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The Flourishing Center Podcast- Life Hacks, Science and How People Put Positive Psychology into Practice

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Take a glimpse into the world of applied positive psychology with The Flourishing Center. Each episode includes three sections giving you insights and hacks into a living an authentically happy and flourishing life. In the first segment, Science Says, uncover new research in positive psychology and how to apply the science to your life. In the second segment, we showcase a Life Hack which is a proven and practical action you can do today to boost your productivity and wellbeing. In the third segment we enter the Practitioner's Corner where we interview with a guest positive psychology practitioner. Guests include teachers, parents, therapists, entrepreneurs, managers, coaches, doctors, teenagers and others, who have been trained in positive psychology, and are applying the science in unique ways in their unique sectors of the world.

Take a glimpse into the world of applied positive psychology with The Flourishing Center. Each episode includes three sections giving you insights and hacks into a living an authentically happy and flourishing life. In the first segment, Science Says, uncover new research in positive psychology and how to apply the science to your life. In the second segment, we showcase a Life Hack which is a proven and practical action you can do today to boost your productivity and wellbeing. In the third segment we enter the Practitioner's Corner where we interview with a guest positive psychology practitioner. Guests include teachers, parents, therapists, entrepreneurs, managers, coaches, doctors, teenagers and others, who have been trained in positive psychology, and are applying the science in unique ways in their unique sectors of the world.
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Take a glimpse into the world of applied positive psychology with The Flourishing Center. Each episode includes three sections giving you insights and hacks into a living an authentically happy and flourishing life. In the first segment, Science Says, uncover new research in positive psychology and how to apply the science to your life. In the second segment, we showcase a Life Hack which is a proven and practical action you can do today to boost your productivity and wellbeing. In the third segment we enter the Practitioner's Corner where we interview with a guest positive psychology practitioner. Guests include teachers, parents, therapists, entrepreneurs, managers, coaches, doctors, teenagers and others, who have been trained in positive psychology, and are applying the science in unique ways in their unique sectors of the world.

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Episodes

EP 33: Financial Well-Being and Positive Psychology

10/18/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says –A 2010 study shows that high income improves evaluation of life but not well-being, since day-to-day emotional well-being is quite different from our thoughts about life satisfaction. Life Hack –How to use PERMA-V to achieve your financial goals through supporting your overall well-being. Practitioner Corner:Meet Carin Rockind, founder of Women’s Global Happiness Day.

Duration:00:32:59

EP 32: The Value and Importance of Negative Emotions

8/23/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says –According to a study in the journal Emotion, overvaluing happiness is linked to increased rumination over setbacks and failures. Life Hack –How to move negative emotions through your body. Practitioner Corner: Meet Seph Fontane Pennock, co-founder of PositivePsychologyProgram.com and the Positive Psychology Toolkit.

Duration:00:43:01

EP 31: The Science of Sharing Good News

8/6/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says – A new study in the Journal of Social and Personality Psychology delves into the benefits of sharing good news not just for the sharer, but also for the receiver. Life Hack – How to harness the power of good news to boost positive emotions and strengthen relationships. Practitioner Corner: Meet Dimple Mukherjee, a world citizen, occupational therapist and coach who brings women together for self-care and...

Duration:00:40:55

EP 30: Using Rest as a Tool for Energy Management

6/20/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says – A new study on the benefits of taking a break and exercising in natural environments shows that getting active outdoors promotes positive emotion and increased focus. Life Hack – 3 strategies to maximize your energy throughout the day. Practitioner Corner: Meet Jamie Johnson Weisberg, an artist and coach of human potential who helps people venture north of neutral.

Duration:00:40:42

EP 29: The Science of Positivity Resonance

5/31/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says – A study by Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D., and colleagues discovers something unique about positivity resonance. It’s not just a feeling of positive emotion between two people, but rather a deeply shared connection with others that is related to flourishing mental health and well-being. Life Hack – Learn how to build your positivity resonance muscle. Practitioner Corner: Meet Amy Holdsman, a dog lover, positive...

Duration:00:33:20

EP 28: Emodiversity of Positive Emotions, Health and Well-Being

5/9/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says – A new study links emodiversity of positive emotions to reduced inflammation in the body. Life Hack – How to tell the difference between basking and boasting. Practitioner Corner: Meet Tanis Frame, a thrive catalyst and play evangelist who has spent her life chasing curiosity and Frisbees.

Duration:00:37:29

EP 27: Positive Emotions and the Immune System

4/26/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says – A study of individuals undergoing vaccination shows that being in a positive emotional state can help influence the immune system. Life Hack – How to get a positive mood boost when you need it. Practitioner Corner: Meet Kathy Mackintosh, a certified integrative health coach and positive psychology practitioner on a journey of healing.

