Positive Psychology: The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths
SAGE Publications, Aug 6, 2018 - Psychology - 672 pages
Positive Psychology: The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths comprehensively covers the science and application of positive psychology. The book brings positive psychology to life by illustrating issues such as how psychological strength can help increase positive outcomes in school and the workplace and promote cooperative relationships among people. Furthermore, the book encourages readers to engage with concepts in order to understand positive emotions and strengths, such as empathy, altruism, gratitude, attachment, and love. Over 50 case studies grounded in practice, research, and the authors’ teaching experience reveal how positive psychological phenomena operate in the lives of real people. The Fourth Edition continues to integrate cultural context in every chapter to reflect the diversity in today’s world.
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I enjoyed reading this book because it is more than a scholarly text book on positive psychology, it offers ways one can experience and look for the positive.
In Search of Optimal
Portals to Altruism and Gratitude 21 Chapter 12 Attachment Love Flourishing Relationships and Forgiveness
Attachment Love Flourishing Relationships and Forgiveness
Part VI Understanding and Changing Human Behavior 23 Chapter 13 Balanced Conceptualizations of Mental Health and Behavior 24 Chapter 14 Pre...
The Psychology of Gainful Employment and the Education That Gets Us There
Teachers Cant Get Jobs in the Real World
Teaching as a Calling
Giving Back to Teachers
Positive Outcomes for
Positive Psychology in Context
The Life Tasks of Adulthood
Understanding Positive Affect Positive Emotions Happiness and WellBeing 14 Chapter 7 Making the Most of Emotional Experiences EmotionFocuse...
Moving Toward the Positive
Emotions and EmotionRelated Goals
Characteristics of the Wise and the Brave 18 Chapter 10 Mindfulness Flow and Spirituality In Search of Optimal Experiences
Characteristics of the Wise and the Brave
Education That Gets Us There work together to contribute to a more productive
Having or Being a Good Boss
Positive Psychological Capital
The Tale of a Hospital Orderly
Embodying Strengths in Everyday Life 28 Chapter 16 Remembering Shane Real Strengths in a Real Person
Glossary of Key Terms