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 outcome from promotion or treatment efforts. The World Through Happy and Unhappy Eyes Happiness itself Read More …

Nature of Positive psychology

Positive psychology is a relatively new form of psychology. It emphasizes the positive influences in a person’s life. It is the behavioral science which deals with the behavior of an organism. These might include character strengths, optimistic emotions, and constructive institutions. This theory is based on 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 the meanings we give to life events, the choices we make, the goals we select, Read More …

Definitions in Positive Psychology

Definitions of Positive Psychology  Martin Seligman & Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s definition of positive psychology as “the scientific study of positive human functioning and flourishing on multiple levels that include the biological, personal, relational, institutional, cultural, and global dimensions of life. Sheldon and King’s (2001) definitions of 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 PERMA model and discover how these components are currently in their lives and how they 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 that an organism ceases or changes its behavior upon attaining this state. Austin and Vancouver 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, institutional, cultural, and global dimensions of life. Sheldon and King (2001) define positive psychology as 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 demands. It refers to humans’ amazing ability to bounce back and even thrive in the 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 a danger. And well being is a state of happiness and contentment, with low levels Read More …

Positive Emotions and Health Resources

Most of us have seen first hand or have heard of the importance of a positive outlook in the face of serious illness. The idea that losing hope may foretell losing a battle against the disease. Compelling evidence shows that our emotions do affect our 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 one feels the satisfaction with the present state of affairs. Seligman (2002) classifies positive emotions Read More …

Happiness Across the Life Span, Gender and happiness, Marriage and happiness, other facts of life

Happiness is an emotion of joy, gladness, satisfaction, and well-being. Circumstances of our lives influence our level of happiness. Think about happiness across the life span such Childhood, teen age, now the adulthood and the old age. “Paradox of well-being” -Life circumstances & demographic variables Read More …