Basic Concepts in Positive Psychology

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Basic Concepts in Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology is the scientific study of what goes right in life. Its basic premise is: What is good about life is as genuine as what is bad and deserves equal attention from psychologists. Positive psychology is not just Happiology. As we will see positive psychology surely studies positive emotions but it goes far beyond this and also covers concepts or theories like engagement character strengths and virtues positive interpersonal relationships optimism and resilience hope as well as human flourishing etc. In sum positive psychology is a science of wellbeing investigates what and how individual organization and community can be flourish. This article introduces to some basic concepts in postive psychology.

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