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Happier U: A Program to Help Young Soccer Athletes Flourish

October 12, 2023

PCOM's Dr. Scott Glassman has adapted his Happier You wellness program as part of the Philadelphia Union Foundation's HeadFirst initiative.

Philadelphia Union Foundation Launches Youth Mental Health Awareness Initiative, HeadFirst

October 11, 2023

In collaboration with PCOM and Independence Blue Cross, the mental health initiative provides mental health resources to area kids, coaches, and parents.

Positive Psychology and Preventing Burnout in Medical Residents

June 22, 2023

The Master of Applied Positive Psychology Program at PCOM is tackling the well-documented problem of burnout among medical residents.

Positive Psychology: Challenges and Misconceptions

June 9, 2023

Positive psychology does not require people to feel good all the time or force the display of happiness when it feels incongruent.

How to Apply Positive Psychology Skills in the Workplace

June 9, 2023

While there may be no such thing as a "positive psychologist," opportunities to apply positive psychology in the workplace are plentiful.

Positive Psychology Degree: Harnessing the Power of Happiness

June 9, 2023

Earning a MS in positive psychology degree at PCOM is like putting a more powerful engine in the car of your existing work role or career path.

Is Artificial Intelligence Good for Society?

May 31, 2023

In response to the power of artificial intelligence, there is an increasing urgency to clarify the precautions and regulations necessary to make AI safe.

Nicole Parisi: Why I Chose the Positive Psychology Program at PCOM

May 22, 2023

When Nicole Parisi first learned about positive psychology, she was intrigued and began researching ways to get involved.

Casey Wilson: Why I Chose the Positive Psychology Program at PCOM

May 22, 2023

Casey Wilson's interest in the power of positive psychology began at a very young age. Now Wilson plans to put her new skills to use helping others.

Gratitude Journaling and Well-Being: Applications in MAPP

May 10, 2023

What is gratitude journaling? Learn how gratitude can impact relationship quality, loneliness, sleep quality and emotional well-being.