What is Gratitude? Its Meaning + 10 Definitions, Synonyms and Antonyms

What is Gratitude? Its Meaning + 10 Definitions, Synonyms and Antonyms

Gratitude is an emotion similar to appreciation that most people are familiar with. What many people do not know is that gratitude plays an important role in several historical movements, and that gratitude is now becoming an important part of psychology research, and especially posit
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Positive Parenting: How to Increase your Parenting Skills?

Positive parenting – sometimes called positive discipline, gentle guidance, or loving guidance – is simply guidance that keeps our kids on the right path, offered in a positive way that resists any temptation to be punitive. Studies show that’s what helps kids learn
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8 Trending Positive Psychology Skills to Put on Your Resume

8 Positive Psychology Coaching Skills to Put on Your Resume in 2017

No one is safe… … except maybe positive psychology practitioners… Forged in a world of cutting-edge research, new and more effective therapies coming out, and a science that is constantly correcting itself, positive psychology has the unique luxury of endurance in the job market
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Delvina Miremadi-Baldino: Lessons From a Resilience Expert

Delvina Miremadi-Baldino: Lessons From a Resilience Expert

Welcome Delvina Miremadi-Baldino, you are the latest professional to join our team of developers of new positive psychology tools for the toolkit. What was your most important reason for joining? I am a professional working in the field of Positive Psychology, but more importantly, I
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Positive Psychotherapy: 5 Exercises and Tools for Counsellors and Therapists

Positive psychotherapy: the term almost seems self-contradictory. The word “psychotherapy” often evokes images of nerve-wracked patients reclining on couches, a stern therapist with furrowed brows and a notepad, and a deep uneasiness linked to the identification and analysis of every
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Adam Grant’s Give and Take: 8 Insights on Success and Generosity

Adam Grant is known as being the most popular full-time professor at the Wharton School. His popularity has gone far beyond educational institutions, as he managed to win accolades from Business Week and even Malcolm Gladwell. Apart from being one of the best writers and sociologists
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Positive Psychology Experiments

Positive Psychology Experiments: 6 Ways to Measure Well-being

When it comes to a field as broad-minded as positive psychology, there are several different types of research methods involved. For example, some positive psychology experiments might seek to simply measure participants’ levels of well-being, while others try to affect change to part
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The PERMA Model: Your Scientific Theory of Happiness

Everyone seems to be in the pursuit of happiness nowadays. There are many ways to reach happiness, though including training your mind for happiness, spending money on others to promote happiness, and following the code to well-being and happiness. Most of us think we know what happin
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What is Self-Determination Theory? (+PDF)

Self-Determination Theory (SDT) is developed by researchers Edward L. Deci and Richard M. Ryan. This theory concerns with human motivation, personality, and optimal functioning. Rather than just the amount of motivation, self-determination theory focuses on different types of motivati
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Positive psychology interventions

12 Positive Psychology Interventions + 3 Ways To Find The One You Need

Positive Psychological Interventions (also known as Positive Psychology Interventions-PPIs) are theoretically-grounded and empirically-validated instructions, activities, and recommendations that are designed to enhance wellbeing (Lomas, Hefferon & Ivtzan, 2014). Moreover, PPIs fo
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BLOOM COMPANY: The South Korean Positive Psychology Success Is Now In Europe

In 2013 I had the privilege of meeting Junghyo Park in Madrid. We had both enrolled on IE Business School’s Positive Leadership and Strategy Executive MA program, at the time one of the very first such MA’s in Europe. It was also the first to be not just academic, but also experientia
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Celebrate the Tiny Wins: A Simple Way to Build Gratitude

Of all the emotionally positive states available to human beings, the feeling of gratitude is one of the greatest. When we feel grateful, any difficulties in our lives are swept away and all we’re left with is the utmost appreciation for everything that we have. What lacks clarity, ho
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Differences between Positive Psychology and The Mental Hygiene Movement

What is The Difference Between Positive Psychology and Mental Hygiene?

Some commenters such as Becker & Marecek, 2008 have pointed out the similarities between positive psychology and earlier social movements as a criticism that positive psychology is not revolutionary. One of these social psychology predecessors is the mental hygiene movement which
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Why Self-Awareness Matters and How You Can be More Self-Aware

From the ancient Greek Aphorism “know thyself” to the western psychology, the topic of self-awareness has always been an intriguing subject of inquiry of philosophers and psychologists for the last century. This article contains: So What is Self-Awareness Exactly? Why Does Self-Awaren
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The Positive Psychology Of Creativity

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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Positive Nutrition: How to Improve Well-Being Holistically

One of the main goals of positive psychology is to increase well-being in all aspects of a person’s life (see the Wheel of Life). There are all sorts of mental well-being to be identified such as motivational, relational, emotional, etc. Some of the factors that play into someone’s ph
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