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Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology is a growing field that explores human flourishing and how to help achieve that in one’s life through scientific research and real world application. The field in part studies happiness (please link to my part on happiness), but also encompasses exploring strengths and virtues that allow people and communities to thrive. Meaning and purpose play an important successfully navigating that journey.

FEAP has a consultant who has her Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology who can meet with you to share information on the field of Positive Psychology and how you can learn to thrive more in your life.  FEAP also provides seminars on Positive Psychology:  Cultivating a Positive Mindset and Wired for Happiness.  To learn more about Positive Psychology, contact 434-243-2643 and ask for a free, confidential appointment with a FEAP consultant.

Want to learn more:

Tedtalks related to Positive Psychology:

Grit:  The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Lee Duckworth

Flow, the Secret to Happiness by Mihly Csikszetmihalyi

The New Era of Positive Psychology by Martin Seligman

Websites related to Positive Psychology:

Positive Psychology Center  Dr. Martin Seligman’s program at University of Pennsylvania with information on the field of study, research, and programs focused on the field of Positive Psychology

Tal Ben-Shahar  Harvard professor and author of Positive Psychology who also created a certificate in Positive Psychology program

Mindset Carol Dweck, Ph.D.’s website where she shares information on the power of mindset

Self-Compassion Dr. Kristin Neff’s website where she shares information about self-compassion along with self-compassion practices to try