Positive psychology is a study of happiness.This particular area of psychology focuses on how to help humans thrive and how to live a happy healthy life. While many other branches of psychology tend to focus on weakness, personality and symptoms. The focus of positive psychology is internal strengths to make people happier.
Some of the goals of positive psychology is building a science that supports:
· Families and schools that allow children to thrive.
· Workplaces that enhance satisfaction and high productivity.
· Communities that promote civic participation.
• Therapists who know the strengths and how to care for their patients.
· Teaching positive psychology.
• Disseminate the intervention of positive psychology in organizations and communities.
Positive psychology uses scientific understanding and effective intervention to help achieve a satisfactory life rather than just a psychiatric illness. It is a practical study of strengths and benefits that enable individuals and communities to thrive. This science was founded on the belief that people want to lead meaningful lives where they decide what is best for them and enhance their experiences in love, work and play.
Positive Psychology Applications
Positive Psychology has a range of applications in the world in areas including education, therapy, self-help, stress management, and work issues. Teachers, trainers, therapists, and employers can motivate others and help individuals understand and develop the strengths of their personalities using positive psychology strategies.
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