Positive Psychology PPT: Borrow These 5 PowerPoint Presentations!

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Positive psychology is a young branch of psychology that studies and builds the factors that lead to meaningful and joyful lives.

” A joyful life is an individual creation that cannot be copied from a recipe.”

– Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Since its early days in 1998, the amount of research into positive psychology has rapidly grown, as have as its practical applications. However, the task of finding the right information can be overwhelming.

That’s why we’ve created a list of the best positive psychology PowerPoints we could find. Enjoy!


5 Positive Psychology PPTs

Hopefully one of these will be just what you are looking for in your research and sharing of the body of knowledge. Please give credit to the creators of the presentation, should you use them.

Let us know in the comments section below which PowerPoint is most effective for you. We would love to hear from you.

1. Jo Mitchell

Dr. Jo Mitchell is a clinical psychologist with expertise in well-being. This presentation is a great place to start.

In it, you can find the PERMA model of well-being, value congruence, self-compassion, active constructive communication, and much more.

You can view the slideshow here:  APS Albury Positive Psychology Intro 160729 from Jo Mitchell.


2. Miriam Akhtar

Miriam Akhtar is one of the first and leading positive psychology practitioners.

This PowerPoint is definitely one of our favorites. In it, you’ll find information about positive emotions and positive psychology coaching.


3. Lisa Sansom

Lisa Sansom is a corporate trainer and speaker. She’s on the board of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association and President of the MAPP alumni Association at the University of Pennsylvania.

If you want to dive a little bit deeper, this PowerPoint is a great tool. Lisa covers positive emotions, flow, meaning, strengths, grit, and resilience to mention a few.


4. Ryan Niemiec

Ryan Niemiec is a psychologist, coach, and author. He’s the Education Director of the VIA Institute on Character Strengths.

His presentation covers mindfulness and character strengths as pathways to flourishing.


5. Robert Emmons

Robert Emmons is the world’s leading scientific expert on gratitude. He is an author, professor of psychology, and founding editor-in-chief of The Journal of Positive Psychology.

If you need some help in developing gratitude, download his presentation here.

Which one of these presentations is your favorite? Leave a comment below!

About the Author

Catarina Lino, BSc., MAPP, is a Positive Psychology coach, writer, teacher and life-long student of behavioral sciences as well as a yoga teacher in Lisbon, Portugal.


  1. Aleksandra Popova

    Could you please send those 5 presentations to me too at
    I would be very grateful

    • Lucinda Allen

      Hi Aleksandra, you can find the presentations by following the links in the article! 🙂

  2. samayra john

    I really said one thing is you share your personal knowledge with us that was the great thing. I really appreciate this thing.

  3. Lisa Gray-Shellberg, Ph.D.

    I cannot access the Sansom and Emmons PowerPoints. It is all the case that I cannot download Dr.Sansom’s symposium presentation from the Third World Congress on Positive Psychology, which occurred in Los Angeles, CA , in June of 2013. I would greatly appreciate it if you would email copies of these presentations to me at lgrayshell@csudh.edu.
    Thank you,

  4. Alex Barrosa

    Will you please send to my email address:janpolzen@gmail.com these 5 ppts on PP. Tnx a lot!

  5. jack slavinski

    I conduct leadership and culture development with clients in education, athletics, business and ministry. These are OUTSTANDING work products.
    Could you please send the actual ppt to me at the email below?
    Thank you so very much.

  6. Tatiana

    I’m also the subscriber. Could you please send me the ppts as well?

  7. Leslie Weatherly

    I am a subscriber working on a dissertation involving positive psychology. Please provide information on how to download these PTTs. Thanks, Leslie Weatherly

  8. Alison Cooper

    Nice ppt a really very good presentation, Thanks for sharing!

  9. MS Power Point Customer Care Helpline

    you posted great definitely it will positivity and great aspects of our life and we learn some good and different aspects of life.sharing this ppt is great.

  10. Nina Situmorang

    Hi, great ppt
    Could you help me to download PowerPoint presentation?
    Thanks alot


    I’d also appreciate the email to learn how to download these powerpoints and grateful for the generosity! Ellen

  12. Chris Abraham

    Great Work!
    Can you help me download these PPTs
    Thanks and God Bless!


    I’m also a subscriber, bought the toolkit, but can’t see a way to download the ppt’s. Can you assist, Catarina?

    • Jessie van den Heuvel

      Hi Alan, I have sent you an email 🙂

      • Bradley Erasmus

        Hi Jessie
        I am also a subscriber.
        Please could you email me these very useful PPTs?
        Many thanks
        Bradley Erasmus

        • Jessie van den Heuvel

          Hi Bradley, I have sent you an email 🙂

  14. Kirsten

    Although I am a subscriber to PPP – I am unable to access these (5) power points as advertised.
    How do I actually view these?

    • Jessie van den Heuvel

      Thanks for your comment Kirsten. I have sent you an email 🙂

  15. Patrick

    Great resources! We thank God for this work.Could you help me with a link to download PowerPoint presentation to train pastors here in Kenya.

    • Jessie van den Heuvel

      Thank you Patrick 🙂 I have sent you an email!

  16. R..A. Hoffman M.B.A., PsyD

    Dear Vidya.
    You can register at the VIA Institute and I believe they can/will allow you access to a print form of the survey.
    All the best,

    • Catarina Lino

      Awesome, thanks for clarifying that Bob!

  17. Vidya Muralidharan

    Lovely material. Extremely useful. One query, is there a possibility to print and use the Character Strengths survey offline – wish to use it in workshops with school students.

    • Catarina Lino

      Hi Vidya,
      Thank you so much. I’m not sure, but i’ll look into it and get back to you;)


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