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2014 16/Sep

The abbreviated version of this very article was first published on Positive Psychology News with the editing help of Kathryn Britton. – – – The Aim of Positive Psychology: Positive Psychology’s founder Dr. Martin Seligman has undertaken the “moon-shot” endeavor to have/ensure? 51% of the human population psychologically flourishing (http://www.apa.org/monitor/2011/10/seligman.aspx) by 2051. It’s an audacious goal intended […]

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2013 28/Aug

Authenticity is an oft-used and seemingly coveted word in the English language.  The idea of, the meaning or the essence behind “authenticity”, might be perceived as common to the universal human experience, but how do we come to an agreed upon definition of the word, which seems to hold different meanings for different cultures and […]

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2013 21/Feb

Close to a year before I enrolled at UPENN for Martin Seligman’s Masters in Applied Positive Psychology program, I had first heard of the term “positive psychology” from a man teaching Happiness at Harvard. The class was a tremendous hit, and in addition to oodles of news coverage, including an appearance of the “Daily Show,” […]

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