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Character Strengths Research & Interventions

Ryan M. Niemiec, Psy.D. Character Strengths Research & Interventions Abstract: Character strengths, often referred to as “the backbone of positive psychology,” have enjoyed extensive research and scholarship since the VIA project that culminated in 2004. What have we learned...


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The Context of Well-being: Fit, Facets, and Fairness

Isaac Prilleltensky, PhD The Context of Well-being: Fit, Facets, and Fairness Dr. Prilleltensky will share a multi-dimensional model of wellbeing (I-COPPE) that includes both perceptual and contextual appraisals. He will propose that individuals can enhance their “fitness” in each...


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Character Strengths Research & Interventions

Ryan M. Niemiec, Psy.D. Character Strengths Research & Interventions Abstract: Character strengths, often referred to as “the backbone of positive psychology,” have enjoyed extensive research and scholarship since the VIA project that culminated in 2004. What have we learned...


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Meaning In Life and Work

Michael F. Steger, Ph.D. Meaning In Life and Work Abstract: Michael F. Steger, Ph.D. examines the construct, including theories from Frankl to Baumeister. He shares research on how experiencing meaning can have positive effects on one’s health and happiness, decisions and effort ...


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Humble Leaders in Business, Religious, and Political Contexts

Everett Worthington Ph.D. Humble Leaders in Business, Religious, and Political Contexts Abstract: For leaders, humility is not always a popular aspiration today, yet it is linked to positive outcomes in business, religious, and political activities. I define humility emphasizing its...