Author Archives: Susan T. Dinnocenti

About Susan T. Dinnocenti

Positivity coach developing potential, passion, and purpose in all people!

Schools Designed Like Summer Camp

 Schools Designed Like Summer Camp By Susan T. Dinnocenti, Ph.D., USA IPEN Rep originally posted at IPEN Network July Newsletter It is a new school year at every level: elementary, middle, jr high, high school, and college – there are … Continue reading

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Positive Leaders

Positive Leaders are R.A.T.S.! Normally when one thinks of RATS it doesn’t paint a picture of positivity, inspiration, or even a desire to be around the environment of where they live.  Yet, there are some organizations who are consistently led … Continue reading

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Contribution Ready

Contribution Ready trumps College and Career Readiness Politicians, educators, and corporate executives constantly chatter and argue about having our next generation of young people college or career ready. Why not talk and act on how to make our children Contribution … Continue reading

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Positive Education

Positive Education is Taking Root Across the Globe and In Your Neighborhood – Get Ready! The International Positive Education Network (ipen) is a global network for positive psychology researchers & practitioners, parents, educators, and many representatives from the arts & … Continue reading

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International Happiness Day

International Happiness Day is Here! Believe it or not there is an International Happiness Day and it is and always will be celebrated on March 20.  The General Assembly of the United Nations approved the international day on June 28th of … Continue reading

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Wellness Strategies #2

Wellness Strategies – Tool # 2 Follow Your Yellow Brick Road The popular movie “The Wizard of Oz” has a well-known song – “Follow the Yellow Brick Road,” which is sung by Munchkins (not to be confused with those Dunkin … Continue reading

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Wellness Strategies

Wellness strategies: Tools you can use – #1! Wellness strategies can affect many areas in a person’s life and by understanding how a strategy affects one dimension a person can strengthen other dimensions.  The first step is to determine where one is on the wellness continuum, which … Continue reading

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Positive Habits – 21 Days

21 days and Counting It is the third week of January a time where some New Year Resolutions begin to wane and frustration about keeping commitments to gym workouts, conscious eating, and spending quality time with friends and family begins … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways to Be Positive

It’s the Winter – you know that time of the year when stress is everywhere, people hate the weather, children want a snow day, and there is never enough time in the day to get things done……Well Cheer-UP and Tune-UP your … Continue reading

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College Transitions

College Transitions One of the biggest “rites of passage” may be that of the college transition when a “child” enters into pseudo responsible adulthood surrounded by thousands of others in the same boat.  Another way to describe this transition may be the … Continue reading

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