The Best of Positive Psychology

Learn more about the science (and myths) of well-being, resilience, gratitude, love, happiness, compassion, hope, grit, growth mindset, wisdom, flow, self-control, creativity & aging by the leading positive psychologists.

Making more love

Dr. Frederickson explains what she means by Love 2.0 … and how to make love happen more in your life.

Can You Learn Hope and Optimism?

Research clearly indicates that even the most die-hard pessimist can learn, using CBT, to use an optimistic explanatory style … and reap the benefits of a longer, healthier, and more satisfying life.

Performance enhancing beliefs

People who have a ‘growth mindset’ (instead of a ‘fixed mindset’) achieve their goals and perform better, according to Dr. Carol Dweck of Stanford University. In these videos, she explains the power of believing, “I’m not there … yet… what do I need to do next?”

CBT changes your brain

Watch Anderson Cooper demonstrate neuroplasticity in action – how you can use your mind to change your brain – at the cellular level!

Your Brain – A Work in Progress

Our brains aren't fully developed until our early 20's. That's why it's useful to re-evaluate your strongly held beliefs that you developed growing up.

What is Flourishing?

In 2003, Dr. Marty Seligman rolled out his groundbreaking ‘Positive’ movement with a virtual 26 week course, Authentic Happiness Coaching.

Couples Therapy

The science of couples therapy:  Dr. Sue Johnson, the founder of EFT, explains how it works.  Dr. John Gottman explains which 4 behaviors predict divorce and how a few behaviors make relationships work.

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