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I am so happy you found this podcast! Let’s walk together, and while you are ambling, I will be rambling in your ear, about how we can use improved health to live the best life we each ever imagined! 

-Carolyn

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Neither I nor my podcast guests are doctors or healthcare professionals of any kind, and nothing on this podcast or associated content should be considered medical advice. The information provided by Wellness While Walking, Whole Life Workshop and Bermuda Road Wellness, LLC is for informational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment, and before undertaking any new health care regimen, including walking.

Jan 22, 2020

The science of wellbeing, Positive Psychology is an academic sub-discipline that can directly help us improve our lives and be happier! We delve a little bit into some concrete ways to improve our lives, and it’s all based on research! And then we will also discuss a product some say makes them happier. We are walking a positive path here!

LET’S TALK THE WALK!

 

SOURCES and RESOURCES

On Positive Psychology

thehappymovie.com

Dan Gilbert's TED talk

Laurie Santos Yale class on Coursera

"The Difference Between Positive Thinking and Positive Psychology," www.psychologyofwellbeing.com

"If We Are So Rich, Why Aren't We Happy?" Semantic Scholar, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.

"Positive Psychology," Harvard Health Publishing.

"A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression," brainpickings.org.

"Changing World Happiness," The World Happiness Report. 

"What is Positive Psychology, and What Is It Not?" Christopher Peterson, Psychology Today.

"Exploring the Concept of Positive Health," The Robert J. Wood Foundation.

"What is Positive Psychology and Why is it Important?" positivepsychology.com

Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment, Tal Ben-Shahar (good intro to positive psychology).

The Power of Positive Thinking, by Norman Vincent Peale (recall that this is about positive thinking, not positive psychology).

Fred Rogers' Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award acceptance speech, 1997.

 

Light Therapy

"Q and A on Bright Light Therapy," columbia.edu

"Seasonal Affective Disorder Treatment: Choosing a Light Therapy Box," mayoclinic.org

Verilux HappyLight Therapy Lamp

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Neither I nor my podcast guests are doctors or healthcare professionals of any kind, and nothing on this podcast or associated content should be considered medical advice. The information provided by Wellness While Walking Podcast and associated material, by Whole Life Workshop and by Bermuda Road Wellness LLC is for informational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment, and before undertaking a new health care regimen, including walking. 

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