Positive Psychology Surveys, Measures and Questionnaires

Positive Psychology Surveys, Measures and Questionnaires

One goal shared across the globe is the pursuit of happiness. Within the field of positive psychology, there is detailed evidence being gathered through surveys and questions, supporting the notion that we are able to improve our own happiness, both individually and collectively, thro
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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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Positive Psychology Toolkit Update September 2016

Dear toolkit members, In this new update of the toolkit we have devoted special attention to the topic “strengths“. We received several requests regarding group-based activities in the toolkit. Indeed, working with strengths in the context of groups can not only help to in
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6 Best TED Talks on VIA Character Strengths and Virtues

One of the most discussed categories in positive psychology is that of strengths. The VIA Character Strengths and Virtues lists the 6 main categories of virtues, which are: Wisdom and Knowledge Courage Humanity Justice Temperance and Transcendance  In addition, each one of these consi
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Is Grit the New It? Developing Your Passion and Practicing Perseverance

“Compared with what we ought to be, we are only half awake. Our fires are damped, our drafts are checked. We are making use of only a small part of our possible mental resources. . .men the world over possess amounts of resource, which only exceptional individuals push to their
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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 Wellbeing: 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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Meliorism: What is the Intention of your Intervention?

Meliorism is a derivative of Latin word ‘melior’ meaning better, plus ‘ism’ which is a noun suffix indicating a doctrine or belief. Merriam Webster dictionary defines Meliorism as: “the belief that the world tends to improve, and that humans can aid its betterment” perhaps by improvin
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Well-Being by Design: Creativity and Positive Psychology

It doesn’t take long to find a link between Positive Psychology and creativity, and research into the link between well being and creativity is constantly growing.  A quick look at the VIA framework reveals creativity to be one of its 24 signature strengths. More specifically, creativ
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Using a Memory Palace: How To Remember Positive Psychology Terms

If your memory of positive psychology terminology increased by 50-60 percent or more over the next three months, the impact would be enormous! And let’s face it, as a professional, there is little reason not to know new concepts and their corresponding terminology. Learning the lingo
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