Welcome to Happiness Beyond borders

Matt Venuti Concert - Mindfulness Practice
Curated for Happiness Beyond Borders

Our Positive Psychology
  journey starts with... Yes

We think we are one
self. But in fact, we're more complex than that.
Walt Whitman wrote,
" I am large, I contain multitudes."

 Gratitude Practice

The Building Ins't There!
What do you mean?
The Building Ins't There!

In your life...
What are you grateful for?

In 2017 Dr. Dan Tamasulo was honored with the Innovation Award for the Clinical Division of international Positive psychology Association for Virtual Gratitude Visit.


Book Action Explorations by Adam Blatner

Positive Psychology and Psychodrama - Phoebe Atkinson and Nancy Kirsner.

How to Integrate Happiness While Grieving


permission to feel...our emotions







Resilient Individuals Use Positive Emotions to Bounce Back From Negative Emotional Experiences.

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Tugade, M. M., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2004). Resilient Individuals Use Positive Emotions to Bounce Back From Negative Emotional


Theory indicates that resilient individuals "bounce back" from stressful experiences quickly and effectively. Few studies, however, have provided empirical evidence for this theory. The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions (B. L. Fredrickson, 1998, 2001) is used as a framework for understanding psychological resilience. The authors used a multimethod approach in 3 studies to predict that resilient people use positive emotions to rebound from, and find positive meaning in, stressful encounters. Mediational analyses revealed that the experience of positive emotions contributed, in part, to participants' abilities to achieve efficient emotion regulation, demonstrated by accelerated cardiovascular recovery from negative emotional arousal (Studies 1 and 2) and by finding positive meaning in negative circumstances (Study 3). Implications for research on resilience and positive emotions are discussed. (APA PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)