Positive Psychology Resources (Last Updated 7.4.12)

Positive Psychology is the branch of psychology dealing with the factors that help us to lead the ‘good life’. If you start with the principle that living a fulfilling life can be studied and the resulting principles used to facilitate the ‘good life’ then you’ll be interested in this branch of science. Positive Psychology is an integral part of the ‘Health and Wellbeing’ movement and is complementary to the illness model.  Here are some resources on the TAWOP blog.

Can You Learn to Be Happy?

#5 Great Positive Psychology Resources

Purpose in Life. An Overview of the Literature – Part 1

Purpose in Life. An Overview of the Literature – Part 2. Scales

Purpose in Life. An Overview of the Literature – Part 3. Depression

Purpose in Life. An Overview of the Literature – Part 4. Purpose in Life Across the Lifespan: Adolescence and Early Adulthood

Purpose in Life. An Overview of the Literature – Part 5. Purpose in Life Across the Lifespan: Adulthood

Purpose in Life. An Overview of the Literature – Part 6. Purpose in Life Across the Lifespan: Older Adulthood

Purpose in Life. An Overview of the Literature Part 7. Purpose in Life Across the Lifespan

Purpose in Life and Conditions of the Heart

Purpose in Life and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Having a Purpose in Life and the Risk of Cognitive Decline

Having a Purpose in Life Reduces the Risk of Death

Purpose in Life and Caregiving

What is Purpose in Life?

Positive Psychology Blogged

Building Resilience

The Moral Sense

Successful Cognitive and Emotional Aging

Review: Mental Illness and Well-Being

Book Review: The Meaning of Life: A Very Short Introduction (Unabridged)

Review: Literature and Happiness

Review: A Balanced Psychology and A Full Life

Book Review: Positive Psychology in a Nutshell

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