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Action for Happiness
Action for Happiness is a UK based movement for positive social change that brings together people who want to help create a happier society.

Authentic Happiness
The website of Dr. Martin Seligman – one of the pioneers of the positive psychology movement. This US site includes a number of free to complete questionnaires.

Association of Positive Psychology Practitioners

The go to website for qualified PP practitioners largely based in the UK and Europe. Pam Kennett is a founder member.

Centre for Confidence and Well-being
The Centre for Confidence and Well-being aims to support individual, organisational and cultural change through the dissemination of learning from Positive Psychology. As well as their web resources they organise conferences, workshops and networking events. They are based in Glasgow.

Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship
The centre, based at the University of Michigan, is a community of scholars devoted to energising and transforming organisations through research on the theory and practice of positive organising and leadership. This site has lots of useful references, links and resources.

European Network for Positive Psychology
The European Network for Positive Psychology is a collective of European researchers and practitioners with shared interests in the science and practice of positive psychology. This site includes details of forthcoming events, a good reading list and a number of interesting links.

The Happiness Institute

Created by Dr Timothy Sharp,aka Dr Happy, this Australian organisation helps people and organisations become happier. The website and newsletters have useful, helpful and practical content.

Positive Emotions Lab
The research based site of Professor Barbara Fredrickson, who is one of the most influential people in the positive psychology movement. This site shares her team’s fascinating research on positive emotions.

Positive Psychology News Daily

This site is authored by graduates of the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program at the University of Pennsylvania. There is a new article every day.


Ideas worth spreading and worth visiting regularly for inspirational talks on anything.

Wholebeing Institute

Wholebeing Institute is an educational organization committed to spreading ideas and practices that can help individuals and groups live life to its fullest—spiritually, physically, intellectually, relationally, and emotionally.

World Database of Happiness
This site contains lots of useful references and resources relating to the study of happiness.


Professional Associations

British Psychological Society
The BPS has national responsibility for the development, promotion and application of psychology for the public good, and promotes the efficiency and usefulness of its members by maintaining a high standard of professional education and knowledge.

Association for Business Psychologists
The ABP is a community of professionals who are business led, and psychology-focussed, who share a common purpose to bring the best from research and applied psychology to the business world.

The mission of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) is to promote the science and practice of positive psychology and to facilitate communication and collaboration among researchers and practitioners around the world who are interested in positive psychology.

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is Europe’s largest HR and development professional body.