Positive Psychiatrist Dr. Samantha Boardman On Being Deliberate About Contributing To Something Every Day


Dr. Samantha Boardman is a New York-based positive psychiatrist who is committed to fixing what’s wrong and building what’s strong. She’s also the founder of positiveprescription.com, a website where she shares practical and achievable strategies that are life-enhancing and resilience-building. Samantha is the author of Everyday Vitality, a book that she hopes will inspire readers to find strength within their stress and learn how to live life to the fullest. Samantha and Brit talk about post-pandemic resiliency, the power of connecting with others, and finding genuine fulfillment in life. 

Be deliberate about delight in your everyday life.

-Dr. Samantha Boardman


  • Creating “bad day” backup plans
  • Practicing autonomous support in relationships
  • Navigating life coming out of the pandemic
  • Science-backed positive psychiatry methods, such as Strength Surveys
  • How to be deliberate about having positive emotions and connecting with others in your everyday life
  • Samantha’s journey to becoming a ‘positive psychiatrist’ and tips for folks who want to enter the field
  • How to find a positive psychiatrist



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