We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Pressman to the Stronger U Radio to talk about all things happiness, weight loss, and community, and try to understand how happiness is intertwined in everything that we do.
Dr. Sarah Pressman has spent the last 20 years researching what it means to be happy. Dr. Pressman seeks to understand how positive emotions can help us survive the ill effects of stress and live longer healthier lives. Her work has been featured extensively in the popular media, for example, in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, CNN, and her favorite, the Colbert Report. She is also under contract with Oxford and the American Psychology Association to write two books in the fields of Positive and Health Psychology.
Professor Sarah Pressman is an award-winning researcher and world expert on the topics of Stress, Health & Happiness. She received her MS and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in Health Psychology, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. She is now a faculty member at the University of California, Irvine.
For more information about Dr. Pressman, please visit her lab webpage here.