what's NewMarch 15, 2022
Positive Psychology for Mental Health in Turbulent Times
In recognition of International Day of Happiness amidst a turbulent and uncertain world, we are dedicating this article to how positive psychology can best be harnessed for mental health. It might..READ MORE
What People Are Doing Champions
At Valia, we start with embedding questions on key positive psychology topics in an initial health consultation, with queries such as "what would your life look like one year from now with making your intended positive..
Ingrid Edshteyn, DO MPH
Founder, Valia Lifestyle and
What People Are Saying Supporters
While my work involves diagnosing and treating mental health conditions, I’m a firm believer in taking a holistic approach to patient care and understanding not only the fundamental processes that underlie disease states...
Integrating a positive psychology approach into current medical practice has the potential to benefit both patients and providers. Translating research into practice, with recognition of measurable benefits will encourage...
Lifestyle Medicine Physician
The larger truth in this crisis is the absence of burnout does not equal the presence of wellbeing. Fortunately, we each found answers in an evolving field devoted entirely to the scientific study of flourishing:
Therapeutic Area Manager
Practice of medicine has changed over the years causing systematic issues contributing to physician burnout, and COVID 19 pandemic has provided spotlight into importance of physician wellbeing.
Department of Medicine
I am an occupational therapist, developing a new OT program at Carlow University in Pittsburgh, with a curricular foundation in health and wellbeing. I joined GPHI to advocate for the inclusion of positive health into the work of...
I joined the GPHI Advisory Council to contribute in disseminating the science of positive psychology in the fields of behavioral and population health. The COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated the already high...
Bureau Chief, Behavioral Health
The current pandemic has uncovered and accelerated an existing global mental, emotional and social health crisis. Now, more than ever, we stand to benefit from positive psychology to enhance our wellbeing.
Chief Science Officer
While a plethora of research has demonstrated the associations between early life adversity and later life poor health, practices that harness positive psychology, and particularly positive relationships in our lives have...
I joined the GPHI Advisory Council because in my career as an internist and in my own personal life, I have witnessed and experienced the power and importance of positive psychology and emotional well-being in my... own
Hospice Medicine Physician
I joined GPHI because I believe we need to uplift and reframe health and medicine to help lift up physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, patients, families and advocates. We can do much better. I also joined...
General Practitioner/Family Doctor
I am privileged to be invited to join. GPHI Advisory Council. I have trained in positive psychology through University of Pennsylvania and strongly believe that psychology plays a critical role when counselling and...
Lifestyle Medicine Physician and Fitness Consultant
I joined the GPHI Advisory Council because their goals match so well with my own: to help people improve their overall wellbeing and flourish, wherever they are in life. The expanding research identifying a variety of...
Nutritional Epidemiologist, Educator, Spiritual Director
I was recently based in Korea to teach lifestyle medicine and wellness life at major universities and communities as an adjunct professor. Further, I direct Korean College of Lifestyle Medicine that I founded with my...
Jenny Sunghyun Lee
Assistant Professor, Preventive Medicine
Emphasizing strengths rather than deficits helps people with health challenges. Coping capacity and motivation increase when people tap into natural inner vitality but sometimes they need a methodology to do so.
I joined the GPHI Advisory Council in order to help contribute by increasing the impact of applied positive psychology as an essential component of preventive health for physical and mental well-being and as a valuable...
Preventive and Lifestyle Medicine Physician