Intellectual Wellness involves many things that keep our brain active, able to realize our abilities, cope with stress, and work productively.
Dr. Benoit Dubé discusses the importance of creating a culture of wellness, decreasing the stigma associated with mental illness, and making it easier for people to ask for help, as well as his vision for long-term change.
Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The field is founded on the belief that people want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, to cultivate what is best within themselves, and to enhance their experiences of love, work, and play.
Run by students for students, Penn's first in-person peer counseling organization offers short-term, confidential peer listening and referral services to any Penn undergraduate to talk about anything.
This website features stories of successes and failures, ups and downs, hardships and self-discoveries, in order to deconstruct the Penn Face – the idea that one must always appear busy, happy, and successful at everything all the time.
Can Pixar’s Up lift us up? Can Harry Potter drop us in a funk? In this talk, we’ll take a brief tour through the story science of positive literature, exploring how the hidden narrative technologies of certain films and novels can boost optimism, relieve loneliness, and even reduce post-traumatic stress–while other story-driven media (like that […]