VIA Institute on Character and Hogrefe's Special Offer to Visitors from VIA

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In collaboration with the VIA Institute on Character, Hogrefe is delighted to offer visitors from VIA 15% discount on the wonderful books and resources below and (at a time when some online sellers are concentrating on more physical necessities) free shipping* worldwide on orders placed through our website. Enter discount code VIA2020 at checkout and choose “Free shipping”. The discount will be shown in your shopping cart during checkout.

As author Ryan Niemiec, VIA’s Education Director, wrote in his blog recently:
“Character strengths are an imperative right now in this world. They are not a luxury, a trivial thing, or “something nice”; they are tough-loaded, resilience-based, and crucial at times of adversity. And all of your strengths matter.”

Finally: Don’t forget to check out VIA’s Strength-Based COVID-19 Resources, to help you exercise your strengths to navigate through these uncertain times and boost confidence and hope.

What people say about the books

About Character Strengths Interventions:

“The GO-TO book for building character”
Martin E. P. Seligman, The founder of positive psychology

“Ryan Niemiec takes one of the most important scientific tools in modern psychology for improving our well-being and makes that research come to life in a practical way for practitioners, parents, and coaches.”
Shawn Achor, MA, New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage

“Thought-provoking and hope-promoting, this is a must-have book for anyone doing work with character strengths!”
Lea Waters, PhD, President of the International Positive Psychology Association

About Mindfulness and Character Strengths:

“By bringing together two powerful practices –mindfulness and character strengths –Ryan Niemiec has created a practical, effective, and inspiring program that can benefit individuals and organizations”
Tal Ben-Shahar, PhD, author of Happier and Being Happy

“In this remarkable book, Ryan Niemiec brings alive the synergy between the rich body of mindfulness teachings and a pioneering model for understanding character strengths. ...this guidebook makes a remarkable contribution to the field of transformation and spiritual awakening.“
Tara Brach, PhD, author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge

“[This book] is a cogent, nuanced articulation of the principles and practice of mindfulness as applied in the context of positive psychology. Ryans rich experience as a meditation practitioner illuminates the work.“
Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness, The Force of Kindness, and Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation, and co-founder of the Insight Meditation S

*Free shipping

Books ship from our distribution center partners in the US (Ohio), the UK, or Germany. Our distribution centers are fully operational, while of course taking suitable precautions to ensure the health of staff, and are all processing and shipping orders normally. However, the delivery companies we use such as UPS, FedEx, DHL, may be experiencing some local service delays –you’ll normally be emailed tracking information when your order ships that will allow you to monitor progress of your order.


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