What IS positive psychology?
Have you ever found yourself wondering: What exactly is Positive Psychology? What topics does it cover? How can positive psychology be applied to real life?
This article does a great job explaining some of the basic questions about the field, and you can find real life scenarios and suggested workplace applications of Positive Psychology in The Prosperous Leader.
What is Positive Psychology?
It is the scientific study of what makes life worth living! We want to enable people to enjoy more meaninful lives by studying what is best in people, relationships, communities and the world, and spreading that information around the globe.
Is it positive thinking?
No, it’s not. Understanding what kind of positive thinking is helpful, when it’s harmful, when it’s enough and when more than that is needed is one of the many questions positive psychology focuses on.