What is Positive Education and How To Apply It?

What is Positive Education and How To Apply It? (+PDF)

“The fundamental goal of positive education is to promote flourishing or positive mental health within the school community.” (Norrish et. al., 2013) Every parent wants the best for their children, they want their children to be happy and flourish. However, finding the right education
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Psychology Effective Teamwork

The Psychology of Teamwork: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teams

There’s an old saying among sports coaches: “A champion team will defeat a team of champions.” However, as much as we all admire the ideals of teamwork and connectedness there’s also the alternative notion of the “rugged individual” or the “prima donna” who stands out from
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alex linley

Alex Linley: Strength Finder and Social Entrepreneur

Alex Linley is the founder of the Center of Applied Positive Psychology, also known as CAPP, which focuses on spreading the word about strengths and their role in the field of positive psychology. Psychologist and Social Entrepreneur Alex Linley brings a lot to the table with his ambi
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Lea Waters’ Warning: Being Positive is Not For the Faint Hearted

In this provocative TEDx talk, psychology researcher Prof Lea Waters presents the impact of sharing positive news with others. Positive emotions are contagious and so if we choose to share positive information with others we are creating a ripple effect of hope and happiness. Prof. Wa
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Authentic Happiness book review

Authentic Happiness by Martin Seligman Reviewed

From the time it was published over a decade ago, Authentic Happiness has been considered as a classic positive psychology book. Written by the founder of positive psychology himself, Martin Seligman, however, he has been speaking about positive psychology long before this book came t
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compassion for others

How to Train Yourself to be More Compassionate

Imagine that you are walking in a street in a cold winter night, you suddenly see a baby lying on a street crying out loud… Do you notice that uneasy feeling inside you, wanting to grab and cuddle the baby? Well, that feeling is compassion. Compassion is described as an emotional resp
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Engagement in Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology and Music: The Power of Engagement at Music Festivals

Music festivals make us think of certain things – perhaps big stages, cool bands, and having fun. What about a way to improve a form of psychological wellbeing? This might not be one thing we’d think of straight away, but there’s a range of emerging study to show that the engagement a
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