There is always the inside of you that you can manage.
Resilient people know that you can not feel happy all the time. Feeling happy is but one emotion that comes and goes. Feeling happy gives us the information, in that moment, we have what we want.
In 1990 Martin Seligman released his ground breaking book, Learned Optimism. Since I have occasionally been accused of behaving Pollyannaish or overly optimistic, his work is of interest to me.
The Oxford dictionary defines enough as an adjective meaning adequate for the want or need; sufficient for the purpose or to satisfy desire. Most often the word enough is used in the context of challenging our cultural greed for endless consuming. This craving for material wealth has created a generation of youth, many who walk and […]
First help your staff or volunteers to discover their strengths. Strengths are talents, skills and knowledge that enable us to effectively complete certain activities.
Most of this month I initiated the 21 day Patricia’s Positive (Be Positive) Psychology Challenge. Actually there are some people who are just now starting it, continuing or participating for a second time. Take a look.
But one element I took for granted is that people would know how the theories, research and applied practices of Positive Psychology strengthen resilience. Here is a look at the relationship. Note: Emotional Intelligence is also closely aligned to the research in resilience.
Resilience is considered a strength based concept. Kowing and finding ways and means to use your strengthen will improve you well-being in many ways.
Seligman released Flourish. Seligman is a researcher, questioner and thinker who is willing to re-think his research finding, theories and positioning.