Who we are
We are a team committed to creating and enhancing experiences by bringing the foundation of positive psychology and principles driving the science of happiness to the greater population.
By coordinating expertise from a variety of backgrounds, we are devoted to empowering a community with the tools necessary to lead a happier, and more fulfilling life. We believe that by planning experience-based opportunities, open-minded and curious individuals will have a chance to uncover and increase their happiness by finding the intersection between meaning and pleasure.
Passion: Inspiring people to think, feel, act and most of all laugh and feel happier!
Loves to share: Positive Psychology - the Science of Happiness
Inspired by: Jeff Perrotti, the smartest, most humble, and amazing teacher I’ve ever known
Wants to learn how to: Speak French fluently or play an instrument
Favorite treat: Watching This is Us or any sappy, romantic, touching, emotional series or movies.
Favorite place: The beach, a beach, any beach... I love the beach!
FRANCESCA LO CASCIO
Passion: Exploring. I'm passioned about the world, the people and the animals that live in there. Travelling is what nourish my soul and keep me wondering!
Loves to share: Stories that inspire.
Inspired by: The richness and variety of our world.
Wants to learn how to: Make the "Dirty Dancing lift"... a special thought to Patrick!
Favorite treat: Coffee ice cream with whisky (You'll never know untill you try!)
Favorite place: Seating on a train. Movement makes me feel serene.
Passion: I love helping women find their power and thrive. Realizing only you are responsible for your happiness is freeing and liberating.
Loves to share: Food! I love to feed people.
Inspired by: Positive Psychology. It changed my life.
Wants to learn how to: Dance & sing!
Favorite treat: Baked goods; homemade breads, cakes, pies, etc.
Favorite place: On a boat, at night.
Passion: Connecting with people, hear their stories, and who they are becoming.
Loves to share: Time with people. Gluten & dairy free recipes.
Inspired by: Dancers for how they make challenge looks elegant, and move through it gracefully.
Wants to learn how to: Sign language, play the piano, deepen my learning on brain/body/spirit, and how everything connects.
Favorite treat: A kiss from my boy.
Favorite place: with family - whether it is a slow time at home, or traveling the world.
Passion: Words and nature. Both inspire thoughts and evoke emotions.
Loves to share: Humor. No greater feeling than sharing laughter with 120 freshmen students each day.
Inspired by: The givers. Those who listen, help, and heal. Altruists. Artists. Mothers.
Wants to learn how to: Live. Living is about discovering why and how to live. My quest is to learn more.
Favorite treat: Ipswich fried clams and buttery lobster. Unless Mom makes her eggplant parmigiana!
Favorite place: The ocean. My classroom. Any table where family and friends gather for shared stories.
Passion: Learning new things ! My latest learning : Line Dancing!
Loves to share: What I have just learned! It is the best way to remember what I just put into my brain.
Inspired by: Any human being kind.
Wants to learn how to: Juggle with 4 balls. Let’s start with 3!
Favorite treat: Dark Chocolate, 80% and please no palm oil in it but cacao butter.
Favorite place: Ile d’Yeu – small Island – West part of France. Magnificent.
Passion: Living the full potential of the present and consciously creating a better future
Loves to share: My home, walks, camp fires, and good stories
Inspired by: Beauty - music, nature, love, art, real people
Wants to learn how to: Be one of those people who surf, run and dance at 80
Favorite treat: Good talk with a friend, spa day, hanging out with my grown up kid
Favorite place: Boston
MARTHA E FAGAN
Passion: : PEOPLE. I thrive on connection and love to hear other’s stories.
Loves to share: MYSELF, my home and laughter.
Wants to learn how to: Speak Spanish, Hebrew, play piano… the list goes on & on…. I’m a life long learner.
Favorite treat: Ice cream or a deep tissue massage. They are tied for first place.
Favorite place: OUTSIDE, the woods, the mountains, the ocean…absorbing the beauty of our precious world.
ALYSON E LEE
Passion: : Making connections! Everyone I meet is so interesting
Loves to share: Laughter, Play, Storytelling, Music, Books and Films
Inspired by: : The beauty of nature and the unbridled joy of children
Wants to learn how to: Dance – Broadway Show Tune Style!
Favorite treat: Children’s laughter and…cookie dough…raw
Favorite place: Squam Lake, NH and Canadian Rockies, British Columbia (A Mountain and Lake Girl!)
Passion: : My children, traveling and making new connections
Loves to share: A great meal with friends, a good laugh, and any dance floor
Inspired by: : My children, the beauty nature, the Ocean, life in general
Wants to learn how to: Dance rock & roll
Favorite treat: A cup of early grey, a dozen oysters with a glass of Sancerre, a hot power yoga class
Favorite place: Where I grew up in Provence, a village overlooking the Mediterranean
Passion: : To inspire “aha” moments that will lead to positive change.
Loves to share: The “good enough” concept to combat the pitfalls of perfection.
Inspired by: People's life stories..
Wants to learn how to: Speak French fluently; Go on an African safari.
Favorite treat: Anything spicy.
Favorite place: New England year-round.
DEBBIE Lyn Toomey
Passion: Family, Fun, Ethnic food, Innovation, and Natural Healing Arts
Loves to share: Practical health and happiness tips
Inspired by: Nature
Wants to learn how to: Speak Italian
Favorite treat: Popcorn, Nuts, Dark chocolate, and Wine
Favorite place: My home