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positive psychology websites

40+ Positive Psychology Websites You Should Know About

06 May 2019
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Looking for more information on a specific Positive Psychology topic? Here we’ve gathered an extensive list of other websites that may help you in your search. In this article, you’ll find positive psychology websites for institutes, blogs, and specific subject areas, as well as links
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Positive Reinforcement Workplace

Positive Reinforcement in the Workplace (90+ Examples & Reward Ideas)

09 Apr 2019
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What are the best ways to motivate employees and increase productivity? This is a crucial question for just about anyone in a workplace leadership role. And, while leadership experts may agree with Aubrey Daniels that “positive reinforcement is the most powerful leadership tool” (Dani
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[Brand New] Emotional Intelligence Masterclass©

28 Mar 2019
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Exciting news!  As of today, we are officially opening the digital doors to the brand new Emotional Intelligence Masterclass©. Click here to sign up The Emotional Intelligence Masterclass© is a complete, 6-module emotional intelligence training template for helping professionals. Besi
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Music Therapy Clinical

A Look at the Clinical Uses of Music Therapy

20 Mar 2019
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Music is a ubiquitous human endeavor that cuts across diverse cultural differences. Whether it’s actively participating in making music or just listening to our favorite songs, we have probably all felt the impact that music can have on our mood. Maybe you have a favorite ‘chill’ play
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positive psychology and mental health

The Connections Between Positive Psychology And Mental Health

13 Mar 2019
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Mental health therapists in the past dealt mostly with psychological diseases and the health issues that came from it. Their focus was less on individual factors like motivation, positive thinking, happiness, and emotional resilience, and more on the manifested symptoms of mental illn
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Flow

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s Book, ‘Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience’

13 Mar 2019
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A founding father of Positive Psychology, in his seminal work “Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience” (1990), Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi argues that the key to happiness is to strive for ‘flow’ in our lives. Csikszentmihalyi argues that happiness can be achieved by taking control ov
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Positive Psychology conference

Upcoming Positive Psychology Conferences (2019 + 2020)

28 Feb 2019
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In this article, we have compiled all the upcoming positive psychology conferences during 2019 and included those we know about for 2020. If you’re interested in speaking or presenting at any of these, we have also included the official pages for each event. These links will inc
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Positive Psychology Researchers: Top Influencers’ Database

27 Feb 2019
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Years ago, Lisa Sansom, MAPP, of LVS Consulting started a list of positive psychology researchers, using a Google spreadsheet and filling in all the names of the researchers that she knew about from her U Penn MAPP studies. She has been so kind as to hand this project over to me so th
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Positive Psychology Internship Opportunities At The Positive Psychology Program

27 Feb 2019
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Hi there, The Positive Psychology Program website is managed by a small team based mostly in the Netherlands. Our team consists of two parts. One part is led by Hugo Alberts, Ph.D. He runs the development of the Positive Psychology Toolkit and all the masterclasses and training packag
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Positive Psychology Exercises

4 Positive Psychology Exercises To Do With Clients or Students

27 Feb 2019
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Positive Psychology is a scientific field whose knowledge then translates into multiple different exercises, activities, techniques, coaching tools, and interventions that can be used with coaching clients, at work in group settings, by students, employees and anyone who wants more sa
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Positive Psychology Interventions

19 Best Positive Psychology Interventions + How to Apply Them

20 Feb 2019
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For many years, the prime focus of psychology was to diagnose and treat people with mental health problems and psychopathological issues. In 1998, pioneers Dr. Martin Seligman and Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi popularized the concept of positive psychology, an offshoot of clinical psych
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What is meliorism

What is Meliorism? Global and Social Meliorism Explained

20 Feb 2019
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When you hear the word ‘meliorism‘ what comes to mind? There are many -isms in the world. What distinguishes meliorism from things like pessimism, optimism, humanism, and pluralism? Who influenced our thinking in these areas? What part do we, or don’t we play in meli
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Character 2018

And the ‘Weasel Word for 2018’ is…

21 Dec 2018
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As 2018 draws to a close we can now nominate our weasel word for the year. The weasel word for 2018 is ‘character.’ Perhaps I should explain. Traditionally ‘character’ describes the qualities of a person or thing that defines it or makes it unique. For example,
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Environmental Psychology Theory

What is Environmental Psychology? (Theories + Examples)

19 Dec 2018
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The term “environmental psychology” might be a bit ambiguous or confusing to you; if it is, you’re certainly not alone. It’s not a very large field yet, but it has the potential to be one of the most impactful ones yet regarding the future of being human. If your interest is piqued, y
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ART

What is Kaplan’s Attention Restoration Theory (ART)? Benefits + Criticisms

13 Nov 2018
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Spending time in nature, by watching a sunset, gazing at the ocean or mountains, sitting in a park, escaping to the countryside or a nature retreat, or even just spending a few minutes to stare out the window, provides us with the opportunity to rest, reflect, and restore our very sel
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misconceptions of clinical psychology

The 5 Misconceptions of a Weakness Focus

18 Oct 2018
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The question “What is wrong with people?” has guided the thinking of many psychologists and dominated countless scientific studies during the 20th century. It is hard to deny that it is an important question. In our attempts to answer the question, we have gained insight into many ill
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