Jaime L. Kurtz Ph.D.

Jaime Kurtz is an associate professor of psychology at James Madison University in Virginia. Her research focuses on strategies for savoring and well-being and has recently been published in journals such as Psychological Science, the Journal of Positive Psychology, and Developmental Psychology. Her first book, The Happy Traveler: Unpacking the Secrets of Better Vacations, will be published in June of 2017 by Oxford University Press. She is also the co-author, with Sonja Lyubomirsky, of Positively Happy: Routes to Sustainable Happiness and she regularly presents seminars on mental health to continuing education health care professionals nationwide.

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You might know how to plan a trip, but do you know how to plan a trip to maximize enjoyment, appreciation, and fulfillment? Here you'll find research-based tips to help you do just that!

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