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Pelin Kesebir

Pelin Kesebir

Expert on well-being and happiness, character strengths and virtues (e.g., humility), and existential psychology

Center for Healthy Minds College of Letters and Science Work: 608-265-2062 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • The ingredients of enduring well-being — what happiness is and what it is not
  • What a healthy mind is and how it can be cultivated
  • Ways of relating to ourselves that are most conducive to well-being, with a focus on humility and self-compassion
  • Character strengths and virtues most associated with well-being, such as gratitude, curiosity, and zest