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Movies At Work: An Untapped Motivational Method?

Movies At Work: An Untapped Motivational Method? | positive psychology | Scoop.it
It may seem like an excuse to slack off, but showing movies in the office has been proven to boost morale, retention, and productivity.
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haven't been bold enough to experiment with movie clips, but have experimented with songs/ music in my team meetings:-) (with good results:-))

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Flourish Mentoring

Flourish Mentoring | positive psychology | Scoop.it
A collection of articles on Leadership development utilizing a positive psychology i.e. well-being and strengths based approach to the workplace.  
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Hi Folks,

Pls consider following my new scoop.it topic 'Flourish Mentoring' as I will be curating workplace and leadership related articles under that topic from now on. I'll be using the 'positive psychology' topic more for basic research in positive psychology and applications to say school settings, but all  applications to workspace settings will now be covered under 'Flourish Mentoring'.  

 

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6 Behaviors of the Most Successful People

6 Behaviors of the Most Successful People | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Successful people actually develop behaviors that keep them focused and working on the right goals
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Do you know "Action for Happiness"? Well, you should!

Do you know "Action for Happiness"? Well, you should! | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Action for Happiness is a Positive Psychology-infused movement based in the U.K. It was started, among others, by LSE professor Richard Layard (author of the book "Happiness: Lessons from a New Sci...
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a good article and video introducing 'Action for Happiness'

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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, August 6, 10:31 AM

Soy fan de esta organización que promueve la felicidad a nivel social

#ActionForHappiness, #PsicologiaPositiva,#PosPsy

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How positive words can impact the course of our lives | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

How positive words can impact the course of our lives | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis | positive psychology | Scoop.it
How positive words can impact the course of our lives - We grossly underestimate the power of words. We think it is just a philosophical concept, and ignore the impact that words have on the outcome of our lives.
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words as a tool for creating positive impact!

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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, August 6, 10:36 AM

Las palabras tienen un impacto real en la vida cotidiana y en el trabajo

#PsicologiaPositiva, #PosPsy, #lenguaje

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The Lazy Way To An Awesome Life: 3 Secrets Backed By Research

The Lazy Way To An Awesome Life: 3 Secrets Backed By Research | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Can you dump bad habits, become happier, and lead an awesome life all without working hard? Nicholas Christakis of Yale University explains the secret.
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the power of the social network to amplify happiness!

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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, July 26, 11:49 PM

Dime con quién andas…y te diré cuán feliz eres. Investigaciones sobre el contagio social #PsicologíaPositiva, #PosPsy, #amistad

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How to Find Happiness: 3 Secrets From Science

How to Find Happiness: 3 Secrets From Science | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Know what your interests are
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no secrets...its all well known stuff....but worth repeating!

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An All-Natural Mood Booster To Beat Depression

An All-Natural Mood Booster To Beat Depression | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Character Strengths Matters
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Applying character strengths daily to overcome depression!

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Money and Happiness? It's Complicated

Money and Happiness? It's Complicated | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Increases in income cause happiness to grow only up until a certain point, the point at which basic needs are met. Above this point, increased income does not contribute to more happiness. Well, the story is slightly more complicated than that.
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a good analysis of the complex relationship between money and happiness.

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Expecting to Be Wealthy, Famous and Happy Too? Think Again!

Expecting to Be Wealthy, Famous and Happy Too? Think Again! | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Extrinsic goals are negatively correlated with subjective well being
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Would striving after wealth and fame make you happy? Look at what research says.

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Scientists Asked 650+ People, 'What is Happiness?' This Is How They Replied.

Scientists Asked 650+ People, 'What is Happiness?' This Is How They Replied. | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Are people confused about their own happiness? Or are researchers stuck in their ivory towers, blinded to the needs of the masses?
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Happiness and meaning do not necessarily share the same antecedents.

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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, July 10, 6:52 PM

Cómo entiende la felicidad la gente "normal"(no los psicólogos) #PsicologiaPositiva,#PosPsy

SageRave of Get Custom Content's curator insight, July 14, 8:35 PM

You must be freed to create your own balance, first.

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The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying

The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Bronnie Ware is an Australian palliative care nurse who provides specialised medical care for people who are in the last 12 weeks of their lives. Whilst working with dying people, Bonnie recorded the dying thoughts of her patient on her blog Inspiration and Chai, which got so much attention the s…
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Live your life and be happy!

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How to Be Mindful in the Real World

How to Be Mindful in the Real World | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Three practices to make regular contemplative practices more effective
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mindfulness tips!

