The topmost lines are the end of the conference.
For the start of the day, start at the bottom. This was all from twitter.com/senia.
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End of conference! What we ask questions about, what we focus on is what we change, say closing panelists! 9:35 PM Jan 24th from txt

Csikszentmihalyi says, here is the eightfold path, three of which seemed to have disappeared. Ah, the fun of ppt fonts! 9:12 PM Jan 24th from txt

Yes! Freedom causes happiness. For proof, follow my dad, @publicani. He writes novels like the John Grisham of freedom. 8:58 PM Jan 24th from txt

Csikszentmihalyi speaks of each age making us more liberated… Yes! 8:56 PM Jan 24th from txt

For Nadya and @eve11, Csikszentmihalyi says myths and rituals liberated us in 10000 bc from the terror of death. 8:54 PM Jan 24th from txt

Csikszentmihalyi speaking! He got HUGE applause! We all love him. Plus we’re all psyched he won Clifton prize! 8:52 PM Jan 24th from txt

David Cooperrider: they don’t even have a room at the UN for talking together in groups. 8:51 PM Jan 24th from txt

Do you remember a question that someone asked you recently that changed how you do something? That changed you? 8:47 PM Jan 24th from txt

Maybe it’s because Cooperrider talks about questions, and I believe questions can change people. 8:46 PM Jan 24th from txt

Cooperrider describes “changing the whole system”…. “Asking questions.” 8:38 PM Jan 24th from txt

What does it mean when you get nervous when someone speaks? Means you love the topic or you don’t? 8:37 PM Jan 24th from txt

Fun to see famous people here: book authors, actress, people quoted in nyt all the time. 8:36 PM Jan 24th from txt

Kim Cameron: three areas of study in POS: positive deviations, virtuosity, and… What’s the third? 7:43 PM Jan 24th from txt

Dutton: COP Community Outreach Programs. Dupont, target, disney, starbucks. Do comm svc locally. Good because of downward social comma … 6:58 PM Jan 24th from txt

pany more after they did this! 6:56 PM Jan 24th from txt

Having contact with people you help increases your fundraising at phone-a-thon by 142 pct! 6:56 PM Jan 24th from txt

Dutton: ESP. Employee Support Practices. Davita, southwest, domino’s. Giving $1 each week made people love their companies more. (Gr … 6:56 PM Jan 24th from txt

not have contacts with people they have saved. 6:55 PM Jan 24th from txt

Dutton: Adam Grant UNC. Beneficiary contact practices. Fundraisers at calling centers have contact with scholarship participants. Life … 6:55 PM Jan 24th from txt

Jane Dutton!!! Orgs can help people flourish thru org culture, org networks, and org practices. 6:42 PM Jan 24th from txt

Professors pass on academic memes to their grad students! Study by Jeanne Nakamura and colleagues. 6:32 PM Jan 24th from txt

Knoop – like Bandura – thinks best way to change attitudes is TV show about new message. 2 danish programs: plan b and ‘school’ 33 pct … 5:56 PM Jan 24th from txt

Picture of chaos that makes us completely calm: http://adjix.com/48ce #pos-psych (I like this idea from Hans Henrik Knoop) 5:41 PM Jan 24th from web

Knoop: Strengths -> Institutions -> Happiness -> Success (all connect to all others, arrows go every way) 5:39 PM Jan 24th from web

Hans Henrik Knoop: #pos-psych framework: Institutions -> Indiv strengths -> Happiness -> Good chances of success -> institutions, etc. 5:39 PM Jan 24th from web

Hans Henrik Knoop: architecture (and education) is designed to be organized and draw you in http://adjix.com/2vcf #pos-psych 5:32 PM Jan 24th from Adjix

Hans Henrik Knoop speaks now: here is a picture of chaos that makes us totally calm: http://adjix.com/48ce #pos-psych 5:31 PM Jan 24th from web

Shelley Taylor just spoke about psychosocial resources: 1) we can build them, 2) we can reduce stress and make social environments good 5:29 PM Jan 24th from web

