Power to Thrive

Unlock Happiness: Harnessing Positive Psychology Tools

Embark on a transformative journey that delves into optimal psychological functioning, flourishing relationships, purposeful living, and the art of accomplishment. This immersive course equips you with practical tools to apply positive psychology in your daily life with the expert guidance of Dr. Dan Tomasulo. With real-world stories and applicable tasks, discover and the keys to unlocking your true potential for thriving. This short course is created based on the PERMA model: A holistic framework for fostering well-being through positive emotions, engagement, relationships, meaning, and accomplishment.

Skills You Will Learn

  • Discover practical tools to foster flourishing and find greater meaning and purpose in life.
  • Learn techniques to boost energy, enhance focus, and nurture relationships for overall well-being.
  • Develop resilience with evidence-based strategies from positive psychology to handle life's challenges.
  • Apply the PERMA model in everyday life, focusing on positive emotions, engagement, relationships, meaning, and achievement.
  • Cultivate passion, perseverance, and self-regulation to achieve success while celebrating your unique character strengths.

About Host

Dr. Daniel Tomasulo

Dr. Dan Tomasulo

Counselling Psychologist, Author & Professor

Dr. Dan Tomasulo is a multifaceted counseling psychologist, esteemed writer, and dedicated professor. With clinical expertise in psychodrama and sociometry, and an academic focus on intellectual disabilities, Dan has also authored and co-authored several impactful books and articles on topics related to positive psychology. Renowned for his inspiring lectures, he serves as the Academic Director at the Spirituality Mind Body Institute, Columbia University, New York. Driven by a passion for Positive Psychology, Dan shifts the paradigm from focusing on weaknesses to nurturing strengths, guiding individuals towards meaningful and fulfilling lives.

Course Outline

Everyday Psychology Short Course
Week 1
What Makes Us Thrive and the Power of Positive Emotions

Immerse yourself in the realm of positive emotions, exploring their essence, mechanisms, and methods to sustain them. Uncover the profound influence of positive emotions on our body, brain, and immune system, and discover the transformative power of specific positive experiences in nurturing a lasting sense of positivity. Journey through the historical context of how both positive and negative emotions have shaped us, and grasp the significance of maintaining a positive attitude in various aspects of life, be it at home, work, or school.

Everyday Psychology Short Course
Week 2
Flow and the Power of Engagement

In positive psychology, the flow state, also known as being “in the zone” refers to a mental state of becoming fully immersed in an activity or experience with complete engagement. In these videos, we focus on how to focus awareness to shift experiences from negative to positive and the ways to become more authentic. We will explore the essence of individual character strengths, delve into the art of emotional self-regulation, and harness the power of goal-setting as we embark on our journey to attain the flow state.

Everyday Psychology Short Course
Week 3
Relationships and Well-Being

The key to well-being lies in the quality of relationships, surpassing any other factor. In these videos, we delve into the profound impact of family, friends, partners, and colleagues, exploring how to comprehend and enhance their power in fostering our ability to thrive.

Everyday Psychology Short Course
Week 4
Purpose and Meaning

Discover the essence of your life's purpose and the factors that create meaning for you. Recognize how your sense of purpose evolves through different stages of life, from twenties to fifties. Unearth powerful strategies to understand and reveal your greater purpose, and witness the transformative impact it can have on your ability to thrive.

Everyday Psychology Short Course
Week 5
The Psychology of Accomplishment

Unravel the secrets of feeling accomplished as we delve into the science-backed insights from those who lead successful and thriving lives. Discover how these valuable lessons can be seamlessly integrated into your own journey. In many aspects, a thriving life is defined by a profound sense of accomplishment. Embrace the belief that character plays a pivotal role in achieving success, empowering you to persevere even during challenging times.


In this master class you will learn how to cultivate positive feelings in a practical way that brings your attention back to the present moment.

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