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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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: All About Flow & Positive Psychology (+PDF)

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (Here’s a fun tr
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Authentic Happiness by Martin Seligman Reviewed

From the time it was published over a decade ago, Authentic Happiness has become a classic positive psychology book. Written by the founder of positive psychology himself, Martin Seligman has been speaking about positive psychology long before this book came to fruition. Seligman also
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Positive Punishment: Why We Do What’s Least Effective

Positive punishment initially sounds like an oxymoron, as ‘positive’ and ‘punishment’ are seemingly contradictory terms. Less contradicting is the term “punishment by application”, where instead of taking something away from a person as punishment, one would pr
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