Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A.

Writer on health, well being, and psychology

Adoree Durayappah-Harrison, M.Div., M.A.P.P., M.B.A., is a writer with an addiction to academia. Her passion is helping people understand themselves better by bringing research on health and well-being into the public domain in an entertaining and practical fashion. Adoree obtained a Master degree at Harvard University in Buddhism studying the cultivation of the body and mind. She has researched physical and emotional well-being through different traditions as well as different disciplines such as positive psychology, religion, philosophy, and behavioral psychology. She received her M.B.A. from Pepperdine University and graduated magna cum laude from Boston University with a dual degree in Philosophy and Television. Her interest in psychology led her to obtain a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research on happiness, The 3P Model: A General Theory of Subjective Well-Being, has been published in the Journal of Happiness Studies and in The Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being (Springer). She writes about health and happiness in her blog at