International Day of Happiness 2015

By Lisa Sansom / March 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

Hello to all! I haven’t written a blog in a long time due to various busyness – we all know how that is, right? Today (March 20th) is the United Nations’ International Day of Happiness and one of the important “happiness day” initiatives is an online webinar series by the graduates of the University of […]

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Upcoming webinar on positive employee engagement

By Lisa Sansom / April 13, 2014 / 0 Comments

Hello blog readers and subscribers! I wanted to let you know about an upcoming webinar that I will be giving:   Use positive psychology to get powerful employee engagement Tuesday, May 6, 2014 2 – 3:15 p.m. Central / 3:00-4:15pm Eastern According to the 2012 Gallup, the majority of your employees are disengaged. That’s right. Only […]

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Would you like a copy of Adam Grant's "Give and Take"?

By Lisa Sansom / March 25, 2014 / 2 Comments

I have been re-reading Adam Grant’s “Give and Take” and each time I dive into a new chapter, I’m enjoying the insights and applications of his new view of people and workplaces. It’s truly a wonderful read. Through complete serendipity, I have an extra copy to give away which I’d like to do at the […]

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My latest interview – with Positive Psychology Program

By Lisa Sansom / March 23, 2014 / 0 Comments

A big thank you to Seph Fontane Pennock, from the website, for reaching out to interview me about my work, my life and positive psychology. I’ve had the privilege to be part of the positive psychology community since 2009, when I started the MAPP program at the University of Pennsylvania, and it’s only been […]

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51 free talks on positive psychology

By Lisa Sansom / September 6, 2012 / 17 Comments

At the first World Congress on Positive Psychology in 2009, hosted by the International Positive Psychology Association, Martin Seligman was challenged to increase the world’s flourishing to 51% by the year 2051. Now, there were several questions about this, notably as the field of positive psychology was only about 10 years old and this is quite […]

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If I had a million dollars…

By Lisa Sansom / July 9, 2012 / 0 Comments

Recently in Canada, there was a huge lottery for $50 million dollars. Of course everyone was talking about it and dreaming about what they would do. For me, it’s pretty simple: I’d pay off debts, save for future plans and take all of my girlfriends to a long weekend at a spa. I’m not sure […]

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