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107 - The Happy Startup School with Carlos Saba - The Positive Psychology Podcast

8/16/2018
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Can we teach businesses to put happiness and meaning at the core of what they do? Today our guest is Carlos Saba, founder of the Happy Startup School. This one is interesting for all businesses, startup or not. We learn how these companies do things differently from business as usual. Check out the Happy Startup School here On a different note calling all the people who have an Amazon Echo/Alexa device. Check out my new skill Positive Psychology Quiz. Just tell your device to enable...

Duration:00:46:43

106 - Write yourself Happy with Megan C. Hayes - The Positive Psychology Podcast

7/24/2018
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Writing is one the most powerful and yet under-appreciated positive interventions that exist. Today I talk to Dr. Megan C. Hayes about making a mess, encounters on the page and why journalling as usual might not be sustainable. http://www.positivejournal.org/free-stuff/ Books and articles mentioned:

Duration:00:39:04

105 - The Plurality of Happiness - The Positive Podcast

6/17/2018
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Happiness is not one thing. It contains multitudes and this episode is about pointing out various sources of happiness. If you have an Amazon Alexa and you catch yourself coming up with reasons or doubts about meditation check out "Meditation Myth Buster". It gives you a single meditation myth which will hopefully help you to break down those barriers. I did this in the hope to get more people take the plunge and just get started on a regular practice.

Duration:00:36:44

104 - The Happiness Smorgasbord with Susanna Halonen - The Positive Psychology Podcast

5/31/2018
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Susanna Halonen returns to the podcast with this conversation which is a meandering happiness buffet with lots of different bits to choose from. Learn more about Susanna and her new book Happiness is Here

Duration:00:48:57

103 - Parapsychology with Jeffrey Mishlove - The Positive Psychology Podcast

4/29/2018
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Parapsychology investigates some pretty incredible phenomena including extra-sensory perception, telekinesis and even reincarnation. Jeffrey Mishlove and I discuss what parapsychology does, its relationship with mainstream psychology and how challenging our own assumptions can help us learn things, we otherwise wouldn't have known. If you want to dive deeper into the research he talks about you can check out his youTube channel.

Duration:00:52:27

102 - The Art of Fully Living with Tal Gur - The Positive Psychology Podcast

4/2/2018
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We talk a lot about the things that make us happy and are supposed to change our life. Some of us try out a bit of advice here and there but most of us don't go about it fully. Tal Gur gave himself 10 years to achieve 100 goals. Today we hear from a doer, someone who decided that he was ready to dedicate himself fully to explore and experience what a fulfilled life really means.

Duration:00:28:20

101 - Virtual Reality Assessments - The Positive Psychology Podcast

2/11/2018
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This episode is mostly for professionals and students in positive psychology, HR or management. We can produce the best research in the world but if we don't go where the majority of the worlds' attention is heading, it will not matter how good we are. Whenever something new comes along, like say the internet, smartphones or even the teabag people always repeat the same reasons why it's stupid, irrelevant or dangerous (There is actually a fantastic podcast that covers this topic called The...

Duration:00:36:18

100 - 7 Fundamentals - The Positive Psychology Podcast

1/21/2018
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Certain ideas keep coming up again and again, no matter what topic we cover in the podcast. These seven concepts let you take a step back and focus on the meta ideas which help you leverage whatever kind of personal growth you are aspiring to. If you have tried a few times to change your thoughts, but have lacked the structure and recurring practice to do it, check out Brainwash.

Duration:00:47:40

099 - The Upside of your Stress - The Positive Psychology Podcast

11/5/2017
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Kelly McGonigal's book the Upside of your Stress challenges everything we believe to know about stress. We discuss how previous research has been misunderstood, some surprising truths about stress and how we can develop a healthy stress response. Find more episodes here: http://strengthsphoenix.com/listen

Duration:00:26:32

098 - Good Violations - The Positive Psychology Podcast

10/21/2017
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This ain't no typo. There are some violations that we tremendously enjoy. Don't worry it's not as dangerous as it sounds. Listen in to learn more about an integral part of happiness and well-being and how you can get more of it in your own life. http://strengthsphoenix.com/listen

Duration:00:51:33

097 - Yoga for Every Body with Jessamyn Stanley - The Positive Psychology Podcast

9/16/2017
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Imagine yoga for a second: was it a white, slender and well-off hetero-sexual woman? Well what about tattooed, black, fat and queer folks? Is it not for them? Jessamyn Stanley is an inspiring yoga teacher who doesn't just not fit the mould but demonstrates that these moulds are unnecessary altogether. We discuss how yoga can be a vehicle for body positivity, mindfulness and a constructive kind of comfort during hard times. Also it's important that we don't mistake the postures for yoga....

Duration:00:39:17

096 - Strengths-Based Parenting with Lea Waters - The Positive Psychology Podcast

8/25/2017
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Parents and non-parents want to know how to see and grow the best in the (young) people around them. Lea Waters is here to talk about how to turn on the Strengths Switch, how our own challenges shape how we see our children and what actually happens once we dedicate ourselves to strengths in daily life. You can take a test to see how you score in strengths-based parenting on her website http://www.strengthswitch.com/ (scroll down past the videos to find the resources).

Duration:00:48:31

095 - Emotion Differentiation (Hermione Granger is really good at this) - The Positive Psychology Podcast

8/6/2017
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Emotion differentiation is a the closest thing to a psychological superpower. Having it gives you all kinds of benefits and protection while the absence of it has lots of drawbacks. The good news is that it is a very straight-forward skill to learn. http://strengthsphoenix.com/listen

Duration:00:26:58

094 - Conscious Communication with Mary Shores - The Positive Psychology Podcast

7/8/2017
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Today Mary Shores, CEO and author, will join us to talk about Business has been underrepresented in this podcast so it's good to have Mary with us. Okay full disclosure words such as karma will be discussed (and I will put them in a psychology context so the skeptics can chill...). Links: Pre-Order Conscious Communication and receive two bonues (Dream with a Deadline and Daily Desires Journal) Ignite your Dreams Workbook Fearless Ambition Facebook Group

Duration:00:47:02

093 - Bubbly is not Self-Love with Dani DiPirro - The Positive Psychology Podcast

6/18/2017
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Dani DiPirro is the creator of Positively Present . We talk self-love (it's not just self-care!), facing and working on our fears and when it's time to seek professional guidance.

Duration:00:40:42

003 - Shorties: Don't Barf on Whales, Stop Doormatting it & I Accidentally Insult a Kind Man

6/6/2017
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http://strengthsphoenix.com/listen https://anchor.fm/s/acde4c

Duration:00:23:35

092 - The Heart of a Seeker - The Positive Psychology Podcast

6/4/2017
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So you've lost your religion. Or you always thought it was stupid to begin with. Maybe you are religious but are not quite satisfied. Today we look at this idea that we can find spirituality in sometimes unexpected places. Join us on Facebook

Duration:00:28:39