Fields of Positive Psychology.

APA defines Positive Psychology as a field of psychological theory and research that focuses on the psychological states (e.g., contentment, joy), individual traits or character strengths (e.g., intimacy, integrity, altruism, wisdom), and Read More …

Positive belief, Virtue and Strengths of Character.

Positive Belief. Positive Belief can be an agreement with statements that one’s health is good. It is the usefulness of health promotion or treatment, and the likelihood of a positive Read More …

What makes a positive trait ? Personality, Emotions and Biology.

Positive trait include an assortment of individual characteristics related to personality, emotions, beliefs, and self-conceptions. Traits are internal dispositions that color how we see and interpret the world. Traits influence Read More …

What is PERMA Model?

PERMA Model PERMA model is an acronym, derived by Martin Seligman, to explain a model to help guide people to happiness. Students can also examine the five components of the Read More …

What are personal goals? Human Motives, Materialism & discontents.

Defining Personal Goals Personal goals.- The end state toward which a human or nonhuman animal is striving, the purpose of an activity or endeavor. It can be identified by observing Read More …

Definitions, Assumptions & Goals of Positive Psychology

Definition of Positive Psychology Martin Seligman & Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi define positive psychology as “the scientific study of positive human functioning and flourishing on multiple levels that include the biological, personal, relational, Read More …

Resilience-Perspectives, Research, Growth through Trauma

What is resilience? Resilience the process and outcome of successfully adapting to difficult or challenging life experiences. Especially through mental, emotional, and behavioral flexibility and adjustment to external and internal Read More …

Positive emotions & well-being, flow experiences, savoring

Positive emotions & well-being- Happiness and Positive Behavior Positive emotion is an emotional reaction to express a positive affect. Such as happiness when one attains a goal, relief when avoid Read More …

What are positive emotions? The Broaden and Build Theory of Positive Emotions.

Positive Emotions Positive emotions is an emotional reaction to express a positive affect, such as happiness when one attains a goal, relief when one avoid a danger, or contentment when Read More …