Back to #pos-psych and tweeting this conference: http://adjix.com/c77w 5:28 PM Jan 24th from web

#Qofday Interesting research about happiness? RT @rippelhans affective forecasting by Daniel Gilbert and the many implications of it. 5:27 PM Jan 24th from web

Lunch break. Back in 1 hr 4:01 PM Jan 24th from txt

Mike Csikszentmihalyi: “What’s next frontier?” Diener: is there optimal level of well-being? when pos, when neg emotions? 3:28 PM Jan 24th from web

Mike Csikszentmihalyi: “What’s next frontier?” Fredrickson: How positive emotions change vital human systems (like Shelley Taylor) 3:26 PM Jan 24th from web

Mike Csikszentmihalyi: “What’s next frontier?” Peterson: Future is this afternoon, how we socialize. Also, LONGEVITY. 3:26 PM Jan 24th from web

@ripplehans #Qofday: “What is your favorite research finding on happiness?” in general, not nec from conference. 3:24 PM Jan 24th from web

Peterson: we have to respect people; you can’t force this change. they have to want to do it. 3:22 PM Jan 24th from web

Audience Q: “When you lead a horse to water, how do you get him to drink?” Fredrickson: Find the approach that works for you. 3:21 PM Jan 24th from web

CGU panel 1

http://twitpic.com/16q8b – This is the first panel of strength, positive emotions, and world happiness data (Chris Peterson, Barb Fredri … 3:17 PM Jan 24th from TwitPic

“Positive emotions… world data… That ain’t pop; that’s science,” says Peterson. 3:15 PM Jan 24th from web

“Positive psychology is old wine in new bottles”? Some say this. Peterson says this is wrong! 3:14 PM Jan 24th from web

So…. :) back to our #Qofday: “What is your favorite research finding on happiness?” #happiness #question (answers yet?) 3:02 PM Jan 24th from web

Higher among trauma survivors? spirituality, gratitude, kindness, hope, bravery #pos-psych 3:00 PM Jan 24th from web

Most related to work satisfaction: zest, hope 2:58 PM Jan 24th from web

What are the character strengths most related to life satisfaction? Love, Hope, Zest, Curiosity, Gratitude 2:53 PM Jan 24th from web

Are heart strengths missing in CITIES? Modesty (65% correl), Gratitude (59%), Spirituality (63%), Teamwork (57%), Perseverance (52%) 2:44 PM Jan 24th from web

What strengths in CITIES? Curiosity (43% correl), Love of learning (36%), Appreciating beauty (33%), Creativity (29%) 2:42 PM Jan 24th from web

Nansook Park: those least found in kids require thinking (open-mindedness, forgiveness, modesty, gratitiude, honesty (haha!) ) 2:42 PM Jan 24th from web

Park/Peterson: authenticity, open-mindedness, appreciation of beauty more common in adults than kids 2:39 PM Jan 24th from web

Park/Peterson: zest, hope, teamwork more common in kid than adults 2:39 PM Jan 24th from web

Peterson/Park least common strengths: self-regulation (#1 bottom), modesty, prudence, zest, spirituality, persistence 2:38 PM Jan 24th from web

Park/Peterson: most common character strengths: kindness, fairness, authenticity, gratitude, open-mindedness, love, humor, curiosity 2:37 PM Jan 24th from web

Dalmation

“Honey, wait, I can explain” http://adjix.com/48a3 Chris Peterson about this pic! 2:30 PM Jan 24th from web

Chris Peterson: “The DSM is how to have your lover leave you. The VIA is how to not have that happen.” :) http://adjix.com/48a2 2:28 PM Jan 24th from web

Peterson/Park: now, a circle of positive psychology. character in the middle; in the color wheel: relationships, experiences, institutions 2:26 PM Jan 24th from web

Peterson/Park: formerly, 4 pillars of pos psych: experiences, traits, relationships, institutions. 2:24 PM Jan 24th from web

