In this group we learn what psychology can contribute to a flourishing and happy life. Topics such as happiness, well-being, mindset, emotions, resilience and positive institutions will be discussed. We will also try out activities which have been shown to increase happiness. This group is for you if you are interested in these topics, willing to try out something new and ready to use your strengths to shape the world around and inside of you.

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Recent Meetups

  • April 19 · 2:00 PM

    Optimism

    14 Flourishers | 4.00

    We will look at what optimism is, what the research has found about optimism, how it differs from positive thinking and what you can do, to get some more of it.
  • March 15 · 2:00 PM

    Appreciating Beauty at the Museum

    6 Flourishers | 5.00

    Going to the museum is a great opportunity to appreciate beauty but also to learn what fellow human beings think, when they look at exactly the same thing as you. http:/... Learn more
  • February 22 · 2:00 PM

    The Books that have Shaped you

    5 Flourishers

    Today we will go broad: everyone can take along a book that they love and that has shaped them. It can be fiction or non-fiction. We will discuss what these wonderful... Learn more
  • January 21 · 6:15 PM

    A flourishing life

    10 Flourishers | 4.50

    Flourishing means different things to different people. The founder of positive psychology suggested, that it can be expressed in a formula he called PERMA. P= Positive... Learn more
  • December 28, 2014 · 2:00 PM

    Thank you 2014

    5 Flourishers

    Usually around January 1 there is a flurry of activity: people make resolutions, set new goals and set themselves up for finally reaching their goals. We are going to do... Learn more
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I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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