Become What You Are Meant to Be With Your Actualizing Tendency

“Actualizing tendency” is a term coined by Rogers to describe an inherent tendency within ourselves to grow and reach our full potential. This is a priori theory which depicts a fundamental construct of human nature—that we are all born with the ability to do great things and develop
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leadership strategies

Leadership Strategies: 4 Ways to Lead with Positive Psychology

There is no shortage of leadership advice available for everyone from CEOs of major corporations to the managers of small stores; however, many of the resources available lack the perspective of Positive Psychology. “Your first and foremost job as a leader is to take charge of y
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positive psychology theory and practice

Positive Psychology Theory in a Nutshell

“Probably the biggest insight is that happiness is not just a place, but also a process. Happiness is an ongoing process of fresh challenges and…it takes the right attitudes and activities to continue to be happy.” – Ed Diener Positive Psychology is a branch of
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the good life

What Is The “Good Life”?

A lot has been said and written about the “good life”, and with some 7.3 billion people on this planet, there are quite possibly as many opinions on what it constitutes. If I have learned one thing in 36 years, it is the fact that “good” is a very subjective word. Your values create y
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Using Positive CBT with children and adolescents

Using Positive Cognitive-Behavioral Theory with Children and Teens

Positive cognitive-behavioral therapy, or Positive CBT, is a strengths-based approach with positive psychology roots. The focus is not on what’s wrong with the client, but on what is right with them. A Positive CBT therapist focuses on building a client’s strengths and use
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Mind the Mindset of Your Strengths-based Interventions

Positive psychology practitioners regularly use strengths-based interventions by identifying and developing their client’s personal strengths to help them become more effective and more successful. Strength-based interventions work on the premise that people have abilities and i
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