Positive Psychology in Action Project


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Positive Psychology in Action Project
Positive psychology is defined as “the science and applications related to the study of psychological strengths and positive emotions” (Snyder & Lopez, p. 22). Some of the personality qualities described by positive psychology in the text are wisdom, gratitude, forgiveness, love courage and bravery. The intent of positive psychology is to re-focus from traditional psychology’s’ historical preoccupation with problems and pains onto embracing and enhancing the things that are going well, that are working and serve as inspiration in one’s life. The basic idea is that positive psychology is akin to an attitude adjustment in which, instead of focusing on what is wrong and “bad” in our lives, we focus on...
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