Todd B. Kashdan, Ph.D., is a leading authority on psychological flexibility, happiness, meaning in life, mindfulness, psychological strength development, leadership, stress and anxiety, and social relationships, publishing over 135 journal articles on these topics.
He is the author of Curious? Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life (William Morrow), Designing Positive Psychology (Oxford University Press), Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Positive Psychology (New Harbinger), and his new book, The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self - Not Just Your “Good” Self - Drives Success and Fulfillment (Hudson Street Press) has just been released.
He is a TEDx speaker and works with organizations as diverse as the military, Hormel, General Mills, Gensler, The Gap, and BBDO. He gives keynotes and workshops to business executives, organizations, schools, parents, retirees, scholars, and health professionals.
As a clinical psychologist, professor, well-being researcher, author, public speaker, and organizational consultant, he is a stark contrast to consultants lacking experience with best practice science or program evaluation.
His work has been featured in The New York Times and Washington Post, he regularly appears on the BBC and National Public Radio, and blogs for Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and American Express. He's a twin and has twin 7-year old daughters, with plans to rapidly populate the world with great conversationalists. For more: toddkashdan.com