Duration:00:33:33

EP 26: Positive Psychology at Work in the World

4/11/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says – Taking short breaks at work to relax and connect can boost productivity, especially for those with low work engagement. Life Hack – The Daily Dozen is a go-to exercise to get into a positive emotional state. Practitioner's Corner: Meet Emmy Gaye, a positive psychology practitioner who works with children on strengths-based development.

Duration:00:33:05

EP 25: Making Meaning from Suffering

3/28/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says - A new study explores the relationship between redirecting our attention, which we do when we practice gratitude and kindness, and overall well-being, happiness and life satisfaction. Life Hack – Discover a powerful life equation for deriving meaning from suffering. Practitioner’s Corner: Meet June Russo, a positive psychology-based psychologist and coach, dancer, poet and author who describes how her CAPP...

Duration:00:36:58

EP 24: The Nuts and Bolts of Positive Thinking

3/7/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says - Learn about a new study in Wales that applied a "writing about good things" intervention in a school setting. Life Hack – How to be efficient in positive thinking. Practitioner’s Corner - Meet Adam Kulpa, a mindset coach who helps young athletes learn to thrive.

Duration:00:30:44

EP 23: The Relationship Between Happiness and Success

2/21/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says - Does success lead to happiness or is it the other way around? A study tackles this age-old question. Life Hack – Learn how to move from “have-do-be” to “be-do-have” on the path to happiness. Practitioner’s Corner - Meet Ilene Schaffer, a coach who literally “walks” people through transitions in their lives.

Duration:01:16:33

EP 22: Correct Perfectionalism

2/5/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says—New research study interviews 4,000 millionaires to determine if money is related to their happiness. Life Hack—Learn how to manage your expectations to become the right kind of perfectionist. Practitioner’s Corner—Eliza Weller is an integrated wellness coach who specializes in anxiety and negative self-talk.

Duration:00:33:28

EP21: Mood on Handwriting

1/29/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says—Study proves that your mood can impact your handwriting. Life Hack—Learn how to use your emotions to embrace your creativity. Practitioner’s Corner—Dr. Cheryl Lanlier is a positive applied psychology based human performance technology expert. She helps people and the organizations they work for adopt and use technology in more efficient ways.

Duration:00:18:55

EP20: Physical Activity & Stress Reactivity

1/18/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says—A new study looks at the impact physical activity has on our stress reactivity. Life Hack—Learn how to burn more calories with a new type of movement called N.E.A.T. (Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis). Practitioner’s Corner—Lidia Doncova-Macri is a positive psychology practitioner, change expert and corporate trainer from Australia.

Duration:00:25:56

EP19: Anticipation

1/10/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says—A recent fMRI study looks at what happens in people’s brains when they anticipate good things happening in their future. Life Hack—Learn how to get the benefits of anticipatory savoring without the pitfalls of anticipating the future and then feeling disappointed. Practitioner’s Corner—Meet Kerri Brock, an organization and change coach in Toronto who helps individuals and organizations meet their goals.

Duration:00:24:47

EP18: Reason for Being

1/4/2018
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says: Learn about a research study that uncovers the power of personality to shape income. Life Hack: Discover the principles of Ikigai and how it can help you figure out your reason for being in the world. Practitioner’s Corner: Meet Kristin Caven, she founded The Flourishing Artist, a support community for creative types centered around seminars, classes, coaching and community.

Duration:00:39:00

EP17: Health Coaching

12/27/2017
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says: Learn about the impact of health coaching on your well-being. Life Hack: How to be your own life coach. Practitioner’s Corner: Meet Lauren Teller, who uses her experience as a positive psychology coach to promote how to cultivate meaningful change in how you feel about yourself and show up in your life.

Duration:00:34:12

EP16: Work Engagement and Sleep

12/20/2017
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says: Learn how sleep impacts your productivity and engagement at work. Life Hack: Techniques to improve the quality of your sleep. Practitioner’s Corner: Meet Andrea, a nutritionist coach and yoga teacher who talks about how wellness and nutrition are vital to leading a healthier and happier life.

Duration:00:28:13

EP15: Overcoming Rumination

12/13/2017
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says: Metacognitive practices help people develop more flexible thinking in day-to-day life to help overcome depression or ruminative thoughts. Life Hack: Learn techniques to watch and measure your thinking to train your brain to focus on solution or action-oriented thoughts rather than negative judgments or ruminations. Practitioner’s Corner: Chianti Lomax, a certified coach and founder of the Happy Pop-Up, talks...

Duration:00:38:50

EP14: Practicing Self-Forgiveness

12/6/2017
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In this episode of The Flourishing Center podcast you will learn: Science Says: Learn about a study on self-forgiveness as an intervention. Life Hack: How to practice self-forgiveness on a day to day basis. Practitioner’s Corner: Hear how Denise uses positive psychology as a career coach and speaker to help people uncover who they are and what they want to do with their lives.

Duration:00:41:49