Positive psychology is the scientific study of human strengths and virtues. Positive psychology was founded on the belief that we ought to apply the same scientific rigor used to understand human suffering and mental illness to study human happiness and mental health. Nearly thirty years later, researchers and practitioners around the globe have seen tremendous benefits in teaching and practicing the science of happiness.
The PERMA+ Theory is a framework developed by Dr. Martin Seligman, the founding father of positive psychology. PERMA+ stands for the essential elements of human flourishing. Positive Emotions, Engagement, Relationships, Mattering, Accomplishment, and Health are the critical components to a good life.
This Month's Featured Skill
Notice the moments that bring a Jolt of Joy. Learn how to inject these positive feelings into the day.