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5 Habits That Will Attract More Positivity Into Your Life

5 Habits That Will Attract More Positivity Into Your Life | positive psychology | Scoop.it
After some deep self-evaluation, I uncovered a lot of issues, including some bad habits that were feeding my negativity. That realization led me to start seeking out good habits that would attract more positivity into my life.
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change your habits, change your life.
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Tom Wojick's curator insight, Today, 11:10 AM

Resiliency is the ability to learn from negative events and turn the learning into future positives.

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The Structure of Gratitude

The Structure of Gratitude | positive psychology | Scoop.it
In some sense, being thankful is a result of life exceeding our expectations.
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on gratitude.

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Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, August 5, 5:11 PM

on gratitude.

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on gratitude.

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on gratitude.

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Which Character Strengths Are Most Predictive of Well-Being?

Which Character Strengths Are Most Predictive of Well-Being? | positive psychology | Scoop.it
If you seek high well-being, your best bets are gratitude and love of learning
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work up your gratitude muscle:-)

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Ricard Lloria's curator insight, August 4, 1:29 AM

work up your gratitude muscle:-)

Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, August 4, 7:59 PM

¿Sabes qué fortalezas de caracter predicen más el bienestar? La gratitud y el amor por el aprendizaje #PsicologiaPositiva, #PosPsy,#fortalezas,#felicidad

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7 common Misconceptions about Positive Psychology

7 common Misconceptions about Positive Psychology | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Positive Psychology is not Happyology Ok. So there´s some truth in this. Positive psychology indeed tries to understand the role of positive emotions in the good life. But they are only one of the ...
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Time to clear the myths and misconceptions!

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Why This Scientist And Buddhist Monk Is Calling For An 'Altruism Revolution'

Why This Scientist And Buddhist Monk Is Calling For An 'Altruism Revolution' | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Matthieu Ricard has lived many lives. As a young student in Paris during the late 1960s, he was writing his dissertation in biochemistry at the prestigious Institute Pasteur. Five years later,
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the revolution is sorely needed.
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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, July 17, 9:09 PM

Conocer a Matthieu Ricard me impactó de verdad, su presencia realmente es amorosa. Lean aquí sobre la "Revolución del Altruísmo" que propone.#PsicologiaPositiva,#PosPsy

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What is Post-traumatic Growth? - Positive Psychology Training

What is Post-traumatic Growth? - Positive Psychology Training | positive psychology | Scoop.it
What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger?  Were you a survivor of the 7/7 London bombings? In the last 10 years have there been any unexpected positives that emerged following the event? Whereas the flashbacks, nightmares and other adverse consequences of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are well-known, its opposite Post-traumatic Growth (PTG) is less familiar..Read More...
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good insights into what good changes actually  happen in post traumatic growth.

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Holding A Grudge Is Bad for Your Health

Holding A Grudge Is Bad for Your Health | positive psychology | Scoop.it
It seems obvious that unforgiveness is bad for mental health -- it's highly unpleasant to harbor anger or hurt for prolonged periods of time. But aren't some truly horrible things simply unforgiveable?
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lack of forgiving associated with hopelessness and depression!

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Martin Seligman Walks Into a Bar... (and 9 Other Things I Learned About Positive Psychology)

Martin Seligman Walks Into a Bar... (and 9 Other Things I Learned About Positive Psychology) | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Are positive psychology practitioners happier than the general population? Top 10 lessons learned from World Congress on Positive Psychology (IPPA) 2015.
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Am quite missing not being able to attend such conferences.

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The Secret to Happiness

The Secret to Happiness | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Happiness comes from your own actions. Happiness is a choice. When you find yourself in an emotional state that you'd rather not be in, you have the power to change it in an instant.
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It's in the action.....

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Why We Do What We Do

Why We Do What We Do | positive psychology | Scoop.it
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looks like a good book by Edward Deci of SDT fame.

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2 Things That Lead to a Happy Life, Backed By Research

2 Things That Lead to a Happy Life, Backed By Research | positive psychology | Scoop.it
Childhood experiences matter more than you think
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relationships and warm childhood!

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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, July 10, 6:58 PM

Los 2 factores que más contribuyen a una vida feliz, de 2 estudios grandes #PsicologiaPositiva, #PosPsy

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Happiest Man in the World: Stop Trying to be Happy

Happiest Man in the World: Stop Trying to be Happy | positive psychology | Scoop.it
In his new book, ‘Altruism,’ a scientist turned Buddhist monk argues that we’re all hardwired to be altruistic—and that’s the secret to true bliss.
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Be focused on helping others and being kind instead!

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