Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology

Positive psychology is the branch of psychology that uses scientific understanding and effective intervention to aid in the achievement of a satisfactory life, rather than treating mental illness. The focus of positive psychology is on personal growth rather than on pathology, as is common among other frameworks within the field of psychology.

I get asked a lot about what a healthy relationship is like, or is supposed to be like. The easy answer is that it looks different for every couple. However, I...

The How of Happiness is a comprehensive guide to understanding the elements of happiness based on years of groundbreaking scientific research. It is also a practical, empowering, and easy-to-follow workbook, incorporating...

“I think it’s here,” Prof. Martin Seligman said as he made a blue dot only millimeters to the left of the tipping point on the diffusion of innovations graph I had...

Positive Psychology is revolutionizing how we experience happiness. Research-based and heart-opening, the tools and practices of this cutting-edge science have infused the lives and careers of thousands of people around the...

How do we measure a good life? Do we judge it by the quality of an individual’s relationships and sense of meaning and purpose? Or, do we judge it according to...

Have you ever wondered why some people are more creative than others? Did you ever wish you had more of that particular gene? The good news is that research shows that...
http://www.happytimes.world/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/runners-635906_1280.jpg

There’s one common interest shared by all mankind, despise religion, country of origin, age or political view: the pursuit of happiness. Positive Psychology coach Dr. Colleen Georges fell in love with this...

What’s it going to take to make you happy? Getting married? Getting that job? Maybe a big raise? Or retiring? All these things sound great, but it’s unlikely that any of...

Our social connections are integral to our health and happiness, but connections come in many different forms. A lifelong friendship usually feels different than a casual acquaintance you make at a...

The jump-for-joy positive emotions can seem kind of trivial, out of place, maybe irrelevant, and what I want to argue is that that’s nothing could be further from the case.   There are...