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 …

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 …

Current Trends in Psychology Career Options

Here we have discussed 17 psychology career options are available for students, some of there are traditional and few are quite recent. Clinical Psychology-    The most basic psychology career option in the field of psychology. This field emphasizes on the diagnosis, causes, and treatment of severe Read More …

What is Logotherapy?

Introduction of Logotherapy. What is logotherapy? Meaning : n. an approach to psychotherapy that focuses on the “human predicament,” helping the client to overcome crises in meaning. The therapeutic process typically consists of examining three types of values: (a) creative (e.g., work, achievement), (b) experiential Read More …