We've partnered with MentorCoach to create an exciting new online Master Class for practitioners: Learning to Unleash What's Best In You and Your Clients. Discover the research behind character strengths and how you can use it to help others find greater well-being and reach their goals. Classes begin Oct 2.
MEDITATIONS ON CHARACTER STRENGTHS
Video of Dr. Roger Bretherton, University of Lincoln, England, presenting on MBSP at The Mindful Living Show.
INTERVIEWS ON CHARACTER STRENGTHS
Want to learn more about mindfulness, character strengths, and their integration? Check out thse interviews of
Dr. Ryan Niemiec below.
BLOG ARTICLES ON MINDFULNESS AND CHARACTER STRENGTHS
You experienced the Mindful Pause in the section above. Be sure to read these 3 other popular blog posts on
this powerful exercise:
A Mindful Pause May Change Your Day
A Simple Mindfulness Exercise to Use With Clients
Effective Ways to Be More Mindful: 5 More "Mindful Pause" Activites
DELVE INTO ADDITIONAL ARTICLES ON THE INTEGRATION OF MINDFULNESS AND CHARACTER STRENGTHS. EXPLORE THESE
What Does It Really Mean to be Mindful?
If You Have Found Mindfulness, Consider Yourself Lucky
Addicted To Your Phone? 10 Tips For Breaking Away
Mindfulness and Character Strengths: Teaching Kids How To Flourish
Do You Know the Difference Between Savoring and Mindfulness?
A Mindful Heart
5 Tips To Make Your Mindfulness Practice Easier
24 Ways to Make Mindfulness Stickier
From Mindless to Mindfulness
Top 12 Reasons to Combine Mindfulness and Character Strengths
VIA offers MBSP each year to give you the opportunity to experience this transformative program. We'd love to
have you join us for the next session. Additionally, Dr. Ryan Niemiec's book, Mindfulness and Character Strengths,
is a practical guide for anyone interested in leading this program with others.
Movies are an art-form highly suited for inspiring character strengths and helping in the discovery, understanding and exploration of these positive aspects in human beings. Ryan Niemiec (VIA's education director) and Danny Wedding explore 1,500 examples in their book Positive Psychology at the Movies, 2nd edition (2014). They explain that the best positive psychology movies meet the following criteria: