positive psychology

Reciprocity: what can I do for you?

By Lisa Sansom / November 9, 2012 / 3 Comments

This is the fourth article in my series about the 2012 MAPP Summit, which took place in Philadelphia October 2012. Previous articles are here and here and here.  Dr. Adam Grant was a new instructor at Wharton, as far as I recall, when I did my MAPP (Master of Applied Positive Psychology) program at the University of Pennsylvania. […]

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Free talk #3 – to job seekers

By Lisa Sansom / November 8, 2012 / 0 Comments

My heart completely goes out to anyone who is looking for a job right now. It’s tough out there. We all *know* that it’s tough, but unless you are actually looking for a job right now, you may not truly *feel* how tough it is. Which is why I was quite nervous about today’s free […]

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Connected – further insights from MAPP Summit October 2012

By Lisa Sansom / November 6, 2012 / 1 Comment

My previous posts about the 2012 MAPP Summit (here and here) have shared talks from MAPP Alumni and one researcher (Kathleen Vohs) and are very easily connected to the roots of positive psychology. Our next speaker was perhaps less explicitly about positive psychology, and more about the spread of positive psychology. Dr. Nicolas Christakis was a fabulous […]

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Perception of time and positive psychology

By Lisa Sansom / November 4, 2012 / 0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Philadelphia to attend the MAPP Summit, a conference put on for graduates and current students from the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program at the University of Pennsylvania. My previous post on the conference is here. Today, I’d like to highlight one of our speakers, Dr. Kathleen […]

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MAPP Summit in Philly

By Lisa Sansom / November 2, 2012 / 3 Comments

Those who have been following this blog for a long time might know that each year, I head to Philadelphia for a very special “conference”. It’s called the “MAPP Summit” and it’s held for graduates and current students from the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program at the University of Pennsylvania. This year, alumni held […]

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More positive psychology at U Penn coming right up!

By Lisa Sansom / October 16, 2012 / 0 Comments

This time of year, I look forward to attending the “MAPP Summit” in Philadelphia. It’s sort of like my program’s homecoming – current students of the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program get together with Alumni who are able to make it, and we all attend class together. We learn from various professors – the […]

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