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“If you’ve ever struggled to explain positive psychology to a friend or colleague, you are ready to appreciate this short animation by Nick Standlea, a former research associate for Mike Csikszentmihalyi at the Quality of Life Research Center. It’s food for the eyes and ears.”

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What is meditation and mindfulness? How do you do it? What are the different types? And what does science say about the effects on the body and brain?

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from Verywell

Can Positive Psychology Help You Lead a Happy Life?

What Is Positive Psychology?

from MyThirtySpot

12 Things Happy People Do Differently

I took a class on positive psychology and many of these are backed up by research i've read. Also studies show keeping a journal is helpful particularly when we write the negatives down, something in the process of writing helps many people let go of what has bothered them.

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from Brain Pickings

Learned Optimism: Martin Seligman on Happiness, Depression, and the Meaningful Life

Learned Optimism: Martin Seligman on Happiness, Depression, and the Meaningful Life | Brain Pickings

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from Develop Good Habits

15 Best Books on Overcoming Anxiety

What is a Highly Sensitive Person? (HSP) How can I find out if I am HSP? What does HSP have to do with anxiety? If you have questions about HSP, discover the answer in this comprehensive book that explains the concept of the highly sensitive person. | psychology | positive psychology | nonfiction| self help | self improvement | good books | nonfiction

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from LIVESTRONG.COM

Things You Can Do Today That Your Future Self Will Thank You For

Think about your future self!

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