took us through 2 million years of history, and here are some of his thoughts: How Pos Psych can help provide an emerging image of humankind • we are responsible for our lives – how […]

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