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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

Health Goal Priming: The Answer to Achieving Our Long-Term Goals

Have you ever wondered why, despite your best intentions, the goals you set for yourself just don’t stick? Research over the years has emphasised the power of our intentions in reaching our goals. However, if this is the case then why do you still eat that piece of cake despite the pr
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Why We Need Both Negative and Positive Emotions

Update September 2016: It’s important to keep in mind that this article does not promote the elimination of negative emotions. Negative emotions have a very important role to play in our lives, as do positive ones. A healthy balance would be something to strive for. Eliminating
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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Flow Optimal Experience

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: The Father of Flow

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (Here’s a fun tr
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Martin Seligman

Who is Martin Seligman and What Does He Do?

Martin Seligman is often called the “father of positive psychology“. He was born on August 12, 1942 in Albany, New York. Seligman used to be the director of the clinical training program of the university of Pennsylvania for 14 years. His work mostly regards the topics of
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