Fredrickson: people need negativity. Sailboat sail is about 3 times length of keel. You need 3 times more positive than negative. 1:42 PM Jan 24th from web

Fredrickson: People improve at extracting ‘joy-juice’ from meditation. In 7 wks, 3 times happier from same length meditating. 1:39 PM Jan 24th from web

Fredrickson’s happiness metaphors: 1) the Losada BUTTERFLY, 2) the SAILBOAT for PNR, 3) “moving a RIVER” easier than moving a mountain 1:35 PM Jan 24th from web

@paulgram On love, Barb Fredrickson now at conference says “loving-kindness meditation explicitly targets positivity.” http://adjix.com/c77w 1:34 PM Jan 24th from web

Related to Fredrickson: RT @idealawg @Gary_Dashney: http://tinyurl.com/akc662 Leonardo DiCaprio Demonstrates Brain Plasticity 1:29 PM Jan 24th from web

Fredrickson: “every 3 months you get a whole new you [on cellular level]. We can’t teach an old cell new tricks” but can teach new cells! 1:29 PM Jan 24th from web

Senia conclusion: every thing you do every day makes your brain change. 1:28 PM Jan 24th from web

Fredrickson: broaden, undo, build. “certain people use undo effect naturally…resilient people.” they use positive emotions to bounce back. 1:27 PM Jan 24th from web

Barb Fredrickson now: “It’s the way we humans were designed: positivity fades.” #happiness 1:16 PM Jan 24th from web

@BarbaraUechi great answer to #Qofday, and great article about the “contagious happiness” article of the past month! http://twurl.nl/1zj0b8 1:09 PM Jan 24th from web

happy->healthy: stronger immune system, better cardio health, more good behaviors (seatbelts), fewer life diseases (alcoholism) 12:57 PM Jan 24th from web

Diener: Why are happier people healthier? 12:56 PM Jan 24th from web

#Qofday: OBVIOUSLY, the question of the day is “What is your favorite research finding on happiness? #happiness #question 12:53 PM Jan 24th from web

Diener asked Dalai Lama:”Is there such a thing as bad happiness?” Dalai Lama:”Yes, stupid happiness… if bear chases you and you’re happy.” 12:50 PM Jan 24th from web

Ed Diener on benefits of “green space”: helps cognitive functioning, increases life satisfaction (happiness), decreases stress 12:39 PM Jan 24th from web

Mike Csikszenmihalyi fun recollection of start of positive psychology at Akumal: “our flip flops and swimming trunks” conference 12:30 PM Jan 24th from web

HEY! Breaking news: pre-announced Gallup’s famous $250k Clifton Strengths Prize: this year’s winner: MIKE CSIKSZENTMIHALYI. (press on Mon). 12:29 PM Jan 24th from web

Seligman now: What 4 new areas are exciting now? Pos health, pos neuroscience, pos social science, pos education. 12:21 PM Jan 24th from txt

Donaldson (Dean of CGU): “Drucker has top business book of all time, and the #1 idea in his book is FLOW (go, Mike Csikszentmihalyi!)” 12:12 PM Jan 24th from web

Pos Psych Conf: http://adjix.com/c77w You can get it today online LIVE for $26: http://adjix.com/2uzw 12:10 PM Jan 24th from web

Tweeting from Positive Psychology Conf: “the value of an idea [can only be known] experimentally…in the course of actual inquiries.” 12:09 PM Jan 24th from Adjix

Going to tweet about the all-star positive psychology conference tomorrow Sat – newest tips on happiness! Yay! 4:16 AM Jan 24th from txt

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  1. India
    Posted Thursday February 5, 2009 at 6:21 pm | Permalink

    Great updates, thanks!

    For those who could not make the conference or who want to see the conference again, go to http://www.cgu.edu/positivepsych to check out the first 45 miuntes of the video and to hear news about when the full (7.5 hours) will be available on-line!

    ~India