Exploring and applying character strengths can help us improve relationships, buffer against negative feelings, and manage problems as well as enhance our well-being during this challenging time. We offer some simple suggestions for activating different character strengths while dealing with this international pandemic.
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PPN Bites: “Does visualizing success actually work?” by Carin Rockind (Episode 14)
Watch on YouTube Hi, I’m Carin Rockind. Welcome to PPN Bites, where we give you 60-second helpings of the positive psychology news you need to know. Last year during the…
On September 5, we interviewed Christine Duvivier, author of the eBook, Best-Loved Love Notes to My Child… What I’d Say if You Wouldn’t Roll Your Eyes. With her laser focus on the hidden genius, leadership and true potential in each of us, she refutes the “not good enough” myth and replaces it with her model that holds our spirit and well-being at its core.
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Positive Psychology and the Body (Book Review)
The main message of this book is that it doesn’t work to focus only on the cognitive aspects of psychological well-being if you want to increase human flourishing. There are many processes involving the physical body that contribute to psychological well-being. If you have a serious interest in positive psychology and mental health, then reading Positive Psychology and the Body is a must.
This book is original, it’s a quick and easy read, it provides inside information but at the same time challenges your understanding of what positive psychology is, how to apply it, and how it’s developing. The concept is very straightforward – transcripts of thirteen personal interviews with an assortment of positive psychology experts on their favorite topic. But don’t let that simplicity fool you.