An international conference like #ECPP2014 offers an abundance of possibilities to get acquainted with a subject, like positive psychology. Every day we could choose from lots of workshops, paper sessions and symposia. Richard and I coordinated our programs, to learn as much as we could. Every break we told each other what we saw and heard. Already at the first break I found him with radiating eyes and a smile from ear to ear, eager to tell what he experienced….
Last week my husband Richard and I attended the 7th European Conference on Positive Psychology. Why, you might ask, did a former chemist and a former lawyer spend almost a week of their lives in the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam with over 900 international experts on that subject? The answer is simple: it’s significant and it’s inspiring. Positive psychology (pp) welcomes connections with all other scientific disciplines. So we heard about pp and biochemistry, design, organizations, health, and much more….