Positive Psychology Origins
Founded by Martin Seligman in 1998, positive psychology focuses on enhancing well-being rather than treating illness. It's a shift from pathology to growth, emphasizing potential, hope, and happiness.
Happiness Equation Unveiled
Happiness isn't purely situational. Seligman's formula: H = S + C + V (Happiness equals Set range + Circumstances + Voluntary activities) suggests our actions and attitudes significantly influence our well-being.
PERMA Model Explained
PERMA stands for Positive Emotions, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, and Accomplishment. It's a framework for achieving lasting well-being, moving beyond fleeting happiness to enduring contentment.
Signature Strengths Concept
Identifying and utilizing your signature strengths can lead to greater job satisfaction, productivity, and happiness. These are the strengths that are most essential to who we are.
Flow State Secrets
Flow is a state of absorption where time seems to disappear. Achieving flow regularly, especially in work, can elevate satisfaction and improve performance.
Gratitude's Impact Revealed
Gratitude extends beyond good manners. Research shows it strengthens relationships, improves health, and can even increase longevity. It's a simple yet profound way to boost psychological well-being.
Simple activities like journaling, acts of kindness, or savoring can have profound effects. These interventions promote a positive mindset, resilience, and can effectively increase one's happiness over time.