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Christopher Peterson

Christopher Peterson was the Arthur F. Thurnau professor of psychology and organizational studies at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan and the former chair of the clinical psychology area. He was science director of the VIA Institute on Character, and co-author of Character Strengths and Virtues for the classification of character strengths. He was a member of the Positive Psychology Steering Committee and the International Positive Psychology Association board of directors, a senior fellow at the Positive Psychology Center and a lecturer for the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a co-editor of Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being and the Positive Psychology Book Series Editor for Oxford University Press.

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What’s happened is that, almost overnight, we’ve switched from democracy in real-property recording to oligarchy in real-property recording. There was no court case behind this, no statute from Congress or the state legislatures. It was accomplished in a private corporate decision. The banks just did it.
There is abundant reason to believe that optimism - big, little, and in between - is useful to a person because positive expectations can be self-fulfilling.
How can we create a cultural legacy of happiness? Let other people matter. β€” Β© Christopher Peterson
How can we create a cultural legacy of happiness? Let other people matter.
If you never venture outside the box, you will probably not be creative. But if you never get inside the box, you will certainly be stupid.
"Life is unfair" "The goalposts will move" and above all: "other people matter"
Enabling people to make and receive phone calls during flight demonstrated the flexibility of a high-speed connectivity system. We allowed our guests to make calls to the ground while we flew over international waters.
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