Positive Psychology Themes Checkpoint

Positive Psychology - Positive Psychology Themes Checkpoint Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths and virtues that enable

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Positive Psychology Themes Checkpoint: Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. Goals of positive psychology are: families and schools allowing children to grow, workplaces that promote satisfaction and productivity, communities that encourage public commitment and therapists who identify and nurture client’s strengths. Positive psychology aims to determine, understand, and then build human strengths. Positive psychologies central themes and strategies include the belief in a dynamic self capable of choice, change, and control, understanding the impact of external factors enables us to make wise choices and exercise more effective control and more. Positive psychology works on the belief that humans are both creatures and creators of our world, both personal and social. I believe that we are God’s creatures, but we also create our own lives and world around us; how we live from day to day and what we make of ourselves. Positive psychology encourages freedom of choice,
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY PSY 220 taught by Professor Williamgoodwin during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Positive Psychology - Positive Psychology Themes Checkpoint Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths and virtues that enable

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