A New Approach to Human Flourishing, James Pawelski, Ph.D.



Defining the “Positive” in Positive Psychology

“If you’re a red-cape superhero, you look for problems in the world, and you’ll find plenty…If you’re a green-cape superhero, you look for opportunities—and there are a lot there, too.” You can live meaningfully doing one or the other, but they’re better together.



Yale Center for Faith and Culture

Theology and Well-Being: Part one of an interview of Miroslav Volf by James Pawelsk, in which Dr. Volf explains the need to articulate a vision of a life worth living as a concern that lies at the heart of theology.

Joy and the Good Life: Part two of an interview of Miroslav Volf by James Pawelsk, in which Dr. Volf describes the importance of Joy to well-being and the good life.

Discovering the Good Life: Part three of an interview of Miroslav Volf by James Pawelski, in which Dr. Volf explains the importance of taking up fundamental questions about the good life across different disciplines of the humanities and sciences.


Psicología Positiva y la Búsqueda de la Felicidad

Entrevista a James Pawelski, Director de la Maestría en Psicología Positiva Aplicada en la Universidad de Pensilvania.


Harvard – Psychology of Leadership – 21. Positive Psychology

How can leaders-in the business sector, politics, or education-create an environment that facilitates growth? Topics include transformational leadership, personal identity, change, ethics, peak experience and peak performance, motivation, and systems thinking.


The John C. Dalton Institute on College Student Values (7-Part Series)