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[FREE] 200th Tool in the Positive Psychology Practitioner’s Toolkit!

We are very happy and proud to announce the release of the toolkit’s 200th tool (download it here). To celebrate we are giving the tool away for free! Recently we sat down with the Positive Psychology Program’s newest team member, Lucinda Poole and talked about the Positiv
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What is Affective Forecasting? Definition + Daniel Gilbert's Work

What is Affective Forecasting? Definition + Daniel Gilbert’s Work

The term “affective forecasting” may be a bit off-putting. After all, what in the world can “affective forecasting” mean? Doesn’t forecasting have something to do with the weather? Or perhaps statistical modeling? Predicting sales for next quarter? All of these activities require some
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Meaning & Existential Positive Psychology [PODCAST]

 Press play and enjoy this conversation I had with friend and colleague Emiliya Zhivotovskaya. In this podcast episode, we touch on the following subjects: Why asking better questions is crucial The concept of “purpose anxiety” How excessive focus on the self and one̵
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Pollyanna Principle: On a Constant Quest For What's Right

Pollyanna Principle: The Psychology of Positivity Bias

When you think of “bias” you probably think of it in terms of something negative. For example, you might think of being biased against a group of people and link it to racism, or you may think of the theory of confirmation bias, which states that we often ignore all the evidence that
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