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 expe
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tiny wins technique builds gratitude

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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Self awareness knowledge psychology

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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Boost your creativity

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

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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self confident

Building Self-Confidence: The How, When and Why’s

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” – E.E. Cummings The self-esteem movement has swept through Western culture over the past 50 years, with parents and teachers alike doubling down o
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Positive Psychology Singapore

Positive Psychology in Singapore: A Positive Education Initiative

Proponents of positive psychology claim that a strength of the field is in how many different places it can be applied, and one region proving this to be true is Singapore. Several strands of positive psychology are being researched and applied in Singapore, particularly in with schoo
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journal of positive psychology

The Journal of Positive Psychology: Get Access to the Latest Articles!

The Journal of Positive Psychology is the first journal dedicated to positive psychology. It published six issues throughout the year and focuses on presenting the latest scientific findings on happiness, fulfilment, and flourishing. The Journal of Positive Psychology pools informatio
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Positive Psychology and Depression

How Can Positive Psychology Help in The Treatment of Depression?

Positive psychology continues to grow in size, scope, and widespread public interest since its inception nearly 20 years ago. Positive psychology principles and ideas can be applied to a wide range of spheres, including schools, relationships, the workplace, the family home, and even
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How to Build and Maintain Trust in Your Relationships

  “The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” –Ernest Hemingway   Nearly all of the reasons why relationships fail is due to a lack of loyalty, honest communication and mutuality. The common theme which underlies these reasons is a lack or loss of
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positive aging

Positive Aging: 10 Positive Solutions to An Age Old Problem

Life expectancy has improved considerably during the past couple of decades, and an increasing amount of people are looking forward to twenty or more years of life after retirement. But the growing proportion of the elderly to the younger population provides both challenges and opport
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negativity bias development

How and When Do Children Develop a Negativity Bias?

Negativity bias is the idea that people pay more attention to negative things going on around them than positive things. Research in positive psychology is interested in this topic for the possibility of changing how people view the world, and to do so the environmental and evolutiona
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Why is Playlist Therapy Beneficial in a Clinical Setting?

“Music imprints itself on the brain deeper than any other human experience. Music evokes emotion and emotion can bring with it memory. Music brings back the feeling of life when nothing else can.” –Oliver Sacks   The cathartic effects of music have been recognized for nearly as l
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4 Practical Benefits of Applying Positive Emotions

Happiness is such a central concept in life that we don’t often pause to consider what, exactly, happiness is, and why we work so tirelessly to attain it.   To many, the pursuit of happiness is not just an abstract idea, but a tenet so integral to humanity that it was included in Amer
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