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Aug 17 2017

Positive Psychology: The Benefits of Living Positively #connotations,conscious #mind,counselors,hippie,illnesses,inner #happiness,martin #seligman,material #goods,mihaly #csikszentmihalyi,mindsets,negative #thinkers,negative #thinking,peop,pop #psychology,positive #psychology,positive #thinking,psychologists,psychology #study,state #of #happiness,talk #1,traditional #psychology

# Positive Psychology: The Benefits of Living Positively Positive psychology often is passed off as pop psychology or New Age-y by those who haven’t actually looked into it. The actual theory behind positive psychology was defined in 1998 by Martin Seligman and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi [1] and looks at all aspects of a person’s psychology. It does not discount traditional psychology, nor supersede it. Rather than viewing psychology purely as a treatment for the malign, however, it looks at the positive. Positive psychology is a recognized form of therapy and is offered by some counselors and psychologists. Psychology has always been …