“The aim of Positive Psychology is to catalyze a change in psychology from a preoccupation only with repairing the worst things in life to also building the best qualities in life.”

Martin Seligman

 

“Positive Psychology is the study of what works.”

- Tal Ben-Shahar

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Positive Psychology - Calgary

Love and Happiness

Positive Psychology Builds on the Good

It is a scientific approach to studying human thoughts, feelings, and behaviour while emphasizing strengths instead of weaknesses, building on the good in life.

Focusing of the strengths leads to

  • the experience of positive emotions 

  • greater insight into goals and pathways 

  • improved self-efficacy 

  • more enjoyable goal pursuit and enhanced well-being 

  • greater effectiveness and more progress