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Positive psychology can work wonders

Linda and Richard Eyre

Talmadge Eyre graduating from the University of Pennsylvania.

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We were in Philadelphia last week for our son Talmadge’s graduation at the University of Pennsylvania. He did his master’s degree in a relatively new field called "positive psychology." The curriculum centered on studies of what creates well-being and what contributes to genuine human “flourishing.” Our whole family has benefited as Tal has shared his favorite readings, references, teachers and authors.
Graduations are always a joyful time, particularly for parents, and this one, shared with Tal’s wife and little daughter, was spectacular. The ceremonies were held in the traditional old brick U. Penn football stadium on a ...

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