Jan 22, 2020
The science of wellbeing, Positive Psychology is an academic sub-discipline that can directly help us improve our lives and be happier! We delve a little bit into some concrete ways to improve our lives, and it’s all based on research! And then we will also discuss a product some say makes them happier. We are walking a positive path here!
LET’S TALK THE WALK!
SOURCES and RESOURCES
On Positive Psychology
Laurie Santos Yale class on Coursera
"If We Are So Rich, Why Aren't We Happy?" Semantic Scholar, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.
"Positive Psychology," Harvard Health Publishing.
"A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression," brainpickings.org.
"What is Positive Psychology, and What Is It Not?" Christopher Peterson, Psychology Today.
"Exploring the Concept of Positive Health," The Robert J. Wood Foundation.
"What is Positive Psychology and Why is it Important?" positivepsychology.com
Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment, Tal Ben-Shahar (good intro to positive psychology).
The Power of Positive Thinking, by Norman Vincent Peale (recall that this is about positive thinking, not positive psychology).
"Q and A on Bright Light Therapy," columbia.edu
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