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A living list of positive psychology books and readings.


The world's positive psychology courses and programs.

Researchers Database

A database of nearly all the positive psychology researchers.

How to get a MAPP degree

Attain a Master of Applied Positive Psychology degree.


9 Positive psychology exercises to do with clients.

How to get a Ph.D.

Learn how to attain a Ph.D. in the field of positive psychology.


All the upcoming positive psychology conferences.


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Latest Articles

A Study of Happiness and Acts of Kindness: What REALLY makes us happy?

Treat yourself. What began as a funny episode of Parks and Recreation now seems to have taken our culture by storm. Feeling stressed after a long day of work? Treat yourself to a bubble bath. Feeling blue? Treat yourself to a decadent dessert. Feeling frustrated after an argument with
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10 Reasons to Embrace Positive Parenting

Positive parenting is an alternative to the punitive, authoritarian approach we are more acquainted with. Positive parenting is a change of mind set from punishing bad behaviors to actively and creatively modeling and teaching your children about positive behaviors (Positive Parents,
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Motivation and Well being: Flow and Finding Success

When it comes to motivation, literature still lacks a general concept. Despite the fact that many theories have been typed and tested over the years, we are still unsure what determines what we want. Meanwhile, research in the field of Positive Psychology has come closer to understand
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The Olympic Games: Explanatory Styles for Mental Toughness

When was the last time life kicked you around, so to speak? A relationship breakup?  A failed exam?  Issues at work? Consider this.  In most elite sports the number one rankings are determined by points awarded for high placings over the year.  With enough high finishes it is technica
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