Welcome to the Schedule Planner for the seventh Interfusion Festival occurring on January 13-17, 2022 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. At this time schedule sign-ups are not required for participation and serve as a tool to help you plan your experience. For more festival guidance please see the 2022 Welcome Package at: www.interfusionfestival.com/welcome-package

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Friday, January 14 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Positive Psychology: Positive Emotions & Gratitude In Challenging Times

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Nearly two decades of research on gratitude shows that when life is going well, gratitude allows us to celebrate and magnify the goodness. But what about when we're facing challenges or experiencing pain? Research in the field of positive psychology shows that with practice we can can develop the capacity to be present to the good that exists around us and train our brains to create new muscle memory for savoring the little, everyday moments. This interactive workshop will explore the concept of "practicing positivity" and how gratitude and savoring can help us appreciate lessons learned and growth catalyzed through challenges.

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Kelly Miller

When Kelly Miller first learned of the science of positive psychology, a new world opened up. After the loss of her dear father, she set out to help as many families as possible in learning pathways to strength and happiness. She is the author of the children’s book Jane’s Worry... Read More →

Friday January 14, 2022 11:00am - 12:30pm EST
Studio 1