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Positive Affectivity

What is Positive and Negative Affect in Psychology? Definitions + Scale

The difference between “affect” and “effect” is hard enough for a lot of us to grasp. Which is which, again? Do I have an affect or an effect on my spouse? Does my spelling affect my grade or effect my grade? Keeping track of these two different versions can prove challenging already,
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Life Satisfaction Theory and 4 Contributing Factors (Incl. SWLS Scale)

If you’re a bit confused about the many, many terms being thrown around related to happiness, well-being, and life satisfaction, you’re not alone!  There are so many ways to talk about this topic in positive psychology that it’s easy to get bogged down in ambiguity. For laymen and tho
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What is Self-Worth and How Do We Increase it? Definition, Quotes + 4 Worksheets

What is Self-Worth and How Do We Increase it? (Incl. 4 Worksheets)

You’ve undoubtedly heard of the many, many “self-“ words. There’s self-esteem, self-compassion, self-acceptance, self-respect, self-confidence, self-love, and so on.  There are so many words to describe how we feel about ourselves, how we think about ourselves, and how we act toward o
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science of self-acceptance

Introducing the Science of Self-Acceptance Masterclass©

The Science of Self-Acceptance is an online, self-paced masterclass that will teach you how to best help clients and students suffering from an unhealthy relationship with themselves. We believe the Science of Self-Acceptance Masterclass© has the power to increase mental health by cha
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