Application: Team Building

Team building is the process of turning a group of individual contributing employees into a cohesive team. A group of people organized to work together to meet the needs of their customers by accomplishing their purpose and goals. These team members have one goal and all Read More …

Cooperation and Conflict

Coordination in Groups: Cooperation or Conflict? APA defines Cooperation as a process whereby two or more individuals work together toward the attainment of a mutual goal or complementary goals and conflict as the occurrence of mutually antagonistic or opposing forces, including events, behaviors, desires, attitudes, 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 outcome from promotion or treatment efforts. The World Through Happy and Unhappy Eyes Happiness itself Read More …

Group: When we join and when we leave, benefits of joining

Groups: When We Join . . . and When We Leave. What is a group ? A group involves people who perceive themselves to be part of a coherent unit that they perceive as different from another group. APA defines Groups as any collection or assemblage, 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 …

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 …

Lazarus cognitive mediation theory

Cognitive Mediation theory Cognitive mediation theory proposed by American psychologist Richard Lazarus (1922-2002). Richard Lazarus attempts to explain how cognition, stress, and emotion interrelate to one another through the cognitive mediational theory of emotion. His theory focuses on the role of what he called “appraisal”. 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 …