Practice: Gratitude

Positive psychology is a branch of psychology which focuses on what makes people happy and well. Gratitude has featured prominently in many studies in the field of positive psychology┬á(see chapter Gratitude and the Science of Positive Psychology) since it has been shown that being grateful has many benefits for our emotional well-being. Many world religions … Continue reading Practice: Gratitude

Six Virtues according to Positive Psychology

I have long been an avid follower of the positive psychology movement. Be it justified or not, I am a bit skeptical about psychology as a discipline in general since I got the impression that a lot of established facts and practices in psychology are based on poorly executed studies. It seems likely that positive … Continue reading Six Virtues according to Positive Psychology